Paterson Darkroom Equipment

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Paterson VC Printing Filters

These 9x9cm filters are ideal for use with all types of variable contrast black & white papers. Each pack comprises a set of 12 gelatine filters calibrated in half-grade steps from grade 00 through to grade 5, each individually labelled with its grade. Supplied in a card storage box, with printed separators.

Designed for use with all types of B&W variable contrast papers.

Calibrated and marked in half grade steps 00 to 5.

see also: Paterson 35 Enlarger, Palerson Acugrade VC Paper

Code Details
PTP656 Variable contrast printing filters

Paterson Changing Bag

A changing bag is probably the most essential piece of equipment a photographer can carry, and it is also one of the most simple. Having a changing bag to hand means that a jammed or partly exposed film can be safely removed from the camera and shooting can continue and it will allow a film to be loaded into a developing tank without having to first find a darkroom. The Paterson changing bag is small enough to fit into a camera bag, yet large enough to allow a camera back to be fully opened once inside or a film to be loaded into a tank. It has a fail-safe double skin with a double zip closure and the inner lining is specially designed to avoid perspiration in prolonged use.

Double zip closure; Elasticised arm apertures; Comfortable lining; Size 685mm x 760mm


Paterson Changing Bag

Code Pck Qty
PTP125 1

Paterson Visual Filing System

The most practical way to store negatives, based around a smart ring binder which contains 25 glassine sheets designed to hold negatives in strips. Each 35mm sheet holds 7 strips of 6 exposures, and each 120 sheet holds up to 4 strips of negatives, the new wider page accommodating all 120 formats.

Extra filing sheets available in packs of 25; 120 system for all 120 formats. Allows filing of negatives and contact sheet together.


Paterson Visual Filing System

see also: Proof Printers, Photax Super Proofers, Acupan Film

Code Pck Qty
PTP611 - Visual Filing System, 35mm 1
PTP613 - Pack of 25 35mm Filing Sheets 1
PTP612 - Visual Filing System, 120 1
PTP614 - Pack of 25 120 Filing Sheets 1

Paterson Darkroom Safelight

The Paterson Safelight is designed to stand on a bench, hang on the wall, or suspend from the ceiling. Supplied ready for use with bulb, red dome and mains plug. The red dome "A" is suitable for use with all black & white printing papers and x-ray film.


Paterson Darkroom Safelight

Code Pck Qty
PTP760 - Safelight with "A" Dome (General Purpose) 1
PTP765 - Replacement "A" Dome 1
PTP769 - Replacement Lamp 1

Paterson Triple Timer

The handy Triple Timer can be used as a clock, stop-watch or three-stage timer at the touch of a switch. The three count-down stages can run simultaneously or as separately switched timers.

Audible signal at the end of timed period. Includes AAA battery.

see also: Paterson 2000D Timer

Code Pck Qty
PTP800 1

Paterson Triple Timer

Paterson Rapid Print Drying Rack (for Resin-Coated Papers)

Prints on RC paper dry flat quickly in this rack which allows free circulation of air and holds up to 5 prints 12 x 16" (30.5 x 40.6cm) or 10 prints 8 x 10" (20.3 x 25.4cm) or smaller. Special separators ensure minimum contact with the print.

Designed for resin-coated paper; Compact unit, yet holds ten 8 x10" prints.

see also: RC Print Squeegee, High Speed Print Washer


Paterson Rapid Print Drying Rack (for Resin-Coated Papers)

Code Pck Qty
PTP258 1

Paterson Auto Print Washers (For Fibre-Based Papers)

These washers provide the most rapid and efficient method of washing fibre based papers. The print basket which can hold up to 12 prints is agitated by a built in pump which is controlled by water pressure. This ensures that all chemicals are removed from the prints.

Two models are available: The standard auto print washer handles prints up to 25.4 x 30.5cm (12"x10"). The major auto print washer handles prints up to 30x40cm (12"x16").

Specially designed for fibre-based papers. Each print held separately allowing water to wash both sides. Unique agitation system for efficient washing.

see also: Acuwash


Paterson Auto Print Washer for fibre-based papers

Code Details
PTP231 Standard print washer
PTP233 Major print washer

Paterson Colour Thermometer

Designed for colour processing this spirit thermometer is 12in (30cm) long has dual scales from 15°C to 65°C and from 60°C to 130°C

Dual scales; Accurate to +/- 0.14°C (+/-0.25°F); Recommended for all colour processes.

Paterson Monochrome 9" Thermometer

Designed for monochrome processing this spirit thermometer is 9" long and has duel scales from 13°C to 30°C (56 to 86F). Accurate to 0.3°C.


Paterson Thermometers

Code Pck Qty
PTP381 - Colour Thermometer 1
PTP362 - Monochrome Thermometer 1

Paterson High Speed Print Washers (for Resin-Coated Papers)

Designed for RC/PE papers, the flow pattern of the High Speed Print Washer creates turbulence on both sides of the print to ensure all chemicals are thoroughly removed. Two models are made, the 810 for prints up to 8 x 10" (20.3 x 25.4cm) and the 1216 for prints up to 12 x 16" (30.5 x 40.6cm).

Washes RC papers in 2 to 4 minutes; Separators provided to keep small prints apart; Outlet and inlet hose and domestic tap adaptor supplied.

see also: Rapid Print Drying Rack, RC Print Squeegee


Paterson High Speed Print Washers (for Resin-Coated Papers)

Code Size Pck Qty
PTP235 8 x 10" 1
PTP250 12 x 16" 1

Paterson RC Print Squeegee

Specially designed to remove surplus water from both sides of prints on resin coated paper for rapid and even drying. The 9in long, soft rubber blades ensure that prints will not be damaged.

Suitable for prints up to 16 x 20in (40.6 x 50.8cm); Made from anti-corrosion materials, resistant to all photographic chemicals; Unique spring loading system on the floating action of one blade; Replacement blades available.

see also: High Speed Print Washer, Rapid Print Drying Rack.


Paterson RC Print Squeegee

Code Pck Qty
PTP255 1