The Bundle kit contains:
1- LAB-BOX 135 (orange edition)
1 - Professional lid
1- Free crank orange
1 - Free Film retriever
LAB-BOX is a multi-format tank that allows to develop film from start to end, in full day light, bypassing the need to load the rolls in the dark.
Thanks to the two interchangeable modules and its multi-format reel, the tank can be used for both 135mm and 120mm.
Universal and Modular: with one tank it is possible to develop both 135 and 120 film rolls, simply by switching the loading module.
Compact and Portable: its compact size allows for easy carrying, in a bag or a backpack.
Quick and Easy: film rolls can be loaded and developed in daylight, through an intuitive and simple process.
Versatile and Professional: it is perfectly suitable for beginners, but will also meet the needs of more experienced photographers, offering the possibility to experiment with different developing processes.
The 135 Module has a film slot where the 35mm cartridge is positioned and blocked.
The film is then clipped and the lid is closed in order to rotate the outer knob and loading the film onto the reel. Once fully loaded, an internal blade will cut the film, separating it from the cartridge.
The 120 Module is equipped with two compartments: the roll is positioned in the top one and the film will be automatically loaded in the bottom one. Once the lid is closed, pulling out the black backing paper, through the split on the back, will automatically load the film in the second, lightproof compartment. Having completed this operation, the lid can be opened in order to clip the film and then closed again in order to rotate the outer knob and loading the film onto the reel.
You can choose if using continuous or intermittent agitation.
With LAB-BOX it is possible to choose to partially or fully submerge the reel in liquid, to experiment with different kinds of agitation.
Once the chemicals are inside the tank, it is possible to agitate them as required by rotating the outer knob which will turn the reel, allowing the correct movement of liquids, for a uniform development.
Project by ars-imago, design by VIVO Design Studio, in Rome, Italy.
Following a careful test-and-review process, we have been able to optimize the final size of the tank and simplify its construction, in order to deliver an object that is both sturdy and easy to use. Our specialized team created detailed technical drawings, transforming them into 3D models and making use of all the latest digital manufacturing technologies.
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LAB-BOX Professional Lid is a special accessory with a built-in Timer and Thermometer. It is a professional alternative to the standard lid.
The Lid has a stainless steel probe which can measure the liquitd temperature inside the tank during the process, to control and check the developing.
Especially useful for procesess like the color negative C-41 which need a special attention to the temperature.
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Since the liquid can be poured into the tank even before to roll the film onto the reel, the built-in thermometer can give you the exact temperature of the solution inside the tank before to start the developing time.
The Professional Lid has also an integrated Timer, witht the possibility to save 3 different times which can immediately be setted through the T1, T2, T3 buttons.
An integrated timer allows you to precisely follow all the phases of the developing process, without the need of other external devices.
Moreover you can save 3 different times which can immediately be setted through the T1, T2, T3 buttons.
The Lid has a stainless steel probe which can measure the temperature of liquids inside the tank during the process.
The built-in thermometer is especially useful for color negative C-41 development which needs a special attention to the temperature
The lid design has been improved: the bigger front tray now allows a faster and easier way to pour in and out the liquids
Lab-box with Professional Lid is the best choice to develop your color films, using our ars-imago 41 Kit or other C-41 home developing kit.
Thanks to the timer and the buil-in thermometer, you can precisely handle the process.
LIST OF FILM WITH PET BASE
These films can't be loaded in Lab-Box 120 Module and can be hard to clip in Lab-Box 135 Module:
Rollei Superpan 200
Bergger 400 120
CatLABS X FILM ISO 80 120
Lomography Earl Grey B&W 100