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 Microfilm processors

This section contains data sheets for microfilm processors for aperture cards, fiche, jackets,16mm and 35mm roll film.
 

Supplier:  Agfa 
Model:
FP 505

Film Size:  16 & 35mm roll
No. of Tanks:
     Tank Capacity: Developer 4 litres. Fixer 2 litres
Plumbing: Required - 1.5 - 6 litres/minute
Speed:  3 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 630  W. 1200   D. 340   Weight (kg):  86
Other Features: Daylight loading. Accepts film with antihalation coating. Temperature adjustable from 35 - 50șC. Cascade final wash. Replenishment system. Integral inspection facility. Stainless steel construction. Digital user terminal.
Options include:
Separate heating system for fixer bath. Base unit with space for washing and clearing solution tanks. Additional spools and cassettes for most camera systems.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Houston Fearless 
Model:
Minilabmaster Plus and Dual Strand

Film Size:  16 & 35mm roll. 105mm on Plus
No. of Tanks:
 Variable to order     Tank Capacity:
Plumbing: Required
Speed:  6.1 metres/minute - 12.2 dual strand
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 1200  W. 1040   D. 430   Weight (kg):  105 (114 with dual strand)
Other Features: Daylight loading. Integral automatic chemical replenishment system. Variable speed. Stainless steel construction.
Options include:
Com reversal processing, Bleach-free COM processing. Cibachrome processing.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Indus 
Model:
3000 Series
Film Size:  Up to 3 16mm, 2 35mm or one 105mm roll
No. of Tanks:
 4   Tank Capacity:
Plumbing: Recommended but not essential
Speed:  Model 3000 = 0.25 metres/minute. Model 3500 = 0.5 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 40  W. 1090   D. 410   Weight (kg):  54
Other Features: Daylight loading. Model 3000 has flat film travel path through all 4 tanks with typical processing time of 40 minutes.
Options include:
Daylight load boxes. Console. Wash recirculation system.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Microfilm Shop 
Model:
Rack Cleaner

Film Size:  N/A
No. of Tanks:
 1 or 2   
Tank Capacity:
Several size options with polypropylene or steel tub
Plumbing:
Speed:  N/A
Dimensions (mm):
 H. 425  W. 655   D. 536   Weight (kg):  25
Other Features: Avoids scratches on rubber drive rollers.
Options include:
Adaptable to suit most processors or can be purpose made for special applications.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Staude 
Model:
Piccolo

Film Size:  16 or 35mm roll
No. of Tanks:
4     Tank Capacity: Uses bottle feed
Plumbing: Not required
Speed:  1 metre/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 420  W. 670   D. 280   Weight (kg):  22
Other Features: Inexpensive unit which does not require plumbing
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Staude 
Model:
Varioflott

Film Size:  3 X 16mm, 3 X 35mm or one 105mm roll
No. of Tanks:
 4    
Tank Capacity:
6 litres
Plumbing: Required, cold feed and drain
Speed:  1 - 3 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm):
 H. 1040  W. 1170   D. 500   Weight (kg):  100
Other Features: Negative processor for daylight use. In-built replenishment system. Independent paths permit insertion of separate films at different times.
Options include:
105mm processing facility.
Available in UK from:
   
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 
Supplier:  Staude 
Model:
Unomat

Film Size:  16 & 35mm
No. of Tanks:
 4     Tank Capacity: 3.5 litres
Plumbing: Required, cold feed and drain
Speed:  1 - 3 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 1040  W. 970   D. 400   Weight (kg):  82
Other Features: Negative processor for daylight operation. In-built replenishment system. Film inspection station prior to film take- up spool.
Options include:
Kit for attaching leader to film.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 
Supplier:  Staude 
Model:
Solomatic N & P

Film Size:  105mm sheet or roll - also accepts 16 & 35mm
No. of Tanks:
     Tank Capacity:
Plumbing: Not required for N model. Required for P version
Speed:  Variable 1.5 - 4.5 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 600  W. 720   D. 330   Weight (kg):  N = 45. P = 53
Other Features: Model N is for negative processing.  Model P offers full reversal processing of fiche using special Staude chemistry.
Options include:
N or P version.
Available in UK from:
 
Genus/Microfilm Shop
 

Supplier:  Kodak Alaris 
Model:
Prostar
Film Size:  16 & 35mm roll
No. of Tanks:
 4     Tank Capacity:
Plumbing: Required
Speed:  3 metres/minute
Dimensions (mm): 
H. 790  W. 990   D. 410   Weight (kg):  52
Other Features: Digital monitors and controls. Chemical replenishment kit included. Daylight operation.
Options include:
Long length kit, cabinet/stand, cassette adaptor.
Available in UK from:
  Kodak Alaris and
Genus/Microfilm Shop

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