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06-16-2016, 05:17 PM   #1
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Advice & Recommendation Film Viewer Light Box

I need a recommendation & advice for a Film Illuminator Viewer Light Box Panel Screen. I'm going to be using it with my K-1, some bellows, Pentax Copipod & Macro lens. I'm going to tape a negative card to it so that I can slide the prints through it.

I've been looking at several, including this one: AZDENTŪ X-ray Film Illuminator Viewer Light Box Panel Screen 203*298mm

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FYI- X-Ray illuminators are not designed to give good color, just consistent light. X-Rays are still mostly B&W. Look into a GTI viewer (try searching for GTI viewer on eBay). The company that makes them, GTI Graphic Technology, Newburgh, NY (Standard Lighting Color Viewing Systems), should still support the older ones with lamps if needed. The GTI viewers are tight to the 5000K standard for lighting photographic materials.

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QuoteOriginally posted by BigDave Quote
FYI- X-Ray illuminators are not designed to give good color, just consistent light. X-Rays are still mostly B&W. Look into a GTI viewer (try searching for GTI viewer on eBay). The company that makes them, GTI Graphic Technology, Newburgh, NY (Standard Lighting Color Viewing Systems), should still support the older ones with lamps if needed. The GTI viewers are tight to the 5000K standard for lighting photographic materials.

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Thanks Dave, I'll have to give them a call tomorrow. It doesn't look like they still support the one which is still within my budget.
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Thanks again BigDave. I was able to find one & contacted the company. They said they support all of their products going way back. I'll post when I get it and give my thoughts on it here.

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These viewers are getting harder to find. GTI are still one of the only manufacturers of GOOD transparency viewers in the US and one of only a very few in the world!
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