Jobo and Paterson

Discussion in 'Darkroom Developing and Printing' started by peter lang, Feb 15, 2004.

  1. peter lang

    peter lang Guest

    Hi Group,

    Can you use Jobo reels (for 35mm and 120 film) in Paterson tanks?

    TIA
     
    peter lang, Feb 15, 2004
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  2. peter lang

    Mike King Guest

    Both Paterson and Jobo have a "system". To get a light proof seal in either
    system you must use the appropriate tank, lid and core. The core diameter
    of Jobo and Paterson "systems" is different so unless you could fabricate a
    core to fit Jobo reels that would also fit a Paterson-type tank and lid the
    answer is no.

    Note that the Phototherm processors use Paterson reels but recently
    introduced new cores that fit Jobo reels.
     
    Mike King, Feb 17, 2004
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