Find great deals for ILFORD EM10 Darkroom Printing Exposure Monitor Boxed. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Feb 13, I have pm’d you Tony. Very kind offer much appreciated. By the by, do you recommend any other metering assistance for determining exposure. Jun 19, Ilford EM10 Exposure Meter. Anyone have any experience using this meter. On a whim I bought one off of ebay for $20 delivered. It arrived.

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In order to program the EM with black and white or color negative filmfirst you have to make a good print by trial and error. Nicholas Lindan Oct 27, It is hard to believe that this stuff is not available. Aperture stop adjustments are too big for this little em110. The EM10 exposure monitor is easy to use.

EM10 Exposure monitor instruction

Info here, but in English: I can repeat the picture at 5X7 and 8X10 and crop the photo at any elevation without wasting a single sheet of paper. The aperture is now set to print the negative using the same exposure time and filter as used to make the standard negative or slide. Is there someone that could kindly explain me how? Keeps notes of print cropping, time and aperture on the back of your work prints. You must do a test strip for each negative you print to find the exact time for it and knowing that a 35mm neg printed on 8×10 at f8 will need an approximate time will put you close enough that your first test strip should be able to fine tune to exact time.

Works both as an enlarging timer and for darkroom processing. Process the print in fresh chemicals, following the manufacturer’s recommendations. This is also true for photographic paper.

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In total darkness, except for the light from the enlarger, place the monitor on the enlarger baseboard. For negative printing, choose the brightest area of the image on the base-board still showing detail. The following edited notes come from the camerashopnbuy website.

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In total darkness, except for the light in the enlarger, place the monitor on the enlarger baseboard. Note the calibration knob setting. If you are going to use the EM with color paper, then you have to remember to always use it in relatively light areas of the projected image. It does not need to be calibrated – it ek10 needs to be consistent between use. Oh, I almost forgot. The enlarger lens may be set between F-stops for this purpose.

Rick Jones Oct 27, The Darkroom Automation meter manual may aid you in using your EM This picture to the left shows the DT Timer front and back; lower images and its watt power supply front and back, upper images.

Ilford EM10 Exposure Monitor B&H Photo Video

Calibration; can be done by using one of two methods. Most black and white film is a little more sensitive and needs to be exposed more accurately if you are going to get the best that it has to offer. For slides Ilforchrom printing measure a white area with detail. Once calibrated, exposure determination from one slide to another or from one colour or black and white negative to another is simply a matter of measuring the jlford level of a particular area of the image, and then varying the enlarger lens ej10 until the green LED on the exposure monitor is lit.


If the monitor will not be used for some time, remove the battery to prevent damage by leakage. I should admit that except for a fixer from Photographers Formulary and a Kodak selenium toner, I use exclusively Ilford film, chemicals and paper.

If you provide more or less exposure, you might or might not get an acceptable image. You have now established the correct exposure time and calibration number for this pack of paper. Then, place the sensor in an area that you want to program. Jerevan Oct 26, To calibrate the meter using the standard test negative in the enlarger, set at the aperture and enlarger height that was used to make the acceptable print. You might be wondering about my setting for D-MAX.

In fact, if it has blinking lights, beeping noises or a flashing LCD display, I usually can’t live without it. The exposure monitor also automatically compensates for the change in exposure for different density colour filters in the enlarger.

Ilord short, although I think it is reasonably useful in theory, for me it is too fussy in use and you’d be better off with standard test strips or, at best, use the EM10 to get you within perhaps half of a stop and use that value as a basis for your test strip – ‘though as Rob says, you will get em100 good at estimating exposure time for common print sizes, assuming your negatives are fairly consistent.