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two-band enlarging easelarrow12Two-Band Enlarging Easel

This two-band enlarging easel eliminates slip ups. Bands have perfectly square margins. They will not shift once positioned, but they can be moved if desired by applying pressure to the control knobs.

74375 Easel Size 8"x10" each 94.00 Add to Cart

Saunders Enlargerarrow12Saunders / SLP 670-Series Medium Format

The 670-series enlargers accept all negative formats up to 2¼" x 2¾" (67 cm) and share the same chassis assembly, negative carriers, and lensboards. The lamphouses are interchangeable and their differences are noted under each catalog number.

All 670-Series enlargers have the following features:

  • A massive, aluminum girder locks into a die-cast base-sturdy and vibration-free. It permits 18X magnification from 35MM. The anodized black girder comes with a reference scale.
  • A counterbalanced, die-cast carriage with nylon bearings offers smooth and effortless travel.
  • Precise focusing - through double rail, lash-free, adjustable friction drive controls. Left/Right-handed focusing knobs are standard. An extra long bellow facilitates small prints or reductions.
  • A large baseboard allows you to print 16x20's. All surfaces are laminated and the edges are vinyl banded.
  • Extremely high-quality, hinged negative carriers in both glass and glassless models.


Maximum Format 2¼" x 2¼" (6 x 7 cm)
Base Dimensions 18" x 23" x 1"
Girder 42"
Max. Height 48" (Carriage fully raised)
Electrical 120VAC, 50/60Hz
Magnification on 17.6X (35mm neg., 50 mm lens)
baseboard 8.6X (6x6cm neg., 75 mm lens)
Lens Mount Standard 39mm thread on reversible, rotating, quick-change lensboard
Shipping Supplied in two cartons:
Carton Contains Dimensions Weight
#1 Chassis/Head Assembly 45.5 x 9.5 x 12.5" 35.0 lbs
#2 Baseboard 26 x 20.5 x 3.5" 13.5 lbs
1. 670-MXL Dichroic Color Enlarger
  • Dichroic lamphouse with stepless 0-200 (Cyan 0-170) continuously.
  • Color-coded, illuminated filtration scales in 1cc increments.
  • White light focusing and safety indicator.
  • Converts in minutes to full-featured slide duper. An accessory kit is required (Cat. #74867-40, sold separately).
  • Supplied with 12V/100W Quartz-Halogen lamp (EEP) & 6 x 7 mixing chamber.
  • Includes standard removable power supply; Leica-threaded.
  • Negative carrier, red filter assembly and lens not included.
74865-10 670-MXL Dichroic Color Enlarger each 4,905.00 Add to Cart
2. 670-CXL Triple Condenser Enlarger
  • Triple condenser lamphouse with all glass optics.
  • Condenser matched to all formats up to 6x7cm.
  • Supply with 75W/120V opal lamp (PH140), safety filter and two-way lensboard.
  • Negative carrier and lens not included
74865-20 670-CXL Triple Condenser Enlarger each 2,428.00 Add to Cart
3. 670-VCCE Dichroic Auto Variable Contrast
  • Dual filtration channels in one head. Channel one is calibrated for Kodak Polycontrast III RC paper (grade 0-5); Channel two is calibrated for Ilford Multigrade III RC paper and compatible papers (grade 0-5).
  • Memory-LockT white-light system for easy focusing.
  • It has variable contrast/contrast exposure printing capabilities. The channels have built-in neutral density, which allows for consistent exposure for the full range of paper grade selections.
  • Has a continuous variable dial for desired paper grades.
  • Filtration is achieved with cut-off dichroics. For new Kodak Polymax RC papers, supplementary filters are supplied to cover the expanded -1 to +5 range.
  • Supplied with 12V/100W Quartz-Halogen lamp & 6 x 7 mixing chamber.
  • Negative carrier and lens not included.
74865-30 670-VCCE Dichroic Enlarger each 3,586.00 Add to Cart
arrow12Components for 670-Series:
74866-10 Dichroic Head and Power Supply Only each 1,244.00 Add to Cart
74866-15 Triple Condenser Head Only each 907.00 Add to Cart
74866-20 VCCE Head Only each 1,275.00 Add to Cart

*Owners of the 670-CXL Triple Condenser Enlarger who wish to purchase the 670-VCCE, will need to order the Standard Dichroic Power Supply (Cat. #74866-35). Those whom already own the 670-DXL or MXL should purchase the head only.

74866-30 Chassis and Baseboard only
(Becomes a heavy-duty camera copy stand with the addition of Cat#74869-20 Copy Camera Adaptor)
each 600.00 Add to Cart
74866-35 Standard Dichroic Power Supply (Replacement part) each 343.00 Add to Cart

Negative Carriersarrow12Negative Carriers

  • Professional quality, with black, anodized aluminum construction.
  • Hinged for quick handling.
1. Glassless, Sandwich Type Negative Carriers
74867-10 35mm Full Frame Format each 120.00 Add to Cart
74867-25 2¼ x 1⅝" (6 x 4.5 cm) Format each 120.00 Add to Cart
74867-30 2¼ x 2¼" (6 x 6 cm) Format each 120.00 Add to Cart
74867-35 2¼ x 2¾" (6 x 7 cm) Format each 120.00 Add to Cart
74867-40 Mounted 35 mm Slide each 121.00 Add to Cart
2. Universal Glass-Type Masking Negative Carriers
  • Features four individually adjustable masking blades and removable glass inserts.
  • Accepts accessory anti-Newton glass.
  • Top and bottom glass can be removed to convert it to a single-size glassless carrier by means of lock-in inserts.
74868-10 Universal Glass-Type Carrier each 215.00 Add to Cart
74868-20 Insert for 35 mm Negatives each 45.00 Add to Cart
74868-40 Anti-Newton Top Glass each 41.00 Add to Cart
74868-45 Replacement Standard Glass each 27.00 Add to Cart

arrow12Accessories & Replacements For 670-Series:

Fine Focusing Attachment: A double-stage, 5:1 geared fine-focusing knob which replaces the standard knob for very critical focus control.

74869-10 Fine Focusing Attachment each 148.00 Add to Cart

Copy Camera Adapter: An extra-heavy, machined camera stage that replaces the lamphouse projection assembly to convert the enlarger into a heavy-duty camera copy stand; single knob conversion; no tools required.

74869-20 Copy Camera Adapter each 219.00 Add to Cart
Film Hanger Kit

A pair of L-shaped supports for printing long rolls of film. It prevents damage to the film.

74869-35 Film Hanger Kitkit each 12.00 Add to Cart
74869-50 Quartz-Halogen Lamp For 670-DXL & VCCE each 105.00 Add to Cart
74869-55 Opal Lamp For 670-CXL each 18.00 Add to Cart

Saunders Enlargersarrow12Saunders/LPL 4 x 5" Enlargers: Series 4550XLG and 4550-II

These enlargers have common a lamphouse and chassis configuration with different slide-in filtration modules, depending on the model. 4x5" enlargers accept all film formats from 35mm to 4 x 5".
The 4550XLG has a longer column and an extended chassis, a larger baseboard, and a higher output lamp.

All Saunders/LPL 4 x 5" Enlargers Feature:

  • A massive oversized column assuring strength, rigidity, and a vibration free environment.
  • A factory-aligned carriage and column for perfect alignment and elevation.
  • A convenient elevation system with a hand grip for rapid lifting and a drive knob for finer changes. It has a separate locking knob.
  • Voltage-stabilized, solid-state power supply with US electronics
  • Diffusion illumination.
  • An Interchangeable Diffusion Chamber and Light Multiplier (4 x 5" supplied), and rotating lens boards.
  • Built-in, vibration-free, noiseless blower and a heat sink.
  • A fully counterbalanced carriage.
  • Geared, dual-range, fast-fine focus control.
  • Dual stainless steel focusing rails.
  • Extra-long, heavy-duty extruded girder.
  • A fully laminated, oversized, neutral gray baseboard with a vibration-dampening double plate.

Supplied with: Quartz-Halogen lamp. Regulated solid-state power supply. Swing away combination red safety filter and under-the-lens-holder.

Does not include: A negative carrier, lens or lens mount (see accessories list).


4550XLG 4500-II
Baseboard 31½ x 23¾ x 1" 23¾ x 23¾x1"
Girder 53 x 4¼ x 3½" 47 x 4¼ x 3½"
Carriage fully raised, Hgt 59" 53"
Max. bellows extension 9" 9"
Bellows 6½ x 6½" 6½ x 6½"
Net weight
(inc. Power supply) 61 lbs 61 lbs
Electrical: Input 120VAC, 50/60Hz 120VAC, 50/60Hz
Output 82V 82V

Shipping: Supplied in 3 cartons:

#1 (Lamphouse/Carriage) 35 lbs 35 lbs
#2 (Girder Column) 18 lbs 15 lbs
#3 (Baseboard) 22 lbs 20 lbs

Important Note: The column and carrier of these enlargers are factory matched. Carton #1 and #2 have been marked with a serial number at the factory. The head and column themselves are also numbered. It is mandatory that the customer receive cartons with matching serial numbers.



These models come with the following additional features:

  • Supplied with 250 watts, 82 volt EVW quartz-halogen lamp for 25% greater light output.
  • Improved ventilation.
  • A Whisper ToneTM muffling fan system for quiet operation.
  • The fan is mounted on shock-dampening bearings to eliminate vibration.
  • Extra-long column and oversized baseboard allows 20x24" enlargements of 35 mm negatives (using 50mm lens).
  • An extended carriage increases the distance from the column to the lens axis by 2½" which allows for use of a larger easel (20 x 24").

Available in two models:

1. Model 4550XLG Color Dichroic

  • As described. Includes Dichroic Filtration Module with 0-200 yellow, 0-200 cyan, and 0-170 magenta stepless and continuously variable filtration.
  • Permanent, fade-free dichroic filter. Color coded, illuminated filtration scale calibrated in 1cc increments.
  • Memory-Lock(TM) while light focusing.
  • Two f-stop light attenuator.

2. Model 4550XLG Black & White Diffusion

As described with same quartz-halogen/diffusion system for fast B&W printing and the scratch and dust suppression characteristics of diffusion-type light sources.

74870-10 4550XLG Color Dichroic Enlarger each 5,486.00 Add to Cart
74870-30 4550XLG B&W Diffusion Enlarger each 5,001.00 Add to Cart
Model 4500-II Enlargers

This is a valuable 4 x 5" enlarger, with all of the features listed.

1. Model 4500-II Color Dichroic

  • As described. Includes Dichroic Filtration Module with 0-200 yellow, 0-200 cyan, and 0-170 magenta stepless and continuously variable filtration.
  • Supplied with 200watt/82volt (EYA) Quartz-Halogen lamp with integral dichroic reflector.
  • Permanent, fade-free dichroic filters. Color-coded, illuminated filtration scales calibrated in 1 cc increments.
  • Memory-Locks(TM) instant while light focusing.
  • Two f-stop light attenuator.

2. Model 4500-II Contrast/Constant Exposure (VCCE)

  • As described. includes a special dichroic filtration module calibrated for the filtration requirements of Ilford Multigrade III variable paper.
  • Instantly set for the Ilford filter equivalents (conversion chart supplied for Kodak papers).
  • Automatic neutral density (ND) filter keeps exposure timesconstant throughout Multigrade contrast range.

3. Model 4500-II Black & White Diffusion

  • As described with same quartz-halogen/diffusion system for fast B&W printing and the scratch and dust suppression characteristics of diffusion-type light sources.
74871-10 Model 4500-II Color Dichroic each 3,622.00 Add to Cart
74871-20 Model 4500-II VCCE Enlarger each 3,622.00 Add to Cart
74871-30 Model 4500-II B&W Enlarger each 3,260.00 Add to Cart
Components for Series 4 X 5 Enlargers

Interchangeable Slide-in Filtration Modules
Fits all Saunders/LPL 4550XLG and 4500-II enlargers. Both models are easily converted by switching the modules.

74872-10 Color Dichroic Module each 1,098.00 Add to Cart
74872-20 VCCE Dichroic Module each 1,098.00 Add to Cart
74872-30 Black & White Module each 362.00 Add to Cart
arrow12Negative Carriers For Both 4550XLG and 4500-II
  • All aluminum precision carriers.
  • Hinged sandwich design for fast handling and loading.
  • Guide pins automatically position negatives in line with carrier aperture.
  • Offset tabs permits rapid opening of carrier.
  • All 4500 Carriers can be used on Omega D5 Enlarger.
  • Both glass and glassless are available as follows:
2. Glassless, Hinged, Sandwich-Type Carriers
74873-20 35mm Full Frame Carrier each 181.00 Add to Cart
74873-21 Mounted 35 mm Slide Carrier each 181.00 Add to Cart
74873-22 2¼ x 1⅝" (6 x 4.5 cm) Carrier each 181.00 Add to Cart
74873-23 2¼ x 2¼" (6 x 6 cm) Carrier each 181.00 Add to Cart
74873-24 2¼ x 2¾" (6 x 7 cm) Carrier each 181.00 Add to Cart
74873-25 2¼ x 3¼" (6 x 9 cm) Carrier each 182.00 Add to Cart
74873-26 4 x 5" Carrier each 182.00 Add to Cart
Lensboards for All 4550XLG and 4500-II Enlargers

1. 39 mm Threaded (Leica) Lensboard

For 40/60/80 mm, Rogonar 50mm, Rogonar SC 50/75 mm, Rogonar S 25/35/50/90/105mm, Rodagon 28/35/50/60/80/105/ 135, APO Rodagon 50/90 mm, SCHNEIDER Componon W/A 40/60/80 mm, Comparon 50/75/135 mm, EL NIKKOR 50/63/75/ 80/105/135 mm.

74874-39 39mm Threaded Lensboard each 62.00 Add to Cart
arrow12Four-Bladed Masking Attachment

Mounts on the negative stage in place of standard negative stage plate to provide masking with optional 4x5" glass (universal) carrier.

Cab can also be used with the standard glassless carriers

74875-20 Four-Bladed Masking Attachment each 301.00 Add to Cart
74876-10 4x5" Enlarger Power Supply each 668.00 Add to Cart
74876-20 200W/82V Quartz-Halogen Lamp (EYA) (for 4500-II only) each 63.00 Add to Cart
74876-30 250W/82V Quartz-Halogen Lamp (EVW) (for 4550XLG only) each 52.00 Add to Cart
74876-40 Glass, Standard, 4 x 5"(Bottom replacement for 4 x 5" carrier) each 25.00 Add to Cart
74876-50 Glass, Anti-Newton, 4 x 5" each 205.00 Add to Cart

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