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Beseler 23CIII-XL Photographic Dichro Color Enlarger, 120 Volt.

SKU: BE23CXLD MFR: 801103
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• With well over half a million Beseler 23C's having been purchased since it was first introduced in 1955, the American made 23C is unquestionably the world's favorite medium format enlarger. Many have been in near continuous use by schools, government agencies and businesses. Countless others have been handed down from father to son, to granddaughter, like the well-loved family possession that it has become.
• Very few products have proven to be as reliable as has the venerable Beseler 23C. It has become an indispensable tool to those who enjoy the creative aspects of photography, those in pursuit of the pleasure and the satisfaction of knowing that they truly "created" the final image and who want to be in complete control of every aspect of the process.
• The Dichro 23 Colorhead supplied with this enlarger has a built-in solid-state power supply. Neither external transformer, nor external power supply is required. The Dichro 23 has permanent, fade-free filters with a continuously variable, dial-in filtration range from 0-200 Y-M-C and a filter retractor lever for easy and accurate white light focusing. The Dichro 23 Colorhead is interchangeable with the Variable Contrast Lightsource (8134-02) and with the Condenser Lightsource (8130).
• The extraordinarily rigid, reinforced twin-girder construction of the 23Clll-XL helps to reduce transient vibrations, which could detract from image sharpness. The 23Clll-XL is versatile: The lens stage tilts to create special effects or for distortion correction and the projection assembly can be tilted up to 90° and locked into position. At the final assembly stage, skilled technicians carefully align every 23C, using the most up-to-date laser technology to assure optimum performance. If it can be done with an enlarger, the 23C can probably doit with ease.

What's Included With This Item

  • 23CIII-XL Twin-Girder Chassis, Projection Assembly, Dichro 23 Colorhead, 6 x 9cm Mixing Chamber, Laminated White Baseboard, Below-the-Lens Accessory Holder.

Key Features

  • Choice of three Enlargers with completely interchangeable lamphouses.
  • Positive lens and negative stage controls for easy and precise alignment.
  • Rugged twin column construction for twice the support.
  • Extra long girder for bigger enlargements on the baseboard.
  • Oversized XL? laminated baseboard.
  • Projection Assembly tilts for wall projection.
  • Lamphouses contain built in power supply.
  • Quality die-cast construction.
  • Factory laser aligned for optimum sharpness.
  • Positive rack-and-pinion elevation control with lock.
  • Convenient left or right focusing controls.
  • Swing-out filter holder accepts special effect or variable contrast filters.
  • Accepts sturdy, spring-loaded, aluminum alloy negative carriers.
  • Negative carriers can be rotated for precise image positioning.
  • Snap-in, quick change metal lens boards let you change lenses quickly and easily.
  • Accepts Beseler 35mm and 120 Negatrans

Technical Specs

Max. Film Format 6 x 9cm (2-1/4" x 3-1/4")
Head Style Dichro Color Head
Maximum Height 57" (1448mm) Condenser Head, 54" (1372mm) Dichro and VC Heads
Modular Head System 8130 23CIII Condenser Lamphouse only, 120V
8131 23CIII Condenser Lamphouse only, 230V
8133 23CIII Dichro Lamphouse only, 230V
8134 23CIII Variable Contrast Lamphouse only, 120V
Baseboard Size H 1-1/4" (32mm) x W 16" (406mm) x D 25-1/2" (648mm)
Maximum print size on baseboard Larger than 16" x 20"
Replacement Lamp 6728 80w 82v for dichro lamphouse (#8132), VC lamphouse (#8134) and 23CII Dichro
Reversible Column No
Wall Projection Yes
Tilt/Shift Lens Stage Yes (left / right shift)
Voltage 120 Volt, 230 Volt Available
Dimensions Shipping: H 46" (1168mm) x W 18-1/2" (470mm) x D 12" (305mm)
Weight 60 lbs. (27Kg.)
Special Features Laser Aligned for Optimum Sharpness
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