Re: "blacklight" tubes and light sources in general

From: Sandy King ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/13/05-07:05:43 PM Z
Message-id: <a06020410be35a76c364a@[192.168.2.2]>

If you space the tubes 1/2" apart you will need about 8-10 tubes.
However, if you have any idea that you might want to make larger
prints in the future you should increase the number of tubes to 12-14
which will allow you to make prints up to 16X20" size.

Sandy

>Hi list, a newbie question about light sources:
>
>I am thinking about artificial light sources as sunshine is in short
>supply here in London most of the time, and especially this time of
>year!
>
>The obvious solution seems to be a UV lightbox which got me thinking
>about the most suitable tubes to use. My local DIY outlet sells 2ft
>18watt "blacklight" UV tubes at a more-or-less affordable price.
>Would these be a good choice? My printing frame is about 11.5" x 15"
>so how many tubes should I use?
>
>Any other suggestions or info would, naturally, be most welcome.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Iain
Received on Sun Feb 13 19:05:57 2005

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