[Darkroom] Fwd: Want to go in on a UV lamp?

Jasmine Strong jasmine at electronpusher.org
Mon Aug 9 21:03:02 UTC 2010

I can supply ridiculous amounts of 445nm if that helps...



On 9 Aug 2010, at 13:48, Kelly wrote:

> Sent this to discuss as well, but you guys are probably more the
> target audience. Ben had suggested the one in the second link, but I
> think that the cheaper flashlight one is actually stronger. I want
> totally obscene amounts of UV light. I want <10 min cyanotype
> exposures.
> Any takers? Input re: specs appreciated.
> -Kelly
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 13:46
> Subject: Want to go in on a UV lamp?
> To: Noisebridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
> I'm contemplating buying a serious UV lamp. I've been trying to do
> cyanotypes in the pitiful San Francisco sun and it's just not working.
> I'm also interested in doing some UV photography (portraiture and
> still lifes mostly which could be done at NB), which would require a
> light I could point at things.
> If I buy it myself I probably won't want to donate it and keep it in
> the space, so I thought I'd see if anyone else wants to go in on it as
> a donation to NB.
> I'm thinking something around 365 nm with as high of an intensity as I
> can get for $200-300.
> http://www.defensedevices.com/x1-uv-flashlight.html
> https://www.vwrsp.com/catalog/product/index.cgi?catalog_number=36553-140&inE=1&highlight=36553-140
> I'd be open to other models though, that's kind of my minimum. I would
> be ok with a model that included other wavelengths as long as the
> strength around 350-375 is still pretty high. And I would definitely
> go for stronger. Feel free to chime in with specs.
> I would comfortably contribute $100, maybe a bit more for something
> really classy.
> -Kelly
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