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Tips on adapting the Radio Shack Temperature Sensor and Controlling Module for darkroom temperature measurement problems.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jan 1991 (v.13#1) pg. 8

Tip on converting a plastic box and aquarium heater into a water jacket for 100-degree color film chemicals.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Mar 1991 (v.13#3) pg. 17

Tip on using a medium-sized cooler for the water bath surrounding chemical bottles when processing color film.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jun 1991 (v.13#6) pg. 5

Tip on using "Blue Ice" packs to cool down photo chemicals.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Jun 1992 (v.14#6) pg. 8

Tip on converting a soil-heating cable into a heater for a water jacket.
CAMERA & DARKROOM Nov 1992 (v.14#11) pg. 8

Super Temp, a recirculating water temperature control and electric heater that will hold a water bath at any temperature between 75 degrees and 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Est. cost: $63.
CAMERA 35 May 1973 (v.17#4) pg. 52
Correction CAMERA 35 Dec 1973 (v.17#9) pg. 6

Darkroom plumbing, two ways to control water temperature. Installing a commercial mixing valve and installing a low-cost water temperature gauge to monitor the temperature of the water.
CAMERA 35 Nov 1974 (v.18#8) pg. 56

Tips on various ways of controlling water temperature in the darkroom.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1979 (v.1#2) pg. 72

Tip: Use an electric food warmer tray to keep color chemicals at 112-degrees.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1979 (v.1#4) pg. 12

Tip: Temperature controlled tank made from styrofoam ice chest and an aquarium heater.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul-Aug 1980 (v.2#4) pg. 12

Darkroom thermometer buying guide.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1980 (v.2#5) pg. 45

Simple developer heater made from a soil-heating cable and some cardboard.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1980 (v.2#6) pg. 53

Simple temperature controlled water bath for color processing. Est. cost: $20.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jan-Feb 1981 (v.3#1) pg. 60

Tip: Make sure your thermostatic controlled darkroom mixing valve is not feeding hot water into your cold water line.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar-Apr 1981 (v.3#2) pg. 78

A guide to temperature control in the darkroom.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1982 (v.4#7) pg. 41

Tip: Make a water temperature monitor from a piece of garden hose and a dial thermometer.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1983 (v.5#4) pg. 15

Tip on maintaining the temperature of film developing chemicals and wash water.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Dec 1984 (v.6#8) pg. 16

Darkroom basics. A review of the importance of temperature control to your photographic processing.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul-Aug 1985 (v.7#4) pg. 54

Make a temperature-controlled water bath from a hotplate, tin can, and aquarium pump. Est. cost: $50.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1985 (v.7#7) pg. 64

Tips and tricks you may find handy in your color darkroom. (1) Conserving on paper. (2) Freeing film of fingerprints. (3) On-easel enlarger metering. (4) Warming chemicals.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jan-Feb 1987 (v.9#1) pg. 57

The ins and outs of "drift-by" temperature control, a low-tech, low-cost solution to the problem of temperature control in your color darkroom.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar-Apr 1987 (v.9#2) pg. 60
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1987 (v.9#5) pg. 6

Tray processing for color prints. Building a temperature-controlled "hotbox" for your color developer. Your tray floats in a waterbath that is heated with an aquarium heater.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul-Aug 1987 (v.9#4) pg. 58
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1989 (v.11#3) pg. 8

Tip: Use a microwave oven to preheat photo chemicals and waterbath to working temperatures. Especially good for higher-temp color processing.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Mar-Apr 1988 (v.10#2) pg. 50

Tip: An electric crockpot serves as a waterbath to keep photo chemicals at 100-degrees F.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1988 (v.10#3) pg. 12

Tip: Use a shower control valve as an economical water temperature regulator for your darkroom.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1988 (v.10#3) pg. 12

Tip on using fish tank heaters to control processing temperatures in photo tanks and trays.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1989 (v.11#8) pg. 4

Tip on using small, electric "beverage heaters" to raise the temperature of photo chemicals.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1990 (v.12#10) pg. 17
Added Info CAMERA & DARKROOM Mar 1991 (v.13#3) pg. 17

Temperature control on a budget. How to use an immersion heater, fish tank pump and thermometer to maintain accurate color chemical temperatures.

Homemade water temperature "control" allows for easier monitoring of darkroom water supply.
DARKROOM TECHNIQUES Dec 1980 (v.1#4) pg. 58

Keeping photographic chemicals at the desired temperatures by means of a thermostatic control on a print dryer or electric hotplate which is used to warm the chemicals.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1969 (v.9#2) pg. 37

Build the Mermaid I. A submersible heater, made out of junk box 0.5-watt resistors, is used to heat etchant, photo chemicals, fish tanks, etc.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 80

A unique batch processing method ensures consistent color balance. A large plastic trash container will hold water, chemicals, and processing tubes at the correct processing temperature for long periods of time.
INDUSTRIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1984 (v.33#10) pg. 38

The photo-therm, an electric thermometer that can either turn on hot or cold water (not both) or sound an alarm when temperature of a liquid (photo chemicals) vary more than 5 degrees from desired value.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #469 Jun 1967 (v.63) pg. 118

Proportional temperature controller. A circuit that provides precise control of temperatures for darkroom film processing and other applications. The circuit controls an immersion heater to keep three gallons of liquid at a selected temperature.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1987 (v.4#10) pg. 52
Correction MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1987 (v.4#12) pg. 7
Correction MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 5

Darkroom chemical temperature controller maintains processing temps to within a fraction of a degree.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 24
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 4

Tips on temperature control in color printing.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1970 (v.34#9) pg. 34

Water temperature monitor made from photo thermometer and some plumbing fittings. Est. cost: $2.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1976 (v.40#1) pg. 109

Darkroom temperature controlled water bath is made from a styrofoam ice ehest and an aquarium heater. Est. cost: $7.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1976 (v.40#10) pg. 123

Tip: Keep chemicals cool in the summer with ice cubes enclosed in plastic bags and put into tray with solution.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1977 (v.41#1) pg. 134

Thermometers. How do they measure up? Tips on selecting and using darkroom thermometers.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1977 (v.41#8) pg. 84

Tip: Use an accordion-type collapsible plastic bottle, filled with warm or cold water, to keep your photo chemicals at the right temperature.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1978 (v.42#3) pg. 100

Tip: Drill a hole in your mixing faucet spigot and epoxy the stem of a dial thermometer into the hole.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1979 (v.43#4) pg. 134

Tip: Make your own temperature controlled water bath for color chemicals from a styrofoam ice chest and an aquarium heater.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 113

Use a 5 gallon plastic bucket and an aquarium heater to maintain your processing chemicals at proper processing temperature.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 63

Tip: Use rectal thermometers in dark processing.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1985 (v.49#11) pg. 66

Tip on cooling chemicals with ice without diluting them.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1987 (v.51#10) pg. 48

How to construct a heated-water bath that uses an aquarium heater as an inexpensive temperature control.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1988 (v.52#1) pg. 49

Tips on controlling time and temperature when home-processing color film.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1988 (v.52#1) pg. 53

Automatic processing is the key to consistently good results when processing color slides. Comments on the importance of automatic temperature control and automated agitation.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1988 (v.52#11) pg. 20

Water jacket for kepping photo chemicals up to the proper temperature is built from a fiberglass-covered wooden box, fish tank pump and fish tank heaters. Unit shown is 2x3-ft. and 6" deep. larger units can be built. Est. cost: $35.
PHOTO METHODS FOR INDUSTRY Feb 1974 (v.17#2) pg. 30

Tip: Temperature controlled water bath for E-6 processing is made from a deep plastic tool tray equipped with two aquarium heaters and a thermometer.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1979 (v.8#4) pg. 104

Build a color solution warming cabinet. Heated storage cabinet made from a metal garbage can is kept at 100-degrees F. by means of an electronic thermostat and a 250-watt strip heater.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1981 (v.10#2) pg. 75

Tips on selecting and installing thermostatic mixing valves.
PHOTOMETHODS Oct 1974 (v.17#10) pg. 48

Make your own temperature-controlled processing drum for E-6 and C-41 process color films. Est. cost: $15.
PHOTOMETHODS Oct 1977 (v.20#10) pg. 33

Electonic thermometer audibly signals the temperature for photo darkroom use.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1964 (v.21#1) pg. 39

Heater control for aquarium or photographic chemical use. Circuit shown will handle up to 200 watts. Used to control immersible or non-immersible heaters.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1972 (v.2#3) pg. 70

Tip: Use a block of styrofoam with a hole cut in it to help control the temperature of a film developing tank.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1982 (v.158#3) pg. 28

For proper developing of Kodak Tri-X film in Acufine developer, temperature control is very important.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1967 (v.61#1) pg. 63

How to keep your cameras, films and chemicals cool when the weather is hot.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1978 (v.83#3) pg. 52

Use a fish tank heater and other tips designed to keep your color processing chemicals at the right temperature.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1980 (v.86#4) pg. 30

Why you shouldn't let temperature control stop you from processing your own color film and prints. How to select and use a darkroom thermometer.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1982 (v.89#6) pg. 32

Temperature control, the key to perfect processing of color films and prints, is easier than you think.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1985 (v.92#9) pg. 27

Two techniques to help keep your darkroom and chemistry cool.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1989 (v.96#1) pg. 46

Tip on using reusable plastic-encased party ice cubes to control photochemical temperature.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1991 (v.98#5) pg. 24

Using a microwave oven to heat up chemicals for color film and print processing.
SHUTTERBUG #325 Oct 1997 (v.26#12) pg. 230

Build a darkroom water chiller utilizing an inexpensive thermoelectric cooler.
SHUTTERBUG #339 Dec 1998 (v.28#2) pg. 38