EBV No. 2 120V 500W Lamp
Eiko $2.84 Each
*Sylvania $3.69 Each
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Bulb Life: 6 Hours
Base: E26 - Edison Medium Screw, 26mm
Glass: PS25, PS-25
Color Temperature: 3400°K
#2 Photo Flood (Inside Frost) No.2
Special Note: The Eiko EBV lamps are shorter so have a shorter neck than the GE and Sylvania lamps.
Cross-Reference: 01970, Ushio 1000263, 1000264, 120-500-48F, B2,
Superflood, Daylight Day Light, GE 40566, #2 Photo Flood, Inside Frost, No.2, Sylvania 11558-0, Superflood, 6-8 Hours, Photolamp No.2, AVG. Life Eight Hours
Generally, it is not advisable to use blue bulbs alone with
films. These bulbs are not designed to be the sole source of
but are to be mixed with or supplement daylight. When used alone,
tend to have a slight brown cast and may not yield true colors, though
at times they can be quite close.
You can use ordinary household globes for photography. But you
be aware of a few characteristics which you may want to consider.
Standard Domestic Light
Bulb (100-200w) 22900K
Standard Domestic Light
Bulb (500-1000w) 3000K
These bulbs will be significantly "warmer" (orange/red) than
light sources designed for photographic purposes. Remember the color
of quartz halogen fixtures is 3200K.
Standard household bulbs are not very diffuse. They tend to
in the center. You may find this undesirable, especially, if the light
source is in frame.
Options exist which allow you to use ordinary household
well as clip lights and special fixtures you can make for your own
Photographic suppliers and expendable supply stores carry several color
correct light bulbs which will fit into standard light sockets.
Enlarger Bulbs are widely used in motion picture lighting.
evenly diffuse across the surface of the bulb, have a proper color
of approximately 3200°K and come in different wattages.
= 75w Color 2900°K, 1120 Lumens, 15 Hours
= 75w Color 2900°K, 1150 Lumens, 35 Hours
= 75w Color 3000°K, 1000 Lumens, 65 Hours
= 150w Color 3050°K, 2300 Lumens, 100 Hours
= 250w Color 3400°K, 7000 Lumens, 3 Hours
Photofloods (standard pear shaped) are another option. The
sizes are: 250w and 500w.
= 250W Color, White-3200°K, 6500 Lumens, 20 Hours
= 300W Color, White-3200°K, 9000 Lumens, 20 Hours
= 500W Color, White-3200°K, 13650 Lumens, 60 Hours
(No.1) = 250W Color, White-3400°K, 8700 Lumens, 12 Hours
(No.2) = 500W Color, White-3400°K, 17800 Lumens, 8 Hours
(B-1) = 250W Color, Blue-4800°K, 8912 Lumens, 12 Hours
(B-2) = 500W Color, Blue-4800°K, 10500 Lumens, 6 Hours
Reflecting Globes (RFLs) (mushroom shaped) are another option:
DAN R-20 = 200w
BEP R-30 = 300w 3400°K
R-40= 500w 3300°K
DXB R-40 = 500W 3300°K
DXC R-40 = 500W 3300°K
The 82A filter corrects for the BBA photo lamp light when
film. The 80B filter corrects for the BBA photo lamp light when using
To set up your "Light Station" place the screen on top of a
black paper and center it 12 inches directly below a 150W clear
bulb or a BBA No.1 Photoflood (preferred) Bulb. Either should be fitted
with a foil-type pie tin as a reflector.
S&S Xray Products
Film Illuminator; Model 185-Special Note: Use Sylvania or GE brand EBV lamps. The Eiko lamps are shorter and will not fit in the film viewer. When the day comes that the discontinued GE and Sylvania lamps are gone if the Eiko are still avalable then we might consider and extension adapter located here. I do not know if this would work as this note is made when Sylvania lamps are still available and it has not been tested.
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lamp for your application. We do not verify the accuracy of this
information. You are responsible for ordering the correct lamp and we
make every attempt to help you in that process. We recommend that you
confirm the information with the equipment manufacturer before
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