The darkroom just got a whole lot simpler... And cheaper too!
Started in 2004 in Switzerland, ars-imago began with the aim to offer all enthusiasts of analog photography a place to find products, starting with the LAB-BOX.
LAB-BOX is the perfect introduction to reliable home processing. Process all your 35mm or 120 black and white film quickly and easily in complete daylight without the need for a darkroom or changing bag!
With the LAB-BOX you can load and develop film rolls through an intuitive and simple process. It is perfectly suitable for beginners, but it will also meet the needs of more experienced photographers, offering the possibility to experiment with different developing processes. You can process 35mm and 120 film rolls with one tank, simply by switching the loading module. Its compact size allows for easy carrying, in a bag or a backpack.
- Modular design allows to develop both 35mm and 120 film
- Compact and portable
- Easy and intuitive film loading and processing in daylight
- Perfect for beginners
- Suitable for different developing processes
- LAB-BOX daylight developing tank with 2 modules (35mm & 120)
- LAB-BOX crank
- CS41 "Color Simplified" 2-Bath C-41 Kit
- Df96 540ml ready-to-use and reusable monobath for black and white
- ars-imago 35mm film retriever
- 2x CS 1000ml mixing pitchers
- 2x CS wide mouth storage bottles
LAB-BOX 135/120 Module
LAB-BOX is a multi-format daylight developing tank that allows users to develop film from start to end, in full daylight, bypassing the need to load the rolls in the dark.
The LAB-BOX Crank is an optional accessory can be used instead of the standard knob for a more comfortable agitation, especially when it is continuous.
Cs41 "Color Simplified" For Color Processing At Home (C-41 Chemistry)
Processing ANY color negative film at home is easy with these 2 simple chemistry mixtures, reusable for up to 24 rolls of film. Processing your own color film doesn't have to be complicated or expensive! Download Cs41 Kit Complete PDF Instructions
DF96 "Developer&Fix"B&W Monobath, Single-Step Solution, 540ml
This versatile, single-step “Developer&Fix” monobath solution is perfect for processing any black & white film in minutes, with no need for stop bath, fixer, or any other chemicals. 540ml of reusable chemistry will develop 8 rolls of film. Download Df96 Complete PDF Instructions
Designed for the safe retrieval of 35mm film leader from inside the rewound film cassette, this quick and easy tool helps you load your film onto a developing tank reel in daylight without exposing the film.
°Cs 1000ml Chemistry Mixing Jug/Pitcher (2)
Dedicated 1000ml Jug/Pitcher for mixing chemistry. Graduated measurements in milliliters and US fluid ounces. "Dev." and "Blix" water level markings for easily mixing the Cs41 Quart kit.
°Cs 1000ml Wide Mouth Plastic Chemical Bottle (2)
These bottles are made for storing your lab-chemicals. Because of the large opening, they are easy to fill. The plastic is manufactured in multiple layers which makes it nearly to nothing possible for chemicals to get out and air to get in. The closing caps are tight.
More about Processing with DF96:
Download Df96 Complete PDF Instructions
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Download Df96 Liquid Safety Data Sheet
Download Df96 Powder Safety Data Sheet
More about Processing with CS41:
Download Cs41 Powder Kit Complete PDF Instructions
Download Cs41 Powder Kit Safety Data Sheet
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