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Re: Lighting for print viewing, revisited

>ate: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 22:06:17 -0800
>From: Ben Haskell <npthaskell@harborside.com>
>Subject: Re: Lighting for print viewing, revisited
>Responses to Phil and John:
>Phil Rose wrote:
>> I had posted about the Kodak Color Viewing Light Selector a few days ago,
>> and FWIW, I finally got around to using it at Home Depot to check out the
>> fluorescent lighting display....
>> The only lamp that came anywhere near to a
>> passing grade from the Kodak Selector card was the GE "Sunshine" model (I
>> detected no stripes/patches on the magenta 'chip'). It was a 48" tube
>> (available in 24") and marked "Chroma 50". This lamp was mentioned by Ben
>> Haskell in "Mini-Tome, part deux: The Lux of the Draw". The GE Chroma 50
>> tube costs about $5.98 for 48" and $6.98 for 24".
>Did you get to test any Philips 850, Philips C50, Philips 2700K
>earthlight compacts, or the Philips "daylight" (5000K?) compact?

Unfortunately there were no interesting compacts on display. Also none of
the other displayed 48" tubes (besides the GE Sunshine) indicated a 5K (or
other alleged dayight-type) output.

Phil Rose
Rochester, NY

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