Darkroom safelight, red LED, 230V, 3W

SKU: P233-GU10-DWS   |   Availability ⓘ

Darkroom safelight, red LED, 230V, 3W

SKU: P233-GU10-DWS   |   Availability ⓘ
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AU $21.00 Regular price

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These darkroom red safelights are comprised of 3 light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in the film-safe spectrum; red lights generally work well with papers which have an amber light 'prescribed'. The LED lamps are supplied in a small bulb housing and are available with the modern and safer GU10 base as well as the traditional, large Edison screw fitting, E27.

These bulbs consume very little power - 3W - but produce light similar to a 30W incandescent bulb. Output is bright but precise at 630nm wavelength, which is ideal for TEM films, red-safe autoradiography emulsions, X-ray films and other light sensitive emulsions.

LED Technology Safelight Design
3 light emitting diodes in the film-safe red spectrum.
Produces better quality images - no fogging from worn or damaged filters.
Improved working conditions in darkroom.

Affordable Price, Maintenance Free
Fraction of the cost of alternative LED lamps and traditional darkroom illuminators, which consisted of housing, bulbs and filters.
We recommend the use of two fittings or a twin fitting with rotation and angle adjustments. It is best to bounce the light off a white wall or paper to avoid 'hot spots' and to achieve uniform lighting.

Product Specifications

  • Lamp contains 3 LED emitters
  • E27 screw or GU10 fittings available
  • Peak wavelength: 630 nm; zero UV light emission
  • Rated life: in excess of 30,000 hours
  • Instant full brightness, frequent switching does not affect lamp's life.
  • Do not use with a dimmer
  • Very high efficiency, only 3 Watt - no notable heating of bulbs
  • For 230V mains voltage - request for 110 Volts may be considered

The word "safe" is a relative term. Most sensitised materials will become 'fogged' if exposed to a 'safe' light for an excessive period of time. Always minimise the exposure of photographic materials to safelight illumination but aim for a brightness that makes darkroom work easy and effective.

Testing a safelight: With the safelight on, lay a piece of film (emulsion up) on the workbench. Cover half of the sheet with an opaque object. Leave to expose to safelight for double the usual time required for processing the film. Then develop, fix, rinse film and check if there is any density difference between the covered and uncovered part of the negative - if there is, then the distance of the light must be increased.

Updated: 15-06-2024
Code Style Pack Size Availability* Price (ex GST)
P233-GU10-DWS GU10 base each No ETA AU $21.00

* Availability Explanation

X weeks – the estimated lead time, based on the average time taken previously to fill orders from this particular supplier. Lead times are from when we receive your order until when we fill your order. For delivery times, please see shipping information below.

In Stock – Plenty of stock on the shelf, ready to ship.

No ETA – our supplier has advised they cannot provide an accurate ETA. Generally there is some issue with supply, and it may be more than 6 months.

REFUNDS AND RETURNS

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Defective products should be returned to us for replacement or credit. It is best to contact support with as much detail as possible, including pictures, so we can quickly resolve the issue. ProSciTech Pty Ltd complies with the ACCC guidelines, available here: https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/consumer-rights-guarantees/repair-replace-refund 

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SHIPPING INFORMATION

Shipping and Handling charges are $20 for Australian orders; free for orders over $200. 

In-stock items are generally sent same day. Orders are shipped shipped from Townsville, Queensland. Our couriers pick up from 2:30pm, so please place your order in plenty of time for processing and packing if you would like it sent same day. When items are not in stock, your order may be part-shipped. Items on back-order will be sent as soon as they become available.

ProSciTech will choose the courier for your order with consideration for the destination, value of parcel, weight and perishability of contents. It is our concern that our shipments reach you, our customer, rapidly and in good condition. Please contact us if you have any issues with a shipment and we will do our best to resolve it. Please keep in mind however, that our legal responsibility ends when goods are passed to the carrier.

Order Value Shipping and Handling charges
Greater than $200 - (exceptionally heavy or Dangerous Goods excluded). Free
Less than $200 $20
Express shipping $30

Delivery times:

Check your email for tracking details provided at time of shipping for updates of your parcel. We cannot guarantee delivery times, as this is outside of our control. The following are the delivery estimates as given by our couriers. 

Regular shipping
Queensland   1-3 business days 
Sydney   2-5 business days 

Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart or Canberra 

 3-10 business days 

WA, NT and non-metro areas

 4-10 business days 
Express shipping
Australia wide   1-2 business days

Urgent Orders:

Please request "Express" if you would like us to upgrade your shipment to express delivery. Providing your order fits in a satchel and/or is under 1kg in weight, we will ship your order either DHL, TNT or Express Post. Larger or heavy orders need a quotation for additional freight costs.

Dangerous goods:

See the table on the page for DG shipment costs by road. Please specify when ordering if you require air service (this can be prohibitively expensive). Please request a quotation. We will charge at cost.
 

Shipping to New Zealand Destinations

Orders are now shipped 'receipted delivery'.

Charges:

Order Value Shipping and Handling charges
Greater than $200 - (exceptionally heavy or Dangerous Goods excluded). Free
Less than $200 $26 Minimum Charge

Heavy items (e.g. benchroll or large quantities of microscope slides) may require an additional freight charge - please ask for a quote.

DANGEROUS GOODS shipped to New Zealand: Dangerous goods will be air-freighted and the freight charge billed at cost. Typically, this will be about AUD $600AUD to New Zealand (Up to 2kg).

Delivery times: by air with signature on delivery, depending on courier, delivery can take 3-14 working days. Customs delays are unpredictable and can extend the delivery. Due to COVID19 delivery times have been extended through the couriers and are out of our control.

Shipping to Rest of World Destinations

Contact us for a quote for shipping. 

Delivery times: by air with signature on delivery, depending on courier, delivery can be 7-21 working days. Customs delays are unpredictable and can extend the delivery time. Due to COVID19 delivery times have been extended through the couriers and are out of our control.

DANGEROUS GOODS shipped outside Australia: Not available

GUARANTEE

All products are guaranteed as advertised. Defective products should be returned to us for replacement or credit. Please contact us prior to returning goods. 

We endeavour to provide accurate descriptions, illustrations, prices and stock availability, but errors and omissions are possible. All quotations are E&OE (Errors and Omissions Excepted) 

LIABILITY

All products are intended for laboratory applications only and the user assumes all responsibility involved in use and handling. We accept no liability for loss or damage resulting from the use or abuse of our products. 

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