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HOPE PodoMax X-ray Processor

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***Please note Hope Processors are not available in USA anymore. We still have ability to provide parts by calling 573-308-4448. Otherwise, please consider the German made Protec Optimax Processor.

PodoMax Specifications

PodoMAX Versatile Features:

    • PodoMAX utilizes Hope's unique low torque, no crossover hard roller transport system
    • PodoMAX's quiet, powerful, low energy dryer easily dries film under any condition
    • PodoMAX's "dual" automatic replenishment system may replenish either by measuring film area or by flooded replenishment with manual operation back-up!
    • Digital display of developer and dryer temperatures (shown above with processor)
    • Automatic energy and water saving standby system with built-in jog feature. Manual operation back-up!
    • Film delivered on top upon exit
    • PodoMAX comes standard set at 127 second processing speed
    • Plugs into any standard 110V wall outlet
    • Cold water operation - no hot water required!
    • Separate drains provide for quick draining of solutions and easy use of silver recovery systems
    • Standard light tight feed tray reduces darkroom time and eliminates costly darkroom passage systems
      • PodoMAX may be set up at different speeds from 90 to 127 seconds
      • Stand
      • Closed loop system (no external plumbing needed)
      • 220V, 50/60 Hz, 7.5 amp -1 ph

      Processing Capacity:

        • 127 seconds equals 150 (8" x 10") films/hour; 100 (10" x 12") films/hour
        • 90 seconds equals 210 (8" x 10") films/hour; 140 (10" x 12") films/hour

    Film Size:

      • From 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) up to 10" (24cm) wide by any standard length

    Processor Tank Capacities:

      • Developer - 1 gals/3.8 ltr
      • Fixer - 1 gal/3.8 ltr
      • Wash - 1 gal/3.8 ltr


      • 110V, 60 Hz, 14 amp

    Water Requirements (GPM):

      • Operating - 0.25 GPM/.95 ltr
      • Standby - 0.00 gal/0.0 ltr


      • Length (overall) - 32" (81.3 cm)
      • Width - 18" (45.7 cm)
      • Height (without stand) - 20" (50.8 cm)
      • Height (with stand) - 46" (116.8 cm)
      • 100b/45kg


      • Hope X-Ray offers a TWO YEAR warranty on all parts.

Affordably priced - the PodoMax provides more features and benefits for less!

Can you afford less than the best?
If your reputation for quality is important...
remember, HOPE products deliver quality!
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