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Im just looking to hear if anyone has a converted v30/v50 for black and white. Is it worth converting or looking for a native bw machine? Is it reliable conversion? What issues have you ran into if any? What chems are you using?

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Noritsu makes these film processors. It is Noritsu  QSF-V30P. So converted film processors are the same, as original. There installed QSF-V30P system software, used different motor, different reducer and added speed adjustment circuit. All other - the same as on standard QSF-V30. 

Original circuit has rotary switch with four positions and potentiometer. 
First position - standard development time ( film in CD - 3 min 15 sec.) .
Second position - film in CD 3 min 45 sec.
Third position - film in CD 4 min 15 sec.
Fourth position - time is adjustable using external potentiometer ( time in CD from  minimum to maximum ) .
Can be used rotary switch with more positions and can change standard times ( using internal potentiometers ) .

Noritsu  QSF-V30P. has the same processor, which is on standard Noritsu  QSF-V30. Chemicals, temperatures and replenishment rates can use, which you need to process exact films.

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