[Darkroom] Fan/vent?

Chris Murphy chrisnoisebridge at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 20:46:32 PST 2010


Miloh and Mike just emerged from the dirty shop with a hefty squirrel  
cage fan. I couldn't find any info on it online. It's over 3000 RPM.  
Mike had it in use at the old space. Mike modified it to slow it down  
so it would be quieter.

I put it in the darkroom next to the sink.

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On Feb 24, 2010, at 23:33, Ben Rupert <meowdip at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'll look online and see what I can come up with for a fan.  I'm in  
> the
> middle of buying a house and feeling a little poor myself, but the
> prices I saw when I looked a month ago I can probably manage.
> Interestingly at the house I'm buying there is a bunch of square
> industrial duct work laying around the back yard.
>
> Ben
>
> Kelly wrote:
>> 120-150 cfm.  I agree a filter would be ideal.  Also, we need 10"ish
>> duct to go all the way out to the wall.  Ben and I determined that  
>> the
>> square kind is the cheapest.
>>
>> These both require buying. Ben and I made multiple attempts to buy
>> them and determined that local hardware stores are not the solution.
>> The ductwork can be gotten at OSH (daly city) and the fan would
>> probably be best to buy online. Ideally one with a square fitting so
>> that we don't have to do too much vodoo to connect it to the duct.
>>
>> I'm broke, myself, so no more darkroom investments for a few months.
>> Ben may be in better shape.
>>
>> -Kelly
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10:35, dpc <weasel at meer.net> wrote:
>>> Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> writes:
>>>
>>>> How much is a new one up to the specs that we need?
>>> what are the specs again? i recall some cfm numbers being tossed  
>>> around
>>> indicating that the bathroom-ish ones weren't sufficient.
>>>
>>> \p
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