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Subject: Schott reading lamps

Schott reading lamps

From: Robert Espinosa <rje>
Date: Monday, December 5, 1994
In response Mike Widener's query about a distributor for a Schott cold
light source, I have a Schott KL 1500 which I use for my Zeis stereo
microscope. It is a stand alone unit with two light tubes, i.e.
adjustable flexible shaft tubes,  that direct the light in the desired
position.  They are available through Carl Zeis, Inc., who have a Texas
sales rep named Mr. Ingolf Siedler at 214-317-7134.  My unit ran about
$1000 in 1987, which included the generator box and the dual flexible
light guides (each sold separately).  Nothing is inexpensive that is
associated with microscopes! It does provide wonderful light without
heat, using fiber optic technology, as long as the generator box, which
holds the halogen light source and cooling fan, is directed away from
item, and provided the light guides are long enough (mine are about

Robert Espinosa
Preservation Librarian
Brigham Young University
Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT  84602

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:44
                Distributed: Thursday, December 8, 1994
                        Message Id: cdl-8-44-002
Received on Monday, 5 December, 1994

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