Every shop’s darkroom needs are different. Depending on the shop size, budget, and performance, each darkroom needs an exposure unit that will meet — and hopefully, exceed — requirements. Whether printers are in need of a small compression unit or a single-point, high-performance unit, there’s an exposure unit that works for every shop. Use this guide to help determine which exposure unit best fits the darkroom.
When buying an exposure unit, there’s a lot to consider. One big question many printers have to answer is which type of exposure unit to purchase: vacuum or compression units. What are the differences between them? Which shops benefit from each type? This blog will outline the differences between vacuum and exposure units, and which unit belongs in different shops.