controls & film processing Pg 15. causes 10 Warranty 10 For information or assistance 11 FCC Notice (U. Table of contents 1 Introduction 2 Loading film 3 Connecting the power supply 3 Determining the processing time of the film 3 Setting the exposure control 5 Setting the color-filtration controls 6 Preparing to make a print 7 Exposing the film 7 Processing the film 9 Possible problems. only) 11 EMI Notice (Canada) 12 Parts and accessories Illustrations Pg 13. Film Loading.S. Parts & Film loading Pg 14. Trouble shooting Refer to reference numbers in text .A.

h VlEW-OFF-PRINT switch If you need assistance on how to use i Film-processing-timer button the Daylab 35 Slide Printer or Polaroid films. automatic film-development timing. Or. MA 01730. (Eastern Time) from anywhere in the I image-preview door U. Mon. Contact your Polaroid dealer for g Exposure-adjustment dial additional information. you d Slide carrier can explore a wide range of creative e Ready indicator applications. it serves as a dark slide by preventing accidental exposure of your film. Parts (pg 13) The Daylab35 is easy to operate and offers such features as preset focusing. exposure b Film-holder dark slide/viewing panel adjustment. film holder. Its white surface facilitates image composition when you project the slide image onto it with the VIEW lamp. Fri. or if you should have film-related j Film-processing-timer indicator questions.S. including the Polaroid f START button Emulsion and image Transfer processes.1 The numbers throughout the text refer Introduction to the Daylab 35 illustrations on the The Daylab 35 Slide Printer allows you to pages at the back of the manual.. With the Daylab 35. Bedford.m.A. 201 dual function. and built-in color filters for c Color-filtration controls creative effects.m. When fully inserted into the Burlington Road. write to the Customer Care Note: The dark slide/viewing panel has a Center. make prints of 35mm slides onto Polaroid 31/4 x 41/4 in. to 8 p. please call us toll-free k Film-type selection switch 1-800-343-5000. Polaroid Corporation. a Power supply automatic exposure control. . 8 a. peel-apart instant films.

poor colors. If not. check the dark slide/viewing panel to be sure that it is inserted all the way into the film holder. up overthe end of the film holder (5) so Unlatch and open the film-holder door that it snaps into position. carefully open Check that the white leader and the door (doing so in dim light) and free processing tabs are free. and pull the safety in Possible problems. The film holder is now loaded and ready for the first exposure. 665 *Use Type 665 positive/negative film to produce a reusable negative of your image to create multiple black-and-white prints. as shown (4). a angle (3). Close and latch the door. reopen number of picture problems such as the door. holder (6). and straighten the safety-cover repeated spots and bars on the pictures. with the not caught between the pack and the film tab extending outside. then push the pack down into white leader tab (6o) should protrude position. Dirt on the rollers may cause a extend from the film holder. **Note that the development time of Type 664 film at 75°F (24°C) and above is only 30 sec. Invert the film holder. you risk exposing the film. from the slot. chamber. causes cover straight all the way out of the film Hold the film pack by the edges only. If it does not. check that the steel rollers are The black safety-cover tab (5n) must clean. . for use with the following Daylab 35 applications: Slide Emulsion/Image Inter- copies transfer negative Color applications: 669 669 - 679 689 Black and white applications: 664** . (2): Pull down both ends of the latch and Caution: Before continuing with the next open the film-holder door (2m).. as explained Grip the tab firmly. Recommended Polaroid instant films. Insert the closed end of the pack at an When you remove the safety cover. If it is not.2 Loading film Close and latch the film-holder door: Remove the base of the Daylab 35 by lifting Hold the door closed and push the latch the exposure unit up. steps. or jammed film. the tab. tab. Before loading film into the film holder.

with a speed of ISO 100/21°. time the development manually. . the VIEW-OFF-PRINT switch. and Polapan Pro 100 Type 664 films. Type 689 ProVivid. extended-range film with a speed of ISO These settings are discussed in detail in 80/20°. Setting 3: For Polacolor 679. 60 seconds. of the film The film type selection switch: The Processing times vary for different film Daylab 35 has three exposure settings. Check your Setting 1 For Tvpe 665 black-and-white film instructions for the recommended positive/negative film with a speed of ISO processing time so you can select the 75/19°. The preset film-processing time is 90 seconds for Type 679 and 689 films. The preset film-processing time is the next section. Setting the exposure controls.3 Connecting the power supply Setting the exposure controls (7) Plug the Daylab 35 power supply On the front of the Daylab 35 are the 4 (110 125 VAC) into an appropriate controls that you need to make an electrical outlet and then into the exposure: the film-type selection switch. Type 664 film has a 30-second development time. types. temperature affects the preset for specific Polaroid instant films. the exposure-adjustment dial. and the START Determining the processing time button. Also. connection on the back of the Daylab 35. make any necessary adjustments to the Setting 2 For Type 669 Polacolor Daylab 35 preset film-processing times. The Daylab 35 preset appropriate film-exposure settings and film-processing time is 30 seconds. processing time of your film.

set the VIEW-OFF-PRINT information see Possible problems. Doing so helps you press START and the green ready extend the life of the VIEW lamp. OFF: After you compose your image. This dial from "0" counterclock-wise in the "-" prevents the lamp from overheating and direction lets you reduce the exposure to damaging your slide. This the exposure of your prints. Turning Heat from the lamp can damage your slide. the flash does not fire you finish using the Daylab Jr. To turn the VIEW darken your printed image. The lamp shuts off automatically following the exposure.. midpoint of the range if you have a Warning: Never leave your slide under properly exposed slide. to make the exposure. carefully in Exposing the film. follow the sequence of steps right of the START button should be off. where no the VIEW lamp longer than necessary. When indicator is not on. the ready-indicator light to the exposure. For more lamp on again. . If ready to make a print. the dial from "0" clockwise in the "+" The Daylab 35 has a built-in switch direction lets you increase the exposure that automatically shuts off the VIEW lamp to lighten your printed image. Turning the after approximately 4 minutes. always (the ready indicator turns on 15 seconds return the switch to OFF. The Daylab setting turns on the lamp that projects 35 has an exposure-correction range with your slide image onto the dark seven settings. The VIEW-OFF-PRINT switch: The exposure adjustment dial: The VIEW: Select VIEW to compose an image exposure adjustment dial lets you adjust on the dark slide/viewing panel. causes. Note that the built-in flash that exposes the film is not activated until you press the START button. The START button: The START button fires return the switch to OFF until you are the built-in flash that exposes the film. exposure correction is needed. after you select PRINT with the PRINT: Select PRINT when you are ready ViEW-OFF-PRINT switch). When you select Caution: To prevent accidental film PRINT.4. switch at OFF: then move it back to VlEW. You must wait approximately 15 seconds until it glows green before you can press the START button. Use the "0" setting at the slide/viewing panel.

light is broken color-filtration controls to add amounts of down into three primary colors: cyan the three primary colors: cyan. determine what filter or combination of Whenever possible. tones for improperly balanced color." the maximum filtration level. up to "80. Use the chart below to detect any undesirable color cast. Or. use the In color photography. Add one color or and yellow. you need to add color-filtration controls for correcting filtration for the complement of the color color balance and for creating special (for color correction. magenta (greenish blue. YELLOW + CYAN = GREEN As you evaluate the color balance of To add a certain color to your printed your image to determine what correction image. balance of your print. you must either add that same it may need. you can create the The filters are scaled so you can following secondary colors: measure the amount of filtration for each CYAN + MAGENTA = BLUE color. look also at skin filters you need to correct your image. magenta (reddish purple\ and yellow to your print. If you want to adjust the color Correcting prints from co/or slides). By pairing these colors in a combination of two colors at a time. MAGENTA + YELLOW = BED increase the filtration by increments of 5.5 Setting the Color-filtration controls (8) To eliminate the undesired color cast On the front of the Daylab 35 are three from your image. refer to the chart. equal amounts. Correcting prints from color slides If you want : add: or subtract: Less YELLOW CYAN + MAGENTA YELLOW More YELLOW YELLOW CYAN + MAGENTA Less RED iMAGENTA t YELLOW) CYAN MAGENTA + YELLOW More RED MAGENTA + YELLOW CYAN Less MAGENTA YELLOW + CYAN MAGENTA More MAGENTA MAGENTA YELLOW+ CYAN Less BLUE (CYAN + MAGENTA) YELLOW CYAN + MAGENTA More BLUE CYAN + MAGENTA YELLOW Less CYAN MAGENTA + YELLOW CYAN More CYAN CYAN MAGENTA + YELLOW Less GREEN (YELLOW + CYAN) MAGENTA YELLOW + CYAN More GREEN YELLOW + CYAN MAGENTA . effects. first select a portion of the color with filtration or decrease its image that should be neutral or gray to complement. Use "0= for no filtration.

then move it back to VIEW. Be sure to orient the slide on the carrier so the image is upside down and appears as a mirror image on the dark slide/viewing panel.that you cannot print the full Note: Use no more than two filters at any format of your slide. however. approximately 1/16 in. Open the image-preview door to view to achieve with color filtration. Preparing to make a print Heat from the lamp can damage your Select a slide: The Daylab 35 Iets you slide. result in further color shift. nonadjustable. the colors of your subject. To turn the VIEW focus. This of your original image. your image projected onto the dark Note: Adding filtration extends exposure slideviewing panel (10). but it that automatically shuts offthe VIEW lamp cannot improve the photographic quality after approximately 4 minutes. The Daylab 35 has a built-in switch add creative effects to your slides. lay your slide fogs the print. emulsion-side-up /dull-side-up) on the carrier so that it fits within the guides. Use the exposure-adjustment dial to You can move the slide carrier from compensate for these changes. set the VIEW-OFF-PRINT light not too dark and accurately renders switch at OFF. Warning: Never leave your slide under the VIEW Iamp longer than necessary. has an even exposure (neither too lamp on again. note that the Daylab 35 has black-and-white prints. You lose one time. fixed focusing. Choose a clean. Also note side to side to center the image on the that extending the exposure times can dark slideviewing panel. . Caution: After centering your image on Orient your slide on the slide carrier: the dark slideviewing panel. prevents the lamp from overheating and dust-free 35mm slide that is in sharp damaging your slide. or subtract tonal values to your Also. Notice. be sure to Holding the slide carrier with its long close the image-preview door. insert the slide carrier show the effects of the adjustments as into the slide carrier slot (9) Set the you preview the image projected on the VIEW-OFF-PPINT switch at VIEW. time. the viewing dark slideviewing panel. the Daylab 35 does not correctly oriented. Leaving edge facing you (the guides that hold the the door open while you expose the film slide in place face upward). Make test light inside the Daylab 35 should now be exposures to gauge what effects you want on. from the horizontal Note: You can also use the filters to add dimension of the image.6 Note: As you set the filters to make color Compose your picture: With the slide adjustments.

gently.7 Exposing the film Processing the film 1 Set the film-type selection switch at the Pull the leader tab: Grasp the white setting appropriate for the type of film leader tab. . Press the pull the dark slide out of the film holder film-processing-timer button on the front as far as it will go. (See Caution at the end of this section). all the way controls at "0". 5 To expose the film. follow the slide image with average lighting instructions in if no processing tab conditions. a larger processing tab 2 Set the exposure-adjustment dial at the with arrows (12p). You pull it straight. check your film instructions for the development time recommended for that temperature. at moderate speed. Pull the processing tab: Grip the 4 Set the color filtration controls at the processing tab firmly in the center and appropriate settings for your slide. 3 Set the VIEW-OFF-PRINT switch at PRINT. appears when you pull the leader tab. out of the film holder (13). The slightest vibration to the indicating the preset development time Daylab 35 can blur your printed image. If no setting appropriate for your slide. dark slide/viewing panel back into the fiIm Note: Refer to Setting the exposure holder. in one smooth continuous should initially set the 3 color-filtration motion. Do not let the print drop back onto the damp negative. start with the (0) setting. starting at the corner nearest the processing tab (14). gently insert the glowing). When you press the 6 Wait approximately 15 seconds for the button. separate the print from the negative. These times are set for film development at room temperature (70°F/21°C) When developing the film above or below room temperature. After the full development time. that exposes the film. This causes a controls. Then indicator starts to glow. so start image-preview door (11). all the way you are using. and pull it straight. For a processing tab appears. first close the The picture is now developing. Then gently timing immediately. to appear. Do not disturb press the START button to fire the flash the print while the image is developing. second white tab. controls for detailed information about the three preset development times. See Setting the exposure out of the film holder (12). the film-processing-timer ready-indicator light to turn green. Press the button Wait until the Daylab 35 beeps (4 times). has elapsed (the timer indicator stops 7 After exposing the film. as far as it can go. of the Daylab 35. and use the exposure-adjustment dial to make any exposure adjustments.

slide the rollers into position tabs: Then two processing tabs protrude. and discard it. rotate both gently pull it all the way out of the film rollers and inspect them. using both hands. quickly wash the without disturbing the film pack. clean them. if necessary. loops down flat. Open the door. pull them out If you get some paste on your skin. and. carefully loops and remove the roller assembly open the film holder. To reinsert the roller If you accidentally pull two leader assembly. from the film holder. clothing and furniture. eyes and mouth and Do not open the film holder. Avoid its a third picture. check the Never scrape the rollers with anything developer rollers and the processing-tab metallic. ( Note that one holder (16). Cleaning the developer rollers. As you clean them. lint-free your fingertip to make sure the pack does cloth. . Instead. and discard both pieces of film. Grip both keep it away from children and animals. Take hold of the or hold the roller assembly under running processing tab that failed to come out. clean the area with plenty of water and see a developer rollers and the slot for the doctor. not move (15). if necessary. roller turns more easily than the other. you may also lose process uses a caustic paste. together. nor with your fingernail. and Caution: The Polaroid instant film unless you are careful. Also clean the slot for the leader tab extending outside.) While the door is open. without (17) from the film holder.8 If no processing tab appears when you Cleaning the developer rollers: Apply pull the Ieader tab: Stop! Do not pull pressure with both thumbs to lift the steel another leader tab. processing tab (18). water. dampened with water. contact with skin. Blow any dust or lint out from the film Close and latch the door with the next chamber. Both pieces of film will be ruined. disturbing the film pack. in dim light. If eye or inside the film holder. processing tabs firmly. You can use Clean both rollers with a soft. from children. See attempt to disassemble the rollers. animals. press the steel at the same time. wipe it off immediately and wash with This may cause developer to spread water to avoid an alkali burn. Keep discarded materials away processing tab. Do not slot and. and mouth contact occurs.

9 Possible problems. Be sure that the image image at all) projected on the dark slide/viewing panel appears as a mirror image of what you Most likely causes are: want for your final print. · Opening the image-preview door without first inserting the dark slide/viewing panel Repeated white spots (19) into the film holder. then reloading it into the film holder.) more. out of focus Most likely causes are: · Using a slide that is overexposed or Most likely cause is: · Selecting a slide that is not in sharp underexposed. inserted in the film holder while An image printed backwards attempting to make an exposure. Use a properIy focused image. If switch to PRINT before pressing the START underexposed. dial by-1 or more. image. rollers each time you load film. (No exposure the exposure-adjustment dial by +1 or will have been made. _ . · Removing unused film from the film holder without reinserting the black safety cover. causes A print either too light or too dark An image blurred. Most likely causes are: If the print is overexposed. decrease · Forgetting to press the START button to exposure with the exposure adjustment expose the film. A black or blank print · Overexposing or underexposing the film. depending on the · Forgetting to move the VIEW-OFF-PRINT severity of the overexposure. increase exposure with button to expose the film. The slide is oriented incorrectly on the A fogged print (light image or no slide carrier. Marks like these result from dirt on the · Leaving the image-preview door open steel rollers of the film holder. and clean · Using the wrong film-type-selector-switch them whenever necessary. The Daylab 35 cannot enhance an improperly exposed original focus. Inspect the when pressing START to expose the film. depending on the severity of the · Leaving the dark slide/viewing panel underexposure. setting.

instructions. toll-free at 1-800-343-5000. a defects in materials and workmanship for curtain-shaped mark along the print edge one full year from the date of original appears. foregoing may not apply to you. Always pull the limitation or exclusion of leader tab all the way out of the film consequential damages. Many small white specks (22) For service: Before returning the Daylab These indicate that you pulled the 35 for service. or blotches on color prints. pulling the tab at an angle photographic processes. 8 AM to 8 PM (Eastern Time). purchase. During this period. Pull the Polaroid Corporation provides referral processing tab a little less rapidly. so the holder. streaks instructions and service information. With information or assistance with Polaroid color film. This warranty excludes pulled the processing tab. any such a broad streak results..10 A curtain-shaped mark or broad streak Warranty If you start to pull the processing tab and Your Daylab 35 is guaranteed against then stop or hesitate briefly. along the edge of the print. . Mon. mishandling or accident. workmanship or design of any non-Polaroid products. the leader tab consequential damage. call Polaroid generally results in orange-red marks Corporation. When you then viewing bulb. except for transportation costs. thus jurisdictions do not allow the spoiling the picture. If you stop mid-way into the pull. contact Polaroid processing tab too swiftly.-Fri. Daylab 35 with the consent of Pfaff A muddy looking print Manufacturing Inc. processing tab out in one smooth. The continuous motion. time recommended in the film fitness. Pulling the tab Corporation at 1-800~343-5000 for shipping too fast can also cause pink lines. Underdeveloped edges or corners (21) These are usually caused by pulling the For information or assistance processing tab out at an angle. This long enough before separation from the service shall not be construed to negative. warranty excludes damage resulting from normal wear. Develop pictures for the fulI warrant or represent the function. The warranty excludes the leader tab all the way out. Always pull the defects will be remedied without charge. Underdeveloped color prints tend to be a brownish pink. Some retracted into the film holder. and solely as a The print was not allowed to develop service for Polaroid customers. in one and shipping assistance with the smooth uninterrupted motion. This For further information or warranty prevents the developer from being assistance with the Daylab 35 or for spread evenly over the image area. An oblong in the print(20) and a charge will be made for such This indicates that you did not pull the repairs.

These limits are Regulations. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.S. uses.11 FCC Notice (U. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. pursuant to Part 15 Interference-Causing Equipment of the FCC Rules. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. designed to provide reasonable Cet appareil numerique de la classe B protection against harmful interference respects toutes les exigences du when the equipment is operated in a Reglement sur le materiel broullieur du residential installation. However. · Consult the dealer for help. · Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. · increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual. generates. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: · Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna of the radio or television. only) EMI Notice (Canada) This equipment has been tested and This Class B digital apparatus meets all found to comply with the limits for a requirements of the Canadian Class B digital device. Note: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.A. This equipment Canada. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. .

and Emulsion Transfer Guide 35mm to Transfers Guide 1 F51 25 A guide to creating transfers from 35mm slides .F r i. call Polaroid Corporation toll-free at 1-800-343-5000. Order Item number Description Daylab 35 Slide Printer 114723 Complete slide-printing system for use with Polaroid 31/4 x 41/4 instant peel-apart films.12 Parts end Accessories To order Daylab 35 parts or accessories. 8 AM to 8 PM (Eastern Time). Listed below are parts and accessories for the Daylab 35 and the Daylab 35 Plus. Mon . includes: Slide printer & 31/4 x 41/4film-holder Power supply Polaroid Emulsion/lmage Transfer Kit 619769 Includes: 2 heavy-duty trays Timer Thermometer Print tongs Roller Mylar sheet Contact paper Watercolor paper 6 blank watercolor greeting cards with envelopes Image.