This addition to Beseler's family of high-quality American made enlargers, the CADET II is ideally suited for both beginners and experienced amateur 35mm photographers. Its compact, lightweight design, plus ease of assembly, setup and storage offers the perfect solution for the temporary or traveling darkroom. The CADET II comes equipped ready for use, complete with a 50mm Beslar lens, 35mm negative / slide carrier, a filter drawer for 3" x 3" color or variable contrast printing filters, 2-1/4" optical glass condenser, and a 14-1/4" x 11-3/4" white laminated baseboard for enlargements up to 8" x 10". The reversible column allows for floor projection and large magnifications. The column features a counter-balanced elevation control, as well as, an elevation scale for speedy print sizing.