Dunker Contact Printer in the DigiCamHistory.Com Museum
Interior of Dunker contact printer. Printer paper feeds automatically when hinged boeard on top is pressed downward.
manually moved for each new photo to be printed. Bulb on
left is used for viewing placement of film, bulb on right for exposure.
Photo on the left shows the film feed method. Photo right shows
contact pin (upper left) that is automatically pressed when hinged
board is pushed downward.
Photos above show closeup view of contact pin mechanism.
Photos above show rubber-tipped locking devices that allow paper to
move forward, but keep it in place while photo is being printed.
Left phto shows tip of upper board in slot of paper movement
device. When board is pressed downward it pushes the paper
movement device to the left.
The Dunker contact printer was an ingenius mechanism designed to
rapidly produce numerous contact prints far faster than any other
contact printer on the market.