CPE-3 compact processor system

CPE 3 B Small 1100x


CPE 3 B Small 1100x


The CPE3 is an all new machine, made in Germany, based on the time tested and tried design of the CPE2+, featuring stronger motor and improved electronic control boards, a more robust housing and and a new style lift.

The CPE3 is a compact (15X26 inch foot print) and highly capable processor for any traditional process – film or paper. It can handle films from 35mm all the way up to 8X10 (with the CatLABS CL81) and prints up to 12X16.

It is suitable for any type of process: BW or color – C41/E-6/RA-4. The CPE2 is a simple and reliable way to get the best possible results for processing film or prints.


For all color and black and white film 35mm, 120 medium format, up to 8X10 sheet film and prints up to 12X16 
Semi-automates processing for daylight operation 
Automatic agitation 
Automatic temperature control 
Compatible with all Jobo tanks 1500 and 2500 series 
For use with lift, tanks must have a cog (two cogs included) 
Not for use with Jobo expert drums

Supplied Accessories

1- Jobo New Style Lift and roller kit 
1- Jobo Cog Kit 
4- bottles 600ml 
4- graduates 260ml 
1- Jobo 1520 tank

Film Capacity

5 – 35mm x 36 exp. 
6 – 120 films 
12 – 4×5 sheet film 
3X 8X10


H 10 in x W 25 in x D 12 in (H 25.5 cm x W 65.5 cm x D 30 cm) 
Weight: 6.6 lbs. (3 kg)