C41 Onje shot developer

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by chorleyjeff, Jun 17, 2003.

  1. chorleyjeff

    chorleyjeff Member

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    I have been using Tetanol tablets to make one shot dev for 35mm films and it's a bit expensive. I have now changed to MF so I now need to use 4 tablets per film to get to the required 600ml and the cost has doubled.
    The Tetanol instructions say that 1 tablet is needed for a 35mm film - presumably in a rotary tank. Anybody any idea what the dev times are for greater dilutions or alternatively a cheaper source of 1 shot dev.
    Any help gratefully received.
    Jeff
     
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    Robert Member

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    600ml ??!!?? Geez, that tank needs to be thrown in the nearest trash bin! Find a used Jobo CPE or CPA (< $300.00 for the CPE w/ lift). I use the single MF drum for it and it only takes 250ml. I've even run it with 200ml and never had a problem.

    I use the 10L Kodak Flexicolor chems. In a "one-shot" mode. Cheap, simple, and lasts me for 3-6 months at a time.
     
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    Another idea is putting two films on one reel. I always do this with my MF rolls and never had a problem.