Developing APX400 @ 1600

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by okr, Aug 29, 2005.

  1. okr

    okr Member

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    Everything I read so far makes me believe that shooting APX400 at ISO 1600 was a very bad idea, and that developing it in ID-11 wouldn't do anything to improve things, but, sadly, I'm out of options here; worse still, I wasn't able to find any processing advice for this film/speed/developer combo, and I don't have the chance to do the tests. Can anyone suggest the development time? Thanks in advance!
     
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    If you have one chance, do this:

    Use ID11 @ 20C

    Normal (400) time for new APX400 (post 2003) is 12', agitate 5 seconds every 30 seconds.

    Double the normal time for 1600, 24 minutes.

    This will give you acceptable results, maybe even perfect results. It won't be bad.

    If you can shoot a test roll... do it !

    good luck
     
  4. Nicole

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    I have had to shoot APX 400 at 1600 before and found the results were good. Developed in Xtol diluted 1+2 at 20C