developing times for agfa apx 400 with microphen

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    Hello, as usual i went to digitaltruth to find out the developing times. It states "11 minutes, 1+1 diluition".
    On the developer box it is written "19 minutes, 1+1 diluition".
    Any suggestion ?
     
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    I'll stick to 19 minutes. Thanks for the support. I'll also send a message to digitaltruth suggesting to update their database
     
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    Just to let you know. I was sure i had a APX 400. Shot the entire roll at this speed, then developed it for 19 minutes (microphen 1+1) as you guys and ilford datasheet suggested. When i saw the roll i noticed it was a APX 100 ISO. The strange thing is that it looks wonderful....
     
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    I did a similar thing, with a different film/dev combo, but the result was a collection of very grainy, high contrast images which looked great. I think you have effectively push-processed your film by two stops. A happy accident! Alex