Developing Times For Fuji Provia 400X in Kodak Chemistry

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  1. Lamar

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    Does anyone have any developing time recommendations for Fuji Provia 400X in the Kodak Single Use E6 Chemistry? I use 6 min 45 seconds for Velvia and Provia 100F. I would think the same but figured I'd get a consensus here first. Thanks in advance.
     
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    E6 is a standard process. All films use same standard development times.

    There are opinions out there that some people prefer developing some Fuji films for a little bit longer than Kodak or Agfa films, but this is up to your personal taste if you want to follow this practice. It's against the standard process.
     
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    I've always done 6:30 for Kodak film, 7:30 for Fuji film, in the Kodak E-6 First Developer step. All other steps are according to the published standards.
     
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    The documentation provided by Kodak for the 5L kit indicates a range of 6:30 - 7:30 for the first developer. I process Fuji at 7:30 and Kodak at 6:30.
     
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    i use 7:30 too. I haven't developed kodak slides but I found that sensia 100, astia and velvia 50 come always a bit dark. I extended developing time gradually until I reached 7:30.

    It could be my exposure meter or my taste also - can't judge anything untill i have developed first kodaks