Fuji Acros development times in HC-110 or Ilford HC

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Tom Kershaw, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. Tom Kershaw

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    This is my first post here.

    I would like to develop some Fuji Acros 120 film in Ilford HC developer (which has the same times as Kodak HC-110). However, looking at the Massive Dev Chart, the starting point for development times at EI 80 is 4.5 minutes at 1:31 dilution, which seems rather short. I have read that it is possible to increase the dilution of this developer to 1:63, but I am unsure about where to start with development times with this new dilution.

    Any tips?

    Thanks.
     
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    You might want to take a look at http://www.covingtoninnovations.com/hc110/ - there is a ton of information there about hc-110, including information on non-standard development times.

    As always, I'd strongly suggest you work with a couple of test rolls or sheets before you develop anything important in a new developer.
     
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    Thanks, I had forgotten about that page.