How to dev AGFA FU2 FU5 a ORWOs?

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  1. ypres.bass

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    Hi, i have about 30years old planfilms ORWO NP20, ORWO NP22, ORWO NP27, AGFA FU2 and AGFA FU5.
    have you any tips to developing in R09? times? dilution?
     
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    Have developed NP20 in Rodinal 1+40 for 9-10 minutes according to MDC. Lots of fog and grain, probably will get worse with NP22 and NP27.
    Got much better results with D76 1+1. Just developed the same NP20 in old soviet UP-2 universal developer diluted 1+1. Virtually no fog, clear brownish orwo base.
     
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    You can find developing data for ORWO NP 20/22 at digitaltruth under unlisted data.
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    The FU2 and FU5 lab films are sensitive to blue and probably UV - they not even ortho and are designed to give gamma = 2 and 5 respectively. They might need compensating developer like Rodinal 1+100 or 200. But according to my books they are ORWO not AGFA. I even have a box of ORWO FU5 but I haven't tested it yet.