Ilford Multigrade Art 300

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    I just ordered a box of 8x10 and 11x14 to try from B&H and remembered reading that it is about a stop slower than Ilford FB Warmtone paper.

    Can anyone confirm that this is in the right ballpark. I have my RH designs Analyser Pro dialed in with Warmtone and want to start using this paper ASAP.
     
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    I have never tried Art 300, but I am using the Zone Master. Don't you need to calibrate with a few test strips for the best result anyway?
     
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    Yes, I usually calibrate all of my papers but I feel like I'm a kid in a candy store and just want to start using it when it arrives in 2 days as I have some negatives that I want to print badly.
     
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    So, according to the datasheet it must be the same sensitivity and the same contrast range as the warmtone FB paper. So, your current Analyser setup must be a good starting point.
    I would still run a proper calibration procedure if I was you, just to make sure I'm getting the best out of it.