refinal versus rodinal

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by adrian_freire, May 14, 2005.

  1. adrian_freire

    adrian_freire Member

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    What can you tell me about the refinal? I only use rodinal and I am very happy with it but I wonder if the refinal could be better with some films/asa combinations. Should I try it if I use usually 100-400 asa film? And if I push 400 film to 800 or 1600 asa? The films I use the most are agfa apx 400 and ilford HP5 plus in 120 roll.
     
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    According to the Agfa pdf, it's a fine grain developer with some speed advantage over Rodinal, especially with Agfa films. My guess is that it contains phenidone. There is a replenisher available. The results would probably look something like D76 (pure guesswork).