Wephota NP15 in Tanol - dev times?

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    Hello folks, just a quick question - is anyone using this film from Wephota? I have just loaded my holders and begun to think about how I am going to develop them? Any ideas about developing times? I would prefer to use Moersch Tanol, but times in other similar developers could help also to get a starting point..

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    Thanks, Robert, wephota NP15 is still made in Germany by a company called filmotec (or some similar name) and is based on former Orwo emulsion - I have this information directly from Banse und Grohmann GmBH.. However, from what I have heard and read the developing characteristics of the emulsion are similar to efke 25, so it might be a starting point
     
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    The last time OrWo Filmotec made an OrWo NP15 type emulsion was in 2005/2006. The coating step was done by Forte. Sold under Rollei Pan 25 (V1) and Adox Pan 25. Maybe a rest stock was gone to B&G. But it is old stock.

    Here an example of Rollei Pan 25 (V1), NP15 Filmotec on 35mm. developer: Amaloco AM50, a non staining Pyrocatechine developer. In the mean time Amaloco Photochemicals, the Netherlands also stopped producing in Holland (August 2008). They had some export to the Czech Republic (FotoSkoda, Prague) too.

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