Wrong dilution of RA4-Developer

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Steffen Alexander, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Steffen Alexander

    Steffen Alexander Member

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    I just mixed my RA4-Developer to the wrong ratio 1+9 instead of 1+4 and no more developer is left. Can I still use it with prolonged development time and altered filter values?

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    Steffen
     
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    Give it a try and tell us about the results!
     
  3. Mike Wilde

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    used in daylight tubes or trays or pricessor with tanks and spray bars?

    In tubes, use more volume, like twice the usual developer volume.

    In trays and tanks it should work fine, just don't expect the same volume to process the rated number of prints as the 1+4 dilution. If you replenish, double the replenishment rate and you should be fine.