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ADOX Fotoimpex
06-08-2009, 11:44 AM

cutting a film to verious formats really isnīt a big deal.
We will provide standard formats out of stock and offer special formats cut on demand.
With the cut on demand sizes it will be in a way that one box will cost almost the same as 5 boxes and after 10 or more boxes it gets almost as economical to buy this product as if it was 4x5". This reflects the actual manufactirung costs and is a very small quantity. You can then maybe team up with others and split the order if you need full plate or somthing else unusual.

Best regards,


08-28-2009, 03:05 AM
Having just used Adox 100 10/8 for the last 3 months I have to say the film is of a very high quality ,I have not had a single problem with the emulsion , and processing in PMK gives a quality that more modern films can come close to ,I would highly recommend this film , just follow the instructions and all will be well. A big thank you to Adox for making such a fine film available

09-21-2009, 07:06 PM
Thank you for your responses. It's been a while and somehow this thread disapeared for me.
I look forward to see the APX line back in sheet formats.

Thank you for introducing new (Old) products, the MCC paper just received looks fabulous.

09-28-2009, 07:33 PM
Forgive me if this information is already available somewhere else, but is there a mailing list or something I can join so that I can be notified when an Agfa APX 100 equivalent/replacement is made available? It is one of my favorite emulsions; many people in these forums have been helpful in helping me source it (e.g. Rollei Retro), but I'm interested in this film for the long term, as well.


09-29-2009, 04:25 AM
thebdt, you can subsribe to the dedicated adox-forum, so you get an email when there is a new topic or replies to old topics within this specific part of APUG.
Because I think it's safe to assume that a new ADOX-version of APX100/400 will be discussed here, it would be a good way to keep up-to-date :)

Willie Jan
09-29-2009, 04:33 AM
Indeed that would be very nice if the apx 100 would come back in 4x5...

A first box of 24x30 mcc arrived and I worked with it last weekend. I must say that I like the surface look. It does not curl much when drying.

09-29-2009, 04:06 PM
I've found with the Croatian Adox films that I have fewer issues if I am sure that all my processing temperatures - pre-wash through wash - are within a few degrees.

Tom Stanworth
10-01-2009, 01:47 AM
You can sometimes distinguish coating pinholes by their comet shape. This is a dot as Mirko describes but with a tail.

This is a very distinct and recognizable coating defect. If it is not comet shaped, then the defect has a lower chance of being a coating defect and a greater chance of being something else.


Ah, perfect - thanks. Exactly what I got on my last two batches of Foma 200 in 35mm and 120.