The times on your bottle are for the old emulsion.Quote:
Originally Posted by Nicole Boenig-McGrade
I would not be surprised if Agfa bring it into Australia only once every few years, since it lasts so well. They certainly did so in the past, and photographers were alarmed when the new bottles (at the time) were pale in comparison to what they had been using.
Since then, I believe that the formula has changed at least once and possibly twice. It is essentially the same, they say. If you're interested in this, there was a thread on rec.photo.darkroom years ago which could be found perhaps with some difficulty. I think that Michael Gudzinowicz was one contributor, if you do a search.
And what is Ektol?
<groan, not another developer to test in the endless quest?>