DiXactol Ultra (type) Developer
Stock Solution A
Sodium Sulphite 3 g
Glycin 2 g
Pyrocatechin 10 g
Phenidone 0.2 g
Sodium Metabisulphite 5 g
Water to 100 ml
Stock Solution B
Sodium Hydroxide 10 g
Distilled water to make 100ml
To make a standard working solution, mix 1 part A with 1 part B with 100 parts water.
Develop: 6 mins @ 20ºC
Has anyone been using DiaXactol with sheet film?? Tried the Photographers Formulary version and didn't have a good result. Though it worked fine with 120 film.
Dixactol Ultra - dilution of working solutions?
Hello, I´m planning to mix also my homebrew Dixactol Ultra type developer, as published by Ian Grant. I would like to use it as two bath. The only but the most important thing I didn´t find up to now is, what should be the dilution for bath A and B. Would you please help me? Thank you very much. Libor
In all honesty I think you'd be better using Pyrocat as a two bath developer instead. There's plenty written about the developer.
Thank you Ian for reply. But anyway, would it be please possible to post the dilution for two bath? I would like just to try it as I had good experience with two bath formulas. And more, now, I have even glycin, that is why I would like to try two bath glycin / pyro ...
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I looked once again the formula reciep. Is it really normal, that both stock solutions A and B are made up to 100 ml only? Should´n there be 1000 ml as usual?
You can make up a Litre if you want just multiply the quantities by 10x.
Originally Posted by Libor482
It's a highly dilute developer in use so 100ml makes 10 litres of working solution.