I'm working on 1+50 (10ml of goop per 500ml of water), but won't know the times for the film I have until I'm done with it. (Also, it'll help to have a meter. I'm generally very close with Sunny 16, but metering to be sure in this case is probably a plus.)
What film are you using and what did you rate it at?
I just developed 5 rolls of 35mm HP5+ in HC110. Patterson tank on a rotary roller mechanism. 1+60 for 10 minutes at 68 degrees. The pictures are grainy, but only really noticable in the skin. I've been using it for the last few batches of 5 at a time cannisters, and haven't had this "problem". The grain is not unattractive, but it is noticeable. I'll post a picture to in the standard gallery to see if it turns up in the scan. Anyway, is this normal?
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Jason -thanks for the info. I've been using HC110 at 1:50 and 1:100 too. I use Arista.edu ultra 100 in 120 with HC110 at 1:100 for 18 min at 20C. I agitate for the first 30 seconds continous, then one inversion only at 3,6,9,12 and 15 minutes. I only use HC110 from the syrup, one-shot. I seem to get some acutance effects with the high dilutions, but not as much as rodinal.
i too was having difficulties when i first started using hc110.
i use a similar set up as above. i use 1:119 at 68 degrees cont for the 1st min and then every 3rd min after that. foma 100 (arista.edu.ultra).
how i decided to get by all this difficult math is i take the volume of water i am going to use and divide it by the dil i plan to use. i use 1600ml of water/119ml and i get 13.4ml of syrup. (so in the end i have 1613.4 of solution) now it may not be exactly 1:119 but i use it the same every time and it works fine.
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