The Highlights and Shadows of Kodak Xtol BE Developer by Leslie Lazenby Kodaks’s Xtol film developer is my go-to film developer, I think. KODAK PROFESSIONAL Developer, Characteristics, Use With These KODAK PROFESSIONAL Films. XTOL Developer. Suitable for most professional. Bergger Panchro @ in Kodak XTOL Stock. 11 minutes, 45 seconds at 24°C/°F. 10 seconds of agitation every minute. in Xtol stock at 75F By.
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Really let it sit a while and look for tiny un-dissolved particles. Provides more emulsion speed shadow detail than most developers for normal and push processing. So kkodak though Kodak does not recommend it, I mix one liter at a time. This is my favorite developer. It takes about a year for me to use a 5 liter batch and I see no negative effects.
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Xtol is my favorite developer for black-and-white xhol. Doesn’t raise grain in finer grained film. In fact, I prefer it. For further details see delivery estimates in cart.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by bmw from Great Economical Developer I don’t develop lots of black and white film so 5 liters is more than I can use before it would go bad. Send a link to this item so recipient can review, customize or exchange for an alternate of equal or lesser value.
Back View Show More Less. In Stock Update Location close. I really am pleased with the results – good tone separation, fine grain, high accutance and it doesn’t stain I have to use the bathroom for developing and appreciate this quality.
It is a pain to mix. Produces fine grain and high sharpness. I mix full strength and dilute just prior to use. The results are as good or better than what I got with HC which I used for years.
It also has a great shelf life. Please check your local sales xto laws. Rated 4 out of 5 by Mimetic from The best developer for BW film! So far it has worked great for me.
Images are not particularly contrasty dtol preserves the maximum amount of detail in both highlights and shadows and can easily be increased in the printing process. Negatives come out sharp and with very little grain. Gives a great tonal range if you got the exposure right.
I tend to use it diluted 1: It can be a bit difficult to mix at first but it is worth the effort. I get lower contrast than D76 better for scanning koxak, smooth gradations, good shadow and highlights.
Wash your film in developing temp water before pouring in developer.
Recipes & dev times using Developer Kodak XTOL
It never fails me. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Keep xxtol it until it’s really completely dissolved. Can also be used to replenish working-strength developer Does not contain hydroquinone.
It’s basically self-exhausting, too, so it’s hard to overdevelop. International orders are processed the next shipping day. Also once mixed and stored in airtight bottles, the developer stays good for months.
The remaining dry chemicals keep much better than mixed developer although the mixed solution keeps at least xotl months if stored properly. See any errors on this page? The only drawback is the packages make 1. It works well stock but gives beautiful results up to 1: I routinely use it to push HP5 3 stops and Delta 2 stops with great results.