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Recipe & dev times for Ilford FP4+ 125 at 200 in Kodak XTOL 1:1

Developer

Kodak XTOL 1:1

Format

Large Format

Duration

9 minutes, 30 seconds at 20°C/68.0°F

Recipe Id

#8903

Notes

The FP4+ have a real boxspeed of ISO200 when used with Xtol.Turn the tank one time at first, and then agitate by holding the tank and make a figure eight when holding it. Then agitate every minute. When I agitate every minute after the first time, I just tip the tank gently head down so all fluid get to the lid, and then turn it back again.

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magnetic_red At 18 July 2015

Nice work, beautiful results. Thanks for tip on ISO and agitation. I had never been able to get results with FP4 in XTol. Will give this a try.

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Fidel Villa Photography At 17 March 2016

So do you shoot the film as ISO 125 or ISO 200? Thanks.

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john grzinich At 05 October 2016

Nice work. I've also gotten good results with XTOL and FP4+ (and HP5).