Recipe & dev times for Ilford HP5+ 400 at 200 in Homemade Edgar Hyman's Microdol Substitute 1+3




25 minutes at 20°C/68.0°F

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Agitation: continuous during first 30 seconds, then 5 seconds every minute.

This homemade developer prepared by my friend Domingo was formulated by Edgar Hyman as a Kodak Microdol-X or Ilford Perceptol substitute. The film was overexposed one stop to minimize the loss of film speed.

Metol: 5g
Sodium Sulfite: 100g
Sodium Chloride: 30g
Water to make 1 liter

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