Fuji Super Prodol: mixing instructions?

Discussion in 'Fuji' started by Jan T, Dec 28, 2003.

  1. Jan T

    Jan T Guest

    Hi,

    I want to run a test with Neopan 1600 dev. in Super Prodol but I can't find
    the mixing instructions for the powder - correction: they're mentioned on
    the package, albeit in Japanese and my Japanese just isn't good enough :))

    At www.fujifilm.com there doesn't seem to be any info about it, a Google
    couldn't help me either, so you are my last hope...

    Jan
     
    Jan T, Dec 28, 2003
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  2. I don't have specific instructions either but a suggestion
    if no one comes up with the real thing. One suggestion is to
    e-mail Fuji, they do seem to have a place for doing that on
    their web site. The other is that most packaged developers
    are mixed pretty much the same way. Most are mixed in water
    at about 75% of the final volume. If the powder comes in two
    parts the small package is almost always mixed first.
    Temperature varies but mostly water of around 52C is called
    for. Don't use hotter watter. 52C allows some error, much
    hotter can begin to decompose some of the ingredients.
    Fuji does not seem to have any information on its packaged
    developers anywhere on its web site. I've run into this
    before with Fuji and other Japanese companies where the web
    sites are full of beautiful graphics but lead you all around
    Robin Hood's barn with no actual information anywere.
    Another suggestion is to use someone else's developer, the
    Fuji data sheets give times for many non-Fuji developers.
     
    Richard Knoppow, Dec 29, 2003
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