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Massive Dev Chart Notes

a01continuous agitation (slow rhythm).
a02continuous first min, then 5 secs every 30 secs.
a03continuous first min, then 5 secs per min.
a04continuous first 30 secs, then 1-2 inversions per min.
a05continuous first 30 secs, then 1-2 inversions every 3 mins.
a06continuous first 30 secs, then 1-2 inversions every 5 mins.
a07continuous first 30 secs, then 1 inversion every 15 secs.
a08one inversion every 15 secs for 2 mins, then every 30 secs.
a09continuous first 30 secs, then 1 inversion every 30 secs.
a10continuous first 30 secs, then 5 secs every 30 secs.
a11continuous first 30 secs, then 1-2 inversions every 2 mins.
a12continuous first 30 secs, then 1-2 inversions every 10 mins.
a13continuous first 30 secs, then 10 secs every 3 mins.
a14continuous first 30 secs, then 10 secs every 2 mins.
a155 secs every 30 secs first 3 mins, then 5 secs per min.
a16continuous first min, then 10 secs every 3 mins.
a171 inversion every 2-3 mins.
a1815 secs per min for 3 mins, then 1 inversion every 3 mins.
a1915 secs per min for 3 mins, then 1-2 inversions per min.
a20minimal agitation only.
a21continuous first 30 secs, then 10 secs per min.
a22continuous first 30 secs, then 5x per min. After 6 mins, 1x per min only.
a23continuous first min, then 3 inversions every 1.5 mins.
a24continuous first 2 mins, then 15 secs per min.
a25continuous first 2 mins, then 5 secs every 1.5 mins.
a26continuous first 30 secs, then 10 secs every 30 secs.
a27gentle agitation first 5 secs, then 5 secs per min.
hcDilution from concentrate.
hcADilution A is 1+15 from concentrate.
hcBDilution B is 1+31 from concentrate.
hcCDilution C is 1+19 from concentrate.
hcDDilution D is 1+39 from concentrate.
hcEDilution E is 1+47 from concentrate.
hcFDilution F is 1+79 from concentrate.
hcGDilution G is 1+119 from concentrate.
hcHDilution H is 1+63 from concentrate.
hcJDilution J is 1+150 from concentrate.
v01Use times listed for Agfaphoto APX 100, Rollei RPX 100 or Kentmere 100.
v02Use times listed for Agfaphoto APX 400, Rollei RPX 400 or Kentmere 400.
v03Use times listed for Fomapan 100/400.
v04Use times listed for Fomapan 200.
v05Use times listed for Fomapan T800.
v06Use times listed for Neopan 100ss.
v07Use times listed for Agfapan APX 400.
v08Use times listed for Fortepan.
v09Use times listed for Efke 25.
v10Use times listed for Efke 50.
v11Use times listed for Efke 100.
v12Use times listed for FP4+.
v13Use times listed for HP5+.
v14Use times listed for Kentmere 100/400.
v15Use times listed for Shanghai GP3.
v16Use times listed for Fuji Neopan 400.
v17Use times listed for Fuji Neopan 1600.
v18Use times listed for Rollei Superpan 200.
v19Use times listed for Ilford Delta 100/400.
v20Use times listed for Rodinal.
v21Use times listed for Rollei RHS (not DC) / LP Supergrain.
v22Use times listed for D-76 or ID-11.
v23Use times listed for Atomal A49.
v24Use times listed for R09.
v25Use times listed for Clayton F60 (1+9).
v26Use times listed for Ecoprint Universal.
v27Use times listed for Rollei RHS DC.
v28Use times listed for Xtol.
v29Use times listed for Kodak DK-20.
v30Use times listed for Ilford ID-68 or Microphen.
v31Use times listed for Xtol (1+2).
v32Use times listed for Svema films.
1time for Jobo rotary tube processor
1aJobo CPP2 at slowest rotation speed F
2Speed ratings in parenthesis() are for indoor tungsten lighting. Use the higher ASA for all natural light applications.
3Times listed here refer to development of Gigabitfilm in its own chemistry. The 1+9 dilution is recommended for gamma 0.5. The 1+11 is intended to produce more contrast at gamma 0.65. The manufacturer"s instructions suggest agitation of one inversion every 20 seconds.
4with Wratten #25 red filter
5with Wratten #89B filter (B+W #92)
6with RED 29 filter
7metered with 87 filter
8+6 stops with Hoya R72, +3 or +4 stops with B+W 092
9with Hoya R72
10with Wratten 88A, RG715 opaque filter
11TTL-metered
12may require use of hardener if emulsion softens
13Continuous Tone
14Continuous Tone/High Contrast
15High Contrast
16Very High Contrast
17Low Contrast
18use C-41 developer only, use B/W fixer, do not bleach
19extend after-bath to 3 mins
20Time not fully tested. Use as starting point only.
21sheet time in tank
22pictorial/daylight
23pictorial/tungsten
24high contrast/daylight
25Add 0.5 tsp sodium sulfite per 1L. Agitate continuous for 2 mins, then 1 min every 12
25aAdd 1 tbsp sodium sulfite per 500ml
25bAdd a pinch of sodium sulfite to water before adding developer
26for diffusion head enlarger
27Kodak time of 3.75 mins is considered to be short
28for 0.65 gamma
28afor 0.55 gamma
28bfor 0.70 gamma
29Data is taken from a previous version of this film. Starting point time remains the same.
29aData is taken from a previous version of this developer. Starting point time remains the same.
30Data is taken from a previous version of this film. Starting point time may differ.
31User reports better results in Dilution A mixed 1+2
32do not use after-bath
33Monobath process
34Non-acidic process. Use plain water instead of stop bath. Use neutral or alkaline fixer if possible.
35Semi-stand development: continuous agitation 30-60 secs, then once every 3 minutes.
35aSemi-stand development: continuous agitation 30-60 secs, then 1-3 times during remainder of development.
35bSemi-stand development: continuous agitation 30-60 secs, then once every 5-10 minutes.
35cSemi-stand development: continuous agitation 30-60 secs, then 10 secs every 5 minutes.
36User reports this published time is too short.
37User reports this published time is too long.
38Dilution and time refer to the original Hypercat formulation. If you are using the current formula you can try multiplying the middle number in the dilution by x10, but results are not guaranteed.
39Dilutions with an "S" suffix refer to a 9% sodium sulfite additive (45 grams per 16oz working dev), recommended for reducing grain
40Presoak 3-5 minutes
40aPresoak 1 minute
40bPresoak at least 5 mins in warm water
41User reports poor results with this combination, test before use.
42FX-2 variant. see details here
43DK-76 see details here
44DK-76b see details here
45Beutler variant. see details here
46click here for alternate data
47+3 stops with SFX filter
48Lower contrast suitable for scanning
49Slow rotation
50with Red 715 filter
51Sheet film time for tray development with continuous agitation
52Stand development. Agitate for first minute only, then allow to stand undisturbed.
53no filter
54for black and white results with color film.
55No presoak
56unassigned
57Data in parenthesis for metering with deep red or opaque filter. Suitable filters include: Wratten #29, #88A, #89B, B+W #92, Hoya R72, RG695nm and RG715nm IR black filters
58Time tested with negatives suitable for scanning
59Use distilled water
59bUse distilled water, or tap water + 0.5% anhydrous sodium sulfite (5 g/l)
60For retaining detail in high contrast scenes
61Film must be exposed in intense sunlight.
62Remjet anti-halation layer requires manual removal.
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