Category Archive: STANDARD FILM DEVELOPER

Q: Can the film developer be used in a replenishment system?

Can the film developer be used as replenishment?   Yes, it is possible to use our STANDARD Film Developer in a replenishment system. Please follow the instructions outlined on the product information page on our website. 

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Q: Why are there are spots on my negatives?

Why are there are spots on my negatives?   Spots can appear on your negatives for many reasons. Particlews in the processing or wash water are a common cause of black spots on negatives.  Old processing solutions that have thrown a precipitate more »

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Q: How do I make a working solution with STANDARD Film Developer?

Sprint STANDARD Film Developer is sold in concentrate form. To prepare a working solution, mix one part concentrate with nine parts water (1:9). A few films (denoted by an asterisk on our chart) have been found to develop better in a more »

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Q: What should I do if my film is not listed on your product labeling or Standard B & W Film Developer Time Chart?

While Sprint tests most films commonly available in North America, there will unavoidably be some for which we have no recommendations. The Digital Truth website’s Massive Development Time Chart may suggest some useful starting points… but nothing is as good as more »

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Q: How do I find the development time for my film?

Consult the STANDARD Black & White Film Developer Time Chart.

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Q: Can I “push process” my film with Sprint™ STANDARD Film Developer?

Yes, underexposed  film can be “push processed” with STANDARD. Our recommendation is to add two chart letters for one stop of underexposure, and four chart letters for two stops. For example, Ilford HP5+, whose normal chart letter is “O” (10 more »

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Q: How much developer do I need?

One liter of STANDARD concentrate will make 10 liters of working solution, capable of developing at least (50) rolls of 35mm 36 exposure film (4,000 square inches), or enough replenished solution to develop 110 rolls

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Q: I shot my film at a lower ISO. How do I develop it?

For one stop (i.e. 400 film @ 200) use the normal time (you may prefer the results from this); for two stops (i.e. 400 @ 100) subtract one chart letter from the normal recommendation.

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Q: My film has different development times with Sprint™ STANDARD Film Developer and Kodak D 76. Aren’t they the same?

No, they are not the same and have different ingredients. That said, some suggested development times will be similar, and both could be characterized as “general purpose” developers.

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Q: Can I process B&W slides with Sprint™ Developer?

Sprint™ Systems no longer supplies products for reversal processing.

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