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Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film - Makes 1 Gallon

B&H # KOTMDG Mfr # 1402767
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Kodak T-Max Developer is designed for non-replenished systems. It Produces enhanced shadow detail.

For use with roll films only.
For normal or push processing.
For use with these films: T-MAX 100 / 100TMX, T-MAX 400 / 400TMY, T-MAX P3200 / P3200TMZ, PLUS-X 125 / 125PX, TRI-X 400 / 400TX, TRI-X 320 / 320TXP, High-Speed Infrared

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KodakT-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film
 
4.8

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (24)

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    (5)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent reactions (20)
  • Easily cleaned (7)
  • Compact (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Developing (25)
    • Photography (17)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (9), Semi-pro photographer (9), Casual photographer (4), Pro photographer (4)
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    5.0

    Surprisingly amazing!

    By RAMUNOZ

    from NJ

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Cleaned

    Cons

    • Bulky

    Best Uses

    • Developing
    • Photography

    Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

    Easy to use

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    5.0

    So good

    By matchmon

    from Brooklyn NY

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Consistent Reactions

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Developing

      Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

      I use this as an in home developer that is easy to use and mix. It provides great tonal ranges on 35mm and 120.

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      5.0

      long shelf life

      By wonderunit

      from Maryville Tn

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent Reactions

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Developing
        • Photography

        Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

        I use this mainly for IR films and when in a pinch to get something devoloped otherwise I use a slower process time using D76 or equilivant.

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        5.0

        Perfect for Tmax films

        By Robby

        from New York, NY

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Reactions

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Developing
          • Photography

          Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

          I've tried D-76 with my Tmax and Tri-X films only to go back to Tmax developer. I just hope it stays around and I do see other companies making Tmax type developers. If you shoot Tmax use this developer. I use it at 75 degrees and it is perfect every time.

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          5.0

          Excellent General Developer

          By DeliaDee

          from Philadelphia, PA

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Developing
              • Photography

              Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

              I don't know why some people say this developer is difficult to handle. I love using it no matter what film I'm developing or whether or not I'm pushing. It gives great results no matter what I'm doing or using.

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              5.0

              T-MAX DIVELOPER

              By Doug

              from Pasco, Wa

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent Reactions

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Developing

                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                It is a good chemical for developing black and white film.

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                5.0

                Fine Developer for T-Max 3200

                By PaulM

                from New York, NY

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Reactions
                • Good with high-speed film

                Cons

                • Not economical

                Best Uses

                • Developing

                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                I use T-Max Developer with Kodak T-Max 3200 and Ilford Delta 3200. It gives a nice combination of shadow detail, grain and sharpness with both of those high-speed films. With lower-speed films, I have occasionally used it mixed 1:9. I just hope that Kodak will be able to stay afloat and keep producing films and chemicals.

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                5.0

                best developer

                By steve

                from river edge, nj

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Reactions

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Developing

                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                T-max developer is very useful developer for T-max 100/400s. I can use it any time due to liquid, not powder such as D76. Just dilute it with water.

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                5.0

                T-Max Developer for Black and White Film

                By PhotoGrad

                from Tempe AZ

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Developing
                    • Photography

                    Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                    I use this product to process my Kodak TMY 120 black and white films. I prefer this type of developer to the other brands for this particular type of film; I find it to be very consistent and reliable. I would recommend this developer for someone using Kodak black and white roll films; I wouldn't recommend it for classroom use where students may come in with a variety of brands of films. Great Product!

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                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By Danielle Blake

                    from Baltimore, MD

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Reactions

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Developing
                      • Photography

                      Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                      I use this for developing B&W 35mm and 120 film (usually Kodak Tmax brand but I have used it for Ilford as well).

                      It's easy to use and gives consistent/even development through multiple rolls/development batches.

                      I'm considering ordering the larger size next time as I go through this fairly quickly.

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                      5.0

                      Fantastic Resuolts with TMAX and WL400

                      By Tony R

                      from Greensboro, NC

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Excellent Results

                      Cons

                      • Short shelf life

                      Best Uses

                      • Developing

                      Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                      I am using this on TMAX films, of course, but also on Kodak 2210 Surveillance Film (WL 400) which is also a T-grain film. Of course this product is proven, but I find its performance on the Surveillance film to be outstanding. I am using the temp/times recommended by Kodak.

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                      5.0

                      Best Developer for B&W Film!

                      By Wakkie Jay

                      from New Jersey

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Consistent Reactions
                      • The Best

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Developing
                      • Photography

                      Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                      Thank goodness, Kodak is still around!!! I only trust Kodak in darkroom chemistry, and this bottle of developer is no exception. Does what I need it to do without any worries. Phenomenal!

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                      4.0

                      First developer I've ever used

                      By friggy

                      from Long Island, NY

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Consistent Reactions
                      • Easily Cleaned

                      Cons

                      • Wears out quick use once

                      Best Uses

                      • Developing
                      • Photography

                      Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                      So far I have used this developer for 35mm Ilford HP5 400 and Kodak Tmax 400. Surprisingly I've noticed more grain when used with tmax film. I like it overall, does the job but I haven't used any other developer to compare it to, thus the 4 star rating. I'm new to developing film at home and I initially read that tmax developer and tmax film were harder to handle and get consistent results with. I'm still learning the process and fine tuning my methods to get consistent results.

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                      5.0

                      Can't go wrong with this product!

                      By StarryEyed

                      from Port Orange, FL

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easily Cleaned

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Developing
                        • Photography

                        Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                        I use this product to develop my film and it goes a long way. The price is great and the product never fails me.

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                        4.0

                        Reliable

                        By A

                        from Connecticut

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Reactions
                        • Easily Cleaned

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Developing
                          • Enlarging
                          • Photography
                          • Printing

                          Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                          I use this product to develop T-Max black and white film, it is reliable and produces good results every time. The bottle fits well in the small carrying bucket I have for all of my supplies.

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                          5.0

                          Goes the distance

                          By John B.

                          from Stratford CT

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Reactions
                          • Delivers full speed
                          • Easy to use
                          • Long shelf life
                          • Super fine grain

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                              One thing I love about T-max developer is that it has a shelf that's just about forever. I've used it after 5 years -- still perfect. So, it's great for the casual B&W souper. Very easy to use -- no mixing powders, and the results are always great. Always delivers the full rated film speed, too, with the minimum amount of grain. I've used it with T-Max, Tri-X Ilford, Fomapan, etc. No problems. What's not to like?

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                              5.0

                              T-Max and T-Max 100

                              By Jason S. Ganz

                              from Hewlett, NY

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent Reactions

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Developing

                                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                                I use this in my Photo class at Queens College with T-Max 100 and while it is not the conventional D-76, it does allow for very smooth grain, very nice contrast, and the grain is low. It does however, have a bit more aggression than D-76 with T-Max... but that's because it's designed for this film... I personally like to keep t-max with t-max so that there's less risk of making oopsy with non-native developers.

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                                5.0

                                Does its job

                                By Paper Crane Photography

                                from Colorado

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Does a good job

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Developing

                                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                                Develops film like it's supposed to! Easy to mix, no odor to speak of.

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                                4.0

                                developer

                                By MKay

                                from richmond va

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent Reactions

                                Cons

                                • Heavy

                                Best Uses

                                • Developing
                                • Photography

                                Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                                very useful. works well

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                                5.0

                                Great Stuff

                                By drumlin

                                from NC

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent Reactions

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Developing
                                  • Photography

                                  Comments about Kodak T-Max Developer (Liquid) for Black & White Film:

                                  Consistent, easy, and great results. Nuff said.

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