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Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz)

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Product Highlights
  • Old and Reliable B/W Developer
  • Very Long Shelf Life

Adox Adonal Developer is a highly concentrated fine-grain, one-shot black and white film developer. By diluting it according to requirements, you can match Adonal to any black and white negative film regardless of contrast. Grain is also a factor that will be influenced by the dilution. 1+100 will produce the finest grain while 1+25 will produce a noticeably pronounced grain pattern.

Note! You are advised to wear rubber gloves and taking normal darkroom precautions when handling this product

Shelf life is several years (half-opened bottles reported to last over 40 years)
Recommended dilution: 1+50 for general purpose work
The solution is light straw colored when first opened, and during the course of a year turns darker until eventually becoming deep purple-brown - but the developer will perform regardless of color

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AdoxAdonal Developer (500ml/16 oz)
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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83%

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      5.0

      AMAZING DEVELOPER

      By Eddy

      from New York

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Consistent Reactions
      • Great tones
      • Long shelf life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Developing
        • Photography

        Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

        I switched over to this developer almost 2 years ago. I havent used any other developer since then. I just bought my second bottle, thats right 2nd bottle. This developer has a extremely long shelf life so I never worried that it will go bad yet. Also depending how you use it you can seriously use it for over a year. I use mine at 1 to 75 ratio, thats less then half an ounce. This developer give great tones and grains to your negatives. There is really nothing bad I can think of about this developer.

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        5.0

        Adonal Developer

        By Turtle

        from New York

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

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            • Developing

            Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

            This is a wonderful product for BW film developing especially for those who are used to the Rodinal formula

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            5.0

            A very nice developer

            By Jones the Geneus

            from White plains, NY

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Consistent Reactions
            • Easily Cleaned

            Cons

            • Bulky
            • Heavy
            • Inconsistent Results
            • Poor Construction

            Best Uses

            • Developing
            • Enlarging
            • Photography
            • Printing

            Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

            I purchased this in replacement of Agfa rodinal. I found this product is exactly identical to my old favorite. It has very good edge effect. The image is very sharp when combing with low ISO film. You don't need to test the developing time again. Just use the previous data.

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            1.0

            Not my Number One, Sadly

            By Solarflare

            from Albany NY

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                  Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

                  It's still not Agfa Atomal, the greatst B&W film developer ever. Nor can this be accurately defined as fine-grain, and the shadow detail leaves a lot to be desired.

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                  5.0

                  Glad to have found Rodinal again

                  By Pablo

                  from Buenos Aires, Argentina

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use

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                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

                      Same dev times, same results as with our beloved old Rodinal.

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                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      one of the best all-around developers

                      By black dynamite

                      from SF, CA

                      Comments about Adox Adonal Developer (500ml/16 oz):

                      This is my personal favorite. I push Tri-X to 3200 using a special technique with adonal. You won't regret buying this. I like using a higher dilution for really fine grain.

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