Mystery Roll of B&W

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  1. 2framesbelowzero

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    I bought a roll of B&W film in a drugstore in Leeuwarden.
    I exposed the film and now I want to develop it.
    The thing is the cassette just says 'black & white film'... no other info.

    So what is the default chemical to use to develop the roll?

    E6?
     
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    You should use black-and-white chemicals to develop the film, unless it says C-41 somewhere on it. Definitely don't use E6.

    Just take it to a lab and they should know what to do.
     
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    no further info printed on the casing anywhere.
    just in case any of our Dutch forum members read this - its HEMA
    Black & White.

    thanks for the reply.
     
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    Are you planning on developing it yourself?

    If so you could cut off the first 200mm of the roll and develop it as for an average 200 iso film. There may be more information printed above the sprocket holes.
     
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    Go here:

    http://www.apug.org/forums/

    and search for HEMA. I did that and a number of threads came up in the Nederlandse forums. I don't read Dutch, but I think someone was saying that HEMA is Ilford FP4+.
     
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    Thanks to you all for the advice and info.
    I speak Dutch too. Thanks for the FP4 tip..excellent.
     
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    Oh and also.. i think the film is 400/27
     
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    No, but I posted in here b/c I wanted advice from those who do.


    Thanks again/
     
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    i dont know all the tech terms but in my class in school we use tri X and it tells the exact names of the chems on the back. if that helps at all.
     
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    In which case it isn't FP4+, but it could be HP5+. If you can't get an answer on APUG then you won't get an answer anywhere...
     
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    Thanks Thom.
     

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