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I have what I believe are my perceived differences between these two, but the only differences that seem to be apparent based on the Ilford. ILFORD PQ UNIVERSAL is a liquid concentrate dimezones/hydroquinone developer suitable for the dish/tray developing of all RC and FB black and white. Hi, I’m a bit confused. I bought a new bottle of developer a couple of days ago because it is listed as ‘universal’ for both paper and film, There is.

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Fomaspeed Variant RC velvet 9. We’ll be back open as normal from 10am Wednesday 2 January. Please check your local sales tax laws. Do you already have univwrsal account? Is the only big difference that MG more potent? Fomaspeed Variant RC glossy 4.

Write a review duwqubectrbvsawbsb. PQ is not called “rapid,” while MG is though the development times are the same for unigersal developers 2. And to keep your analogue camera alive we do our best to have a comprehensive range of films in stock for you every day.

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Ilford PQ Universal 500ml

Ilford now use Dimezone instead of Phenidone in some liquid developers. Jun 6, 5. It was basically introduced as a marketing ploy to entice hard-up and occasional-use amateurs to buy a convenience product with the supposed advantages of economy and simplicity. I find that when comparing two Ilford products on paper, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what the differences are enough to make a choice.


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It seemed to be much more easy with Kodak chems, but maybe it is just me! Kodak HC film developer 1l Content 1 Liter.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Excellent all purpose developer I switched to PQ when Kodak stopped making Ektaflo type 2, and found it to be similar. MG gives a “neutral image iniversal with most papers,” while PQ gives a “slightly warm of neutral” tone. Jun 5, 4. Analogue film is the beating heart of every analogue universla.

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Ilford PQ Universal film developing?

Perhaps what I am seeing is not a difference in curve shape at all, but just a slight difference in tone? MQ developers are colder toned than the equivalent PQ version. The Multigrade dev is specifically marketed for papers but it’ll most likely work for films as well, concentrations differ. This is the case for both Ilford and other brands of technical film. I have to special order PQ from Freestyle, and most people I talk to have never even heard of it. Apr 27, 6. You can expect it to produce a slightly warm tone iflord compared to other developers.


This developer gives great results with all the papers I’ve thrown at it.

Both beginners and professionals are well I find PQ a bit punchier there, while MG is better for taming contrast and getting a slightly softer look in the whites. Ilford ID fine grain film developer for 5l Content 1 piece. From what I could gather it gave him a better print and one which was considerably warmer than MG in FB paper. Ilford Ilfotol 1l Content 1 Liter.

Ilford PQ Universal – Paper and Film Developer – Parallax Photographic Coop

Your name or email address: After printing, if i seal it in a full, tightly capped glass bottle, I’ve reused the same solution 2 weeks later. Two other factors can affect image colour, liquid developers use Potassium salts instead of Sodium because of the greater solubility and this also increase the warmth, and this was particularly noticeable with Agfa WA where the powder version an MQ developer was significantly less warm than the liquid PQ version.

If this was the case, I’d think I would see the opposite, however, with the slightly warmer developer making the highlights look a bit more soft. Ilford ID fine grain film developer for 1l Content 1 Liter. You can get some real bargains at a macodirect sale. Use the opportunity and find attractive products at low prices.

PQ Universal Paper Developer ml is rated 5.