Originally Posted by lawrence
I tried replenished Xtol for small-scale development (less than ten films a week) but found a significant speed loss after a while. This is seldom mentioned by the exponents of replenishment and I figured it was probably due to the by-products of the development process. Is this speed loss to be expected or maybe a fault with my technique?
That's normal in replenished developing systems. One of the reasons I always recommend one-shot developing for best quality.