ILFORD MULTIGRADE RC DELUXE is the 5th generation of the world's most popular range of black & white photo papers and utilises the latest emulsion technology. This paper is the perfect choice for beginners, students and darkroom pro's delivering a full tonal range and exceptiomal image quality throughout its wide contrast range of grades 00-5.
It is now easier than ever to get stunning darkroom prints whether you are new to the darkroom and creating straight prints from your negatives, or are a more experienced printer looking for full creative control.
Additionally, these papers offer excellent toning properties giving those who want to experiment or learn toning an alternative starting option to our fibre based papers.
Compared to ILFORD MULTIGRADE IV RC DELUXE - what you need to know
Since the launch of the world's first variable contrast MULTIGRADE paper back in 1940, ILFORD has maintained a long and proud tradition of quality. Launched 25 years after generation 4, this 5th generation paper continues to build on the defining features of its predecessors.
Key differences: Generation 5 has a slightly warmer base tint, better blacks for greater depth, improved mid-grade spacing and a smoother sensometric curve providing more uniform contrast throughout thetonal range.
Development: MULTIGRADE RC DELUXE can be treated in any developer for black and white paper. For development times and dilutions of chemicals, follow the instructions provided in the data sheets of the developer used.
Stop Bath: the use of a stop bath is strongly recommended. This bath stops development immediately, reduces stains and prolong the life of the fixer bath.
Fixation: MULTIGRADE RC DELUXE can be treated in anyfixer for paper. For treatment times and dilutions, follow the instructions given in the data sheets of the fixer used. Do not extend the treatment beyond the recommended time, to avoid compromising the image quality.
Washing: Wash prints in running water for 30 seconds, for a quick and vigorously wash. Avoid times longer than 15 minutes of washing.
Note: Photographic chemicals are not hazardous when used correctly. Always follow the health and safety recommendations on the packaging.