Plus-X and Tri-X Discontinued :-( : LUSENET : B&W Photo - Film & Processing : One Thread

I've just heard that Kodak are going to stop manufacture the old favorites Plus-X and Tri-X!!!!!!!

Isn't that a real nightmare!

We should all email Kodak and complain!

-- Patric (, May 05, 2000


Did you hear that from Kodak? It is still in their catalog. Pat

-- pat j. krentz (, May 05, 2000.

I highly doubt kodak would discontinue these ubiquitous b&w films. They have been staples of amateur and pros alike for years.

-- brian jefferis (, May 05, 2000.

I heard it from one of our importers of Kodak films here in Sweden. They said that kodak is going to make it more and more difficult to get these films and eventually discontinue them. I guess they just want us to but their T-Max films and slowly move into digital photography. I surely hope that the rumor is false. kodak was a pioneer in photography and I must say I was surprised to hear this about the classic films Plus-X and Tri-X. :-(

If they do - bye bye kodak and Hello Agfa!

-- Patric (, May 05, 2000.

Don't forget about Ilford's films. Pan-F Plus, FP-4 Plus and HP-5 Plus are wonderful films. From what I've read, the only real advantage of Tri-X over HP-5 Plus is its pushability; it may be superior to Tri-X at ISO 400.

-- Jim MacKenzie (, May 05, 2000.

I found this reply from Kodak to Rick Oleson who posted it on the Photoshopper forum:


No truth to that rumor at all.

Thank you for visiting our Kodak web site. If you should have any questions on Kodak products or services, please be sure to revisit our site as we are continually adding information to enhance our service.

Thom Bell

Kodak Information Center (USA) Kodak Professional

800 Lee Road Door C Rochester, NY 14650-3109

-- Patric (, May 05, 2000.

I think it would be very strange if Kodak dropped their number one best selling B&W film, namely Tri-X.


-- Mark Bau (, May 08, 2000.

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