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Foma Fomapan 400 Action Black & White Negative - 35mm Film, 36 Exposures, Single Roll

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SKU 75319
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Fomapan 400 Action is panchromatically sensitized, black and white negative film of the speed ISO 400. This film features a good resolution and it is intended for use under unfavorable light conditions or using short exposure times.

The film meets high requirements for low granularity, good resolving power and good contour sharpness. Fomapan 400 Action has a nominal speed rating of 400 ISO, but due to its wide exposure latitude the film gives good results even when overexposed by 1 EV (exposure value) (as ISO 200/24°) or underexposed by 2 EV (as ISO 1600/33°) without any change in processing

  • Panchromatic black and white negative film
  • ISO 400
  • 35mm format
  • Fine grain and high sharpness
  • Wide gray scale halftones
  • Ideal for difficult lighting conditions

In The Box:
1 x Fomapan 400 Action Black & White Negative - 35mm Film, 36 Exposures, Single Roll

Glazer's SKU 75319
Manufacturer Foma
MFG SKU FS-420436
Product Specs

Film Specifications:

Film ColorBlack & White Negative
Film Format35mm
Exposures Per Roll36
ISO/ASA Film Speed400
Color BalanceDaylight
Film ProcessingStandard Black & White Chemistry
Number of Rolls1



Dimensions2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches



Fomapan 400 Action can be processed in all common negative developers. Recommended development times are shown in the table below (the development times are related to development in a spiral developing tank – agitation or turning over continuously during the first 30 seconds, then during the first 10 seconds in every minute). In this way, medium-contrast negatives can be obtained.


Development time (minutes)

 20°C 30°C
Fomadon LQN (1+10)9 – 104
Fomadon R09 (1+50)11 – 12
Fomadon P10 – 116
Fomadon Excel72
Kodak Xtol72
Ilford Microphen–stock8 – 93.5
Ilford Perceptol–stock9 – 104
Ilford ID 11/ Kodak D76–stock7 – 82.5
Tetenal Emofin Liquid6 – 7

When the development time has elapsed, the film is recommended to be shortly rinsed in distilled water or dipped in a 2% acetid acid solution for 10 seconds.




At a temperature ranging from 18 to 25°C for 10 minutes in any common type of an acid fixing bath, or for at least 3 minutes in Fomafix rapid fixer.




The film should be washed in running water: for 30 minutes and 15 minutes the temperature of water being below 15°C and over 15°C respectively. It is recommended to finish the processing with the film being rinsed in distilled water, or dipped in a wetting agent solution.




Unexposed films should be stored in the original packaging in a cool, dry place (temperature ranging from 5 to 25°C, relative humidity from 40 to 60 %), out of reach of harmful vapors, gases and ionizing radiations. Films stored in a refrigerator and a freezer should be acclimatized to room temperature for approx. 2 and approx. 6 hours respectively. Exposed films should be processed as soon as possible.



Reversal processing:

It is possible to process Fomapan 400 Action also by reversal process, manually or mechanically (processor of JOBO CPA-2, etc.) for example in a "Processing set for FOMAPAN R-100“. For required transparency of the final slides the rollfilms and sheet films are the most suitable ones for this way of processing