Washed out image
Image is too light; washed out; very little detail.
- X ray beam energy level (mAs setting) is too low and not producing enough x-rays to properly expose film.
- lntraoral packet irradiated backwards.
- Low-contrast film.
- Processing time in developer is too brief.
- Processing temperature of developer is too low.
- Chemicals are old or exhausted.
- Working solutions have not been replenished.