Has anyone used this c-41 Fuji Neopan?

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    Yes, used it. Got some here in the UK. Maybe it was bad processing, because I only shot a couple of rolls, but the results were nowhere near as good as Ilford XP2 or Kodak BW400CN. I love Fujifilm's E6 range, and Acros 100, but I found the Neopan 400CN to give washed out results, and I never tried it again.

    I will say that it could indeed have been bad processing, so maybe you'll want to try it out yourself.
     
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    I have used both the 35mm and 120 version of this film and I have to agree that it comes nowhere near the quality of the Ilford or Kodak. The Kodak has much smaller grain than the ilford but I found the Ilford much closer to what I use in the darkroom.
     
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    Interesting. Thanks guys.
     
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    i got a few rolls of this in 120 and i actually like it.
    prefer it over XP2. i found it gave better blacks, but i suppose it all comes down to processing.
     
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    News to me. Doesn't appear to be available in N. America(?).
     
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    I have a memory of this being the same film as XP-2...?
     
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    I too have seen something to the effect that Ilford makes it but presumably and if this is true it is to the Fuji spec otherwise it is rebadged XP2+ and Ilford has said on this forum that it does not make its own products for others under their names

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