Re: negative scanners (OT)
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- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 18:54:53 -0500
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Although I've heard of very slight improvements via the V-series
epsons and wet mounting over their 4990, (which I have), the proof was
in the pudding for me for using film scanners over flatbeds.
All of the conveniences you mention are very valid as well as digital
ice and dust & scratch removal, and I love using them with my flatbed
Epson, but I'll be going to dedicated film scanning from now on.
The film scanner sample was made w/an older model film scanner, the
PF3600 Pro, and the screen shots were done with the files displayed in
actual pixels. The original is a 35mm at 3600dpi.
So one can imagine the improvements in using a really good Nikon
scanner. Until I get one I will have to! =(
On 6/27/07, Ryuji Suzuki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I suggest Epson Perfection V700 or V750.
It produces very good scans from b&w negs as well as color negative.
Quality is comparable to film scanners, and while it is a bit
slower to scan per frame, you can batch scan much more nicely
than any medium format scanners below $3000. Coolscan 9000ED
is not a bad scanner but I can't batch scan two strips at a
time, like I can with V700.