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Re: filmscanners: RE: filmscanners: Re: Hello, thanks, and more.
On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 15:49:22 -0400, you wrote:
>> Hold on - thanks to you all, maybe I DO understand this. If scanned
>> at 72 dpi, even a 4x6 print would need quite a bit of interpolation to
>> get it up to a good screen size, ergo crap. Is that correct?
>No, not interpolation. Interpolation ADDS data. Decimation removes data,
>so scanning at 72dpi would remove data...if your scanner is 2700DPI and you
>scan at 72DPI, you are only using 1 for every 37.5 pixels!
>Are you scanning prints?
On my flatbed, yes. Usually at 150 dpi. But now with the FS2710
obviously I'm only doing slides and negs, which is what brought up all
I guess I'm missing the point here. If I were to scan even a 4x6
print at 72 dpi, and then want to display it anything larger than
288x432 pixels, wouldn't interpolation be necessary? Even more with a
slide or a negative?