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Re: filmscanners: Re: computers, scanners



Amen brother. The only consoling thought is that if I can get this system (film,
scanner,calibration,output) working, it will allow me to have more control over
the final image I hand my client. Problem is, everytime I think I see a light at
the end of the tunnel, it turns out to be another train coming my way!!

Mike Moore

Rob Geraghty wrote:

> Alex wrote:
> >RG> Define "quality".  The Nikon IV ED is 4000dpi which is higher resolution
> >RG> than a standard Photo CD.
> >Sorry, but it is 2900dpi. Coolscan 4000 ED is
> >4000dpi, but IV ED unfortunately is not.
>
> Oops.  I had it stuck in my head that *all* the new Nikons were 4000dpi.
>  Sorry!  Anyway, there's arguments for and against doing the scanning yourself
> or using Photo CDs, regardless of the resolution of the scanner.  Ultimately
> it's probably most significant how much *time* you can devote to scanning,
> because paying dollars and sending films away to get CDs back requires a
> lot less effort.  I've spent enough sleepless nights feeding my scanner
> already!
>
> Rob
>
> Rob Geraghty harper@wordweb.com
> http://wordweb.com

Rob Geraghty wrote:

> Alex wrote:
> >RG> Define "quality".  The Nikon IV ED is 4000dpi which is higher resolution
> >RG> than a standard Photo CD.
> >Sorry, but it is 2900dpi. Coolscan 4000 ED is
> >4000dpi, but IV ED unfortunately is not.
>
> Oops.  I had it stuck in my head that *all* the new Nikons were 4000dpi.
>  Sorry!  Anyway, there's arguments for and against doing the scanning yourself
> or using Photo CDs, regardless of the resolution of the scanner.  Ultimately
> it's probably most significant how much *time* you can devote to scanning,
> because paying dollars and sending films away to get CDs back requires a
> lot less effort.  I've spent enough sleepless nights feeding my scanner
> already!
>
> Rob
>
> Rob Geraghty harper@wordweb.com
> http://wordweb.com




 




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