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Re: filmscanners: Beginner's question on which scanner to chose

On Sun, 11 Feb 2001 21:40:34 -0600 (CST)  patton paul 
(ppatton@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu) wrote:

> What does 1600x3200dpi mean?  Does it scan at 1600 dpi along one dimension
> and 3200 dpi along the perpendicular dimension?

It could do, but more usually it's an indication that it scans at a 
symmetrical resolution and then interpolates information on one axis. A 
favourite Epson trick which most people consider boosts the marketing claims 
than image quality.


Tony Sleep
http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film scanner info & 


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