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filmscanners: Nikon 8000 ED or Polaroid Sprintscan 120 ??
Ah, isn't competition wonderful? In advance of the aggrssively-priced Nikon
Coolscan 8000 ED, it appears that Polaroid has lopped approx. $1,200 off the
suggested list price of their Sprintscan 120. It's now priced at $2,795
rather than the original $3,995. This according to a Polaroid press release
coming out of PMA.
So, here's the question: With prices now nearly equal, is there a
compelling reason to prefer one over the other? I'm eager to get my order
in for one of these scanners and am leaning toward the Nikon (ED glass,
software bundle, etc) but I may have overlooked something significant that
could tilt the balance toward the Polaroid. Any thoughts?