My sense was the issue was which technique provided the highest quality.
I.e. they wanted every bit of sharpness they paid for.
From: Frank Paris [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 6:26 PM
Subject: RE: filmscanners: Nikon 8000 ED or Polaroid Sprintscan 120
> output levels and therefore anything that slows down output is avoided.
> The amateur, on the other hand, has rarely such a need and usually likes
> their equipment to embrace as many functions as possible in a single
> This is seen as good value for money, which I would suggest is the case.
> He is not likely to be selling his scans for profit and therefore
> has little
> need for high output of digitised images and is also not likely
> to have any
> time deadlines to meet.
> Richard Corbett
I think this is the wrong message to send to a representative of a
filmscanner manufacturer. Amateurs most definitely want a system that saves
time, the moreso the more they have lives outside filmscanning.