There is a very good explanation of this at
http://www.scantips.com/basics1a.html - Wayne Fulton makes the point that
not all screens display at 72dpi, and especially not those on this list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Sleep" <TonySleep@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2001 8:48 AM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: VueScan, Insight, Epson (David H.) take note)
| On Fri, 23 Mar 2001 15:28:55 -0800 (PST) Bill Ross (firstname.lastname@example.org)
| > VueScan has limited options for scan resolutions,
| > I only need 72 dpi if I'm scanning for the web, not 500).
| > Scanning 72 dpi off of film will give you a web image about the size
| > of the film itself.
| It'll also give suboptimal quality. Better to scan at a higher res (at
| 2x desired size) and downsize in PS.
| Tony Sleep
| http://www.halftone.co.uk - Online portfolio & exhibit; + film scanner