Apache-Talk @lexa.ru 

Inet-Admins @info.east.ru 

Filmscanners @halftone.co.uk 

Security-alerts @yandex-team.ru 

nginx-ru @sysoev.ru 

   


   


   















      :: Filmscanners
Filmscanners mailing list archive (filmscanners@halftone.co.uk)

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: filmscanners: drum scanning services




In a message dated 23/5/01 1:37:56 am, TonySleep@halftone.co.uk writes:

<< 
I think you are right, and they are saying some very strange things. 
Whenever I come across drum operators (in the context of magazine repro), 
they go to great lengths (4 or 5 words) to explain that my puny 4,000ppi 
scans are no good even for a postage stamp headshot, and that they scan 
*everything* at 12,000ppi. Where have you tried? Metro should know what 
they are talking about. >>

Dear Tony

What they might mean is that the sharpness of a $100,000 scanner capable of 
doing 12,000 ppi will give a better result than a 4000 ppi desktop scanner 
even when only 4000lines are needed. A scan at 12,000 would only be employed 
by a repro house for a 40 x 60 inch high quality repro from a 35mm trannie 
but only in the most extreme quality circumstances. For magazine repro 
they'll use much less. 

Bob Croxford
Cornwall
England

www.atmosphere.co.uk




 




Copyright © Lexa Software, 1996-2009.