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Re: filmscanners: The whole frame
Good idea; certainly worth considering...
I'm scanning now with a Kodak RFS 3600, and it doesn't scan outside the
standard frame dimensions.
> From: tflash <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 22:44:01 -0400
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: filmscanners: The whole frame
> on 6/5/01 1:33 PM, Dave Suurballe wrote:
>> I would love to see a scanner that can scan from film edge to film edge, not
>> just the exposed frame in the middle.
>> That's because I'm scanning negatives which have a serial number exposed on
>> the film outside the sprocket holes and it would be great to get that on the
>> raw scan.
>> Dave Suurballe
> Do what darkroom workers have been doing for decades - file out your film
> Or are you saying the scanner won't even read out that far? If that's the
> case get a used Leafscan 4x5 and use filed out Beseler film holders, or any
> scanner that can scan a format larger than your film with a glass carrier.
> You may need to make a carrier that will serve you.