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Re: filmscanners: Nikon Coolscan IV ED vs 4000 ED
Don't buy the Nikon 8000ED unless you need the medium format capability.
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From: "Tomasz Zakrzewski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 5:19 PM
Subject: filmscanners: Nikon Coolscan IV ED vs 4000 ED
> Apart from the test in Popular Photography, do you know any other
> comparisons of those two sanners? I'm highly interested in such a test as
> well as one of Canon's FS-4000. I don't expect Canon to have sufficient
> Dmax, so in fact I can considers purchase of one of Nikon scanners.
> My initial plan was to buy the 8000ED but reading this list I realized
> there are so many peculiarities and so much practice needed that it'd be
> better for me to learn the trade with the IV ED, after that sell it and
> the 8000ED. The 10% of my film which are MF can wait 18 months for being
> scanned. What do you think?
> How does the Nikon Coolscan IV ED compare with 4000ED and... LS-2000?
> Tomasz Zakrzewski
> online portfolio
> IV ED is sold in Poland with Silverrfast 5.0 SE. Version. Do you think
> uprage to full 5.0 version is worthwhile?