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Re: filmscanners: Imacon Question

Anthony Atkielski wrote:

> What are your reasons for choosing a used Imacon or comparable scanner as
> opposed to a brand-new CCD scanner?  How will you be using the scans?

First, and foremost: Money

We will be outputting for our portfolio, and for a friend who does fine art 
prints to an Epson 7000 (up to 24"
x 30" prints), from 35mm, 6x7 and 4x5 film.

Harvey Ferdschneider
partner, SKID Photography, NYC

> > We are now seriously considering buying a used Imacon.  We would have gone
> with a used Scitex Eversmart
> > (cheaper), but the actual size of it is an issue in our too small NYC
> apartment.  Anyway, after reading quite
> > a few posts about the Imacon (and other ccd film scanners) there seems to 
>be a
> lot of variation in the quality
> > of these machines, on a per machine basis.


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