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Re: filmscanners: Best scanner software

> BTW, do you think 2800-2900 dpi is good enough for quality
A3 sized print
> (about 260-270 dpi
> and that size)

Yes, if it's an inkjet print, because the printer resolution
is less than this (approx 200dpi sent to the printer). But
remember you may wish to crop a frame, and still print at
A3, so you might need more pixels.

OTOH, it depends on what you mean by 'quality A3'.

If you mean something against which, after cropping and
printing with less than 200ppi, keen amateur photographers
will press their noses and loupes and be hypercritical, the
answer is "no".

If you mean something that will impress less critical
friends and relations when hung over the fireplace and
viewed from several metres away, you can go much bigger than
A3 (at least A2) with 2700 ppi and still have satisfied

Regards, good luck, and have lots of fun,

Alan T

----- Original Message -----
From: Alex Z <alexz@zoran.co.il>
To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 7:38 PM
Subject: RE: filmscanners: Best scanner software


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