ouch, that's about 7x more than i want to pay :)
doesn't anyone make a cheap inaccurate transparency scanner? letter is okay
for me, i just want to be able to fit 5 frames of 35mm at a time...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Austin Franklin" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 6:35 PM
Subject: RE: filmscanners: scanner for contact sheets
> I use an Epson 836XL tabloid scanner. It's 800SPI which is just fine for
> contact sheets. You really don't need high SPI for contact sheets...but
> what you do need is size! A 36 exposure 35mm contact sheet doesn't fit on
> the letter scanners...so I had to move up to a tabloid. The other option
> to shoot 24, which certainly has a better chance of fitting on one of the
> 8.5 x 11 scanners...but make sure you check the transparency size the
> scanner supports.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Jules
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 6:11 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: filmscanners: scanner for contact sheets
> > subject that's been touched on this list before.
> > i want to get a flat bed scanner specifically for making contact
> > sheets for
> > 35mm film. obviously it needs to be able to handle an 8x11
> > *transparency*.
> > it does NOT need to have great color matching but does need a decent
> > i have an epson precision 1200U with the transparency adapter
> > which is fine,
> > but the scanning area for transparencies is very small (can fit
> > jsut 4 (2x2)
> > 35mm frames).
> > other requirements: USB or SCSI and <$400
> > any ideas?
> > --
> > j u l e s @ p o p m o n k e y . c o m
> > http://www.popmonkey.com/jules