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[filmscanners] Re: Where can I actually *buy* an Nikon 8000ED?

On 2/21/02 10:22 AM, "doogle@doogle.com" <doogle@doogle.com> wrote:

>> Banding:
>> See http://www.lwsphoto.com/banding.htm
> Wow. Very noticeable. This was consistent, eh?

With certain images it was very consistent.  It could be eliminated be using
a kludge fix (fine mode scanning) that Nikon added but I found it to be
unacceptable for the $ paid.

>> Soft focus at edges: dont have an example posted but might get around to
>> it.
> 35mm, 120? Both?

I noticed it in 120.

>> Nikon scan clips highlights, compresses tonal ranges.
>> See http://www.lwsphoto.com/scancompare.htm
>> Lawrence W. Smith Photography
> Ever try VueScan with it? That shoulda given you better tonal range to start
> with.

Ed had not released a version that worked with the 8000 when I had mine.
Some of the issues could have been improved by getting a good scanner

> The banding looks like fatal flaw if that was a consistent prob,
> though...wonder if this is one of main reasons it's "not available" for the
> most
> part right now?

That is my guess.


Lawrence W. Smith Photography

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