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[filmscanners] Re: 3 year wait



This would make sense if the "dot" size was such that it couldn't
resolve any finer on a 35mm frame than the 4000 points across.

When spread further out on a larger film, these dots might again become
discrete even when at double the number.


Art

Mike Kersenbrock wrote:

>>>The key practical point is that many if not most film recorders do not
>>>actually operate at 4K despite the written specs so their resolution in ppi
>>>
>
> I can't speak about the specific units you folk are talking about,
> but my Polaroid film scanner (model 7000) is called a "4K" unit. It
> puts down 4096 pixels by 2732 pixels (from memory, ...it's about that)
> using std 35mm format.  This is about 2700 dpi that it lays down
> onto the film.  From what I've been able to tell searching the web,
> their "8K" unit isn't supposed to gain much on 35mm film (but greatly
> on larger format films).
>
> Mike K.
>
>


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