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[filmscanners] Re: 3 year wait

Laurie Solomon wrote:
> It seems that the 4K, 8K, and 16K designations refer to lines of resolution
> not line pairs, as I may have suggested and assumed: but lines are used as
> merely another name for pixels so 4K referrs to 4000 addressable lines or

Well, 4096 actually...  :-)

> pixels across the horizontal side of the film frame. Resolution referring to
> addressability not necessarily to sharpness, which has as much to do with
> the size and nature of the spot relative to the CRT size (3" or 7" CRT) -if
> not more - than with the number of lines or spots.

Yes exactly.  My Polaroid CI-5000 and CI-5000s Palettes, and my 7000 ProPalette
all have the same identical "4K" spec rating.  But the 7000 is noticeably
sharper in the images it renders than the other two.

Mike K.

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