David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer and computer industry consultant. Did you find this article helpful Yes No Thanks for leaving feedback. It’s basically just anti-glare glass used in framing. Also helping to speed up scanning are scan buttons on the front panel, including options to scan to e-mail, to your printer, and to PDF format. About the Author M. If you have older, faded photos, you’ll particularly like the driver’s color-restore feature, which did as good a job as we’ve seen of bringing an old, faded test photo back to life.

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With digital photography becoming more and more the norm, the best justification for a flatbed designed for photo scanning is that it can scan at high enough quality to convert your old film-based photos to digital ones once and for all.

Speed is well within a reasonable range. It’s basically just anti-glare glass used in framing.

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The template holds up to three slides or a strip of film. About the Author M. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. Your email address or other details will never be shared with any 3rd parties and you will receive only the type of content for which you signed up.

Thanks for your help everyone, looks like I’ll have to find a different scanner You can, however, scan the sprocket holes from shooting 35mm in your Holga by laying the film directly on the glass without the negative holder. When we compared the scan with the original, the only difference we saw was a barely discernable loss of sharpness in the copy. The Best Password Managers of Creating one strong password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Compare the scanners mentioned above side by side.


The only way Its been picked up was with the settings on “document” but it was just the little negative on a big white canvas.

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If you would like to register as an Epson partner, please click here. I’ve used it to scan Minox film with a black paper film carrieralso made a carrier to do sprocket holes. Although a confirmed generalist, with writing credits on subjects as varied as ape language experiments, politics, quantum physics, and an overview of a top company in the gaming industry.

Hello everyone, this is my first ever holga roll that 33940 shot. The OCR software works reasonably well, successfully reading both font-test pages in 8-point Times New Roman and Arial without a mistake, but the usefulness is limited by the lack of an automatic dpson feeder.

Dust removal works for slides and film only. No automatic document scanner.

In general, the quality was in the same class as that of the Canon CanoScan Four current low-end Editors’ Choice. He is a recognized expert on printers, well known within the industry, and has been a judge for the Hewlett-Packard HP Invent Awards.

Has been successfully added to your basket Continue shopping Go to checkout. The also did a reasonably good job resolving detail in slide scans. The driver offers three modes, including a fully automatic mode that can handle all settings for you and usually produce a good scan; a professional mode that lets you tweak the image by adjusting settings such as brightness, contrast, saturation, color balance, and gamma which effectively adjusts contrast differently for different levels of brightness ; and a home mode that offers a tad more control than full auto mode.


More important than raw scan speed, however, is that both the driver and hardware design help make scanning quick and easy. David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, monitors, large-screen displays, projectors, scanners, and digital camerasstorage both magnetic and opticaland word processing. The feature, which is strictly software based, did a reasonably good job of removing dust in our test slides.

Register The fields marked with an asterisk are required fields. Save Cancel Drag to set position! As a correction to my post in another thread on this, the rather than the won’t scan medium format because the scanning lamp area is too small.

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If you have older, faded photos, you’ll e;son like the driver’s color-restore feature, which did as good a job as we’ve seen of bringing an old, faded test photo back to life. Setting up a film scan is easier than with most scanners, thanks largely to a template that’s almost impossible to position incorrectly.

I just got the camera for christmas and I’m quite excited! The claimed 3,pixel-per-inch ppi optical resolution is far beyond what you need for prints and easily enough for scanning mm film for printing at 8-by or larger.

If it’ll scan 35mm, try putting your negs directly on the glass, where the 35mm neg hold would go.