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Jeeze, thats not good news. If it can't do better than the Saphir Ultra, there's no reason whatsoever to own it, and I'll send it right back if that's the case. If a 1600 DPI scanner is working correctly, it HAS to have better detail than a 1200 DPI Scanner! JErry firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Alright Jerry, there is not enough detail in the scan from 120 film to > print a good 16x20 3000 print, careful sharpening done or not. The scan > looks slightly out of focus, despite the high PPI. Sometimes the image > comes into Photoshop with an amazingly erroneous crop, and it never > comes in cropped exactly as done in the scanner interface. Tonally it > comes in with little relation to the preview, despite there being a > control to insure it does. The tonal adjustment sliders bear no > numerical relation to numerical adjustments we are currently used to, > there is no densitometer, and so of course it's trial and error how your > adjustments will come up in Photoshop. I wasn't going to worry about the > interface because I'm waiting for Silverfast, but this seems pretty > buggy. Also, I think my scanner may be defective, too many problems, so > it's going back. > Other than that it's great, really great. > Except for how useful they are to get to a good print, I don't think > scanner reviews are on topic here. > Tyler > > > > Well, its been a few days now. Has ANYONE actually scanned any 120 size film with > > their new epson 1600 scanner? How is it? > > > > Jerry. Mine has shipped. Will be here thursday for sure, possibly wednesday. > > > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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