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Fuji slide film emulsion almost looks embossed. Maybe that screws up Polaroid's focusing. However, I though we suggested that Jerry use Vuescan, which doesn't seem to have this problem. > -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of > Arthur Entlich > Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 5:48 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: FS4000 vs SS4000plus (thick fuji film base) > > > Even before these numbers came up, I was left with some incredulity > about Polaroid's comments. > > First off, I use almost exclusively Fuji slide films, and I have never > noticed any of this, and I place the film in the scanner emulsion > side down. > > Secondly, the depth of field with this scanner is considerable, and I am > quite surprised that the emulsion thickness or film thickness or both > could be great enough to cause a focusing problem when the film > curvature in a slide mount, which can be fairly substantial, is not > enough to create a focusing problem. Something is very odd here. > > I'm not doubting that Howard and Jerry both experienced this situation, > but there seems to be a need for a better explanation. > > Art > > - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.