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advice of film/slide scanner

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by scarfie, Mar 12, 2004.

  1. scarfie

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    Hi, I'd like to archive some old slides and negs and hopefully be able to blow them up to at least A4 size at photo quality. Can sombody recommend a good film scanner at a reasonable price that'll be up to the task and where to buy it from.
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    Whats your idea of a reasonable price?

    Best regards David
     
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    Hi,
    approx £200-£300
    I've decided on a Minolta Dual Scan IV when they become available at amazon.co.uk £249. Bloody rip off Britain though as the US amazon has them listed at $285 (£158)! Such is life. If anybody else has any other recommendations though - please LMK.

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    I'm also looking for a scanner at the moment,

    Just found the Minolta Dual Scan IV for £239 incl.

    Go to Digital Depot

    Does anyone have any experience with Minolta scanners ?

    Paul.
     
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    I actually use the Minolta Dimage scan 5400, progressed from a Nikon coolscan II, it is a cracking scanner and we have had no problems and seems to require very little tweaking when scanning trans and just a little more for negs.

    Best regards David
     
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