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#1 peteinnit

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 09:32 AM

Hi all,
I am looking a buying a scanner to put all my 35mm slides and some negs onto CD. can anyone recomend a good model?

With scanning, would the result be better, if I scanned a photo instead of the original slide, neg?

Thanks,

Peter

#2 markgoldstein

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 05:43 PM

The Nikon scanners have always been popular. You'll get better results by scanning the neg/slide.
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Posted 22 May 2008 - 07:04 AM

I mentioned somewhere else that the Epson photo line (I have a 1660 which is about 5 years old) of scanners do a good job for a very reasonable price.
An attachment supplied with the scanner lets you do 4 at a time. It is relatively slow but I did not want to fork out for a dedicated slide scanner...john
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#4 okstatealumni1

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 12:12 AM

There are also services that scan slides in for you. I found a great website that scans in old time slides into digital files for extremely reasonable prices ($0.18-$0.26). The company also adjusts color, grain, sharpening, white balance and more for no extra charge. The website is: http://www.slidescanningpros.com/
Check it out!



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