Best Selling in Scanners See all. Les Sarile Oct 23, Two good solutions exist for the problem of running a proper film scanner. I shoot color DSLR for work but I really love using some of my old film cameras for my personal work. The one on the the right is the imacon. Or is that downloadable from Hasselblad? Some people have found that this service needs to be done frequently, sometimes as often as months.

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Scanning a 6×6 could take let say 5min with a imacon, with the epson Thanks for your advice.

Imacon Flextight Precision II Photo, Slide & Film Scanner

I’ve been getting my film scanned with a lab, and finally decided I would start scanning since its costing me a fortune to get it done at the lab. The scanner uses an adaptive light source that scans even the least visible originals easily with optimized image density. I then moved the Imacon to Bangkok and encountered this feed problem intermittently, but didn’t know the cause and had no access to Imacon service.

Epson, film scanned on dpi Imacon on maximum Film grain is visable on the imacon, the espon seems a bit blurry. In fact, I just built an older tower for a friend for his 3d rendering needs. This professional scanner features an optical resolution from pgecision to dpi for superior image quality. The one still in production today is the Epson V which gives very good results for the price and is used in a lot of pro labs.


More items related to this product. I also like the old look of film and think that digital files from a DSLR are flexyight perfect sharp etc – Flexitght not a sharpness freak. It was a pain in the neck to get the negatives flat, and on the correct focal plane.

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Plus, I like my older wooden camera and old lenses. Skip to main content. Or do I need to buy another Mac that runs Snow Leopard? My issues with using a straight digital path to larger printed negatives for alt processes is I’m afraid they would be too sharp.

Two good solutions exist for the problem of running preccision proper film scanner.

Just bought an Imacon flextight precision ii – What else do I need?

One doesn’t need Imacon service to replace the bulb. Used is of course where you find it at the time you are looking but all of these I list here have excellent reputations and strong adherents. But I always just set Levels to get full tonal range and did everything else in PS. Sign up for a new account in our community. I’ll keep looking, though. Amongst them are a Coolscansome cheap flatbeds and a Howtek drum scanner. I’d read that Ratoc converters were touchy and sometimes had to be re-connected.

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Have you ever scanner color negs with it? One thing that could be an issue is that the Imacon can dig a fair bit deeper into chromes than the Epson. As I said, I’m not into sharp hard prints. As someone who only scans film, I’ve had lousy experience even with the best flatbeds. Some people have found that this service needs to be done frequently, sometimes as often as months.

Imacon FlexTight Precision II Film Scanners

Your name or email address: Ah, that’s good to know. Some folks want to do a kind of post-processing when they scan.

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I used to own and use the old a great deal.