negative scanner help

  paulhis777 02:29 16 Mar 15
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hello i wish to buy a negative scanner but they are so many out i don't want a cheap one around the £100 i have found many old negatives from my auntie from the very small ones to very big one 2"x 3" ? i need a scanner that can scan many sizes
any help please thanks paul

  john bunyan 09:38 16 Mar 15

Here you are; it does more or less everything, from negatives, slides and normal copying. Doesn't print, though.

Canonscan 9000F Mk11

Review

It is about £160. I have an older 8000F

  Daisy_Michael 10:16 16 Mar 15

Consider eBay or Amazon at click here & click here - They have a great range of negative scanners listed at them.

  john bunyan 10:50 16 Mar 15

Beware the cheapos. You get what you pay for; the resolution on some of the cheap ones is poor - look at detailed specs first.

  paulhis777 01:37 19 Mar 15

hello thanks for your advice what do you think about this type of scanner better than a flatbed scanner or not ? thanks Paul

click here

  paulhis777 01:39 19 Mar 15

sorry could you click on the link in my last post to view scanner which i like !

  john bunyan 09:37 19 Mar 15

The fact is that the smaller the source, the higher the scanning level is required. The product you mention talks of 14 megapixels, but on a 35mm neg that is not much, and it relies on software to increase it. The Canon will scan optically to much higher levels. I do recommend reading the reviews on both products via Google etc.

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