Scanner for 2.5 X 3.5 inch Negatives

Discussion in 'Scanners' started by Brian Pears, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. Brian Pears

    Brian Pears Guest

    Hi

    Can anyone please tell me if any of the popular (ie cheap) scanners
    will handle 2.5 X 3.5 inch negatives without the need for a
    separately purchased adapter?

    If not, what is the cheapest way of tackling these - I have a few
    hundred, so having these scanned professionally is not an option.

    --
    Brian Pears
    Gateshead, UK
     
    Brian Pears, Feb 7, 2005
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    Brian Pears, Feb 7, 2005
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  3. Brian Pears schrieb:
    >
    > Hi
    >
    > Can anyone please tell me if any of the popular (ie cheap) scanners
    > will handle 2.5 X 3.5 inch negatives without the need for a
    > separately purchased adapter?
    >
    > If not, what is the cheapest way of tackling these - I have a few
    > hundred, so having these scanned professionally is not an option.
    >

    It depends on what you want to do after you have scanned your
    slides/negatives. If you want to get a scanner which is absolutely
    phantastic for medium format, go for a Nikon Super Coolscan 8000ED. It
    is less expensive to get than the new 9000ED. If you do not want or need
    such a piece of equipment, go for an Epson 4870 - does this job very
    well and costs less than half new compared to a second hand ED9000 on Ebay.
    Rgds George
     
    Dr. Georg N.Nyman, Feb 16, 2005
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