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Offline Gordon McGeachie

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slide scanner
« on: May 11, 2013, 08:32:16 AM »
Has anyone used one of these scanners and if so, are they any good?

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Search/searchTerms/SLIDE+SCANNERS.htm

it says Agfa on this one, but I believe that it is also known as a Busbi



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Re: slide scanner
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2013, 11:09:35 AM »
Many years ago I purchased the Nikon Coolscan V and never regretted it. But, I ditched Nikon's software and bought VueScan's professional software that runs on my Epson flatbed too.
Coolscan has batch processing capability (feeder sold separately) and I let it run overnight; I thus scanned over 25 000 slides.
Because I don't have the highest dpi model, my blue skies are a little grainy; I use Aperture's skin smoothing brushes to clean that up. The results are great. You should look up on eBay to see if there are any on sale.
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