7600dpi scan of part of a Kodachrome transparency, 1978, Pentax K1000 plus 55mm Takumar kit lens

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David Wilson on November 16, 2009

see previous image for whole frame scan

Richie. on July 16, 2010

Got to agree with your comments concerning how much detail is captured from the "Specifications" given. Well done Dave.

theverbiage on July 17, 2010

A possibly daft question: did you have to take the slide out of its frame to scan it? I guess that would depend on the scanner...

David Wilson on July 18, 2010

no. I have a Plustek OpticFilm 7600. A German make. It has two holders which slot thru the machine, one for a strip of neg or transparencies the other for mounted slides. Clever machine. It does a separate infrared pass which enables its software to do automatic dust and scratch removal. Quite effective except for the ultra small stuff, which for all practical purposes doesnt matter.

theverbiage on July 18, 2010

Thanks, David... Have some of my dad's slides lying around (and the last roll of Kodachrome in the fridge), so looking into some scanning options. The info much appreciated.

David Wilson on July 21, 2010

theverbiage, here's another golden oldie from the scanner for your perusal. I think you'll like this one.

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    by David Wilson