Epson v370: scanner for 35mm B&W negatives

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by hyphmngo, Dec 15, 2013.

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  1. hyphmngo

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    I'm wondering if anyone can comment on the Epson v370 scanner? I'm looking only to scan my negs so I can decide which photos I want enlarged in the darkroom. However, I'm not sure about the quality of this scanner. I'm also considering the v550 for $50 more. I have no knowledge or experience with scanners/scanning 35mm. Any help is appreciated.
     
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    Before this thread gets shot down in flames for talking about scanning, I'll just say to get the V750.
    Or even if you get a lesser model, get a Betterscanning vari-height wet-mount and learn how to calibrate and use it, results are sooo much better than stock epson holders...

    *ducks for cover*
     
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    QFE. He speaks the truth
     
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    if only for 35mm, try the Konica Minolta Dimage scan dual IV. Cheap on the used market and very good.

    Stefan

    Verstuurd van mijn GT-P7510 met Tapatalk
     
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    A 750 in Australia?

    But I do concur. Get the 700/750.


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    How much "quality" do you need, then?

    The lesser scanners are probably OK for this purpose. The Minolta IV is what I use, though. :wink:
     
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    way off topic. We might as well discuss what type of vehicle to drive to the photo lab.
     
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    This is off topic, you have a few answers, and if you use the search function you'll find some more information on scanners, but better to ask over at DPUG.
     
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