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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12323 posts, RR: 32
Posted (8 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2527 times:

I was looking online for a cheap scanner to scan my old 35mm negatives, and came across the Epson Perfection V100. It seems pretty good for the price. What do you guys think?

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User currently offlineCalgaryBill From Canada, joined May 2006, 686 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2521 times:

I don't know that particular model, but I've got an Epson Perfection 4870 and it does a great job, even scanning medium format neg's.

Whatever model you get, make sure it comes with some form of dust removal software. Mine came with "Digital ICE" and it does a good job, but when ICE is turned on, it takes seven minutes per 35mm slide to scan/clean an image. But it's worth it to save me spending even longer doing it manually.


User currently offlineClickhappy From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 9823 posts, RR: 64
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 2518 times:
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I think with scanners you get what you pay for, just like almost anything in life.

I used to use a Nikon Coolscan 4000, and it did a great job.

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