Budget would only be around $300 to $500 for now, so given the feedback above I should probably just invest it into a better flatbed with higher DPI rather than one with the negative/transparency option. And now for the ignorant question.
If I were to spend the $1000 or so on a nice Nikon or other brand dedicated negative/slide scanner, just how good is it compared to the best flatbed scan you've ever seen? (I realize that it would be highly dependent on the quality of the processing etc.) Thanks for the input guys.
BTW Derek the slide scans above are definitely head and shoulders above the best scan I've been able to do with my existing unit.
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