is the favorite for prepress professionals
but MagicScan and Binuscan are promulgated by UMAX. SilverFast scanner
software is catching up fast with a blitz of publicity.
Fast offers the widest range, from
35mm slide scanners to high-end tabloid sized flatbed
scanners. SilverFast is "Made in Germany," as is LinoColor,
from Heidelberg CPS.
are doing reviews in our German office in Essen at the moment, and
our two Umax scanners
are in our new office in St Louis (MO, USA).
for the present we will be reviewing LinoColor
from Heidelberg CPS first. After SilverFast arrived, however, we
never loaded LinoColor again. SilverFast was so much easier to use.
is available for most Umax and LinoColor-Heidelberg scanners, for
Nikon and now for Polaroid 35mm scanners as well. More information
on SilverFast can be obtained directly from LaserSoft Imaging, www.silverfast.com
of other scanning software will follow, keeping in mind that we
are also testing all kinds of other hardware and software as well
as photo studio equipment. For example, we are finding that the
Creo scanner software is outstanding (naturally this high-end software
works only on Creo EverSmart
of a professional flatbed scanner, the Fuji C-550 Lanovia, on www.flatbed-scanner-review.org
3-D objects (rabbits) and then showing the resulting
35mm slides all at once.
a 3-D object scanned with a 1200 dpi scanner and the Fuji
5000 dpi scanner.
large enough to scan an object up to 45 cm long. Here
we show how this scanner handles a large 3-D object, a carved
wooden effigy of a jaguar.
of a scan of a native Mexican handicraft to reveal the full
detail in depth of focus that the Fuji C-550 Lanovia can
especially beautiful scans done with the Fuji scanner, on
of this page of all the internal links to this site.
of architectural history
(Missouri Ozarks) done with Fuji scanner. Bottom of the
4x5 chromes with the Fuji results in ability to enlarge
small details to poster size (jade).
discussion of the Fuji Lanovia flatbed scanner.
of the drum scanners which Fujifilm also makes.
being prepared, FLAAR reports by the Senior Review Editor
on flatbed scanners for prepress, photo archives, and
museums. Additional reports evaluate what scanner(s)
are best for digitizing your slides and photos for
digital printing, especially fine art giclee.
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