want to know what is absolutely the best possible flatbed scanner
to get, the highest quality.
scanning area is flush with the surface of the equipment,
so you can scan large books, large paintings, drawings, pictures,
photo enlargements, sections of larger objects that have a
particular detail you wish to record at high quality. Here
we are scanning 40 slides.
have visited ScanView
in Copenhagen, attended Photokina and CeBIT trade shows in Germany
as well as countless trade shows in Orlando, Long Beach, Anaheim
(California). Shortly we will be reviewing what is available at
Seybold '99 in San Francisco.
sour the trade press, visit graphics design studios and see what
they are actually using in the real world. Our conclusion to date,
the two best flatbed scanners you can obtain today (and probably
into the next millennium) are the C-550 Lanovia from Fujifilm Electronic
Imaging, Ltd. and the EverSmart
series from Creo.
review results are based on in-person scrutiny of the actual scanners
(inside and out) as well as a suite of test objects (35mm, medium
format 6x6 cm, 4x5 large format chromes as well as 3-dimensional
on the results with 3-D objects is available on www.flatbed-scanner-review.org.
reviews of the Fuji C-550 Lanovia on www.flatbed-scanner-review.org
x 35 cm surface is over 13 x 18 inches (so larger than tabloid
full bleed, A3 oversize). Ask for a demo, Fujifilm Electronic
Imaging,www.ffei.co.uk, offices in all major countries and
most large cities.
3-D objects (rabbits) and then showing the resulting scan.
35mm slides all at once.
a 3-D object scanned with a 1200 dpi scanner and the Fuji 5000
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 the
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.
now 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
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