Linotype-Hell Saphir Ultra2 flatbed scanner will enlarge a 4x5
transparency to 60x60 inches on a wide-format HP or Encad printer.
enlargement of a 4x5 chrome from this Linotype-Hell scanner would
be 40x40 inches (on a 600 dpi HP 3500). Is this large enough?
is a Maya vase (about 4 inches high). 4x5 chrome, Linhof, Schneider
macro lens, FLAAR Photo Archive, www.maya-art-books.org
is an enlargement of a portion. Keep in mind the Internet does
not allow the full original quality to shine through. Suffice
it to say, this quality is good enough for professional prepress
for office publications, brochures--and clearly good enough
for the Internet. 60x60, or even 40x40 inches is surely large
enough for plenty of posters.
at the Center for Advanced Imaging (St Louis Community College,
Meramec campus, Missouri) documents that a 600 dpi HP 3500 wide
format printer is content with about 120 dpi in the actual file
sent to the printer. You do not need to send a 200 dpi file to get
600 dpi on this kind of printer.
When you compare
flatbed scanners be sure to recognize that the software is as important
as the mechanics of the flatbed scanner itself. In other words,
if the flatbed scanner you select has better software, you can look
forward to superior results.
is super fast. Let MegaHaus tell you how.
RAID system is as easy as hooking two drives together. You get
twice the speed of a single drive with RAID level 0.
should you store your scanned images?
stores 5.2 GB on a disk that costs under $60 (2.6 GB per side).
A DVD-RAM burner/player costs under $800. How,
where to buy?
If you have an HP DesignJet 2500 or 3500 you can speed it up and
simultaneously improve print quality if you obtain any of the following
aftermarket software RIPs: ColorBus, Best, Onyx Postershop, or 3M
Cactus. The Maya vase is from the Late Classic, AD 550-750, Mexico
or Guatemala, photographed in a private collection in Europe. This
image is part of a research resource of 40,000 color slides of pre-Columbian
art in the FLAAR Photo Archive, www.maya-art-books.org