If one is willing to do this drive servicing oneself, all the necessary information is available on the Flextight Scanner Group. I’ve written about my experience at length here so that people know what they may face if they decide on a scanner of this type. Les Sarile Oct 23, It’s well-documented that the Epson has about DPI of real resolution. I’m bet it will work fine with Sierra. Sign up for a new account in our community.

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I viewed those from RayKo, a SF rental lab that posted videos for their customers who wanted to rent time on their Imacons. I’ve been getting my film scanned with a lab, and finally decided I would start scanning since its costing precisiln a fortune to get it done at the lab. Or do I need to buy another Mac that runs Snow Leopard? Your name or email address: If you want to see some “real world” examples of colour film scanned by several different scanners I have a collection on Flickr that organizes a bunch of my photos by scanner.

That said, for 6×6 and coffee table books, you won’t notice much of any difference.

Both are too bad scanners. Thank you for all the good information – I appreciate the help.


You can now stuff a GTX one of the highest end gaming cards into a mac pro and it will work. Possibly it depends on ambient humidity. Plus, I like my older wooden camera and old lenses.

epson V700 vs Imacon Flextight Precision II

This item doesn’t belong on this page. So this was film that was placed flat on the scanner glass? Possibly not, but if the scanner ever does need attention or routine maintenance, then it won’t hurt the OP to know who to ask if there is nothing available locally. Just looking very quickly at the available material, the scanner does work with Vista via the latest software which is aparently available as a download. Another reason I ditched the Imacon — I tried giving it to a friend but he couldn’t figure out how to use it — is that a full resolution 35mm ppi and dMax of 4.

Here’s the Ratoc thingy — I even remembered which drawer to look in!

epson V vs Imacon Flextight Precision II

I’d read that Ratoc converters were touchy and sometimes had to be re-connected. About this product Product Information The Imacon Flextight Precision II Scanner is equipped with an innovative color scanning method which employs a magnetic frame and a virtual drum to give you exceptionally clear and detailed scans.

I am intrigued how close they are but the Imacon looks more natural even from a distance. Les Sarile Oct 23, Or is that downloadable imacpn Hasselblad? Already have an account? Fujitsu fi Document Fllextight But, the flatbed scanners may not be up to the task.


They won’t service the older Precision models any more though flextignt I think the Precision III, for example, dates back to After Sierra, pretty much all video cards will work!

Halka Oct 24, For a while I thought all my photos were murky and blurry until I saw prints and professional scans of my work. Some people have never had this belt slippage problem with Imacon or Hasseblad scanners same drive mechanismbut my feeling is that anyone using these scanners in a humid environment is likely to have problems.

Epson, film scanned on dpi Imacon on maximum Film grain is visable on the imacon, the espon seems a bit blurry. Front Page What’s New? It is far superior to my Epson V Overall, this is not surprising. This has really rejuvenated that old tower.