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Imacon Presion III max file size, how to?


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I am currently scanning some 4x5s on my friends Imacon Precision III

scanner and can only get a max file size of around 400-450mb at

16bit. I read that this model has a max file size of 1.2gb. Does

anyone out there have experience and know how to get this size? I

want to get the best quality and size possible so that I can blow

them up to a huge print size. thanks

 

Nick

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That's the biggest optical resolution for 4 by 5 the Imacon offers (2040)

 

It's enough for very large prints...try them, the results are stunning. Of course if you really need massive prints, this might be a job for a drum scanner.

 

You can get close to 1.2 gig off 6 by 17cm film at 3200....

 

It's a variable resolution film scanner depending on the size.

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Download and install the latest Imacon software. Then drag your crop lines just inside the border of your 4x5 tranny and presto, the resolution settings available will jump significantly -- like up to 3200 PPI. While it's not the entire aea of your original, I found that even just cropping out the border and clip marks allowed much higher scan resolutions.

 

Cheers,

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