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Re: [Rollei] Scanning Velvia with Epson 2450
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Scanning Velvia with Epson 2450
- From: "Gene Johnson" <genej2 >
- Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 11:43:46 -0800
- References: <C32D66E0EFABD111BF8400805FE65D61090A51C0 > <000901c282a5$9c4a1270$4e0aa8c0@naq3sazlo51ev4>
I've heard that about the 2450 before. Some people lay their negs ON the
glass. Your idea sounds easier on the negs. Thanks for the explanation.
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Stratton" <stratton >
Sent: Saturday, November 02, 2002 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Rollei] Scanning Velvia with Epson 2450
> Since I plan to buy a 2450 soon and I do plan to use it for 4x5
> transparencies, this is very interesting to me. I'm not sure I'm clear on
> what your template looks like. Could you explain a little more?
> I assume your question is directed to me.
> I simple cut the 8 1/2 x 11 thin plastic (I use black) to cover the glass
> plate of the 2450. I also cut a section from the center scan area the
> of the negative/chrome I wish to scan. I slightly undersize the opening
> I can get firm contact of the plastic sheet to the negative/chrome edges.
> This method places the negative/chrome about 15 thousands of an inch above
> the glass plate of the scanner. The reason for all this is...it seems to
> an accepted truth that the epson 2450 s' focus plane is on, or just above
> the glass surface....not the plane of the scanners film holders.
> Even if the above was not true, the ability to firmly tighten the
> negative/chrome to a reasonably flat plan is a significant advantage over
> using the scanner holders. Taping the chrome takes longer but I get
> improved scans.
> Hope this helps
> Dave Stratton
> Fairbanks, AK