What is a film scanner?

Answer Film scanners, also called slide scanners, create digital images from slides or film negatives. Film scanners work in a similar way to other types of scanners, using light and visual recording tech... Read More »

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What is a good film/negative scanner?

It all depends on what you want to do with your images after you scan them. If you are just scanning for the web, any of the inexpensive film scanners will do the trick. However, if you want to di... Read More »

What resolution of a scanner is required for film camera pictures?

Use 600 dpi for the best resolution. No need to scan higher. This will give you magazine-type prints.

What film scanner would you recommend from the following two?……The Epson review is rather incomplete, but it gives enough information that it's roughly the same effective pix... Read More »

What type of scanner would I need to put the images from film negatives onto my computer?

for the 3x5" you may be able to use normal scanner with a negative lid and component type scanner, if these negatives are large black and white glass plates, may need to be careful not to scratch s... Read More »