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Coolscan V scans not good.

Shy Talk

Port Glasgow, UK
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"RE: Coolscan V scans not good."

Shy Talk Silver Member Nikonian since 12th Jun 2010
Thu 20-Dec-12 09:17 PM | edited Fri 21-Dec-12 11:21 AM by Shy Talk

Jim

That is very kind of you. I shall have a careful look at that tomorrow.

Meantime, I was having such a hard time (slide viewer and projecting not working) that I sent off to 'quick test' for some proper optical viewing aids.

I bought:

1. A beautiful Loupe. 10x20mm (one of those things that looks like a small lens but supported by a clear plastic collar.

2. A jewellers loupe (one of those fold out 'triplet' types, 10x 18mm wide.

3. A pocket microscope, 45x.with it's own LED ilumination.

I was just at my wits end as I had no real idea if a slide is ACTUALLY sharp or not.

For info, the 45x will be in my young daughters stocking- a brilliant bit of kit!

The jewellers Loupe is utterly brilliant, but

The standing loupe seems the way to go.

I looked at a slide I'd scanned. The scan was rubbish, the slide utterly perfect.

I have much to learn.

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