on 2/14/02 1:04 PM, Bill Owens at wowens1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> A month or so ago, the Epson Store on the Epson website was selling
>>> Perfection 1200 scanners with a 4x5 transparency adapter for $99.00 US.
>> What _is_ a transparancy adapter, anyway? The scanner I got is used and
>> pretty old -- it claims 1200dpi, though it's difficult to tell for sure if
>> it does, because I don't have any originals that I know have that much
>> detail.. I don't think I'll be able to find one for the scanner I've got
>> (old Agfa Snapscan), but is it something I could make up out of stuff?
> A transparency adapter is basically a lamp that mounts in place of the
> regular scanner lid to project light through the media onto the CCD. I just
> checked and they're still selling it, see:
> Sorry about the long URL, but thats it.
So does the normal scanner light turn off, or is it just ignored? I'm
thinking I could rig something up with a light box... for negatives too big
for the SprintScan. On a related tangent, does anyone have the APS adapter
for the Polaroid SprintScan, and does it work?
OM-1's, -2's, -4's, (no -3's yet) and no OM-oney...
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