I have a bunch of older 35mm slides. I would like to digitize some of them. I notice Costco.com has the following:
Pacific Image PrimeFilm 35mm Film & Slide Scanner 1800U
Adobe Photoshop Album 1.0 Software for Windows included
35 mm film and slide scanner: scans slides and negatives
Linear array color CCD
36 bits per pixel color mode
12-bit per pixel grayscale mode
Optical resolution: 1800 dpi
(or 4.2 million pixels for a 35mm x 24mm image)
Maximum resolution: 19200 x 19200 dpi
Light source: Cold cathode fluorescent lamp
Scanning buffer: 512 K byte
Preview speed: approximately 10 seconds for color
Scanning speed: approximately 35 seconds
Maximum scanning area: 36mm x 24mm
Microsoft XP® compatible
Microsoft ME compatible
Included software: Adobe Photoshop Album 1.0; Pacific Image CyberView; TWAIN-compliant driver for PC; plug-in for Mac; Presto Pagemanager (with image folio); Mr. Photo (with photo album)
Package includes: Film scanner, USB cable, power adaptor, driver, user's manual, warranty card and quick installation guide
Dimensions: 10.55" x 6.54" x 2.60"
Weight: 1.65 lbs.
$99.99 Shipping & Handling included
Item # 423427
Has anybody used this unit? How big are the files? My Olympus 3.2 mega pixle files are generally under 500K each and print very well at 8X10.
I'm not looking to do anything fancy, just the basics. $99 to my door sure is looking good. I don't think I need the 3600 dpi ones.
Thanks in advance.