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This Pacific Image 35mm auto film scanner takes the guesswork out of scanning with auto-focus and a 3.2 dynamic range for sharp, high-quality scans with natural and accurate color reproduction. The optical 1800 dpi provides enough resolution to enlarge images up to 8x10". USB interface provides fast data transfer and convenient connection. Features batch scanning and automatic film loading. Accommodates 35mm slides, filmstrips or roll film. Includes linear array color CCD, cold cathode fluorescent lamp, 1800x1800 dpi, 24.3mmx36.5mm maximum scanning area. Requires 12V CD/1.25A output; AC 100-110V 60Hz or AC 220-240V 50Hz input. PC or compatibles: Pentium II or higher with a minimum of 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended); Windows 98 or later. Macintosh: iMac, iBook, G3 or G4 with USB interface running system 8.6 or later.
Pacific Image PrimeFilm 1800AFL Film Scanner (35 mm)
pros: There are none that I can think of.
cons: It just does not work as it should.
Waste of Money, does not perform
I originally bought the PF 1800AFL about 4 years ago to scan all my all slides and negatives. Even w... See Full Review
pros: Easy to use, handles negative strips easily, good value.
cons: Not professional quality, but that's not what you paid for, is it?
Adequate and useful scanner
I've had this unit for about 1.5 years. It is a great compromise between the high end (and high pric... See Full Review
pros: It hasn't damaged any film or slides yet.
cons: Bad tonal range, dark scans (especially B&W film), drivers frequently hang forcing a reboot.
Not worth the money
This scanner is a stinker. The first one I recieved would not load the film. The replacement would i... See Full Review
pros: Automatic loading of films (when it works)
cons: Scratch negatives, software set to auto-balancing produces horrible pictures.
It'll damage your negatives!
I have so many negatives to scan, so finally I decided to buy a scanner for negative films. The PF18... See Full Review
pros: When working scanned slides fairly well.
cons: Did not work most of the time.
Don't buy this.
I was hoping to convert many slides to digital images to share old memories with family and friends.... See Full Review
cons: Usually doesn't work.
I've spent a week, three hours a day installing and removing and reinstalling the TWO softwares. Occ... See Full Review
pros: Very cost effective & comes with Photoshop!
cons: Slower than Molasses at the north pole
Shutterbugs have a new toy they can afford to play with.
Software >>Rating = 10 How many times have you bought a scanner to find the software... See Full Review
pros: Decent scans, easy to use, trouble-free installation
cons: Autofocus not always perfect, soft images
Good for the price
I paid about $250 for mine, had it 3 weeks, then returned it and will be receiving my 3600 PRO short... See Full Review
pros: Automatic film loading
cons: Only works for 35mm, no automatic handling of slides, no ICE
Jury still out...
The software is pretty easy and clear to use and I would recommend this product if it produced good... See Full Review
pros: Auto Film Loading, USB, small footprint, seperate slide handling window
cons: No support for any format other than 35mm, and sometimes the film gets stuck
AutoFilmLoading WILL save you time when converting years of negatives to digital format
Several years ago, I made the switch to digital photography and have never looked back. I have now h... See Full Review
|Max. Resolution (Interpolated)||19200 x 19200 dpi|
|Optical Resolution||1800 dpi|
|Max. Resolution (Hardware)||1800 x 1800 dpi|
|Max. Color Depth||42-bit Color|
|Scanner Type||Film Scanner (35 mm)|
|Scan Element Type||CCD|
|Optical Density||3.2 Dmax|
|Max. Gray Depth||14-bit Gray|
|Light Source||Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp|
|Max. Supported Media Size||Film 135 (35mm)|
|Media Loading Method||Autoload|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 98|
|Release Date||19 September, 2003|