Kevin O'Brien (email@example.com)
Sat, 03 Apr 1999 07:26:02 +1200
See the Microtek website.
The model 4 is now superseded and is may be available cheap. In used to sell
computers and know many pro users who swear by their model 3's.
I recently trashed another cheap scanner for the Microtek V310 and am
delighted with it. It does all I need and the ScanWizard driver alone is
worth the price. Its colour accuracy is superb when the adjustments are
The model 4 & 5 are pro machines with a higher optical scan resolution and
large format transparency capability. If you need to seriously scan 35mm
film then a suitable specialist scanner is required
> Not the 4 but with the Microtek 5. A friend purchased the 5 half a year
> and I've done scans from 35mm that are pretty darned good. I compared them
> to the work done off the Polaroid 35mm SprintScan and they are similar but
> not quite as good as the Polaroid.
> For 120 film, he was spotting a job (he does architectural
> work) and noted a black spot on the wall, blew it up to check it out and
> found it was a fly the film had recorded. That is a very good scan.
> The work w/the formats larger than 120 are excellent.
> That's all I can report S but I must note the price of the Microtek 4 is
> most interesting.
> Jack Fulton
> >From: Jurgen Lorenzen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: email@example.com
> >Subject: Microtech 4
> >Date: Fri, Apr 2, 1999, 1:44 AM
> >Does anybody have some experience with the Microtech 4 scanner? I am
> >thinking about purchasing one to do basic scanning for retouching (up to
> >8x10 final print) or basic Photoshop work. Any insight would be
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