Imacon Flextight Precision II — still worth buying today? Some people have found that this service needs to be done frequently, sometimes as often as months. I have been very happy with the scans from my and X1, and they are much quieter and faster than the Nikon that I keep as a backup. I also like the old look of film and think that digital files from a DSLR are too perfect sharp etc – I’m not a sharpness freak. An indication of the problem is that the frame holder feeds into the machine in a skewed manner, making the film frame shift as it goes into the scanner so that a small portion of the scan is cut off , or that the trailing edge of the frame shows loss of focus.
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fkextight Another reason I ditched the Imacon — I tried giving it to a friend but he couldn’t figure out how to use it — is that a full resolution 35mm ppi and dMax of 4. Thanks Kirk, Do you know if a scsi adapter to usb2. Skip to main content. Sign In Sign Up. Front Page What’s New?
Just bought an Imacon flextight precision ii – What else do I need?
I’m bet it will work fine with Sierra. Best Selling in Scanners See all. I’d read that Ratoc converters were touchy and sometimes had to be re-connected. This professional scanner features an optical resolution from 72 to dpi for superior image quality.
epson V700 vs Imacon Flextight Precision II
Thanks for your advice. Capable of supporting various inputs like transparencies, reflectives, positives and negatives, it offers batch image processing and batch scanning for enhanced versatility. It’s well-documented that the Epson has about DPI of real resolution.
Your name or email address: More items related to this product. One doesn’t need Imacon service to replace the bulb. Imacon Flextight Precision II — still worth buying today?
For older Imacons you need SCSI or anther adapter whose name I can’t remember – I think I have one at work and will see what it is if nobody else names it. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. For slides it’s an acceptable scanner, I agree.
Hi, thanks for your response and suggestions. This is my first scanner.
Imacon Flextight Precision II Photo, Slide & Film Scanner
Sign in Already have an account? So far it did’t occured to me. By jejesJune 11 in Film Forum. I then moved the Imacon to Bangkok and encountered this feed problem intermittently, but didn’t know the cause and had no access to Imacon service. I used to own and use the old a great deal. Sorry, I though u had a new mac pro.
SCSI to firewire, and then firewire to Thunderbolt adapters. Have a look at the results: No idea about Imacon servicing in Spain, but Hasselblad stopped supporting Flextight scanners some time ago.
My issues with using a straight digital path to larger printed negatives for alt processes is I’m afraid they would be too sharp. But, the flatbed scanners may not be up to the task. Film is ilford delta Dust was also a big problem.