Much more than a flatbed scanner, the DuoScan is a great solution for the photograph who works in medium or large as well as 35mm formats.
From the manufacturer:
DuoScan is a versatile, high-resolution scanner that incorporates an innovative TwinPlate Scanning Technology, enabling users to scan reflective artwork and transparencies on independent scan beds within a single, integrated unit. Transparencies are placed on a tray, which slides into the body of the scanner. A single carriage, carrying light sources, optics, and a CCD sensor, traverses between the upper glass plate for reflectives and the transparency tray below. The only mechanical movement that occurs when you switch from reflective to transparency scanning is the rotation of the single mirror.
- Innovative TwinPlate Scanning Technology which increases color consistency, scanning resolution and speed, while reducing mechanical complexity.
- One pass scanner that works with a tri-linear coated CCD, resulting in considerably higher speeds for color registration.
- 8000 element CCD with a true optical resolution of 1000 x 2000 ppi...
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