Plustek Announces New OpticFilm 120 Scanner

by on November 9, 2013

in Film,Gear

OpticFilm 120 Scanner

Plustek has announced a new film scanner – the OpticFilm 120, which handles film scans from 35mm film strips, slides, and 120/220 film formats from 6×4.5 up to 6×12.

The OpticFilm 120 includes an eight-element glass lens and stable LED light source, providing a measured resolution of 5,300 dpi. The scanner is bundled with SilverFast Ai Studio 8 by LaserSoft Imaging, which includes Multi-Exposure and iSRD

The OpticFilm 120 is compatible with Windows and Mac and connects via USB 2.0. The OpticFilm 120 retails for $1999.99. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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{ 3 comments }

1 Jim L November 10, 2013 at 1:16 am

I don’t understand. Why would anyone pay $2000 for a film scanner in 2014????

2 gordon November 10, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Fantastic news.

3 nebus November 11, 2013 at 4:35 am

This has been out for some time. Perhaps this is the official US release from them but it’s been available to buy here in the EU for over 6 months at least.
And as to why would someone pay this much for a film scanner – it’s cheaper than a used Nikon 8000/9000 and will at least be supported for repairs/parts unlike the Nikon or Minoltas. Plus it’s faster and better quality than the flatbed options out.

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