Epson Unveils New Professional Film Scanners: V800 Photo & V850 Pro

Epson Perfection V850 Pro Scanner

Epson unveiled a couple of new professional grade flatbed film scanners at PhotoPlus 2014 last week – the Epson Perfection V800 Photo and Epson Perfection V850 Pro.

Both scanners deliver optical resolution up to 4800 x 6400 dpi. The scanners work with a range of positive and negative film formats from 35mm slides and film strips to medium format 6 x 20cm and 4″ x 5″. [Read more…]

Plustek Announces New OpticFilm 120 Scanner

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.

Pana-Vue Pana-Scan

Pana-Vue Pana-Scan

The Pana-Vue Pana-Scan is a budget-friendly slide, 35mm and 110 negative film scanner.  The Pana-Scan converts film and slides to 5MP digital images, which are stored on an SD card that you can then import to your PC or Mac.  The Pana-Scan connects to your computer via USB 2.0 and includes Arc-Soft Media Impression as editing software.

The Pana-Scan carries a street price of around $100.  Check availability on

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]