[Tig] Discussion of scanners
Jeff Kreines - Mindspring
jeffkreines at mindspring.com
Fri Feb 12 21:29:47 GMT 2016
> On Feb 12, 2016, at 3:03 PM, Andreas Widerøe via Tig <tig at colorist.org> wrote:
> And does anyone know what's in the Scanstation?
Interesting question. Their spec sheet claims
• Ultra low noise CCD imager with bayer pattern
But their 5K machines use a camera, probably JAI, with a CMOSIS 20000 CMOS sensor — one of the ones we rejected for less-than-stellar dynamic range. For reversal originals and prints, it’s going to have trouble capturing everything on the film, compared to a CCD. It is fast, but after a certain point, that requires significantly fast storage. They don’t appear to have a RAW capture format — just DPX, QT/ProRes, and TIFF. RAW has a lot of advantages, both in terms of file size and future flexibility.
Jeff “just know what I read and hear” Kreines
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