Polaroid Corporation has announced the newest addition
to its award-winning SprintScan line, the SprintScan 120 medium-format digital
film scanner. Scanning slides, negatives and film strips from 6x9cm down to
35mm, the SprintScan 120 provides a price-conscious route to high quality
digital imaging for photographers and graphics professionals.
is one of the highest resolution medium-format scanners on the market today,
offering a true optical 4000 dpi and 48-bit output. The single pass mechanism
aids in achieving a scan time for a 6 x 6cm original of less than 2 minutes.
Shipping with both a SCSI and IEEE 1394 (Firewire) interface, the SprintScan 120
is designed to be integrated quickly and simply into customer installations,
coming bundled with many powerful and easy to use software
120 ships with three powerful software products: PolaColor Insight Pro,
SilverFast Ai Photoshop Plug-in and PhotoPerfect from binuscan software.
Designed to make the scanner as easy to use as possible, while still offering
high-end features such as dust removal and scratch detection, PolaColor Insight
Pro is ideal for beginners and professionals alike. The software features a
split-view setting, which enables display of either the original, the
colour-matched preview or the preview before the most recent
award-winning SilverFast Ai Photoshop plug-in from Lasersoft provides real-time
image adjustment, multiple simultaneous scan frames and unsharp masking. Photo
Perfect Advanced has been developed by binuscan and Polaroid for exclusive use
on the SprintScan range of scanners. As well as offering automatic colour
correction and CMYK separation, Photo Perfect is extremely user-friendly and
offers one step scanning for negatives that are difficult to correct. Both
Silverfast Ai and Photo Perfect Advanced are complementary to the PolaColor
Insight Pro software and offer users a total software
confident that SprintScan 120 provides an effective imaging tool for the
professional user. The SprintScan 120 offers users a superior performance
scanner with multiple interfaces and a higher resolution and bits-per-channel
combination, at a significantly lower cost," says Markus Mahla, European Senior
Market Manager, Polaroid Corporation. "Additionally, the new scanner is bundled
with Polaroid's PolaColor Insight Pro, an easy-to-use, powerful software package
developed with user input and designed specifically for the SprintScan scanner.
As a result, this new scanner provides professional users with an affordable and
effective medium-format digital imaging solution."
SprintScan 120 retails at 3114