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Yes... the mounting liquid does no damage. -Karen

On May 19, 2004, at 6:16 PM, Karl Gehrman wrote:

> So the film actually survives this process to be used again if
> necessary?
>
> Curious
> Karl
>
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Karen Ackoff
> Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 3:18 PM
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> Subject: Re: slide scanning on a flatbed
>
>
> Oh... sorry
>
> In a nutshell, liquid mounting is supposed to fill in any surface
> irregularities and produce a good scan, up to 750% of the original size
> (producing 18x24 prints from 35mm film/slides). The information is for
> the Epson 3200 scanner, which is a fixed focus scanner. It may work
> with
> other scanners, but has not been tested.
>
> You will need PEC-12 cleaning fluid and PEC pads (a non-scratching
> cleaning pad). And KAMI liquid mounting fluid... in a nutshell, the
> film
> is kind of squeegeed to the scanner glass (kind of like do-it-yourself
> tinting on your car windows).
>
> I've never done this... but have heard good things about it.
>
> Karen
>
> On May 19, 2004, at 9:04 AM, Britt Griswold wrote:
>
>>> You might be interested in the notion of liquid mounting slides on a
>>> flatbed scanner. I haven't tried it, but have heard it gets very good
>
>>> results. It would be one way to bump up the quality, should decide to
>
>>> go the way of a flatbed.
>>>
>>> http://www.imagingrevue.com/articles/?article=000397
>>>
>>> Karen
>>
>> Karen,
>>
>> Unfortunatly that link requires a paid membership to the site. Can you
>
>> offer a few more details? What is used for the liquid (mineral oil?).
>> What is used to clean the liquid?
>>
>> I would love to see the PDF examples, but not for $120/year...
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