35mm, 120mm-6x4.5, 6x6, 6x7, 6x9, 6x12 1. Now, there are more and more full-frame DSLR in the market, and the average affordable price of these full-frame DSLR is about 3500 USD. Its image quality is as like 35mm film. 2. However, larger format still reigns supreme. For example, medium format film - 6x7cm is over four times larger than 35mm film. Includes the following film holders: 35mm slides, holds 5 slides 35mm film strip, holds 12 frames 120 6x6, holds 3 frames 120 6x7, holds 3 frames 120 6x9, holds 2 frames 120 6x12, holds 1 frame
Plustek OpticFilm 120 Product Introduction
Plustek OpticFilm 120 Product Introduction Mark Druziak Plustek Director of MarketingVer 3.0 September 2012
Index• Why a dedicated film scanner?• OpticFilm 120 Introduction• Product Purpose• Target Audiences• OpticFilm 120 Overview• What’s in the box• Specifications• Unique Selling points• Competitor Analysis• Appendix
Why a dedicated film scanner?• Sharpness resolution supporting a very high photographic level quality• Higher dynamic range than a flatbed• Color Consistency and Accuracy
OpticFilm 120 IntroductionThe OpticFilm 120 delivers the professional image quality resultsfrom 35mm film strips, slides, and 120/220 film from 6x4.5cm up to6x12cm in sizes. It is designed for professional photographers,advanced amateur photographers, film photo enthusiasts,photography schools and clubs.The OpticFilm 120 satisfies the film scanning requirements ofadvanced amateurs or professionals that require the ultimate inimage quality and an ICC profiled scanning system.
Product Purpose• Scan film and provide extremely high quality digital images for any output including presentation quality prints.• Provide the highest quality digital images from photographic film.• Satisfy the film scanning needs of professional and consumer photographers using high quality film cameras. For example: 645 cameras: Pentax 645, Hasselblad, Mamiya 645; TLR Cameras: Rolleiflex, Rolleicord, Yashica; 6x7 Cameras Mamiya 7, FujiFilm 670, Voigtlander Bessa 667; 35mm Cameras: Leica, Voigtlander, Nikon, Canon etc.• Satisfy the film scanning needs of advanced amateurs or professionals that require a complete ICC profiled system.• Sharing of film photo images.
Target Audiences• Classic film camera owners• Film photo enthusiasts (in variety of professions)• Professional photographers• Advanced amateur photographers• Photography school and clubs• Photographers and photo labs that require the ultimate in image quality and an ICC profiled scanning system• Low volume custom photographic processing and printing shops
OpticFilm 120 Overview (Front view) LED indicator 1. Power on: blue 2. Standby: orange 1 Action button 2 Power on button Eject button Film holder slot
OpticFilm 120 Overview (Rear view) 1 2 3Folding rear protection cover 1. Rear film holder slot 2. USB port connector 3. AC adapter connector
What’s in the box Film holders 6x7 cm IT8 Target OF120 Film scanner Masking Sheet x2 SilverFast DVDAC adapter ; USB cable Plustek and SilverFast QG SilverFast license key Plustek CD
SpecificationsImage sensor Color CCDLight Sources LEDHardware Resolution Maximum input: 10600 dpi Maximum output: 5300 dpiScan Modes Color: 48-bit input, 48/24-bit output Grayscale: 16-bit input, 8/16-but outputDynamic Range 4.8 (Theoretical value; Practical value is 4.01 with ® SilverFast Multi-Exposure )Scanning Area 60 mm x 120 mm (up to medium format 6x12 camera )Infrared channel Built-inIT8 Target Included for color accuracy (6x7 cm)Net weight Approx. 5.7 KgsDimensions (W x D x 210 x 374 x 189 mmH)OS Windows: XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8 (soon) Mac (Intel-based processor): 10.5/ 10.6/ 10.7/ 10.8 (soon)
Specifications (Continued)Bundled Software SilverFast Ai Studio 8 (iSRD/ Multi-Exposure)Hardware Windows PCRequirements 2 GHz Processor or faster 2 GB RAM main memory (4 GB RAM recommended) 10 GB free space on hard disk drive DVD drive or internet connection Mac 2 GHz Processor or faster (INTEL based processor 2 GB RAM main memory (4 GB RAM recommended) 10 GB free space on hard disk drive DVD drive or internet connectionNote 64-bit OS recommended (Large memory size will have better performance)
Unique Selling Points• Extraordinary Image Quality – 8-element glass lens – High sensitive color CCD – Built-in infrared channel – IT 8 target and color calibration• Newly Designed film carriers ensure accurate imaging and efficient workflow. – Film flatness on medium format – User-oriented – The patent-pending adjustable pitch film holder design – Effective workflow – Motorized film transport; batch scanning capability• Elegant and Compact Design – Elegant appearance – Compact Design - Smaller Footprint – Special rubber foot pads• Powered by LaserSoft Imaging AG SilverFast® – Windows/ Mac ; multi-tasking capability; lots of image tools and features for best image quality
Extraordinary Image Quality “The OpticFilm 120 reaches an image quality level that is typically achieved by drum scanners.” Quote from LaserSoft Imaging
Glass Lens with 8-elements in 5 groups • Sharpness at high resolution (Optical resolution is up to 5300 dpi ) 100 % crop without 200 % crop without post editing post editingHelps to resolve every detail that is captured by the cameraand film
High sensitivity color CCD • With 10,600 dpi resolution and with multi-exposure capability. • Delivering an effective usable Dynamic Range of 4,01 (with SilverFast Multi- Exposure®/ according to ISO 21550:2004) and a theoretically maximum density of 4.8. Normal scan w/ Multi-ExposureProvides accurate color and all highlight and shadow details.
Built-in Infrared Channel• IR Channel detects dust and scratches on non-silverhalide based films.• Tight integration with SilverFast iSRD® for excellent dust and scratchremoval image results. Original Mark IR Correct Removes dust and scratches without the need for additional retouching
IT8 Target and color calibration• Stable led light sources• Medium format 6x7cm IT 8 calibration target included• SilverFast Auto IT8 Calibration® - in just 2 mouse clicks. “Easy touse” Color consistency and rendition
Newly designed film carriersensure accurate imaging and efficient workflow
Film Flatness on Medium Format VSPlustek OpticFilm 120 film holders Competitive 120 film holders
User-Oriented• Plustek OpticFilm 120 users do not need to cut their 3- frame 6x7 film strip into single frames. Plustek OpticFilm 120 film holders 3rd frame will not fit Competitive 120 film holders Result is cropped image
Patent-pending adjustable pitch film holders1. Dedicated 120 film strip holders.2. Specifically designed for 6x4.5, 6x6, 6x7, 6x8/6x9, 6x12, 35mm negative, and 35mm slide films3. Easy to load film strip4. Adjustable pitch maintains film flatness 6x75. No need to cut 3-frame 6x7 120 film strips. 6x4.5 6x6 6x8 | 6x9Adjustablepitch design 6x12 35mm
Efficient workflow• Motorized film transport• Automatic batch scanning capacity. A. For scanning 35mm mounted slides (max. 5 slides) B. For scanning 35mm filmstrips (max. 12 frames) C. For scanning 120/220 6x4.5 film strips (max. 4 frames) D. For scanning 120/220 6x6 film strips (max. 3 frames) E. For scanning 120/220 6x7 film strips (max. 3 frames) F. For scanning 120/220 6x8/ 6x9 film strips (max. 2 frames) G. For scanning 120/220 6x12 film strips (max. 1 frame)
Elegant and Compact Design The OpticFilm 120 is the most compact 120 film scanner on the market.
Elegant Appearance Textured metal case LED indicator Black mirror acrylic front panel
Isolation foot padsState of the art acoustic isolation foot padseliminate vibrations and ensure a stablescan platform.
Competitor Analysis - 1 Winner Plustek Brand N Brand P | Brand R OpticFilm 120 9000 PF120 | 5000Film Type Frame size Supported Up to Supported Up to Supported Up to 35 mm strip v 12 v 12 v 6 135 35 mm framed v 5 v 5 v 4 6 x 4.5 strip v 4 v 4 v 3 6 x 6 strip v 3 v 3 v 2 6 x 7 strip v 3 v 2 v 1120/220 6 x 8 strip v 2 v 2 v 1 6 x 9 strip v 2 v 2 v 1 6 x 12 strip v 1 No - v 1
Competitor Analysis - 2 Winner Plustek Brand N Brand P | Brand R OpticFilm 120 9000 PF120 | 5000Optical resolution 5300 dpi 4000 dpi 3200 dpiMulti- Exposure capability v Win v NoBuilt-in IR and solution v | SilverFast iSRD v | ICE v | Magic Touch Higher result than N iDynamic Range - Lower result than Nikon k o nAutomatic Feeder v v NoBatch scan capability v v NoDimensions (W x D x H) 210 x 374 x 189 mm 249 x 203 x 498 mm 200 x 400 x 160 mm Win
Film Size Comparison Aspect Image Size Exposures / roll Ratio 35mm film 120 film 220 film135 Format (35mm film)35 mm 24 x 36 (mm) 1.50 12, 24, 36 ----- -----Medium Format (also known as 120/ 220 film)6x 45 cm 56 x 42 (mm) 1.33 ----- 16 326x 6 cm 56 x 56 (mm) 1.00 ----- 12 246x 7 cm 56 x 70 (mm) 1.21 ----- 10 216x 8 cm 56 x 77 (mm) 1.36 ----- 9 96x 9 cm 56 x 84 (mm) 1.50 ----- 8 166x 12 cm 56 x 118 (mm) 2.00 ----- 6 12
Some popular film cameras Cameras135 Format (35mm film)35 mm Various. For example: Leica M6, Nikon FM2, Canon, EOS 1VMedium Format (also known as 120/ 220 film) 6x 45 cm PENTAX 645NII, Mamiya 645AFDIII, HASSELBALD H1, etc.6x 6 cm HASSELBALD 503CW, Rolleiflex 2.8FX, YASHICA Mat 124G, etc.6x 7 cm PENTAX 67, Mamiya 7 II, FUJIFILM GF670, etc.6x 8 cm FUJI GX680, etc.6x 9 cm FUJI GSW690, etc.6x 12 cm HORSEMAN SW612 Professional, Linhof TECHNORAMA 612 pc II, etc.
Comparison of Film Cameras Picture Frame 12 cm 9 cm 7 cm 24 mm 6 cm 4.5 cm36 6mm cm 35mm film 120 film
Benefit of Medium Format Film Medium format film provides images that can be printed larger, 6 cm cropped more and that have higher resolution than 35mm film. 24 mm36 mm 7 cm 35mm film Medium format – 6x7 cm
Installation• Step 1 ： Connecting the scanner• Step 2 ： Installing the driver (by Plustek CD)• Step 3 ： Installing the SilverFast software (by SilverFast DVD)• Step 4 ： Power on the OpticFilm 120 Windows platform and Mac platform use the same steps PS: There is no Plustek QuickScan for OpticFilm 120
How to manually install the driver in Windows OS.User can manually install the driver via the system devicemanager 1. Click <Start> 2. Click <Control Panel> 3. Click <System> 4. Click <Hardware> tab 5. Click <Device manager> 6. Normally, the scanner device is under <image device>. 7. Right click <Film scanner> and select <Update Driver Software> 8. Follow the on-screen instruction.
SilverFast serialization and first startupStep 1 Step 3 Registration pageStep 2 This is NOT a necessary step User can register on-line in the future. In this situation, just select and check <skip registration> registration
SilverFast 8 interface1. Control Dock ; 2. Preview Window ; 3. Standard Toolbar ; 4. Special Toolbar
How to activate/deactivate WorkflowPilot on SilverFast 8 Interface Workflow Pilot is Activated For first using user andSwitching icon beginner Normal interface For any level users Workflow Pilot is Inactivated
Some special symbols on SilverFast 8 Applied function More, long-pressed to show more dock dialog Float dialogCollapse dialog Expand dialog NoneAdvanced setting applied function More
How to enable special feature preview Edit -> Preference -> Special