TELFORD, 17th April, 2012 – Plustek Technology Inc., a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer and professional imaging devices, is delighted to announce that its latest film scanner has won ePHOTOzine’s sought-after ‘Recommended’ Award.
Plustek’s OpticFilm 8100 is a compact device for scanning 35mm slides and negatives. Designed for shutterbugs looking to digitise their cherished photographs, the scanner is ideal for producing high quality images on a computer for archiving, printing, enlarging, and sharing with friends and family.
The OpticFilm 8100 brings the successful award-winning formula of high quality features and low price of previous models up to date with key improvements. The main improvements over current Plustek OpticFilm scanners include an internal redesign and enhanced light source, helping to improve colour rendering while using less power. Native 64-bit hardware and software is also supported for better performance.
“With this scanner Plustek have made subtle improvements, to possibly consolidate their position and keep up with software developments”, said ePHOTOzine. “The Plustek Opticfilm 8100 offers good value for money and high resolution scans.”
The OpticFilm 8100 is also bundled with the latest version of LaserSoft Imaging’s acclaimed scanning software - SilverFast 8. A new graphical user interface reduces the learning curve and the preview mode allows users to immediately see the results of any adjustments made, including the results of complex functions.
Shooping Lin, Sales Director, Plustek added: “If this is your first scanner purchase you will not be disappointed. The results above speak for themselves. The OpticFilm 8100 is a very capable scanner, offering good sharpness and accurate colour scanning in a no-frills package. It even comes bundled with a padded carrying case for easy transport.”
Pricing and availability: The OpticFilm 8100 is available for £219.99 (RRP). Plustek OpticFilm scanners are distributed in the UK by Intro 2020 and are available from most good photographic retailers.
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