The Hasselblad X1 is one of the best modern compact scanners around. Also known as Imacon or Flextight. It has a vertical optical system that allows the CCD to face downwards, creating a glass-free optical path between the original and the lens. The patented virtual drum solution produces optimal focusing across the entire original and the flexible holder guarantees easy mounting and safe and secure handling of your originals.
Your film does not need to be coated with mounting fluids which can damage or degrade your precious film.
We only scan at maximum resolution (6300ppi). This means you only have to scan you film once! We capture in 16bit (also known as 48bit RGB) 3F raw scan which produces large (150-400MB) with “flat-contrast” with full highlight and shadow detail. This gives you the creative freedom to grade the image to your liking. Our unique process is derived from years of experience & meets international standards of pro labs.
The final print size of a scan depends on many factors; the film used, camera & lens, shutter speed & f-stop, focusing. We have printed an image from 35mm 800ASA C-41 neg at 1200x1800mm. When you start shooting for print your photography game will change.
We can scan 35mm,120 & 4×5 formats with this machine.
This scanning process is for serious film photographers that wants the best they can get out of their film without breaking the bank.