PlusTek  OpticFilm 8100

Plustek OpticFilm 8100 is a dedicated and versatile film scanner with 7200 dpi optical resolution. Its light sources give images more precise color rendering with less power consumption. Two one-touch buttons make scanning easier and more efficient for sharing on websites such as Flickr, Facebook, Picasa, etc.

Compared with the conventional flatbed scanners, the Plustek OpticFilm 8100 provides a much smaller footprint. The scanner is about the same size as a loaf of bread and takes less space on one’s desktop. All OpticFilm scanners also include a custom carrying bag that can be used for transportation or storage.

The Plustek OpticFilm 8100 and SilverFast software make a perfect combination. SilverFast Multi-Exposure® is especially for increasing the dynamic range, which adds more shadow details and eliminates noise. SilverFast NegaFix® with over 120 profiles for negative film guarantees best results when converting negatives into brilliant positives.

The Plustek OpticFilm 8100 scanner is bundled with the newest version of LaserSoft Imaging’s acclaimed scanner software - SilverFast 8. Its WorkflowPilot® guides users through all scanning and processing steps. The new developed graphical user interface is more intuitive and easy to use. Meanwhile, multitasking capable and 64-bit hardware support is extremely fast and efficient.

With the Plustek OpticFilm 8100 it is easier than ever to get started. It is the ideal film scanner for a wide range of users, including home users, lomographers, small office / workshop users, amateur photographers and photographers.

Specifications

Image Sensor CCD
Light Source LED
Hardware Resolution 7200 dpi
Scan Modes Color: 48-bit input, 24/48-bit output
Grayscale: 16-bit input, 8/16-bit output
B/W: 1-bit
Dynamic Range 3.6
Scanning Speed 3600 dpi: Approx. 36 sec (Multi-Sampling ON)
7200 dpi: Approx. 113 sec (Multi-Sampling ON)
Scanning Area (W x L) 36.8 mm x 25.4 mm (1.45" x 1")
Preview Speed Negative Film: Approx. 8 sec (Multi-Sampling ON)
Positive Film: Approx. 8 sec (Multi-Sampling ON)
Action Button IntelliScan, QuickScan
Power Supply 15 Vdc / 1.0 A
Interface USB 2.0
Net Weight 1.6 Kgs (3.5 Lbs)
Dimensions (WxDxH) 120x272x119 mm (4.73”x10.7”x4.7”)
OS Windows 7/ 8/ 10
Mac OS X 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ 10.9.x/ 10.10.x/ 10.11.x/ 10.12.x/ 10.13.x/ 10.14.x/ 10.15
Hardware Requirements Windows PC
2 GHz Processor or faster
2 GB RAM main memory (4 GB RAM recommended)
10 GB free space on hard disk drive
CD/ DVD drive or internet connection
Mac
2 GHz Processor or faster (INTEL based processor, NO PowerPC )
2 GB RAM main memory (4 GB RAM recommended)
10 GB free space on hard disk drive
DVD drive or internet connection
Software Plustek QuickScan
SilverFast SE Plus 8

Plustek QuickScan

Plustek QuickScan is a button utility (PC) for scanning 35mm negative films and positive slides. It is easy to operate and speedy to scan.

  • Support JPG, TIF, PCX and BMP file output format.
  • Easy to adjust the scanning attributes.

SilverFast SE Plus 8

LaserSoft Imaging AG SilverFast is a world class professional scan software. It provides users and professionals with a powerful tool for scanning, editing, and color reproduction. SilverFast SE Plus 8 scanner software is the further development of entry-level version SilverFast SE 8. Its intelligent image automatic simplifies scanning and image optimization immensely.

  • WorkflowPilot - a step-by-step assistant for every workflow
  • Preview Concept - immediate control of any image adjustment
  • Multi-Tasking - concurrent scanning and optimizing
  • Multi-Exposure - increases dynamic range for maximum details
  • Negafix – a convenient and professional way to convert negatives into brilliant positives.
  • iSRD – an effective solution to save hours of post scan editing and retourching to remove the results of dust and scratches on the original film or slide. (The hardware needs supporting this feature)