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Plustek OpticFilm 120

Plustek OpticFilm 120
alaScore 88

9 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 120. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The design also gets good views, whereas many are critical about the reliability and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Plustek OpticFilm 120 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 120 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on Views are divided on the usability, but some have doubts about the reliability and price.

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Dec, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 120 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plustek OpticFilm 120 Film & Slide ScannerPlustek OpticFilm 120 Film & Slide Scanner

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: M. David Stone (

Plustek OpticFilm 120


The Plustek OpticFilm 120 pairs an excellent scanner with a poor choice of scan utility, but is still worth considering, particularly if you're open to buying a third-party program.

Scans 35mm and medium-format film. Hardware-based dust and scratch removal. Automatic feeder.Has a rated optical resolution of 5,300 by 5,300 pixels per inch.

Scan utility can preview only the first slide or frame of film. Scan choices are limited to either the first image or everything in the carrier.

If you don't need to scan anything larger than 35mm slides or film, you can get acceptably good results with much less expensive scanners, like the Plustek 8200i Ai or even the Epson V550. Similarly, if you need to scan larger film, you might want to...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: George Schaub (

Plustek OpticFilm 120 & SilverFast Ai Studio 8: A 35mm And Medium Format Scanner


Designed for professionals, enthusiasts, schools, and clubs, the OpticFilm 120 scanner from Plustek ($1999) can handle negative and positive film, including 35mm filmstrips, individual 35mm slides, and medium format film up to 6x12cm format. The...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: ePHOTOzine (

Plustek OpticFilm 120 Film Scanner Review


High resolution scans, Batch scanning capability, Multi exposure feature, Bundled software is easy to use, Multiformat support

Bit pricey, No wet mount facility

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


Built-in display:N
Color of product:Black
Scan type:Film/slide scanner
Scanner Type:Film/slide

Energy Management

Input Voltage:24
Power supply type:AC / DC

Other Features

Dynamic Range:4.01
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:2 GHz\n2 GB RAM\n10 GB HDD\nDVD
Power Requirements:0.75A

Packaging Content

Bundled software:SilverFast Ai Studio 8
Drivers included: Yes

Paper Handling

Letter: Yes
Scanning media types supported:Photo paper, Plastic Card


Light Source:LED
Scan drivers:TWAIN
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF, TIFF
Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Input Voltage:24
Power supply type:AC / DC


Black/white scanning color modes:Grayscale
Color scanning: Yes
Duplex scanning:N
Film scanning: Yes
Input color depth:48
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:2.36 x 4.72
Optical scanning resolution:5300 - 10600
Output color depth:24 / 48
Output colour depth:24 / 48
Output grayscale depth:16

System Requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, Mac OS X 10.5 / 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8
Mac compatibility: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Minimum hard disk space:10000 / 10240
Minimum processor:2 GHz / 2 GHz Processor or faster
Minimum RAM:2048
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.7 / 7.44
Height:14.7 / 7.44
Package depth:19.7
Package height:14.6
Package width:12.6