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Plustek OpticFilm 8200i

Plustek OpticFilm 8200i
alaScore 88

299 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 299 reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 8200i. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Plustek OpticFilm 8200i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Plustek OpticFilm 8200i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 user reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 8200i from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.co.uk.

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Plustek OpticFilm8200iSE Film ScannerPlustek OpticFilm8200iSE Film Scanner

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Plustek OpticFilm 8200i

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 user reviews of Plustek OpticFilm 8200i from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: OpticFilm 8200i SE Film ScannerOpticFilm 8200i SE Film Scanner

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE

 

The Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE film scanner delivers reasonably high-quality scans, but be prepared to invest some time in learning how to use its scan utility.

Optical resolution rated at 7,200 pixels per inch. Hardware-based dust and scratch removal

Scans only one slide or frame of film at a time. Little automation in the software

The next step up from the Plustek OpticFilm 8100 in the company's line of dedicated film and slide scanners, the Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE ($449) offers the same 7,200 pixels-per-inch (ppi) resolution, the same set of scan utilities, and essentially...

May, 2014

Expert review by: M. David Stone (pcmag.com)

Plustek OpticFilm 8200i Ai

 

The Plustek OpticFilm 8200i Ai film scanner offers high resolution, hardware-based dust and scratch removal, and simple color calibration for scans.

Optical resolution rated at 7,200 pixels per inch. Hardware-based dust and scratch removal. Automatic color calibration

Scans only one slide or frame of film at a time. Little automation in software

The 8200 Ai ($499.99) is Plustek's top-of-the-line model for 35mm dedicated film and slide scanners. The next step up from the Plustek 8200i SE, it offers the same 7,200 pixel-per-inch (ppi) resolution and hardware-based dust and scratch removal, along...

May, 2014

Consumer review by: THOMAS H. (newegg.com)

Great hardware, but...

 

Reasonably-priced support for negative/slide scanning is waning. The top-o-the-line scanners are from Nikon and they are going for $2000 on up to about $7000. The Plustek OpticFilm line is the best you're going to do under $2000. Remember, film...

Hardware seems solid and well-designed. It weighs about as much as a brick and kind of feels like one with your eyes closed.

No serious manual comes with it, nor is one available on the Plustek site. Essential information is missing. Example: does one scan with the emulsion side up or down. Not in the "manual." I found it on a printed sheet that came with the film strip...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Calgary BMW (newegg.com)

Plustek OptiFilm 8200i

 

The scanner is USB 2.0. I'm not sure if it would help to have USB 3.0. I think the majority of the time it takes to do a scan is the movement of the scan head and post processing of the image. The transfer speed may not take up a large portion of the...

Hardware seems very capable. On 7200dpi scans you can see film grain sharply resolved. Great value as scanner comes bundled with Silverfast Ai

Installation procedure is confusing. Don't be surprised if you get a bunch of error messages. You can ignore/cancel most of them and keep going. You do not need to install the Presto! PageManager program. I have used both Silverfast and Vuescan with...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Ken (newegg.com)

Wow!

 

This is the first time I have used a dedicated transparency scanner. I know this is a new model ; I am totally impressed with the abilities of this machine. I followed the advice of the other reviewers of similar models and purchased the Vuescan...

None so far except one lockup when I aborted a scan. Had to reboot

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Elo (tigerdirect.com)

Great Product

 

IR technology is awesome has a super powerful photo editor to edit scans before saving. Not the fastest in the world but if time is not a factor then an great buy.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Dave D (warehouseexpress.com)

It does exactly what it says on the tin

 

The Plustek 8200i is a well-built, machine that made it easy to scan 35mm negatives and slides with helpful defect removal using the bundles SilverFast software. I would recommend this to anyone having just sat through a 200 slide session obtaining...

Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Bob (reevoo.com)

Plustek OpticFilm 8200I SE

 

Compact and easy to use

Handling of dust and scratches is TERRIBLE! It is worse than the 8-year old PF3650 for which it was intended to be a replacement. It is not even in the same league as my 4-year old flatbed Epson V700. I have returned it. (I did not compare it on...