Thats what I thought as well. I'm scanning the silver halide
films(Trix,Delta,Tmax, etc.) not the chromo B/W films(xp2, etc), so I
thought 48bit should be enough.
I imagine the IR would work fine for chomo B/W films(xp2, etc) though.
> My opinion is that you'll waste the extra 16-bit infrared channel if
> you're scanning silver-based B&W, since as you know it won't help
> remove defects.
> Of course, if you're using dye-based B&W, you oughta be all right with
> > Hello all,
> > I'm using Vuescan to scan various B/W negs with my LS-4000 scanner. I
> > have a quick question.... Since IR cleaning doesn't work with B/W
> > negs, should I scan them in 64 bit RGBI anyway? Or use 48-bit?
> > I assume the 64 bit mode includes the IR channel of the neg and since
> > this would include more dust,hair, etc. should I just use 48 bit?
> > Thanks,
> > Rick