Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: film scanners
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2001 11:20:36 -0700

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Austin Franklin []
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 1:33 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: film scanners

> A 14 bit A/D gives 16384 maximum unique values and Log 10 of 
> 16383 is 4.2,
> which I am reasonably sure is what they are basing their 
> 'claim' on.  It is
> inaccurate (and misleading IMO) to make a claim based solely 
> on number of
> bits.  The spec should be based on overall system performance, not the
> number of bits of the A/D.

Has anyone heard any rumours about the "real" dynamic range of the 4000 or 8000?


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