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need to scan large negatives

by frankzxcv / July 14, 2005 4:50 AM PDT


I just got a pile of negatives of family photos dating from the 1950s. These are I think 2-1/4 inches square. I have a HP scanner 3970 that will do negatives but it only does 35mm. is there some sort of simple light source I can create to back light these negatives and scan them?
I don't want to buy a whole new scanner for this purpose. Thanks! -fj

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