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Definition: slide scanner

A scanner that is specialized for scanning 35mm slides and film negatives. The slide or film is inserted into a single slot in the machine or into a tray, which is inserted. Many flatbed scanners are also able to scan slides. See scanner and transparency adapter.

Slide Scanner
This Minolta DiMAGE 5400 scanner provides an optical resolution of 5,400 dpi for professional scans of multiple 35mm slides and film transparencies. (Image courtesy of Minolta Corporation.)