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I have a Canon Pixma MP530 all in one printer,scanner,copier. I would like to know if I could scan 35mm color slides on the flatbed scanner on this machine into my computer. I have a number of slides that I want to then put on a disc for my family. Will this machine do this? If so, could you tell me how to do this and do I need any sort of adapter? Then could I scan several slides a once? I would really appreciate your help. Thank you. George Johnson

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Hello csj4

The Pixma series of scanners isn't going to be able to do this for you. This level of functionality is offered in higher end flat bed scanners that will have attachments you can use for scanning in slides.

HP has some scanners that will do this. I haven't checked w/ Canon but they may have them as well. If you'd like assistance w/ finding a scanner that will do this for you, just let us know.

You may also want to consider using a service to place the slides in digital format for you, too. If you aren't making slides anymore and you don't need a high end scanner for any other reason, that may be a more cost-effective way to go.

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Posted on Apr 18, 2008

  • B Joan Rapier
    B Joan Rapier Apr 18, 2008

    The higher end scanners I was referring to cost in the hundreds of dollars usually. They're very nice, however - but expensive.

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