Somikon HD-XL-Film-Scanner

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Somikon HD-XL-Film-Scanner & -Digitalisierer

Years: 2016 - ... (still in production/for sale in 04/2017)

Max. reel size: 120m/400ft

No sound

Integrated TFT display: 6cm/2,4"

Integrated mini-USB 2.0-connector

Supported operating systems (for the USB-connection): Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 and OS X > 10.7.3

Supports SD(HC)-cards with up to 32GB


  • MP4-files on SD-card with 1440 x 1080 Pixel at 30fps (additional video-editing software required slow down the files to film's real speed in post)
  • TV-output at standard definition for PAL and NTSC

Scanning Speed: approx. 2s per frame = approx. 30min for 15m/50ft of film

Power: 12V DC via an external 230V/50Hz-AC-transformer

Languages: German and French (and probably others)

Dimensions: approx. 32 x 18.5 x 11cm

Weight: approx. 1,5kg

Made in China (most likely by Winait in Guangdong, China)

Original price in 2016/2017 at 399,90 EUR

Prices on eBay:

  • eBay Germany:
    • EUR 325,01 (+ EUR 5,99 shipping) in 04/2017 (for a device that was approx. one-two months old)



Even though the device looks similar to the Wolverine, it's a slightly improved and slightly larger version. However, the main problem hasn't been fixed: The compression-rate of the generated MP4-files is too high. This causes too much compression artefacts.


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