Why are my scans delivered at 72 DPI?

Our scanning machines output to 72 DPI because that is standard screen resolution—and "dots per inch" is only half of the equation when it comes to file size!

You also need to consider the final dimensions of an image. For example, a photo that is 5x7 inches at 300 DPI has the same number of pixels as a photo that is 29x21 inches at 72 DPI—there is no difference in resolution.

Learn more with Richard’s infographic on print resolution; download it below:

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