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My Granddad bought a vinyl record way back in 1950's many years have passed but my granddad is no longer with us but we have that LP. Now somehow I managed to rip that LP in mp3 format but I like the LP cover so much (he loved it too) so I want to keep it but imagine how it looks now! However I caught upon the same cover at amazon but I don't want to use the 300x300 preview cover and want the zoom image. Can anyone look over the image and tell step-by-step on how to download it?

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Are you just asking for the source picture? –  50-3 Aug 20 '13 at 7:47
    
Yes I am but How did you get it? View page source, Ctrl+F then what? –  Soham_India Aug 21 '13 at 6:59
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I got the source in chrome by going to downloaded resources after zooming in all the way - was presented with source z2-ec2.images-amazon.com/R/1/… under resources for the object and adjusted it to z2-ec2.images-amazon.com/R/1/… –  50-3 Aug 21 '13 at 7:17
    
I still don't get it would you be able to explain with steps & pictures (if you don't mind) please? –  Soham_India Aug 22 '13 at 11:07
    
Plus answer select Answer the question at the bottom so I can check it. –  Soham_India Aug 22 '13 at 13:05

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This is a partial answer as I cannot confirm if there is a higher res image on the amazon servers but giving this solution at the request of OP


Required tools

Google Chrome


Step 1)

You need to select the option See larger image (with zoom) on the page referenced by OP

Step 2)

You will then need to zoom in as much as Amazon will allow you to then right-click the page and select Inspect element

Step 3)

Go to the resource tab in your Developer Tools window and find the image resource that matches the image in the Amazon window

Amazon webpage / Dev tools

Step 4)

No we will have the URL

http://z2-ec2.images-amazon.com/R/1/a=B00BK3K4XY+c=A17SFUTIVB227Z+d=SCR(3,0,0)_+o=01+s=RMTILE+va=MAIN+ve=375055820+e=.jpg

We want to change the value under d=SCR(3,0,0) to d=SCR(0,0,0) and reconstruct it to look like

http://z2-ec2.images-amazon.com/R/1/a=B00BK3K4XY+c=A17SFUTIVB227Z+d=_SCR(0,0,0)_+o=01+s=RMTILE+va=MAIN+ve=375055820+e=.jpg

Step 5)

Now just open the new link in a browser and you will have a higher res version of the image to look at


Foot notes

  • This guide was purely written so OP can view the higher resolution image
  • I will not be providing steps in other browsers as I'm unfamiliar with other browsers in comparison to Google Chrome
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