It’s bogged down by too many menus and poorly worded options. Konica Minolta had already gone back to the drawing board themselves, though. The company even added a feedback slider to help you make finer adjustments. Also included is a USB cable, the AC adapter for power and a reset tool so you won’t have to unbend a paper clip to close the scanner door. Recommended RAM requirements vary depending on which functions are used.

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So you can profile the scanner in VueScan.

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Pixel Polish to optimize brightness and color to suit the scene, color and contrast of each image. Konica Minolta Flatbed Scanners.

However, by then overcompensating, making the color balance much warmer and pushing the saturation almost to the limit, I was able to reproduce an image file that looked plausible, and could have been a natural result if the light had been warmer. While there is a patch out on 5400 net that’s alleged to get it to function with Vista, I was not able to get it to work, and eventually hooked it up to an older computer. Primary color filter Multi-sample scanning: Stretching color correction that far, well beyond neutral to the opposite tack, is something I have not found to be as effective in the dimabe.

And while it’s the only scanner I’ve personally used, I think it’s a high quality solution to the expense of having a service scan your slides.


Minolta DiMage Scan Elite 5400 – film holder problem

If you make a lot of exposure and color corrections to the image, you may wait up to cimage minutes for a scan of a similar size. The last slide can be replaced without ejecting the holder from the scanner. The back panel has just the one USB port and a connection for the power adapter. Indicators are embossed, but it would be nice to add Braille. Simply because they can also make the best scans of any desktop scanner regardless of claimed resolution.

The II is stable enough without it.

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I would have guessed there was some sort of transport lock preventing the scanner from setting-up but reading the ‘help’ section under scan utility leads me to beleive there is no locking mechanism for the They’re a fraction of the price of currently available – and comparable used – slide scanners in its performance category.

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Moving film, fixed sensor, single-pass scan Image sensor: Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Two pre-built profiles are installed: The multisampling option in this Konika desktop scanner produces clearer and sharper scan, as it scans the image various time to remove all the dirt and noise.

Best scanner ever I am scanning dozens of Kodachrome slides from the ‘s.

Recommended RAM requirements vary depending on which functions are used. With a manufacturer-rated optical density of 4. I first chose the Scan Elite for its resolution and dynamic range. They also have very shallow depth of field which makes it difficult to get an entire image sharp in one scan if the slide being scanned is not flat. Sequence B – Start computer, start scanner, launch Scan Utility, with the results being the same. So if you’re unhappy with your scan, change your settings and try it again.


Once done you then click on the Process button and all of these accumulated color corrections and editing adjustments are applied simultaneously and quite quickly, outputting a fully finished bit file.

They are not identical to the ‘s holders, though. One is that SilverFast only opens a relatively small proxy preview image from the whole MB file, so as you work with it the system is not taxed by processing all of the data in that big MB file. Select the frame to scan And, you can use Digital ICE to produce a bit raw file that is free of dirt and scratch defects.

You can even configure the Quick Scan button to run the Batch utility. You aren’t likely to see this if you are scanning for elitee output.

Be respectful, keep elte civil and stay on topic. We generally prefer not to use the manufacturer’s scanning software, opting instead for VueScan or SilverFast.