We found that the Dimage Scan Dual produced good scans with the default settings, and that the software controls available made for easy modification of the images. You just tell the program what sort of output you’re interested in Screen, Pasted into a word processing document, or Printed or modified with PhotoDeluxe , and how much of the page you intend for the image to occupy, and the software figures out the pixels, magnification, etc. Epson Perfection V Pro scanner. This window represents a merging of two windows on the earlier version of Minolta’s scanning software, and greatly improves ease of use in our opinion. Fire up the scanning software you want to use batch scan, easy scan etc I have found the colour rendition of all scans to date to be accurate and without any distortion. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
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A3 and 11×17 inch prints are possible. Walkabout – Sunday slide 2… and 1.
The scanner give you plenty of pixels to be able to blow up, crop to make it a better photo. A little experimenting will reveal that a steeply sloping curve produces high contrast, while a flatter one produces less. Notice the sliders under the individual histogram curves. Other Sellers on Amazon. The Djmage IV has better dynamic and shorter scan time as well as 16 bit output files.
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We have about rolls from various vacation and family events over 25 years that we are scanning this winter. Include Add minokta Protection Plan: The batch scan is great – I just sit here and work on other stuff and feed in 4 slides at a time. Other Sellers on Amazon. Any values darker simage that will also be treated as zero, and values brighter than it will be proportionately stretched downward so that the brightness values will extend smoothly down to zero.
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Batch scanning with the holders works well, and is easier than the Nikon. Overall I like the Minolta so much that I bought a second one to start scanning colour negatives. I also like Minolta optics I have owned Minolta cameras and optics for over 20 years. About 5 minutes for a exposure roll! That way you don’t have to exit out of the software if you plan on touching up each scan. But read the specifications before you buy.
The scanner is not speedy, but speed depends on many things, image area, image exposure, computer speed, saving to disk, and focusing auto focus takes 50 seconds each, but manual focus or VueScan focus is much faster. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Brand Name Minolta Item Weight 4. Accordingly, we’ll devote a scqn of this review to talking about the software that drives Minolta’s Dimage family of scanners, and the Dimage Scan Dual in particular.
Contrast and brightness are about right, and the results are readily evident in the histogram dmiage for it. Sponsored products related to this item What’s this?
Compare with similar items. I am sure sczn are better – and there are things I’d like to change software! As noted several times already, we feel that Minolta has done a particularly good job of balancing capability with ease-of-use. The APS adapter seemed to work quite well, our only complaint that being that it took a long time to produce an index scan of the roll.
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By contrast no pun intended! Auto Dust Brush automatically cleans any dust or lint that may have been scanned with your film.
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