Hopefully this will be fixed with a software patch in the near future. SilverFast Software This high-quality scanner deserves a particularly high-quality software. At maximum scanner resolution, the defects cover significant areas of subject detail, making correction much more difficult. Hopefully, this will make the information easier to scan through, while keeping the word-count to a reasonable level! All our scanning was done with the CMS enabled. Note though, that the image is a bit softer overall than the detail on the left.

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We did see slightly less definition in the grain pattern ciolscan the film in the lower left and lower right corners, but these areas were also more highly exposed on the negative and so had greater emulsion density and a naturally tighter grain pattern to begin with.

All in all, a very handy interface!

LS 4000ED / Super Coolscan 4000ED

Speaking from prior experience, if your system is relatively “clean” coolscah very many added pieces of hardwareand you only have a single hard drive interface device or card in your system, the card addition can be trivial. I am a photographer that appreciates view cameras, quality lenses and quality products.

I dug around in my old negative shoe boxes until I found some that were so scratched and dust-spotted that I would never bother having them printed at the lab.

In yet another holdover feature from the LS, the Super Coolscan Clolscan takes advantage of this by providing the option to average multiple measurements, taking either 1, 2 4, 8 or 16 samples per pixel. Its speed, color accuracy, and flexibility make it a worthy companion when bringing old formats into digital, shareable forms.

For this scanner the latest software version is SilverFast 8. You need to watch the histogram display in the “Curves” window though, to be sure you don’t lose important highlight detail in the process.

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Nkion the first ‘hardware’ problem of the software locking up when it jams. Documentation for the Super Coolscan ED is quite extensive and, to the best of our recollection, supeer good bit coopscan convenient than that of the LS Finally, our overall observation about Nikon Scan 3 is that it’s exceptionally powerful, but can also require a fair bit of patience to use to its fullest.

These options will give you a much more accurate preview, and can be essential when working with difficult pieces of film. I did, no charge this time but no change either.

Nikon Super CoolScan 4000 ED Photo, Slide & Film Scanner

We’re not sure how big a problem this may or may not be: Normal Operating Sequence As we coolsan through the myriad functions of the various control panels and interface screens, it would be easy to get lost in the maze of features, and end up with little idea of how the scanner and software actually work.

Show More Show Less. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Make sure you have all the components that comes with the original unit, it is hard to track down parts.

Nikon Super Coolscan ED Film Scanner B&H Photo Video

This control in Nikon Scan is interesting though, in that it combines histogram controls with a tone curve, either of which may be nokon from the same control panel.

Digital ICE3 is comprised of three proprietary technologies: The Nikon manual cautions against attempting to feed film strips that are excessively curved, although the SA appears to be much more forgiving in this respect than the earlier SA, which shipped with the LS True to Nikon and Applied Science Fiction’s claims, it 44000 indeed appear to do a good job of removing grain without significantly affecting image detail.

Gamma – This function is for adjusting the output “gamma” values used in displaying preview images and making the final scan. This point might be subject to some argument, but ex original Nikon film scanner was the first that we saw that could consistently create good-looking scans from a variety of color negative film emulsions.


In grayscale scanning mode, only the brightness and contrast sliders will appear.

The results from the SilverFast product are exceptional. The grain pattern from the center of the frame was clearly sharper, but the softness in the corners didn’t seem to translate into noticeably reduced detail in our scans.

Having more bits does you no good, if you’re just digitizing noise from the sensor and electronics. Nikon’s sophisticated Color Management System ensures colors from the scanner are reproduced accurately on different output devices such as printers and monitors. Wd Management – The Super Coolscan ED supports a very sophisticated “color management” system, allowing it to be calibrated to different display or output devices.

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We found it to be a very capable performer, although taking full advantage of its most advanced options niikon proved to be an exercise in patience.

Here are a few of the key points: The tendency is to focus on severe damage of the sort we’ve shown here, but in practice, you’re much more likely to encounter random dust specks that require tedious “spotting” to clean up.

The LEDs have very well-controlled light characteristics, and aren’t subject to the fading of conventional color filter materials. I’m using Vuescan on my MacPro and it is speedy, less than 30 seconds a scan.