The reality of scanning now is that I rarely do select the highest resolution and settle for because the unsupported Windows XP on a POS desktop that is only used for scanning will struggle to handle files, and every so often an update failure — regardless of settings — manages to booger my workflow. Flat-bed scanners are remarkably popular and they outsell dedicated film scanners by a wide margin. The DiMAGE Scan Dual IV generated dpi scans with near-perfect exposure and contrast, great highlight and shadow detail, and high color fidelity with pleasing skin tones. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. I’ll soon be upgrading to the latest OS that Silverfast has kept up with and continue using the Minolta Dual IV until i run out of bailing wire and duct tape. Konica Minolta USB 1. Ready for Your Close-Up?:
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Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. I believe this is due to the fact that I am updating a 32 bit driver for my scanner and am using Windows 10 64 bit OS. He is also a digital photography course instructor at: These include levels, curves, and exposure control for individual RGB channels, all with histograms, sliders for adjusting hue, saturation, lightness, brightness, contrast, and color balance, a fully adjustable Unsharp Mask filter, and more. While I haven’t had the time to fully test this scanner; I owned the Minolta Dual II scanner and found it to be a good quality product.
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Anyway, i’ve been working with Silverfast SE in the demo mode. Many color space and color management options; Digital Grain Dissolver and Auto Dust Brush; Unsharp Mask; multi-sample scanning 2x to 16x ; numerous automated and manual tools for adjusting exposure, color rendition, etc.
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But for anyone who wants to scan numerous “small format” frames, for making inkjet prints as large as 13×19″, this compact DiMAGE scanner would be a more logical choice.
Do note that Pixel Polish, as well as the dust and grain control features, extend scanning time by about 15 seconds each. Please contact me if anyone has one available.
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Your email address will not be published. Final Assessment Although I recommend a dedicated film scanner over a flat-bed with a TPU for 35mm film scans, I’ll concede that flat-beds offer some advantages. Yi M1 Mirrorless Camera Review. The instruction manual also recommends using the Dust Brush plug-in for Photoshop included in post-processing.
Caribou – Denali, Alaska. Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. Also, the Minolta does APS. Log in or register to post comments. Select the “Auto Image Correction” feature and decide whether you want to apply the fully automated “Dust Removal” dmiage recommended and the “Reduce Grain” tool necessary only for ISO or film. Updating the driver requires your having to relax the digital signature restrictions on your computer temporarily, then restarting to ensure the restrictions are re-instated.
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I followed the instructions however it appears that I am unable to successfully communicate with the scanner even though Windows 10 says the driver is properly installed.
Those machines required several minutes to complete a basic scan dimags only autofocus and the standard autoexposure feature.
How I Installed the 2003 Konica Minolta DiMAGE Scan Dual IV 35mm Film Scanner in Windows 10
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Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV – film scanner (35 mm) – desktop – USB 2.0
I haven’t made many comparisons yet and no prints, but the dpi original x seems to hold up longer eimage doesn’t have as many artifacts under high magnification in the Windows Photo Viewer [https: While you may need to use a couple of the other tools for some images, “Pixel Polish” is quite effective in correcting certain technical problems.
Updating the driver I think I can handle. How do the scanners compare?