I missed your link the first go ’round. This will be the last slide scanner you will buy. We have scanned over frames with more to go with good results. You can also operate on each of the color channels separately with the curves-levels controls, simply by clicking on the channel menu button the one that says “RGB”, at the top of the window , and pulling down to select the specific color channel you’re interested in. Thus, the sharpness of the subject could be questioned, relative to the size of the grain artifacts. You’ll note that there are still a number of minor blemishes left in the image, and the deepest scratches that penetrated into the film base are still fairly evident. The film type setting insisted on setting itself back to “Positive” whenever we inserted a new piece of film into the scanner.

Uploader: Dahn
Date Added: 22 August 2014
File Size: 67.51 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 32805
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

I have an old Win-2K machine that I otherwise don’t use anymore to run them. See questions and answers. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Nikon Coolscan IV still worthy?

The IA APS film adapter plugs into the scanner in much the same way as the 35mm film strip adapter, projecting from the front by the same couple of inches. In Nikon Scan 3, Nikon’s gone to a separate tool palette window, that displays a list of available control groupings, each of which expands into an inline window when you click on its heading. Hey Lex, thanks for the response I should specify I’m not looking at a hybrid, just a very cheap dedicated film scanner- the variety where the negative holder passes through the body.


Post-scan options include automatic file saving, or ejection of the film. Show less Show more.

I think they were really foolish, based on the current demand for the product. Approaches for dealing with this range from using analog-to-digital converters the “measuring” component with greater bit depth, to designing lower-noise electronics.

Quite frankly, we didn’t experiment much with the HSL controls in Nikon Scan, but they appear to offer very powerful tools for selectively correcting colors in an image. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Not shown here is the pulldown menu on the right it pops up out of the second button down from the top right corner that lets you choose what nukon channels you want to apply the unsharp masking to.

That said, the level of control the software provides is really exceptional.

The process is quite straightforward, but not terribly well-documented: In my case, I am using Adobe Photoshop for the final corrections.

As mentioned earlier, the various media adapters can be plugged and unplugged with impunity at any time the Coolscan IV nukon actually scanning: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Advanced Color – Useful for prepress scanning where color balance may shift as a function of output densitythis window lets you set custom white, gray, and black points in RGB, CMYK, or grayscale color spaces.

Here is one from 35mm trix scanned with a v at ppi. On a negative as deeply scratched as our test sample below, the process can’t completely eliminate all evidence of damage, particularly at higher resolutions. A simplistic comparison set of color comparison images: We’d like to see some sort of a simpler user interface for a more “prosumer” oriented scanner, but in fact found ourselves liking Nikon Scan 3 more, now that we’d spent some more time both with it, and with lesser programs on other scanners.


: Nikon Coolscan IV ED USB Film Scanner: Electronics

The software chooses an input profile based on the scanner model it detects, uses the one of the offered color spaces as the “edit” profile, and allows you to specify a monitor profile for accurate screen display. Pages with related products. The Single Scan window governs these settings when you scan images one at a time.

To counter this, we present here a very basic outline of the sequence of operations, with links to the appropriate parts of the more-detailed operating description. Analog Gain As described earlier, the analog gain settings actually control the brightness of the LEDs that illuminate the film. International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping.

Show More Show Less. Other holders we’ve used employ alternating ridges and recesses on both sides of the clamshell. The LED light source is also somewhat collimated the light waves travel in relatively straight lineswhich produces very sharp scans, but also has a tendency to emphasize scratches, dust, and film defects.

Nikon CoolScan IV ED Photo, Slide & Film Scanner | eBay

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Here is another coolscwn trix scan with the epson v at ppi. They’re suitable only for Facebook resolution images.