This scanner uses a halogen lamp; most later scanners will make use of LED’s. The following other wikis use this file: This scanner, introduced in , is the first scanner with USB-connection. For later Window-versions adequate software hasn’t been made available. Bell, California, United States. Due to harsh competition Nikon stopped the production of this type of scanners. In this scanner was introduced, able to scan 35 mm.

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Trying to remove the effects of these from your scans manually with the cloning tool in an image-manipulation program can easily take hours! In some cases it is better to touch up a scanned picture on a computer l to touch up a negative film or slide.

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For an overview of older Nikon scanners and compatible software supplied by Nikon see here. The FH-2 strip film holder can hold up to six frames. Via adapters it ‘eats’ all kind of films from 16 mm. The entire equipment was weighing in at 14 kg. Get an immediate offer. The SCSI card you need for this scanner is not much of an investment. A flatbed scanner Nikon Scantouch flatbed scanners are out of production is able to scan films as well, but a film scanner is the best tool.

Some advanced coolscxn allow you to retain all the raw scan information in files stored on disk, allowing greater post-scan manipulation of the images. It has a auto focus lens but a colour depth is 8 bit; maximum resolution is dpi; scan time just 80 seconds and back to LED’s. A scan in highest resolution takes just 20 seconds. Actually, our review task here is made iij easier by the fact that the LS is identical to the LS in almost every operating characteristic, with the exception of a few that we’ll discuss below.


I only kept it for a year during which time I sent it back to Nikon twice – they reported that it was within its design parameters. Yet, when the occasion demands it, there’s a powerful set of hardware and software capabilities to let you handle images that coolscab simply be impossible with a lesser machine. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Flatbed scanners are not the best instruments for photographers or all those wishing to scan a film or slide. Not sure if it works properly. It really is imperative therefore that you do as much tonal manipulation in the scanner software coilscan possible to take advantage of the high bits before any further manipulation using programs like Photoshop.

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Very accurate autofocus The Nikon scanners use variable-focus optics as opposed to fixed-focus onesbut have an autofocus mechanism that lets them adjust automatically for differences in film position or thickness.

Part of the detail that the collimated LED light will reveal is the coolscwn grain itself, which some photographers would rather suppress. A full scan in 14 bit of a large film format will give a file format 200 however – of nearly the maximum capacity of a cd-rom! Views View Edit History.


Nikon Coolscan II (LS-20)

You should definately get a SCSI card and try out the scanner. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The unit has some small signs of wear and normal use we are not responsible for international customs fees.

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Actually, now I think about it, it produced banding in uniform lighter areas too, like clear blue skies. Select a valid country. I also discovered that Vuescan and other third party scanning software cannot access the full bit image and have to do their tonal manipulation only on the 8-bit image.

Nikon Coolscan III Ls Film Scanner W/ Ma Slide Mount Adapter | eBay

Interesting is coolscah 16 bit colour depth. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Via adapters 50 framed slides or film rolls with a maximum of 40 images can be loaded. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing.

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