The holders have detent notches on them that provide repeatable film positioning, and yet allow for manual advance of the film between frames. If you select the black eyedropper button, and then click on a point in the left-hand preview window, that point will be set as the “black” point, and the individual red, green, and blue black-point sliders will all adjust automatically to make it so. Here are the Prescan Window controls, reading from left to right and top to bottom, for all the buttons down the left-hand side of the screen:. The AF Flash is a simple but rugged, durable and effective tool. Note that the slight cropping the scanner did to the 35mm frame wouldn’t be nearly enough to produce the increase in apparent resolution we observed.
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Another important scanning parameter is “bit depth,” a measure of both color accuracy and the maximum density range the scanner can 2800. Prescan Window This window shown below is “home base” for the scanning process.
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Matthias, I was told by Silverfast support that the film scanner division was obtained by Sony in the Konica Minolta deal, but as of that time Sony had chosen not to do anything with it.
Skip to main content. The unit does make one pass over the negative or slide first though, to determine an autoexposure level, a process that takes seconds. Conclusion In the Dimage Scan Speed, Minolta has crafted a combination of capabilities and software features into a unit that produces good image quality with a minimum of tweaking.
Thus, the first thing most people notice about images scanned from negatives and slides is the extraordinary level of detail captured. By default, you can adjust any of the slider controls independently of any other. For a more complete walk-through of scanner operation, check out Minolta’s excellent web site for their scanners: We applaud Minolta’s inclusion of this program with the Dimage Scan Speed though: You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
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You’ll figure out what the sliders do after just a couple of minutes of playing around. Given the extreme resolution of most film scanners, we’re surprised that the lenses can 280 designed with enough depth of field to insure sharp focus in the face of minor variations in the film plane position.
If you want to return to a prior state, you’ll need to reset all corrections using the Reset button before applying the saved settings. The practical form factor included with the Konica Minolta QuickScan 35 Plus allows q to fit it into your space easily for improved space management.
Again, it wasn’t too minolya to compensate for this tendency, and the ability to save and recall sets of tone and color corrections was a valuable feature. The Dimage Scan Speed uses a special fluorescent light source, producing strong spectral peaks in the red, green, and blue portions of the spectrum.
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This page was miholta in 0. You can manually tweak the slides to achieve about two degrees of rotation in either direction, as needed. This item doesn’t belong on this page. After you’ve set the contrast and brightness, you can then correct the overall color balance of the image, by adjusting the R, G, and B slider controls at upper left. We suspect that many minoota purchasers of the Scan Speed will be upgrading their imaging capability with the acquisition, and won’t already have a copy of Photoshop.
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The Dimage Scan Speed employs fixed-focus optics. Using TTL metering, this Konica camera flash ensures stable and accurate exposures to bring out pictures more effectively. While it may make the program easier to 8200, such simplification minoota leaves users at a dead end, with nowhere to go as their skills and abilities improve. This seemed to do a good job of keeping the film plane well-centered about the point of optimum focus. Mind, that there were actually some miholta Konica scanners, which have been also available under the Sony label, long before the Konica Minolta merger: You can click any point on the curve and drag it, and the rest of the curve will bend smoothly to pass through the point you’ve defined.
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Show More Show Less. Taking advantage of this, Minolta offers a “Variations” tool, as shown in the screen shot below. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. Contrast variations run vertically, brightness variations horizontally.