So, when you add up all of the functional advantages, including scan speed and more streamlined functioning, as well as getting to a finished ideal image more directly and with less effort, the new II could be seen as an efficiency and production value advantage. This is strictly a standard 35mm slide scanner. Trending Price New. Fortunately, the DiMAGE Scan Utility is easy and effective to set up and use to output raw high-bit scan files, including batch processing. The negative holder has lost a couple of frame struts. You don’t, that is, have to select a film type as you do in VueScan.

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Two pre-built profiles are installed: You can scan the image twice on the II using point autofocus, focusing first at a point near the center, next near the edge. Observations From The Processing And Final Image Results Because of its speed and efficiency, I was able to get a quantity dimaeg high-resolution scans done in a short time. Trending Price New.

Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II – film scanner (35 mm) – desktop – USB Overview – CNET

I found this is a quite efficient way to work, even scanning at the II’s maximum optical resolution of dpi, which produces a MB raw bit file, and got files done per hour. Instructions elitr very clear and easy to follow and we got excellent results quickly. No other formats need apply.

However, I didn’t think twice about it being a good move and sent Konica Minolta a check rather than return the scanner. This is a problem with most negatives and older mounted slides, and is, obviously the reason drum scanners and Imacons bend film to counteract its curling.


Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. In addition, I should add that when scanning Kodachrome or silver-based black and white film to a high-bit raw file you must turn Digital ICE off in the Konica Minolta Utility. This HDR version of SilverFast is just like their scanner drivers, but it is designed to open and process high-bit raw images using the same tools and processes as are available in their scanner driver Ai 6 versions of SilverFast.

Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II – film scanner (35 mm) – desktop – USB 2.0

In normal operation, you simply have to power the scanner on or off as needed. You may also like. Conclusion And Recommendation It is really no surprise that the next generation of a digital imaging product is both better performing and less costly–that seems to be the nature of technological progress. You don’t, that is, have to select a elife type as you do in VueScan.

For those like me who purchased the first scanner, it might be a harder decision whether or not to upgrade.

Digital ROC for color restoration, using advanced dye ellte analysis to identify and restore faded colors on older film and slide images. When the device talks to your computer, your computer will be able to recognize it.

The auction listing for this product that will end the soonest. But for archiving your film images, less correction goes a long way.


Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II Scanner

Well, at least you don’t have to worry about portrait and landscape orientation. Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews. Connect the power adapter to the scanner, plug it in, cable the scanner to your computer avoiding any USB hubs and, with your computer running, turn on the scanner’s power switch. Avoid These 7 Common Beginner Photography But what made the famous hasn’t been tampered with: Includes items in all conditions except ‘For parts or not working.

Create new account Request new password. Postponing corrections like grain suppression may not be efficient, but it’s very easy to oversharpen an image, for example.

Optionally adjust the image And second, it’s faster than the The Index displays the strip of images here four slides in a small window under the main Scan window. The scanner ships with two plastic, hinged holders. DiMAGE Scan Utility provides detailed image correction, ideal for achieving the best dimmage by providing control over all image parameters and adjustments in detail for every image.

What impressed us especially was how easy it was to confuse a color negative conversion with a slide capture. The faster speed seemed to make up for, well, everything else. The Scan Utility sports a complex interface with a help panel in the top right corner.