Detail shows light grain reduction and no sharpening. We can’t guarantee the Logitech M mouse will boost your productivity, but at this price Ejecting the holder can be done in the software after you’ve scanned everything or just by pressing the Eject button. I exposed a couple of rolls of this film midday in Bodie in the summer, and the resulting slide film had a huge blue shift that I assumed was the result of mixing high saturation and contrast and the excessively cold color temperature light at such high altitudes. This allowed me to experiment with various types of images. It accepts carriers for 35mm film and slides through its highly polished black front panel, which is also made of durable plastic.

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Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II review: Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II – CNET

On a shooting trip through British Columbia I was shooting mostly 4×5, but had some black and white film in a 35 and made some exposures of the same scenes also done on 4×5. Hard disk space requirements also leap when using more sophisticated functions.

This dimags a problem with most negatives and older mounted slides, and is, obviously the reason drum scanners and Imacons bend film to counteract its dimagr. Using an improved drive mechanism, optimized internal processing and proprietary optics, scan time is down to 25 seconds a frame.

Konica Minolta USB 1. Easy Scan Utility provides simplified three-step scanning with on-screen instructions beginners can use with confidence. Logitech’s flagship wireless mouse is finely crafted, offers precise, smooth operation This Minolta film scanner features a high-speed autofocus as well. So if high quality 35mm film scanning is on your to-do list, this is a great way to get it done. From a Kodacolor Gold negative.


Here Are 3 Easy Fast user switching is not supported on either Macintosh or Windows operating systems.

Ready for Your Close-Up?: It takes just 25 il for a single frame to be scanned by this Minolta film scanner. And the differences between the two models are noteworthy.

The II Film Holders Negatives below and slides in the opened holder They are not identical to the ‘s holders, though. All four Kodak applications work very well, especially the dust-and-scratch removal.

Select file output — and scan!

As with any USB peripheral, you should install the software before installing the hardware. Loading originals into the carriers is easy; they fit snugly and snap shut to prevent any movement during scanning.

However, if you are ii with a really big file, even with a fast computer, the processing of each adjustment takes time. But for archiving your film images, less correction goes a long way.

So if you’re unhappy with your scan, change your settings and try it again. Color Slide slide from Konica Minolta does include profiles for scanning positives and negatives, but you can’t scan an IT8 target and build your own profile in the supplied software.

Anyway, after making a raw scan and opening the file in SilverFast HDR I was able to correct for the excessive blue and restore a balance of color to render the natural colors of the scene to near normal. The Launcher provides access to all three scanning utilities, defines the Quick Scan button and accesses a fourth application Three scanner software applications are also included: Vuescan software allows IT8 profiling, and works on systems newer than XP, which neither Lasersoft Silverfast nor the Minolta software do.


The negative holder has a single latch. We didn’t find much fault with the ‘s negative conversion and there’s little evidence of the new Film Expert Algorithm in the II. Most relevant reviews See all 7 reviews.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II Scanner

It corrects image characteristics of people, nightscapes, trees and skies. 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. If the original film is a bit overexposed, whatever highlight information is in the film will be recorded more completely than was possible with the previous model It also pulls out all of the detail in the darkest shadows, even in the most dense Kodachromes, which the Minolta Dimage Multi-Pro and Imacon had trouble with.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The improvement over the original software is only noticeable for difficult images at high magnification, but it takes the from excellent to dumage scanner quality.