Over the past 10 years I have used a large number of different scanners, many of them 35mm. I’m leaning towards the Cannon because of the dust removal feature but, is it truly necessary or can you remove the dust with compressed air etc. Log in or register to post comments. Here Are 3 Easy The detail in the shadow areas is exceptional – no noise just black where it’s needed and tonal values where detail exists. Add to that the fact the software is flexible, and efficiently effective whether you want to choose manual, automatic, or a mix of both, you can even output bit raw data, it works that well.

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Microtek ArtixScan 4000T – film scanner (35 mm) Series

A home processed Konica colour negativethe grain is hardly. Using ScanWizard ProTX, midrotek first thing to appear when you start to scan is an overview that makes a small preview of the contents of the film carrier. Both gave first class results, though. Leave this field blank. Christmas Is Arriving Fast squint to see the bike in the window. If you’re a Mac G3 or G4 users you’ll need to buy a suitable card.

I found it has even more 4000y, however. Cold Cathode Fluorescent Interface: I then scanned a selection and the result was the capture of all of the image information quite accurately and successfully with the t, attesting to the effectiveness of its sensor range.

Microtek ArtixScan 4000T – 35mm High Resolution Slide Scanner

mlcrotek Single-pass 35mm and APS color film scanner Sensor: From here you have access to loads of editing features using the larger pre scan images as reference. I put the time in and then reduced the image size to 10″ long at dpi resulting in a very useful photograph after all. Verdict Apart from the noise, awkward shape and the initial crashing, problems the scanner produces excellent quality scans. Do Your Portraits Look Flat?


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Microtek ArtixScan T – film scanner (35 mm) – desktop – SCSI Overview – CNET

I assess this micfotek to the fact my Mac’s monitor is more precisely calibrated and Colorsync is a more effective color management environment in which to do scanning. Scanner calibration and custom profiling is also supported with the provision of Kodak Digital Science color man-agement software, as well as a Kodak Ektachrome IT-8 reference slide.

The first is an unusual control offering manual or automatic definition of the dynamic range of the image to input just from within that range. Calibrate your monitor so you can see 16 different shades: The software then takes care of everything. It’s easyto make a good sized enlargment and the result here shows a blown up example on the right. This appeared to be related to the memory. This is for an older PC until I get a new one computer. These are images which include a full range of tones from clear film base white to Dmax.

Hi, I’m getting ready to get a film scanner and could use some advice. The Microtek takes up much more space and you can’t lay anything on top. The scanner comes with two film carriers, one for four mounted slides and the other for a strip of six uncut frames. Second, it is just as easy to manually adjust each dimension of image quality separately, or from within a single window dialog. Before getting into any serious scanning I ran the Kodak Digital Science profiling software to calibrate the software, and any easy wizard-driven function.


I have no experience with Microtek but I am on my second sample of FSUS, my first was extremely problematic out of the box, Canon showed good support and replaced it in the end. I believe this is mostly due to the fact there is a better match between what is perceived in the ScanWizard Pro TX preview and how the image appeared once scanned and opened in Photoshop’s workspace. Both are capable programs to ensure you get the best scan from your films.

Very often the results seem excessively grainy, a problem many other photographers have related in Internet forums in discussions of scanning. I haven’t seen any out of focus issues from curved film with this scanner which people report with other brands.

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Although this series included images with almost every color imaginable represented, the full range of tones reproduced by the ArtixScan t displayed excellent mictotek without any need for post-scan adjustment.

For almost 20 years I have preferred shooting color negative film over slides, so I have quite a bit of experience scanning negatives, and with a lot of frustration.

A SCSI lead is provided.