My personal preference is Nikon Scan 4. As said, older machines that still have the older connections are very inexpensive. What cameras and lenses were used to take the pictures? Enjoy vibrant, faithfully rendered images. I have been able to convert slide and negative into brilliant, sharp digital images rivaling the quality of a digital SLR. There is no fix that I could find.

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And I have a good computer made for video editing. I use it exclusively and get great results. You may also like. CS4 newest cameras supported. To me, the most compelling reason to get a would be for the fact that it can scan an uncut roll.

I’m still not sure if I’m using the best settings to accomplish my goal. If you are also running a flatbed scanner then having to deal with just one programme makes life easier.

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Many of the old Ektachromes and older 35mm color negatives have badly faded and it’s a “Scan it now or lose it,” kind of situation, I feel.

There is the added avatage that I asusme 3rd e software will work seemlessly with Win7 64 bit without any work around. All you need to do is trick Win7 into recognizing the hardware. I am beginning to send jpegs of some of the coolscna images to our family members and friends.


No Longer Available Update Location close. Any reason to use GEM? Vuescan is definitely the way to go, especially if you are doing bulk scans. I am using Windows 7 64 but and understand that although the Nikonscan software is no supported it is possible to get it work with a bit of fiddling. Using photoshop dirt NR tries to find dust and scratches and dirt but can easily pick up real details ec erase them along with the dirts.

Best cameras and lenses In my case, the software worked for about two months then suddenly began crashing ckolscan I tried to open it. The scanner will scan all frames or whichever ones you shift click and save to a designated folder of your choice. Also, the V is a prosumer model and a is considered a more professional model, coolscna the is more likely to increase of value with time, or has their demand diminished in recent years?

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The CanoScan produced excellent ppi scans and I could see little difference from scans with the Nikon. Submit a News Tip! Regards, Murray Regards, Murray.

It is even possible to defous so precisely that you can get rid of film grain and keep all the image details. Additional Product Features Focus Option. Vuescan also works well and benefits from excellent support from Ed Hamrick. Rated 5 out of 5 by Sue from This is one cool scanner! If you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market.


I’d say by now, Pro Problems Encountered: The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5. But the NikonScan 4 software, when previewing strips of film, often wrongly reports that there’s no film present. I have and have had the Coolscan V LS50 for over 10 years. I am amazed that the color in our slides, some of which go back 30 years, has not deteriorated.

Many cameras today include built-in image stabilization systems, but when it comes to video that’s still no substitute for a proper camera stabilization rig. Let Windows install the driver from that folder.

Should I go with 2, dpi and 8 bit for best balance between speed and quality. Nikon Photo, Slide and Film Scanner.