To avoid errors, be sure this template is being used and is installed correctly. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. New from the menu. If the computer cannot find the scanner, you must shut the computer off – rebooting it will have no effect.

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You cannot edit any of the images opened in Photoshop without first closing the Fotolook window. Ignore the others for now.

Agfa Arcus Scanner

No hard-copy manuals are available. This will start the FotoLook software. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. It has an optical resolution of up to dpi, and can scan transparencies as well as reflective originals.

By applying air close to parallel, the dust and lint will go to the outer edges of the scanner.

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Go to the new file which is automatically sized to accommodate the image. While you have the scanner open, check the mirror located under the scanner lamp for dust and lint. Anyone here with experience with Agfa Arcus II scanners?

Turn on the Arcus II. Slide the SCSI board, which the cable from the Transparency Option plugs into, to its original position before scannner screws for the transparency cover.


They are good scanners, but eventually the ribbon cable connecting the scanning head to the rest of the scanner wears scanjer. You can make several scans before returning to Photoshop.

It will prove invaluable once I get it working. Show More Show Less. The FotoLook software is relatively complex. Yup, drove one for years. No problems at all. Is it not on the list for vuescan, scsnner I think it is made by microtech, so it should work.

For slides or negatives, you will want to atcus the input ppi higher than ; typically settings of to will give you a decent-sized image.

To avoid errors, be sure this template is being used and is installed correctly. This forces you to put the transparencies in areas covered by the transparency lamp.

I have not tried viewscan, but if it does not agga, you would have to use older agfa fotolook software not OS X compatable, probably not classic compatable, maybe not OS 9 compatable most common problem is the software is unable to quit I would be concerned about it’s compatibility with a G4, since fotolook may not run properly in OS 9.

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The window is shown to the right. I used Arcus II scanners for about 5 years in an on-demand print shop. If you are scanning Line-Art you will see different choices.


Pretty good, reasonable quick, solid. The scanner was shipped with a transparency template.

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So far, so good. With the computer started, use either the desktop icon or the Start menu to start Adobe Photoshop. If someone were to give me one, I would take it. The ribbon cable was some out outrageous amount of money it was cheaper to by a used Umax Mirage II than the replace the cable on the Arcus The Arcus makes good reflective scans, the transparency scans were only useful to us as FPO “for position only” – not good enough for output The technology is pretty old now, better scanners can be had new for only a few hundred dollars.

Click on Preview to get a preview of the image. It is located in the Research Lab.