Linear array color CCD. I use it myself as well as the Minolta software,which will happily run on my XP desktop. Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Fujitsu fi Document Scanner You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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Read reviews of other digital imaging products from Reference Guide:. I do think your problem though is caused by the lowish resolution of the scanner. Read reviews of other digital imaging products from Reference Guide: Very primeiflm reviewers have any good things to say about it. You may also like. In addition to the printed seven-language manual, there was a one-page addendum printed on what seems like tissue paper, and a seven-page stapled quick-start guide.

It even works with individually mounted slides. Even though the unit is compact, you’ll need quite a bit of open space in order to use it comfortably. Save on Scanners Trending price is based pirmefilm prices over last 90 days.

I know nothing of the Plustek you mention but I do know they make a range of scanners at all prices. Best Selling in Scanners Primeflm all.

The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. This software handles red-eye removal and a host of other editing functions.

See details for description of any imperfections. So check your settings, but if there’s nothing wrong there, I’m afraid the scanner’s just not up to the job. Plummeting Prices Scanner prices keep dropping. I downloaded Vuescan tonight to see how it compared with Cyberview X, which was supplied with the Primefilm scanner.


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CanonMinoltaNikonPolaroid These companies offer flatbed scanners that are able to scan 35mm film: One 100 was upside down. It’s just about possible that what you’re seeing is grain aliasing, if the film being scanned is quite grainy – there’s no way your scanner can pick up and reproduce individual grains as such, but such is the nature of digital that if one sample or pixel detects grain, it will show up, and appear much bigger than it is in reality – this is an effect which is reduced by greater optical scanning resolution, contrary to popular internet belief which thinks that greater scanning resolution increases the chance of scanning grain.

Show More Show Less. I suspect there are a number of issues here.

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The best way to overcome the problem of running the scanner on newer Windows OS like W7 would be to buy Vuescan instead of the Minolta software. Customer reviews for this scanner are damning.

Draw your own conclusions. Skip to main content. By Joel Shore Digital cameras are swell, but what about those thousands of negatives you have from decades of shooting rolls of 35mm film?


No ratings or reviews yet. A Minolta would be ideal were it not for the APS issue. As the Pacific Image PrimeFilm Silver has a practical contour, you will be able to utilize the primevilm space necessary to complete your scanning task.

If you’re a Web page creator, amateur photographer, just want to make greeting cards, or even a mid-level business user, you’ll find the AFL perfectly adequate.

That’s because film strips must be fed into an opening on the right side of the machine. The unit’s side-mounted auto film loader handles cut film strips or rolls of up to 40 exposures without the need for film holders.

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Next up is a general point about this scanner – the resolution just isn’t that high at samples per inch, primedilm does it have a very good reputation for being that sharp. You just stick the film in an opening in the side of the unit, and you can, well, set it and forget it. But graphics arts professionals and publishing or prepress professionals need more.