With my , I have scanned 8X10s a section at a time and stitched them together semi-successfully. The Nikon, Canon, and Minolta all with auto focus need less pre sharpening, but all need a little post sharpening when outputting due to lose of resolution when resizing an image down to your destination size. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. When nothing comparable appeared on the market, I decided to look for another to back up my arsenal. Some of the Specs from the Epson Website: Grayscale Hardware Bit Depth is bits per pixel internal, bits per pixel external External bit depth is selectable to 16 bits depending on the image editing software. And while it’s the only scanner I’ve personally used, I think it’s a high quality solution to the expense of having a service scan your slides.
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I haven’t applied any sharpening, except what Photoshop itself adds when downsizing the first image from the ppi size to a web size here.
Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 Slide & Film Scanner
So, there is detail such as the year sticker on the Toyota license plate that can be read with a 60x microscope. I do get significantly better results on the Elite II than I do on my Epson V flatbed with the transparency adapter.
This was scanned with an Epson flatbed scanner PPI. I’m planing to buy a scanner for 35mm film.
Is it a big difference between Minolta Dimage Elite II and Elite 5400 scanners?
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Don’t show this again. It was bought in about and was a current offering at that time.
That makes scans dimave potentially even sharper due to the very direct light source. Unfortunately, with all the years of use, it’s become a flaky unit where it seems like it wants a longer and longer wake up period.
Konica Minolta Dimage While less popular in the pro and prosumer photo market than Nikon, Konica Minolta makes its fair share of imaging products.
Minolta Dimage Scan Elite – film scanner (35 mm) – desktop – USB Overview – CNET
I couldn’t be happier with this purchase. The dpi optical resolution in this Dimage scan elite gives you professional quality scanning.
Visit manufacturer site for details. It excels with negative film but suffers more with slides since it dimags more noise than the Nikon or Minolta in the scans. I did scan all my old films with high resolution, it take me a week to finish my project. It does seem to focus well and has as much actual resolution as the Nikon On my Flicker space I often describe the scanner that scanned the photo. If my weren’t on a slow path to it’s grave, I wouldn’t have bought the Nikon I use for much of my scanning.
However, you have cimage scan at PPI to get the Their XA model has a very similar design. Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite review: Hardly bigger than an external hard drive, the Scan Elite takes up just 6.
What type of film are you planning on dimgae With a manufacturer-rated optical density of 4. When scanning a chart at maximum resolution one has to be concerned with registration between the lines on the chart and the pixel placement of the sensor.
We experienced significant delays when applying changes. Simply because they can also make the best scans of any desktop scanner regardless of claimed resolution.
Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite Slide & Film Scanner | eBay
Show less Show more. They’ve held up well. I do that because the scanner achieves it’s best sharpness by scanning at full resolution and downsampling the picture. The Nikon, Canon, and Minolta all with auto focus need less pre sharpening, but all need a little post sharpening when outputting due to lose of resolution when resizing an image down to your destination size.
The Nikon was rated by the manufacture to scan at PPI. Once you get your own preferences figured out output quality, corrections, Digital ICE you can can efficiently work your way through several boxes of slides in an afternoon.