Yes, I am using it with Windows 7 and get reasonable scan out of my old film strip. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Both scans have good colour accuracy. These are very useful features, in that I’ve sometimes seen scanner autofocus systems outfoxed by low-contrast, or poorly-focused originals. A focus readout window is displayed with a “thermometer bar” display indicating the sharpness of the image in arbitrary units. I did a lot of research before buying.

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I have only one disappointment: If the scanner is set to sample 8 times in 16 bit mode, find something else to do for a few minutes. With the slider set at “Low,” very little dust is removed, but image details are left undisturbed. I don’t have a quantitative test for maximum “scannable” film density, but the DSD-III did surprisingly well with the ultra-dense “Train” slides.

Two raised bumps just past the edge of the first frame slot stop the film from sliding, and make it easier to line up each frame with its slot.

mnolta Finally, the Dark Part Protection Level prevents sharpening from being applied to dark areas of the image. The top two pulldown menus set the film type and size, the first step in the scanning process.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III Scanner

Image Correction Tab Once you’ve adjusted the image resolution and size, as well as the orientation and cropping, clicking on mniolta Image Correction tab lets you perform prescanning corrections.

Changes the area of the image from which the automatic exposure is determined. Trending Price New. A set of directions instruct you to load the film, choose the film type, select an image, make any automatic adjustments, pick a usage rimage determines the scan resolutionand finally, scan the image. The input and output values of the image are listed at the bottom right side of the histogram, and a slider bar allows you to adjust the shadow, midtone, and highlight points.


It’s also one though, that requires some knowledge of how color works in order to use it successfully. Scanning time does increase slightly when you use the Auto Dust Brush, and the tool is most dimxge on higher resolution scans. The bit color depth of this desktop scanner scans the image with brilliant colors.

The last step is to choose the scan resolution, by telling the scanner what you want to use the image for. At a setting of “High,” much more dust is removed, but tiny details in the images themselves could be lost.

The utility is perfect when you have a batch of negatives or slides that require little or no adjustment, as it greatly speeds up the scanning process. Recent Popular Answered Unanswered. Compared to my previous flatbed scans, the difference was obvious. Although in my admittedly limited testing of the Auto Dust Brush, I never noticed any details going missing, even with the control set at “High.

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Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories. At the bottom aaf-2840 the window are the Auto Setting which tells the software to analyze the histograms and make its best guess as to the proper correction and Reset buttons.


You can also use the histogram sliders to control the “gamma” midtone boost or cut of all the color channels, either individually or together. Although not as sophisticated or as effective as ICE3, which is dimxge on many more expensive cameras, the Auto Dust Brush does the job well.

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Lets you manually adjust the scanner focus. However the Minolta Scan Dual 3 has some tricks in this department too, more on that later. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! As with the other adjustment windows, the control panel can be moved anywhere on the preview screen.

Prescans the selected thumbnail image, creating a larger preview display in the preview area. A particular strength of the Dimage software is the extent to which it provides powerful controls for experienced users, while at the same time offering a simple interface for novices. This produces maximum image sizes of 2, x 4, pixels for 35mm, or 1, x 3, pixels for APS.

The two graphs are linked so that changes on either graph affect the other one, but you can use both independently.

Flips the image on a vertical axis. Download it from here: I really disagree with this part of Minolta’s implementation.