The histogram screen includes “before” and “after” previews, and a number of controls for adjusting the image. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. To make matters worse, the scanner stopped working correctly after only a dozen or so scans. A dpi scan; levels, curves, selective color correction, color variations, and Unsharp Mask applied in DS Dual 4 Utility; no other adjustments made. They’re nothing more than a graph of output brightness values against input brightness values.

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Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III Film Scanner Review

Leave this field blank. A film scanner that offers precise focus, dust and debris removal, and image editing, the device offers clear, crisp, rich 3, dpi image resolution.

Give it positives and negatives in either 35mm or in the Advanced Photo System format–or on mounted 35 mm film slides. The software can output 8 or 16 bit data 12 bit data in 16 bit words scannre usual or 16 bit linear uncorrected data.

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Despite this looseness, we had no difficulty aligning slides square to the holder, as the edges of the “windows” in the holder provided good reference surfaces to align to, and simply “bottoming out” the slide in the slot yielded good alignment if the film was properly positioned in the slide mount. With this review of the Dimage Scan Dual, the “personal” model in Minolta’s lineup, we complete our coverage of their scanner lineup.


Minolta shipped us the optional APS adapter along with the Dimage Scan Dual, so we got a chance to try it out as well. Tone curve controls let you adjust parts of the tonal scale, without affecting others.

Product information Product Dimensions 5. Thus, the first thing most people notice about images scanned from negatives and slides is the extraordinary level of detail captured. The Dual IV has better dynamic and scannfr scan time as well as dimave bit output files. Because most of my scans were quite “clean,” I rarely found any need for the multi-sampling to 16x feature designed to reduce digital noise in shadow areas. When you want to scan 80 rolls of film, I’d rather just skip the preview and get straight to the scan.

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Hi, I wanted to express my thanks as well. Final Assessment Although I recommend a dedicated film scanner over a flat-bed minllta a TPU for 35mm film scans, I’ll concede that flat-beds offer some advantages. Once a desired frame has been positioned in the opening on the side of the adapter, the ‘Dual scans it by moving the entire adapter in and out to move the film past the scan head.

This item was purchased because of the quality of image after conversion. Scan images, film, and negatives with ease. Here are the controls available on the Standard Control Window.

The scanner initialized correctly, but when I went to insert the slide holder, it just sat and rattled loudly. This is a difficult equation to optimize, as the needs of “beginners” and “experts” can vary so widely.


Jim Hutchison is a hobby photographer who lives in Calgary, Canada with his wife Moira and Buddy scannet cat. I found a refurbished one, and was able to get that with my limited budget. If so, I am willing to offer whatever assurances or collateral that you would want to arrange a loan.

Minolta DiMAGE Scanners

Accordingly, we’ll devote a sizable of this review to talking about the software that drives Minolta’s Dimage family of scanners, and the Dimage Scan Dual in particular. A dpi scan; levels, curves, selective color correction, color variations, and Unsharp Mask applied in DS Xual 4 Utility; no other adjustments made.

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How I Installed the 2003 Konica Minolta DiMAGE Scan Dual IV 35mm Film Scanner in Windows 10

Compare with similar items. The two versions of the “Control” window take different approaches to handling this relationship, but both are simpler than most we’ve encountered, and are a significant improvement over earlier sual of Minolta’s software. Big kudos to Minolta for including such a powerful image-editing munolta with their scanner! Experience the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC. The page printed user manual is very detailed it is also online in the Customer Support section at www.

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