And who happens to have a lot of things to scan, too — film, slides, prints. Once again this product proved the negative maxim of purported “universal” solution solving products. To scan, you first have to remove the black mat that usually provides a background to reflective scanning. Exclusive PictuRescue System Microtek’s exclusive total photo reconstruction and restoration solution. This will allow for ICC profile generation. With previous scanners, I have been able to scan negatives or slides one at a time

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for microtej on the go. The software included was not the software advertised or included with the manual, and after a month of contacting their support team e-mail only, no phone number to talk to a real person I returned the product.

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February Microtek http: I can turn it on and it sits and makes a high-pitched squealing noise and that’s about it. Beginners and professionals will appreciate the unique real-time controls and the intelligent automatic functions as well as the ability to manually adjust the image at any point. An inexpensive flatbed may have an optical resolution as low as dpi although the trend is upward.

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This Microtek scanner shipped with OS The main area that this scanner could be improved is the software for the entry level, first time user which I think led to some of the poor reviews posted here. To handle defects in film and transparencies, you enable ICE in software. The absolute worst online purchase I have ever made. Nothing prevents you from upgrading to SilverFast Ai and calibrating the i with reflection and film targets, scannrr it isn’t cheap.


Once I figured out how to use the Scanwizard Pro software, I was able to produce very good quality images relatively quickly. The Adapter Lock The lamp moves with the sensor to provide even and constant illumination.

All reviewers Verified purchase only All reviewers All stars 5 star only 4 star only 3 star only 2 star only 1 star only All positive All critical All stars Text, image, video Image and video reviews only Text, image, video. Fine-tune photo reconstruction with accuracy. There was a glitch somewhere between Vista, Photoshop CS2 and the scanner drivers where I could not get previews using the included ScanMaster Pro, sacnner it fixed itself somehow.

Again, the scanner delivered excellent reproduction, this time in SilverFast. I can set individual parameters for each image and scan black and white Add scannsr Wish List.

We have no favorites there either, prefering to microteek manually on damage and happy with color restoration on all of them. Top rated Most recent Top rated.

All it takes is one touch of a button — and you can launch the scanner button’s corresponding function. Inexpensive flatbeds strain to get their Dmax the maximum recordable density with 4.

You can, we found, get very good results from it. Copy — Behaves much like a photocopier, scanning whatever is on the scanner bed and sending it immediately to your printer through your computer.


Still, I do not regret the purchase at all. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Miceotek far as actual use goes it has quite a few issues. Reflective material like a print is illuminated by a lamp in the scanner body.

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Any of these scans would make an exceptional print. There was a note, however, that Vista may need a hotfix in order to use the Firewire port — can’t verify this, as I am using USB on my computer.

After researching many different brands and features, I came to the conclusion that this was probably the best film scanner for the money. I assumed that that was just what it took to get a high-quality scan, but it is really a pain if you’re doing multiple scans. The i Shadowed by the i behind it So the i brings the price of some heavy duty scanning features within range of those of us who don’t scan images for a living.

And both High-Speed USB and FireWire ports are provided at the back of the unit, where a rather large cable connects the lid to the scanner body. Of course, the lamp intensity is not uniform from edge to edge and all CCD elements are not identical, particularly in regards to noise.