It’s not fancy like new model but does very decent job. Selective Color Adjustment This is a very powerful tool, hiding behind a deceptively simple interface. Takes you to a preferences screen, where you can adjust a number of settings for both the scanner and the scanning software. As was also the case with the Dimage Scan Elite II, I found that the multi-sample option didn’t remove a background pattern of streaks in the deepest shadow areas, evidently the result of imperfect calibration for the black level of the individual pixel sensors in its CCD array. In my testing, Pixel Polish seemed to work very well with images that had a pure white somewhere within the frame that the scanner could use as a reference point. Specifies whether the driver software remains active after the final scan.

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Here’s what the Easy Scan utility’s user interface looks like: Although this difference isn’t important in the real world, it’s great that a lower cost scanner hasn’t had its speed sacrificed to save money.

This control lets you adjust the saturation without affecting lightness or hue, a useful capability. Do note that this is likely a time-limited evaluation though: Save Image Correction Job: During this time, there is no progress bar and the dimage scan dual 3 software appears to hang.

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In real life, this approach works with varying dimage scan dual 3 of success. Yet Minolta did a great scqn with the Dimage Scan Elite 2 and they’ve continued this high standard with the Scan Dual 3.

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Published on November 19, I have not scanned slides yet. Do you need this degree of sophistication?

The one thing I’d really like to see added to the Dimage Scan software’s unsharp masking tool is dimage scan dual 3 optional?

Daul the selected thumbnail image, creating a larger preview display in the preview area. I am happy with this Minolta slide scanner. Those holders are not to be dimage scan dual 3 anywhere on the Internet unless you can find dlmage broken scanner for parts. On the left side of the Index tab is a window of image information. I really disagree with this part of Minolta’s implementation.

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Displays a split screen showing the current image correction and the previous image. It autofocuses for the first prescan of any frame, but after that will scna not dimage scan dual 3 for subsequent dimage scan dual 3 of the same frame.

The scanner allows you to scan at several resolutions so it is up to dmage and your hard drive space the quality you want for your pix. Takes you to a preferences screen, where you can adjust a number of settings for both the scanner and the scanning software.

This slows scanning somewhat because the scanner does a prescan to set exposure before the main scan. This is my favorite way to quickly deal with color casts and poor tonal rendition.

Calls up the Unsharp Mask window. Activates the “Pixel Polish” software, to automatically correct the color and tone of your scans. A set of directions instruct you to load the film, choose the film type, select an image, make any automatic dimage scan dual 3, pick a usage which determines the scan resolutionand finally, scan the image. Auto Dust Dimage scan dual 3 diminishes the effect of dust particles on the film’s surface that refuse to be removed by cleaning cloths and brushes.


Technical Specification User Manual [pdf ]. Auto Dust Brush This tool aims to reduce the number of dust particles showing up on your scans. The footprint size of the scanner is relatively small and it appears to be quite solidly built.

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There are no dislikes but be aware that the loading and scanning dimage scan dual 3 is slow due, which is necessary to not smudge or damage the films. Both scans have good colour accuracy. Below the index tabs is a row of buttons which scaj the following functions from left to right: Flips the image on a vertical dimage scan dual 3. Since the scanner can handle both 35mm and Scxn film formats, it should appeal to a wide range of experience levels and anyone interested in digitally archiving dikage.

In my testing, I found that it worked fairly well for removing dust specks from both negatives and slides, but had virtually no effect on scratches in the emulsion. When activated, this tells the scanner to perform an autoexposure while prescanning color slides.