The stand helped keep that narrower, longer unit upright. I recommend buying one now while supplies last. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. I couldn’t find any information on the Web either by Minolta or others regarding the ‘s potential use as a microscope slide scanner, so hopefully these trials and comparisons may be of interest. They’re a fraction of the price of currently available – and comparable used – slide scanners in its performance category.

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Click image left below for a view of Minolta’s scanning interface. Although for resized images with some sharpening and contrast enhancement the effect may not be as marked. Most relevant reviews See all 6 reviews. This HDR version of SilverFast is just like their scanner drivers, but it is designed to open and process high-bit raw images using the same tools and processes as are available in their minolga driver Ai 6 versions of SilverFast.

After configuring Master settings for the batch scan and initializing the scanner, you can scan holder after holder of images.

DiMAGE Scan Utility provides detailed image correction, ideal for achieving the best scan by providing control over all image parameters and adjustments in detail for every image.

What was surprising to me is that Konica Minolta made a major investment in an upgraded product, even though they were already offering the best product for the price with the original The Minolta Dimage has been out of production for over 10 years and parts are no longer being made for them.


The current crop of high megapixel consumer digicams with ‘super macro’ facilities should also give good imaging. I first bought version I and then a version II. And correcting minotla dimension of image quality separately, reprocessing the entire file each time, is not an ideal way to finish scans if you have more than just a few images to adjust and edit.

No other formats need apply. They’re a fraction of the price of currently available – and comparable used – slide scanners in its performance category.

The diffuser was in place for this image to suppress dirt in the mount. With the software expecting something to do, gently push the holder into the scanner.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 Slide & Film Scanner

Leave this field blank. It elits back to the drawing board for us. Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Right – Nikon Coolscan IV.

Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 – film scanner (35 mm) Series

There are two elitte advantages HDR offers over using Photoshop to adjust and color correct raw image files. All other images below from the Minolta were scanned without the ‘Grain dissolver’ option i. Recommended RAM requirements vary depending on which functions are used. About this product Product Information Scan old photographs using the Konica Minolta Elite II scanner, before they crumble to pieces or turn yellow over time.


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Postponing corrections like grain suppression may not be efficient, but it’s very easy to oversharpen an image, for example. On a shooting trip through British Columbia I was shooting mostly 4×5, but had some black and white film in a 35 and made some exposures of the same scenes also done on 4×5. Ready for Your Close-Up?: Since holders are uniformly black to avoid reflecting lighttelling up from down can be challenging.

I also noticed in the mid values tonal gradation was smoother with shapes more clearly distinguished and variations in subject color more faithfully and richly reproduced. This is more a comparison of increasing the dpi rather than Minolta versus Coolscan as the comparable model to the Minolta is the Coolscan V dpi with Nikon Scan 4 software not the Coolscan IV dpi, Nikon Scan 3.

Crops from master scans. I exposed a couple of rolls of this film midday in Bodie in the summer, and slite resulting slide film had a huge blue shift that I assumed was the result of mixing high saturation and contrast and the excessively cold color temperature light at such high altitudes.