Personally I still se the Canon software. This statement got quite a response in Tony Sleep’s Filmscanners mailing list. As you hold the mouse over specific points in the image, a series of numbers reports the values for that spot in the image, showing the Red, Green, and Blue values that are make up the color under the cursor. This Canon Canosan Scanner features new film advancement mechanism which ensures x dpi resolution for better scanning. It was called radical, but after the phenomenal images I’ve seen from my son’s 3.

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You can enter your own adjustment numbers in these boxes, hitting the Tab key to record the changes.

Canon CanoScan FS4000US – film scanner Series

Despite it’s “prosumer” positioning, it actually has the distinction of having the highest resolution we’ve yet seen canosfan a film scanner at any price point, and its optics appear to be superior to anything we’ve seen in any competing unit High Points Color or black and white 35mm negatives and positives, APS with optional adapter dpi maximum input resolution 14 bits per channel digitization accuracy Very effective Infrared-based dust removal technology Dual USB and SCSI interfaces for fast, easy interface to most computers Long-life cold cathode fluorescent light source Ships with Photoshop LE and CanoScan acquire plug-in for both Mac and Windows The Basics The CanoScan FSUS is a typical size for a desktop film scanner, although its elongated shape means it’s difficult to make our standard comparison to canoacan thick book standing on its spine.

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Contact Support Contact Support. Ansel Adams recommends that fine prints have at fs4000ud a small area of deep black. APS film is provided for by a small mechanized adapter that accepts the APS cartridge and is itself inserted into the front of the scanner.

It’s IR-based dust removal technology was unusual in the almost total lack of impact it had on image sharpness. It turns the mouse cursor into a crosshair canoscna drawing the crop area. Digital SLRs are also a rapidly evolving technology, so today’s new model is likely to be next month’s “also ran” and next year’s “obsolete model”.

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Canon CanoScan FS4000US

I can do s omething else while scanning. I even found a reflection of myself, twenty years younger. A faster processor would slightly reduce the overall times by speeding up the image processing functions e. Cqnoscan FS discussion group new December very promising photo. Scanning speed depends on the film. As the name of the control panel suggests, these slider bars adjust the overall brightness and contrast of the image.

Digital Film Scanners – Canon FS Scanner Review, Information, and Specifications

So far I am pleased with this scanner, it lives up to the expectations that I had – namely great colour and contrast, a true resolution close to the claimed DPI, and on the negative side, a lack of speed.

The film adapter generally worked well, but we did find that we had a bit of trouble with film that was badly curled lengthwise.

A simplified zone system Digital vs. Business Products Business Products. When Sean tested his scanner with VueScan at Canon he couldn’t see the problem, but he wanted to check his scanner with my system.

This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. To do a prescan, you select the thumbnail image, then click on the main preview window and hit the Preview button. If the problem cannot be corrected over the telephone, and you elect the InstantExchange option, a reference number will be issued to you.


The scan was done at dpi, results were quite similar at dpi. Precious details are free of defects like smearing and noise.

Canon Canoscan FS scanner review – FSus – Bob Atkins Photography

The main thumbnail display features as many thumbnail slots as caonscan are spaces in the film holder being used. Repairs of such Canon brand peripheral equipment shall be governed by the terms of the Separate Warranty. It doesn’t run as a standalone application. However, the software I use for scanning is VueScan, and under Windows Vista 64 it copes perfectly well with doing other things at the same time. I don’t know all the answers; fortunately my scanner works fine.

This is a remarkably capable film scanner at a very aggressive price point that’s surely going to cause the competition to sit up and notice. Overall, I would recommend this scanner cnaoscan a better quality alternative to the currently-available Plustek OpticFilm range, although bear in mind the extra cost of software such as VueScan – which is recommended over Canon’s bundled FilmGet software. Regarding Taylor Hively’s issue with batch scanning. The slider bar beneath the histogram adjusts the highlight and shadow cutoff points.

It is reduced here by a factor of 8.