Once connected to the computer, the DSD-III is controlled through either of two excellent software programs that I’ll describe in greater detail below. Minolta released a Scan Dual IV, which scans at DPI with all the same features and software, so if it’s like the III, I’d nab it right away if you’re looking for a well-priced, well-performing film scanner. Once selected, you will see an advanced startup section appear on the right hand side. Answered on Dec 07, This makes it very easy to adjust the focus back and forth until you find the optimum point.

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Activating Color Matching lets you match the output of the scan to a specific device, such as a monitor or printer.

If you’ve been holding off on that massive project to digitize all your family slides and negatives, the cost of the scanner needn’t hold you up any longer. Send them to the editor. There are two ways to scan; via the twain capture option in Photoshop or whatever program you useand the utility itself. Here are a few of the key points: I really don’t think this is necessary, since the only function of an index scan is to let you know which photo is loaded into each slot of the film holder.

Flesh tones, for example. This arrangement did a pretty good job of handling curled or damaged film, but film curled along its length was tricky to deal duap because it would curl up quite high above the “tray” provided for it to lie in, while Sfan was attempting to lower and fasten the lid.


I don’t know how af2-840 of an issue this streaking would be in any sort of normal usage, particularly given that it didn’t appear in Train2, which is probably about as tough a piece dimwge film as any average user would be likely to encounter.

This thread is locked. Answered on Jan 29, Handy, can save scanning time.

You may want to download the last driver version and try it. I think you should call the support for more qualified answer.

Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III – Microsoft Community

Additional Product Features Focus Option. You simply lift up the top pressure plate, position the film in the bottom tray lining up frames with their indicated slotsand replace the top plate. Changes the area of the image from which the automatic exposure is determined. You first place the media to be scanned into a holder, then insert the eimage into the scanner.

Then head into Advanced options. But that’s all it was – slight. Super-trivial “Easy Scan” software utility makes scanning easy for novices.

Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III

Four slider bars adjust the amount of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black in each color, with the amount of adjustment reported at the end of the bar. The “Display Limit” checkbox activates an indicator of the maximum level for each adjustment. Reapplies the previously undone adjustment. It’s still possible to get yourself “lost in the woods” though, since it can be difficult to judge color and tone accurately from small thumbnails like this.


Note though, that this setting also forces the scanner to focus before each frame of an index scan, which slows index scanning considerably. Best Selling in Scanners Daul all. Now save you new notepad file in the directory you created as newminolta.

All of the reviews gave glowing remarks on its ease of af2840, software, and picture quality. Minolta bizhub Black and White Copier 72 Questions. Forget about the Minolta software. These are very useful features, in that I’ve sometimes seen af-28840 autofocus systems outfoxed by low-contrast, or poorly-focused originals.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III Scanner

Really happy This scanner is great. Often though, making large moves in the tone curves sca adversely affect the color saturation in an image.

It will invoke auto-focus at this point if that feature is chosen in the preferences window. Though several higher-end scanners including Minolta’s own Dimage Scan Multi Pro offer scanning resolutions as high as 4, dpi, the Dimage Scan Dual III’s 2,dpi resolution is excellent for 35mm film, offering the ability to create very high quality digital prints.

I can assist you with that if you like.