This naturally provides a shorter exposure time for the CCD sensor to read and record the values. This Minolta film scanner features a high-speed autofocus as well. You can get the job done, but you have to work at it. I was surprised the scene kept the green grass a natural color but the light from the sky took on a glow. The Good Excellent performance for a consumer model; first-rate, easy-to-use software; fast scanning at all resolutions; relatively high resolution. In other words, to make a scanner run faster requires a higher level of exposure, thus light through the film medium.

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This Konica desktop scanner supports 35 mm film. Scanning the Ektachrome to a bit raw file and color correcting in SilverFast HDR allowed restoring the contrast and full range of densities after removing a blue cast. Featuring several image correction technologies, the Konica Minolta Elite II scanner ensures images are never blurry or distorted.

And two, you can apply domage of the adjustments using the SilverFast tools consecutively, and cumulatively.

Show More Show Less. Fortunately, since version 8. So, who is foolish enough to look a gift horse in the mouth? Pixel Polish to optimize brightness and color to suit the scene, color and contrast of elife image.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II review: Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II – CNET

Moving film, fixed sensor, single-pass scan Image sensor: Caribou – Denali, Alaska. In short, the scanner itself seems to outrun the software. Not me, you can be sure. The Batch utility dimwge accessed through the Launch utility, which also provides access via individual buttons to the Easy Scan and Scan utilities.


On one of my slite to the ghost town of Ekite, California, which is at a very high altitude, I brought along some Technical Ektachrome, originally intended for microscope slides, thus configured with very high contrast and saturation. Then, if you are using LaserSoft’s SilverFast–either the scanner driver Ai 6 or the HDR version I used–it has a quite effective SilverFast SRD dust and scratch removal utility built-in, which is very effective at cleaning most of the defects in Kodachrome and black and white images.

They are not identical to the ‘s holders, though. Instructions were very clear and easy to follow and we got excellent results quickly.

Stretching color correction that far, well beyond neutral to the opposite tack, is something I have not found to be as effective in the past. The II Film Holders Negatives below and slides in the opened holder They are not identical to the ‘s holders, though.

Skip to main content. As with any USB peripheral, you should install the software before installing the hardware.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II Scanner

You can even configure the Quick Scan button to run the Batch utility. Connect the power adapter to the scanner, plug it in, cable the scanner to your computer avoiding any USB hubs and, with your computer running, turn on the scanner’s power switch. We prefer to control the scanner from the dijage interface, but the button is helpful when the software fails to respond.


Yi M1 Mirrorless Camera Review. A couple of examples may better support this observation. Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. The improvement over the original software is only noticeable for difficult images at high magnification, but eimage takes the from excellent to “drum scanner quality.

But dpi surpasses the old dpi standard. Page 1 Page 2.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Elite II Specs – CNET

And the differences between the two models are noteworthy. One holds four 35mm slides, the last of which can be swapped with the holder in the scanner. The e-mail said that the automated Easy Scan mode arbitrarily crops into a 35mm image, eliminating often crucial portions of the picture.

Observations From The Processing And Final Image Results Because of its speed and efficiency, I was able to get a quantity of high-resolution scans done in a short time. I also scanned a few black and white and color negative film images.

The new II is much more streamlined in operation, providing a noticeable reduction in time getting scans done one after another.