I don’t have one myself. It also comes with MiraFoto software, which handles the installation and scanning process, plus Ulead PhotoExpress 3. Dan Deary , Mar 11, That will be your only option with the notebook. To the right of the sixth slide are symbols for Flip and Film Type. Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll find our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter. This presents the prescan in 12 different degrees of sharpness, contrast and colour depth.
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Acer ScanWit s Film Scanner
You must log in or sign up to reply here. Scan quality is extremely good, although there is no equivalent of the Digital ICE technology which comes with Acer’s more expensive s model, and various Minolta and Nikon scanners. A passive terminator is just a plastic cap; so not a big deal but again can be difficult to find. It might also save time if you don’t want to manipulate the image any further, but software such as Photoshop is much more versatile for alterations. It also comes with MiraFoto software, which handles the installation and scanning process, plus Ulead PhotoExpress 3.
The main page shows a maximum of six images running across the top, displayed as slides. Login Join for Free.
The unit came with original software, film holders all plastic but still intact and instruction manual but not with the original SCIS interface card.
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I have been using an old Epson Perfection flatbed with film attachment that I jerryrigged for 35 acet, film and even 4 X 5 film. The manual offered little advice, but I found that removing and re-installing the card and the software solved the problem. I recently acquired a Acer Scanwit S 35mm scanner in a thrift shop so my investment is not much yet.
Scanwot D Review 3 Nov There is a Yahoo! My first encounter with the SCSI card was ‘entertaining’. Your name or email address: To the right of the sixth slide are symbols for Flip and Film Type.
The solution is to decide in advance which images you want to work with and scan them all before going any further. I was hoping the Scanwit would improve the 35mm at least and be a little more convenient to use.
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This presents the prescan in 12 different degrees of sharpness, contrast and colour depth. Today, everyone gets the gift of free Plus membership for 1 month as a ‘thank you’ from the ePHOTOzine team for your continued support! Any suggestions would be appreciated. I don’t have one myself. Acer may not have a high profile in the photography world, but this Scanwjt firm is well known as a manufacturer of PCs, acfr and displays and their ScanWit S offers comparable resolution to Nikon, Minolta and Canon’s 35mm scanners.
It’s tempting to use this straight away, as scans made on the Acer tend to show low contrast and high brightness. Despite being cheaper, it does not suffer in build quality and comes packaged with a SCSI card, cable, one holder for a negative strip and one for mounted slides aacer a power cable. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
Once up and running, MiraFoto is a painless way of importing images into your chosen photo software. Film Type is caer to compensate for the casts associated with certain films.
For instance, you can select Kodak Gold, and the pre-scan will shift in colour balance. I’ve owned the Scanwit and s and axer are very good scanners though the max. Test by Richard Clews Acer may not have a high profile in the photography world, but this American firm is well known as a manufacturer of PCs, servers and displays and their ScanWit S offers comparable resolution to Nikon, Minolta and Canon’s 35mm scanners.
Unfortunately the times have changed and they are rather hard to find.
Get the latest photography news straight zcer your inbox by signing up to our newsletter. I use one of the s; the other two are for backup, as these have been out of production for some time and repair parts are not available from Benq nee Acer.