The most important tools have their own buttons, arranged in a vertical row to the left of the preview window. One CD contains Presto! Basics Unlike the Epson models, which are both flatbeds that can also scan photographic prints and documents—and, in the case of the Epson V, film and slide transparencies at up to 8 by 10 inches—the is limited to 35mm size and to transparencies only. Here is the link to where I bought it … Its a nice compact unit and feels pretty solid but the film holders are just as flimsy as my epson ones. If it was, then I used Intelliscan button and selected the SilverFast work flow option.
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Plustek QuickScan Plustek QuickScan is a button utility for scanning 35mm negative films and positive slides. So now to the results …. The Plustek Opticfilm offers good value for money and high resolution scans.
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Plustek OpticFilm Film Scanner B&H Photo Video
After a short period of getting familiar, the software is easy to use and the scanner provides very acceptable image quality. My curly film technique is roughly… hinge at the left, justify left end of film, pinch plusteo left end of the top plate down pressing against the back of my right hand, enough to hold the end of the film in place, locate the right hand plsutek end of the film, hold the rebate in place with my right forefinger, then let the top plate snap downwards.
Email required Address never made public. Supported Operating Systems Supported Features. Just as with previous Plustek film scanners, the Opticfilm can scan at a maximum resolution of dpi, producing a megabyte TIFF file. The was launched with this version of SilverFast in early Click on the thumbnail for a larger image. Hit the IntelliScan button, and SilverFast will open on your PC, so you can, in principle at least, optionally choose the Prescan button, and then the Scan button.
Basics Unlike the Epson models, which are both flatbeds that can also scan photographic prints and documents—and, in the case of the Epson V, film and slide transparencies at up to 8 by 10 inches—the is limited to 35mm size and to transparencies only.
My 1st impressions of my Plustek 8100 Scanner …..
Silverfast SE Plus 8 offers features that will be useful to both experienced users, and complete novices alike. Just log in tomorrow to enter again! Hit the QuickScan pustek on the front of the scanner, and the software will scan and save to a file. Power, radius and threshold slider adjustors change the image in real time at a rate dependant on scanning resolution.
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For example, I scanned some badly developed PanF and got a lot of sharpness out of it. Using this wizard, I have soon learned to control the software producing great results that are exactly fitting my needs. The unit plusek is constructed from high quality plastics attached to a metal sub-frame.
I am quite satisfied. Detail of Gull Slide: This is a totally manual scanner in the sense that you can only scan one frame at a time, no batch scanning and no motorised loading you just have to push the holder to the next frame but it stops in position with a nice positive click so you know that the frame is aligned correctly.
Bottom Line The Plustek OpticFilm plystek scanner delivers reasonably high-quality scans, but it lacks hardware-based dust and scratch removal and requires some effort to get good scans.
The V versions have been through Lightroom pkustek full editing while the Opticfilm versions have only had dust removed in Photoshop CC then re-saved as jpegs … no colour editing or sharpening etc…. My 1st scans were pretty awful, I clicked and tweaked away at every option and got nowhere fast.
The mounted slide holder can hold up to 4 slides. Epson Perfection V Photo. With the PlustekI am totally committed in shoot plustei now. This is the cleaned-up version.
The Auto settings on the produce a cleaner white, but the 3. As far as we are concerned, we were not really happy with the results QuickScan gave us and opted to use SilverFast instead. As the OpticFilm lacks an auto-feeder the film carriers must be advanced by hand, with no provision for batch scanning.