I don’t have an 8 year old Nikon but I do have an 8 year old Minolta. Obviously this will leave me with a bunch of negs, which, being darkroom-less, won’t be a great deal of use They’re suitable only for Facebook resolution images. For color, my opinion is reversed: Lots of options and potentially good scanner features.

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This item doesn’t belong on this page. I also took a microscope photograph at 40x mag on a nikon microscope i work in a bio lab. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

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Also, everyone quit making quality film scanners for consumers. Good enough for what I need them for. Unless you are meticulous about cleanliness, it’s a royal PITA to coolscam all this stuff out. Notice the difference of the outline of lint mark by the “No trespassing” sign.


In uv case, I am using Adobe Photoshop for the final corrections. This unit has been professionally cleaned and tested. I have an old Win-2K machine that I otherwise don’t use anymore to run them. For info, I use it with Neopanwhich I develop myself.

A simplistic comparison set of color comparison images: For color, my opinion is reversed: That’s what changed my opinion on the Epson. What film do you mostly use when your intention is to scan and print after development?

Nikon CoolScan IV ED Photo, Slide & Film Scanner

That’s a lot from half-frame 35mm. They make my job easier! Enjoy images in a brand new light with a top of the line scanner that creates professional prints. Below are a couple of scans. Hence I’m planning on acquiring a scanner.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. What software were you using?

Nikon Coolscan IV still worthy?

And, again, no problems with exaggerated grain. Good product, works exactly as expected with very good image quality.


We purchased Silverfast 8. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Overall we feel that this scanner is a great product and very coolscxn users. Fujitsu fi Document Scanner Some of the articles are very specific Nikon reviews. See details for description of any imperfections. Especially processing – anything stuck to the film when it’s wet tends to remain embedded.

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I don’t have an 8 year old Nikon but I do coolcsan an 8 year old Minolta. We got quick response from them before purchase, not one reply to questions after purchase.

I’m not sure of the current SW support – I have an old Win2k machine for it. I have a V

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