For instance, you can select Kodak Gold, and the pre-scan will shift in colour balance. There is a Yahoo! Login Join for Free. That will be your only option with the notebook. Another minor irritant is that you must deselect those images you do not wish to scan, otherwise the Acer will scan every frame. I don’t have one myself. Another drawback of SCSI is that the S must be powered up before the PC, or the computer won’t recognise the scanner as one of its accessories.

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Another drawback of SCSI is that the S must be powered up before the PC, or the computer won’t recognise the scanner as one of its accessories. Acer’s costswhich is far less expensive than its competitors costing between and The solution is to decide in advance which images you want to work with and scan them all before going any further.

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Acer ScanWit s Film Scanner

I don’t have one myself. Unfortunately the times have changed and they are rather hard to find. This presents the prescan in scanwitt different degrees of sharpness, contrast and colour depth. For instance, there is no mention of Kodak Ektara film that confounded the best efforts of photo printers everywhere. The manual offered little advice, but I found that removing and re-installing the card and the software solved the problem.

Any suggestions would dcanwit appreciated. I’ve owned the Scanwit and s and they are very good scanners though the max. It also comes with MiraFoto software, which handles the installation and scanning process, plus Ulead PhotoExpress 3.

Test by Richard Clews Acer may not have a high profile in the photography world, but this American firm is well scznwit as a manufacturer of PCs, servers and displays and their ScanWit S offers comparable resolution to Nikon, Minolta and Canon’s 35mm scanners.

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 and a power acanwit.

For the most part it got some good reviews back then but you seldom see anything currently. 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.

My first encounter with the SCSI card was ‘entertaining’. For instance, you can select Kodak Gold, and the pre-scan will shift in colour balance. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more. Once up and running, MiraFoto scawit a painless way of importing images into your chosen photo software. It’s tempting to use this straight away, as scans made on the Acer tend to show low contrast and high brightness.

Verdict Overall, the ScanWit S can be thoroughly recommended. Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll find our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter.

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Does anyone have a similar setup and does it sound workable? The scanner decides which type of image is being used, depending on the sccanwit holder inserted.

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. The Raytoc converter is the only one I know of, perhaps you can purchase one used. This is annoying if you intend to make lots of scans in one session. 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.

The main page shows a maximum of six images running across the top, displayed as slides.

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I forget the rules for scsi chains so you might not need one if it is the only device. The usefulness of this mode is limited by the small number of film types listed.

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