I’ve found it to be easy to use and the final scanned quality to be excellent. Basic information on scanner settings are provided, including the current crop size in pixels, final file size, and settings for certain key features. The four numbers on the right are the coordinates of the left top corner of the current cropping window, and its width and height, both in pixels. I have used several film scanners in the past and the biggest issues for me have been off focus, scratches, dust and color correction. This is an amazing scanner.

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Discontinued – Super COOLSCAN LS ED – Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd

Nikon said this was also a hardware problem, so I shipped scanner and feeder to them. Not much to go wrong there! There is also Yahoo group devoted to Nikon Coolscan scanners: One result was a somewhat “electric” blue on the girl’s jacket.

Nikon’s FH-3 clamshell film holder deserves special mention, thanks to its construction and ease of use. We were a little suspicious of the claim that image detail wasn’t affected, as it sounded a little too much like magic. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. It displays the tonal content of the image in a histogram window, with the graph indicating how many pixels in the image have each brightness value.

This is an amazing scanner. By running the sliders for the individual channels up, in addition to the main slider, we achieved much more shadow detail than we could by using only the overall control.


Some of the articles are very specific Nikon reviews.

Nikon Super CoolScan 4000 ED Photo, Slide & Film Scanner

An APS adapter and automatic 35mm slide feeder are available as accessories, as is a new 35mm roll-film adapter. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. We have to say though, that the Super Coolscan ED disabused us of that notion. This is a reduced-size series of crops from a maximum-resolution dpi scan of an Ektachrome “Q60” target. Multi-sampling can help coolsacn, but it’ll only take you so far.

Nikon told me ship it to them again. There are new files on the Nikon site that will allow it to work just fine – mine does! The chart below courtesy of Nikon USA Inc shows the colorimetric parameters for the standard edit color spaces offered. These options will give coolcsan a much more accurate preview, and can be essential when working with difficult pieces of film.

The grain pattern from the center of the frame was clearly sharper, but the softness in the corners didn’t seem to translate into noticeably reduced detail in our scans.

A few minutes later, the scanner would be ready for the next strip of film. I have save files at dpi then had them printed on Epson photo quality ink jet printers and have ended up with photographs clearer and more beautiful than those pulled from the original negatives and printed via enlarger and RA-4 chemical processing. We did not have the opportunity to try either the APS adapter, the automatic slide feeder, or the roll-film feeder, but the “batch” capabilities of the 35mm strip-film adapter were both powerful and convenient.


Versatile enough to use with film in 35mm, strip, slide, or Advanced Photo System APS formats, Nikon’s Super Coolscan offers fast and reliable FireWire connectivity and bright, accurate color scans that are ideal for high-end professional and business lw-4000. Please try again ls-40000. Clean if dirtyposition properly. This is another welcome carryover from the earlier LS design. Analog Gain Control Underexposed slides or dense negatives are a challenge for any film scanner.

The four numbers on the right are the coordinates of the left top corner of the current cropping window, and its width and height, both in pixels. Download Alexa for your Windows 10 PC colscan free. We weren’t keen on this interface initially, but warmed up to it eventually.

They’d sell it to me for another Benjamin plus.

This flexibility comes at some cost, however, in terms of the learning curve and the number of words and pictures we’ll need here to describe it all to you. I am running it on Mac OS