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Re: [OM] Nikon scanner service and repair

Subject: Re: [OM] Nikon scanner service and repair
From: John Hudson <OM4T@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2017 20:52:01 -0300
I had my Nikon Super Coolscan 9000 mechanically serviced by Nikon Canada less than a year ago. The machine was sent in by a local pro photo dealer which was also a Nikon dealer.

I use Nikon Scan in preference to Vuescan.

jh

On 5/2/2017 8:43 PM, Martin Walters wrote:
Last Fall, my Coolscan V (LS-50) decided that it would preview but not
scan. Looking around on the web I came across recommendations for Alex
Ketzner, based in Keystone Heights, Florida. Turns out he specializes in
Nikon scanners. So, this winter I sent him my unit for service and/or
repair. Anyway, within 24 hr of receiving the unit, he reported that all
was well (under Vuescan), and it only needed cleaning/servicing (fixed
cost - US$210). Alex was easy to deal with and very helpful explaining
the advantages of using Vuescan, rather than Nikon Scan.

I was happy I still had a scanner and not a large door stop, so when I
got home I bit the bullet and bought Vuescan and all is good. When I
tried Nikon Scan, however, the serviced unit would still not scan.
Obviously, my issue was software related, not with the unit.

So, for anyone looking to service a Nikon scanner (probably mostly of
interest to those in North America), you could contact Alex Ketzner at:
abstudios@xxxxxxxx

Martin

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