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Re: [OM] Nikon scanner service and repair

Subject: Re: [OM] Nikon scanner service and repair
From: Tina Manley <tmanley@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 13:51:12 -0400
It does.  I use VueScan to scan Kodachrome slides all the time.

Tina

On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 1:48 PM, John Hudson <OM4T@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have to discover whether the latest version of VueScan has a specific
> setting for scanning Kodachrome slides as distinct from other brands of
> slides. Nikon Scan certainly does. I never had any success with VueScan
> from 5+ years ago handling Kodachrome of which I have a huge quantity.
>
> jh
>
> On 5/3/2017 9:08 PM, Martin Walters wrote:
>
>> John:
>>
>> The latest version (9.5.75), which works with XP (which I still run).
>>
>> Martin
>>
>> On 03/05/2017 7:42 PM, John Hudson wrote:
>>
>>> Martin .... which version of VueScan are you using?
>>>
>>> I have version 9.0.20 dated 2011.
>>>
>>> From Hamrick.com I could download version 9.5 x32 but would this
>>> update work on my x32 Windows XP machine to which I have my Nikon 9000
>>> attached?
>>>
>>> Any advice out there?
>>>
>>> jh
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5/2/2017 9:11 PM, Martin Walters wrote:
>>>
>>>> John:
>>>> Others on the list are no doubt more familiar with Vuescan than I. What
>>>> I like is that you can save the preview scan (user-set up to 4000dpi),
>>>> thereby avoiding the wear and tear of a second scan (you cannot with
>>>> Nikon Scan on the V, at least). The preview and the scan can be set to
>>>> the same resolution and the quality of the output is the same. I've also
>>>> noted that Vuescan does much, much better in cleaning up Kodachrome
>>>> slides (Nikon scan on the V was essentially useless).
>>>>
>>>> The ability to use a high-resolution preview scan, as well as cleaning
>>>> up Kodak slides, works well for me and speeds up the scanning and
>>>> processing considerably.
>>>>
>>>> Martin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 02/05/2017 7:52 PM, John Hudson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> 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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