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    Re: Microtek 1800f or Epson V850 ?

    njaimo,
    For your B&W 4 X 5's I believe you'd be pleased with the results.
    Make sure you try the different film settings (brand and ASA speed) to determine what works best for your film....
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    Re: Microtek 1800f or Epson V850 ?

    Sorry. You did state B&W
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    Re: Microtek 1800f or Epson V850 ?

    There's a bunch of old thread (some as far back as 2007) in this forum on both the Microtek i800 and i900.
    The newest model with LED's is the 9800.
    i800 1200dpi max
    i900 3200dpi max
    9800 says...
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    Clueless in Scanatlte

    First, not a newcomer to scanning. Been doing so intensively for more than twenty years.
    Complete scanning of 9 of 14 years of photos from a horse race track. approx 15k.
    Took an eight month break....
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    Re: Epson V750 and V850

    Richard,
    Approx six years ago, did a project that included some some 3 x 4 negs.
    Had a a machinist friend create an adapter that fit into my 4 x 5 holder using machinsts plastic. that was...
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    Re: Epson V700 problems

    https://web.archive.org/web/20190512031602/https://itg.beckman.illinois.edu/visualization_laboratory/equipment/2Dscanning/manuals/prv7phpg.pdf
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    Re: Next step up from Epson scanners

    Artixscan is the newer name
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    Re: Next step up from Epson scanners

    Not that I'm aware of. In 2011 I downloaded all the drivers that were available. Have blank folders for 7_32 & 7_64.
    If your able to locate a 7_64 driver it may work on the W10.
    Don't recall if I...
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    Re: Next step up from Epson scanners

    Back up
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    Re: Next step up from Epson scanners

    IMO these scanners offer superb prices for quality work.
    One recently listed on eBay for $1 and $59 Shipping (excessive) ended with no bids. Included everything from original box except one of the...
  11. Re: endless external HD shuffle RAID 1, 5, or RAID unecessary?

    Considering the large file sizes that are discussed here, discs for BU (even the newer Triple Layer Blu Rays (100gig) are not viable.
    CD 650 meg
    DVD Single Layer 4.7 gig
    DVD Dual 8.5 gig
    Blu Ray...
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    Re: Scanning with Infanview

    Alan,
    thanks for your input.

    All software's use the scanner driver for the actual scanning (in this instance Microtek ScanImage), however the driver doesn't store the image in the...
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    Re: Scanning with Infanview

    Patrick,
    In ten days (and an approx 250 dual-scans) and since changing the setting, this issue has not occurred a single time. Thanks so much.
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    Re: Scanning with Infanview

    Patrick,
    Just wanted to thank you again.
    Will have to wait and see when/if it happens again (been being more careful with the mouse buttons).
    This is an intensive project.
    Had not...
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    Re: Scanning with Infanview

    Many thanks Patrick.
    Don't recall if I tried that. Will give it a go.

    One problem is that Ifranview doesn't retain the settings because the scan file sizes are so large. It won't even retain the...
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    Scanning with Infanview

    Apologize if this is off topic.
    I've used Ifranview as my initial scan software for more than ten years. Tens of thousands of scans.
    A month ago began a project to scan an approximate 30k in A120...
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    Re: Film holder question from a beginner

    try a google on 'APS film holders'
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    Re: Epson flatbed film folder dimensions???

    Microtek film holders are occasionally available on eBay.
    Film holders for the i900 & i800 are identical with the exception of their color i900 (black) and i800 (white).
    If your interested in an...
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    Re: Room lighting affect scanner?

    Many thanks Doug.
    The scanner that was bad was cleaned three times in past 6-7 weeks (I've been unusually active in scanning during same period).

    The new scanner glass also required cleaning,...
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    Re: Room lighting affect scanner?

    Many thanks.

    Duh! Knew there was a simple answer ;)

    FWIW, after turning the light off there was no difference in shade.

    Replaced the scanner with a spare-new (same brand and model) and the...
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    Room lighting affect scanner?

    Embarrassed to admit that I don't know this.

    My image scans (in past weeks after a two-year inactivity) are coming through rather light (as compared to the printed source).

    I've a 48" overhead...
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    Re: Options for scanning 4x5 negs

    During 2013, I had a project where I was to scan some 12k in B&W negatives. After scanning just under 3k mis-communications ended the project.
    I purchased four Microtek Scanmaker i900. (There are...
  23. Re: A3 scanners Microtek 9800XL, Microtek ScanMaker 1000XL anybody working with ?

    You should be able to download drivers (possibly some other software's) from the Microtek website
  24. Re: A3 scanners Microtek 9800XL, Microtek ScanMaker 1000XL anybody working with ?

    Perhaps if you provide more details that are specific to any issues you may be having, other will be able to assist you.

    Are your issues specific to A3 (8 x 10) negatives?
    Are your issues...
  25. Re: How do I transfer programs and files to new computer?

    FWIW, this inquiry is very troubling to me!
    If your not aware of how to transfer the files, than it also states that you do NOT have backup procedures in place for your precious photo files.
    I'd...
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    Re: Replacing Scanner Glass - Epson v700

    Generally speaking on scanners the calibration and most sensitive areas are the upper-right-corner. Check the manual for the 700 and see if that is so. If so, than a blemish on the lower right may...
  27. Re: What to do with an old Microtek Scanmaker 5?

    I've three I-900's and they are real work horses and do nice work.
    They are rather expensive to ship as they are quite heavy.
    Most used ones don't come with the calibrating strips, and generally...
  28. Re: Anyone seen this scanning setup?

    Have a pro-photographer friend that is genius at making things.
    He had an old cradle off something, built a frame and added one of his cameras to it.
    Worked great
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    Re: Scanning 5x7 images

    Two years ago, I began a project where I was to scan some 12k in negatives (the project fell apart after 3k due to mis-communication). Having completed 3k.

    Some of the negatives were 4 x 5's and...
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    Re: Help Finding a Perfect Scanner

    Mustek still makes an A3 Scanner.

    Scan Area (Max.) 299 mm x 427 mm (11.8" x 16.8")
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    Re: New Epson V800, V850 flatbed scanners

    It's not my intention to hi-jack this thread, however could somebody provide a comparison between the 700-750 and the older Microtek i900?

    I scanned just over 3000 negs (black & white) with an...
  32. Re: Microtek ScanMaker i900 - 4x5, 5x7 holders?

    BTW, the lamps for both the transparency drawer and the top-reflective of the i900 could burn out (even break due to a buckled non-secured negative).

    Microtek does not offer any explanation...
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    Re: Monitors for B&W

    I've been scanning articles and images from previously published older periodicals for an approximate fifteen years, and I'm able to confirm that I did not care for the transition from an analog...
  34. Re: Microtek ScanMaker i900 - 4x5, 5x7 holders?

    Additionally (and in an attempt to gather all the i900 references in one location) I read a Microtek reference (somewhere on the WWW) that the current ArtixScan M1 drivers are backward compatible to...
  35. Re: Microtek ScanMaker i900 - 4x5, 5x7 holders?

    This forum was very useful to me for some reference and I'd like to thank the members here for their insights.

    Rather than hijack the reference thread, I thought best to add on to this...
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