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Konica Minolta DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II film scanner

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II film scanner - Successor to the award winning DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400

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Konica Minolta DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 IIKonica Minolta introduces the DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II film scanner for photography enthusiasts and professionals. As the successor model to the award winning DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 which has been exceptionally popular thanks to its powerful 5400 dpi resolution, the DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II further improves colour reproduction with a new algorithm and delivers high speed scanning at a rate of 25 seconds* per frame. The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II combines all of the technologies that Konica Minolta has come to know as a manufacturer of film, cameras, scanners and photofinishing equipment.

The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II not only offers 42.2 Megapixel resolution by adopting a high performance 5400 dpi 3-line colour CCD, it improves colour reproduction of negative film with a new Film Expert Algorithm developed from photofinishing technology. Without the need of manual adjustment, it can faithfully reproduce colours in images with different exposure characteristics and colour balances from various types of negative film. The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II delivers the quality demanded of photo enthusiasts and professionals.

With a 16-bit A/D conversion and a wide dynamic range of 4.8, the DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II faithfully reproduces the rich variations in tone from the lightest to darkest areas of the original film image. Moreover, Multi-sample Scanning improves the scan data by reducing random noise.

The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II incorporates a Quick Scan System that greatly increases work efficiency over earlier models. Owing to an improved drive mechanism, optimised internal processing and proprietary optics, the time required for setup, scanning and auto-focusing has been greatly reduced. These improvements increase the speed of earlier models two-fold to enable scanning at a rate of 25 seconds* per frame. The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II features an Auto Loading Index that automatically activates index scanning the moment a film holder has been loaded. It also offers High Speed Preview that allows users to instantly display enlarged preview images without preview scanning. These features further shorten the total workflow by speeding up image selection and comparison.

The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II enables users to easily and accurately correct images, and thereby greatly improve workflow efficiency, by incorporating the renowned, Digital ICE4 technology, which offers detailed correction support, as well as the Konica Minolta feature, Pixel Polish, which allows users to correct images according to characteristics of the scene.

Digital ICE automatically detects and corrects dust, scratches, fingerprints, mildew and other blemishes found on the film surfaces. With quick and accurate processing, it reproduces the quality at the time the picture was taken.
Digital ROC uses advanced dye signature analysis to identify and restore faded colours on older film and slide images.
Digital GEM analyses film emulsion patterns and reduces graininess while preserving image quality, colour and sharpness.
Digital SHO optimises contrast and exposure to reveal additional image detail in areas of deep shadows or extreme highlights.
Pixel Polish optimises brightness and colour to suit the scene, colour and contrast of each image. It corrects image characteristics such as people, nightscapes, trees and skies.

The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II is provided with three types of software applications in order support a wide range of users abilities and requirements. Users can select a driver according to objective and purpose. The Easy Scan Utility is an easy 3-step on-screen-instructed procedure that beginners can use with ease. The Batch Scan Utility makes the scanning workflow more efficient by enabling continuous scanning at a user-set resolution, exposure and with pre-determined corrections applied. The standard DiMAGE Scan Utility is ideal for achieving the best scan as it gives the user the option to set and correct all image parameters and adjustments in detail for every individual image.

The DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II has a Quick Scan button and Manual Focus dial on the front panel to make scanning even easier and quicker. Simply pressing the Quick Scan button starts up the DiMAGE Scan Launcher where the user can easily select the driver applications for the job at hand. In addition, workflow is shortened when settings have been changed because users need only to press a button to continuously scan six frames. The Manual Focus dial allows users to focus on the image, as they require.

DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II Major Features

  • Delivers 42.2 Megapixels thanks to a high performance 5400 dpi 3-line colour CCD.
  • Film Expert Algorithm for improving colour reproduction of negative film
  • Quick Scan System for a faster workflow
  • High speed scanning at 25 seconds* per frame even at 5400 dpi resolution
  • Auto Loading Index that automatically starts index scanning when a film holder is loaded
  • High Speed Preview to instantly display enlarged preview images
  • High speed Autofocus
  • 16-bit A/D conversion (calculated Dynamic Range of 4.8)
  • Multi-sample scanning for reducing random noise
  • Digital ICE4 to greatly increase work efficiency
  • Digital ICE for Dust & Scratch Removal
  • Digital ROC for Colour Restoration
  • Digital GEM for Film Grain Management
  • Digital SHO for Shadow & Highlight Optimisation
  • Pixel Polish for various automatic image corrections
  • Quick Scan button that continuously scans 6 frames from a single press
  • Manual Focus dial for adjusting focus as desired
  • 3 driver software applications to choose from
  • Easy Scan Utility for easy 3-step scanning
  • Batch Scan Utility for large volume scanning with less work
  • DiMAGE Scan Utility for detailed image correction
  • Master Setup that allows users to save and load all settings such as image correction, Digital ICE4 and others
  • Edge-to-edge full frame scanning thanks to a new film holder that enables a 100% field of view.
  • Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface

*Based on Konica Minoltas standard test method under Windows environments.
Scan time under Macintosh environments is approximately 30 seconds per frame.

Full t echnical specifications
Type:
35mm film scanner
Film type:
35mm film ( colour/black & white, negative/positive)
Optical resolution:
5400dpi
Scan sizes:
25.06 x 37.25mm
35mm Film Holder scan area: 24 x 36mm
Maximum input pixels: 5328x7920 pixels
Scanning method:
Moving film, fixed sensor, single-pass scan
Image sensor
: 3-line colour CCD with 5340 pixels per line
Filter:
Primary colour filter
Multi-sample scanning:
16x, 8x, 4x , 2x, Off
Continuous scan:
35mm film holder: 6 frames (max.) Slide mount holder: 4 frames(max.)
A/D conversion:
16 bit per colour channel
Output data:
8 bit and 16 bit per colour channel
D
ynamic range: 4.8 (computed value)

Scan time:

Windows Macintosh
Index scan

12 s

16 s

Prescan

8 s

9 s

Scan

25 s

30 s


* Index scan with the six-frame 35mm slide holder.
* With positive film.
* Approximate time with maximum optical resolution (5400dpi), 8-bit colour depth, No Autofocus, No multi-sample scanning, No cropping, No image corrections, No auto exposure, No colour matching, No Digital ICE 4 or Pixel Polish processing.
* Scan time varies with the system environment, film images, scanner preferences and functions used.
* Scan time is longer for negative film than positive film.
* Scan time is longer when Digital ICE 4 or colour matching function is on.

Scan time Test Conditions:

Windows: CPU : Pentium 4 3.2 GHz,
OS : Windows XP Professional
RAM : 1GB
HDD free space : 69GB
Interface : USB 2.0 port built-in
Application : Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1, 80% of memory allocated to application. Macintosh: CPU : PowerPC G5 Dual 2GHz
OS : Mac OS X v10.3.6 RAM : 1.5GB
HDD free space : 61GB
Interface : USB 2.0 port built-in
Application : Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1, 80% of memory allocated to application.
Interface:
USB 2.0 (1.1 compatible)
Focusing:
Autofocus and manual focus (motor drive / manual) , Centre / Spot focus area
Light source:
White LED
Power requirements:
100-120 V AC, 50/60 Hz for North America , Taiwan , and Japan 200-240 V AC, 50 Hz for England , Hong Kong , and China 200-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz for continental Europe, Oceania, and Asia (except for Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, and China)
With the supplied AC adapter. The AC adapter unit varies with destination.
Power consumption:
20W (max.)
ENERGY STAR compliant
Dimensions:
70(W) x 165(H) x 345(D) mm / 2.8(W) x 6.5 (H) x 13.6 (D) in.
Weight:
1.5 kg / 3.3 lb. (approx.)
Standard accessories:
35mm Film Holder FH-M20 Slide Mount Holder SH-M20
USB Cable UC-2 (USB2.0 compatible)
AC Adapter AC- U26 , U27, U28, U29 or U30
CD-ROM for DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400 II
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0
Reset tool RT-M10 Specifications and accessories are based on the latest information available at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice. Specification figures are based on Konica Minolta's standard test method.

System Requirements

IBM PC/AT compatible computers (*1)

Macintosh (*1)

Interface

USB 2.0 / 1.1

USB 2.0 / 1.1

CPU (*2)

Pentium166MHz or later processor

PowerPC G3 or later

Operating systems

Windows 98
Windows 98 Second Edition
Windows Me
Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Home Edition

Mac OS 9.2.2
Mac OS X v10.1.3 to 10.1.5, v10.2.1 to 10.2.8, v10.3 to 10.3.6

RAM (*2)

128 MB or more of RAM

128 MB or more of RAM
(free memory space excluding memory used for applications and OS)

Hard-disk space

600 MB or more on the startup disk.

600 MB or more on the startup disk.

Monitor

800x600 monitor capable of displaying High Colour (16-bit) is required. 1024x768 monitor is recommended.

800x600 monitor capable of displaying at least 32,000 colours is required. 1024x768 monitor is recommended.

Tested applications (*3)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0.1, 7.0.1, CS (8.0.1), Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0, Paint Shop Pro 8, and Corel PHOTO-PAINT 11.

Adobe Photoshop 6.0.1, 7.0.1, CS(8.0.1), Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0

Recommended interface (*3)

Adaptec, Inc.:
USB2 Connect 3100, USB2 Connect 5100, Duo Connect

Belkin:
Hi-speed USB 2.0 5-Port PCI Card, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 3-Port Low Profile PCI Card
Preinstalled USB port.

Belkin:
Hi-speed USB 2.0 5-Port PCI Card, USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 3-Port Low Profile PCI Card
Preinstalled USB port.

(*1) Not compatible with Fast User Switching (Windows XP and Mac OS X v.10.3). (*2) Necessary to meet the requirements recommended for use with the OS. (*3) Operation must be guaranteed by the manufacturers to work with the OS. For details, contact the respective manufacturer. <16-bit output with Digital ICE 4> Windows: CPU: Pentium 166MHz or later, Pentium III or later recommended. / RAM: 256MB or more, 512MB or more recommended. / Hard Disk Space (Start up disk): 3GB or more, 6GB or more recommended. Macintosh: CPU: PowerPC G3 or higher, PowerPC G4 or higher recommended. / RAM: At least 320 MB of RAM. (512 MB or more recommended) / Hard Disk Space (Start up disk): 3GB or more, 6GB or more recommended. Windows: CPU: Pentium 166MHz or later, Pentium III or later recommended. / RAM: 256MB or more, 512MB or more recommended. / Hard Disk Space (Start up disk): 1.2GB or more, 2GB or more recommended. Macintosh: CPU: PowerPC G3 or higher, PowerPC G4 or higher recommended. / RAM: At least 256 MB of RAM. (512 MB or more recommended) / Hard Disk Space (Start up disk): 1.2GB or more, 2GB or more recommended. Error-free operation is not guaranteed for any of the systems recommended. System requirements are based on the latest information available at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice. *Konica Minolta is a trademark of Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. DiMAGE, DiMAGE Scan and Pixel Polish are trademarks or registered trademarks of Konica Minolta Photo Imaging, Inc. *Windows and Windows XP are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. *Apple, Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. *Digital ICE 4, Digital ICE, Digital ROC, Digital GEM and Digital SHO are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. *Other corporate and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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