Miscellaneous – The sub-options here include the interpolation method to be used for scans beyond the scanner’s maximum resolution. To accommodate such large amounts of data, NikonScan uses hard drive space for “scratch memory,” to hold pieces of the image data on a temporary basis. Once you’ve fully learned how to use the device though, the results are nothing short of remarkable. A warning about the SF adapter from the Nikon tech forum though: It’s excellent “default” performance minimizes the amount of tweaking needed to produce superb scans from common subjects. Close thumbnails after preview – by default, the thumbnail drawer closes to get itself out of the way after a preview scan has been performed. The scanner uses three color LEDs to illuminate the film, a design unique to Nikon, as far as we know.

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Nikon LS-2000 APML Scanner Test

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For a great reference, see John Blakney’s cross-referenced summary of results from various different scanners tested to date. Stay l2s000 us, we’ll try to fit it all in! Finally, Nikon Scan provides eyedropper controls for setting white and black points directly from the preview image. When you do need to tweak the settings, the LS provides you a tremendous range of control, in some nikon ls2000 allowing you to affect the basic operation of nijon scanner to extract the most from each frame.

Nikon’s Color Management System allows you to produce expeditiously sharp scans with notably true-to-life colors. These, in turn, have objects plotted on them that link to nikon ls2000 pages. In nikon ls2000 cases, it may take extensive experimentation to get a good scan.

Typically, you can scan up to 8 or so slides safely at smaller image sizes. The “Preferences” control panel contains infrequently-accessed niko it and forget niko controls. Some users on the Nikon tech forum have reported film nikon ls2000 problems with the SA, but many of these appear to be due to film with slightly ragged edges: Individual color channels can be adjusted separately via a variety of controls. The following instructions apply to using the slide scanner.


You can purchase newer scanners like the LS and such, which technically have higher resolutions, but in the end, apart nikon ls2000 ease-of use, you nikon ls2000 image will not necessarily to the naked eye be noticeably different. This can make it difficult to keep the film aligned as the clamshell closes, particularly if the piece of film is short.

With so little light coming through njkon film, the electronics have a hard time measuring it, and “noise” from the sensor often swamps nikon ls2000 signal coming from the image.


Surprisingly some of the most nikon ls2000 and high-end hardware has the least control, such as the Kodak RSF which only offers gross color correction and overall brightness and contrast adjustments in the nikon ls2000 dialog. The “auto” button seems to do a pretty fair job of setting highlight, shadow, and gamma values, but we usually found ourselves manipulating the controls manually, to achieve best results.

Scratch – Due to its high resolution and great bit depth, scans made with the LS can nikon ls2000 huge, often far larger than your system memory would support directly. Pop-out “Drawer” menus Finally, we get back to the actual scanning controls! Others reported difficulty with thin film, but our experience with the resolution target on Kodak Tech Pan a nikon ls2000 thin film was flawless.

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nikon ls2000 To scan a slide, simply select a setting nnikon click on the green scan button. For this, you will need to use PhotoShop; you can follow the link below for instructions. This is nikon ls2000 fairly important adjustment, particularly for a device that may be used on either Macintosh or Windows platforms, which have significantly different default gamma settings.


Note the almost total lack of color aliasing, and feedom from artifacts. First and foremost, the LS is capable of producing great scans simply by nikon ls2000 its default settings: Also note that all images here have been JPEG compressed for nikon ls2000 with ‘web browsers.

It turned out that the key was to push the “analog gain” settings up about as far as they’d go – we set the “master” control to its maximum level, and each of the red, green, and blue settings up to just a notch or two less than their maximum levels as well. Nikon ls2000 scanning the thumbnail nikon ls2000, select those needing adjustment, and set the scanning parameters as you normally would.

The “handles” of the control “drawers” appear as the nikon ls2000 gray nikln along the far left-hand edge of the window. A warning about the SF adapter from the Nikon tech forum though: You don’t have to make these same mistakes.

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Get started with nikon ls2000 photography with your DSLR today! Miscellaneous – The sub-options here include the interpolation method to be used for scans beyond lx2000 nikon ls2000 maximum resolution.