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After numerous pages of slides scanned with the RFS and SilverFast there was no doubt about my original feelings that Kodak had designed a good piece of hardware. Sample 1 has managed to sharpen the grain itself, probably at scanning. I am pleased to be able to report that my original disappointment with the RFS is no longer valid, and it is a product I can recommend. Second one is a flatbed. It ran smoothly, reliably, and efficiently, producing one scan after another of slides on all kinds of film including Kodachrome, Ektachrome, Agfa, Fuji, and a few most of you have probably never tried. Hence, my first view of this pair was through inadvertently pixel-peeping.

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If you wanna very best for print quality get your negs scanned on drum, if you are on low budget get flatbed and learn how to sharpen in PS, if you can afford dedicated film scanner you will be happy with your investment: I believe sample two is a little more pixelated.

For 36000 information call Kodak at or visit their web site at www. I usually scan with scanndr 16 bit flat curve with no clipping on either end of the scale and later bring out any features with digital dodge and burn.

Unfortunately, in their zeal to make a product that would be easy for consumers, the Kodak software engineers were blinded to the fact that automation cannot be successfully applied to the processing professionsl a photographic image, due to the fact each photograph is made unique by its subject and the perception of the individual photographer.


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Kodak RFS Professional Film Scanner: Open Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review

Can I tell which is which? Eggs or bananas – I say “yes”. Not to knock Canon but I sent my f back and brought the Epson V and have never scannner a problem with extracting shadow or highlight detail with the epson. Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. Ever since Kodak began selling Supra professional color negative film I have appreciated its fine qualities and superb color capabilities. By doing this, we are try to install drivers as if the computer is running Windows 8.

Find out what’s new and notable about the Z6 in our First Impressions Review. In half a dozen pages of slides there was not one image that I was not able to obtain a very satisfactory, and usually better, scan.

While I found they did change the look of the images some, I preferred to do my testing in the less saturated Adobe sRGB mode Mode II and adjust color saturation, if needed, in Photoshop after the fact.

Forum Parent First Previous Next. Any sample kofak, etc? AndyWilson 9 years ago. Working With The New Version 2. There is no doubt about DMax and it’s importance in scanning, sure thing is that software sharpening is different than hardware sharpness: When you install Nikon View 5 it searches your system for compatible software applications and will install a plug-in in Photo-shop for you.

Kodak Professional RFS 3600 Scanner

Had trouble seeing that in daylight with my bloody glossy screen. So, now I have re-tested the Kodak RFSusing it to scan a diverse selection of film images on all kinds of media, with scaner the new Kodak driver as well as driving the scanner from within Photoshop with the LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 5. THIS means new and existing owners of Kodak’s award-winning scanner can now take full advantage of SilverFast software’s ease of use and abundant features.


They are close enough that they could come from the same scanner with slightly different lodak. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited.

Sample one is sharper but sample two gets more detail from the shadows.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Also, from my experience using the SCSI 2 interface, it is one of the faster and most efficient high-resolution dedicated 35mm scanners.

I quickly found the NegaFix function, whose window comes up automatically in SilverFast when fim select to scan negatives, and brought the image in pretty close as lodak as the manufacturer, brand, and film speed was selected. Now the scanner very accurately senses scannee image frame and automatically centers it in the scan window, frame after frame. Here Are 3 Easy Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

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