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Re: filmscanners: Re: Canon FS2710 vs Minolta Dimage Scan Dual II
OK, so at current exchange rates, I now know that the Canon purchase
will cost me an extra $70 CAN, for Vuescan. Does the Minolta Scan II
also require Vuescan to reach its "zenith"?
Roger Smith wrote:
> At 11:34 AM +0100 3/28/01, Robert Logan wrote:
>> > I have found using Vuescan with the Canoscan does wonders. Even
>> basic scans
>>> come out with less noise. Do a multi passes or the long exposure
>>> pass gives
>>> me great scans - adding shadow detail and getting rid of shadow noise.
>> I have to agree - showed a mate the difference between Vuescan and
>> last night on one of his 'difficult' negs and he wept with joy (ummm). He
>> spent about 2 hours with Photoshop trying to get a result to no effect.
>> A bit more difficult to use, but a whole lot more effective.
> I also agree - I've been using VueScan with my Canon FS2710 for
> almost a year, and for the most part it is great.
> My original question was how does the Canon compare to the Minolta.
> Presumably if the Minolta is basically better than the Canon, it will be
> better under VueScan as well. I made the comment about noise on the
> Canon as a point of comparison.
> Thanks for the replies,
> Roger Smith