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Re: filmscanners: Nikonscan and dual processors
NikonScan's GUI is amazingly simple, especially for full roll scanning. It
gives a full roll prescan of thumbnails which allows you to select and
rotate frames you want to scan. It's much less hassle than manually typing
in Vuescan frame numbers, frame offset, orientations, etc....all of which
need to be done while viewing your full roll of film on a lightbox!?!. Not
all that practical.
I'm a registered user of Vuescan, but I use NikonScan 3.1. Even if I deduct
the crash and recovery time of NikonScan 3.1, it is faster and more hassle
free to use than Vuescan.
----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Scales <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 5:14 AM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Nikonscan and dual processors
> Why not Vuescan? I use it with my LS-4000 and Rollfilm adapter and it
> flawlessly. Combine that with Ed's incredible support and you have the
> perfect combination.
> > Thanks Joe, I was just about to upgrade again. I'm running dual xeon
> > with Win2k and NikonScan 3.1. It crashes and closes NikonScan 3.1
> > during full roll prescans and batch scans, forcing me to reopen and
> > scanning where it left off. I usually get about 15-20 frames scanned
> > saved to disk before it crashes. A bit of a nuisance, but it's the best
> > solution I've found for batch scanning.
> > Bob Kehl