>> I'm using the 4000 for the first time since an initial test to make
>> sure it worked properly. I've been trying Insight, Vuescan and
>> Silverfast 5.1 ai on a Win 98 box. So far all my scans are color
You should try Version 5.5 if scanning negatives. It is a LOT better. You
can download a demo and check it out yourself.
>> Anyway, I'm posting to get others impressions about something I'm been
>> seeing with Insight - too much saturation, a "hot" rendition of
>> anything I scan. May look good to some, but it ain't "accurate" -
>> kind of a Velvia view on everything. Is there something I can do to
>> "flatten" the image going in? I prefer to build up contrast and
>> saturation in Photoshop as needed instead of the other way round.
That is unusual. Is this occurring in the preview or only the scan? Check
which profile you are using as the basis for your preview display. If based
upon your own monitor profile it might be that there is something not quite
right with it