From what I understand, dICE has gone through some changes in code as
has hardware design it interacts with. Earlier versions of dICE (LS
2000, Minolta Elite, etc) did cause softening, but the newer versions
are more sophisticated, and much improved.
Wilson, Paul wrote:
> I owned the Nikon LS8000 for a little while and now I have the Minolta Scan
> Multi Pro. I've read various things about how ICE can soften an image and
> http://www.luminous-landscape.com/ice.htm even has an article about how to
> lessen the problem.
> With both scanners, I wasn't able to detect any softening due to Digital
> ICE. Is there something I'm missing? Is there a particular situation where
> this would be more apparent?
> Paul Wilson