Having read the review http: Except for this software flakiness, I’d recommend this scanner for anybody. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. I am using Windows 7 64 but and understand that although the Nikonscan software is no supported it is possible to get it work with a bit of fiddling. I’d say by now, Pro Problems Encountered: After you insert the negative strip, there’s a partially hidden icon near the top left. Also, the V is a prosumer model and a is considered a more professional model, so the is more likely to increase of value with time, or has their demand diminished in recent years?

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Nikon Coolscan LS-50 vs 5000

As faceas I can tel lthe noise reduction in LR is just as good and instant. This device is highly capable, and offers many impressive features, but learning how to use them is a virtual mystery.

It has been a couple of decades since we even looked at some of these images, so this is like revisiting dear old friends. I use it exclusively and get great results.

Scan times eem t obe identical coplscan or 14bit and as you say changing the setting crop doesn’t make it quicker so what’s the point.

It is THE coolest.

Nikon CoolScan V ED Photo, Slide & Film Scanner

Additional Product Features Focus Option. You must log in or sign up to reply here. The only Nikon slide and film scanner you can buy is in the thousands of dollars.


Direct Film Loading No film holders are necessary for 35mm film frame strip or mounted slides. The images are likely to be printed at a max of 10″ by 7″ at dpi so only an issue if the scan has to be cropped first given the dpi scan.

Previous Equivalent Item Owned: Having read the review http: Being able to configure everything is of no help, if you are not willing to spend the time on it.

Nikon Coolscan V ED Film Scanner B&H Photo Video

To me, the most compelling reason to get a would be for the fact that it can scan ec uncut roll. When I upgraded my computer to a new iMac Most relevant reviews See all 17 reviews.

We used Vuescan when we were scanning in our slides and negatives. It seems to be a very well-made professional negative scanner that you can have some fun colscan. Using a set of enhancement and correction techniques, this product is able to remove scratches and dust from the equation automatically while the dynamic data exchange function performs exposure compensation that results in vivid colors despite scanning washed out slides. Rated 5 out of 5 by Sue from This is one cool scanner!

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Navigate to where you put the unzipped file you downloaded with NikonUsbScanners Because those Nikon drivers will not work with Win 7. I’d love to have abut it’s a little out of my price range, so I’d like to get an old V or Best Selling in Scanners See coilscan. It takes me about wd average of 15 minutes to scan a set of photo’s. Previous Equivalent Items Owned: And I have a good computer made for video editing. This is a nice device. Time is valuable – the more efficient you can manipulate your software, the more time you can use for other things.


In our latest buying guide we’ve selected some cameras that while they’re a bit older, still offer a lot of bang for the buck. Many of my 40 year old negatives have a cyan cast because the yellow emulsion base has faded over time and usually the red channel degrades somewhat. This product is aptly named, ‘Coolscan’.

I know software like Vuescan and Silverfast have a multipass feature for the V but I’m concerned about loss of detail from their method Hmm got my scanner and followed instructions on severforum but doesn’t work.

I’d say by now, Pro Problems Encountered: I have used Epson Perfection in the past to scan my negatives and slides.