Most take you to secondary screens shown below, where you can modify the tone and color balance of the scanned image. To reach the remaining frames, you remove the adapter, flip it end for end, and reinsert it. Scanning throughput was quite good with the unit, helped by the flexible, easy-to-use software, but also by the fast scan times themselves. One odd point about saved and subsequently recalled histogram corrections though: The instruction manual also recommends using the Dust Brush plug-in for Photoshop included in post-processing. Image Adjustment Controls Grouped in the lower right-hand corner. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Unlike some scanners, the Dimage Scan Dual 20.1 absolutely no tendency to produce artifacts of this sort. Product information Technical Details.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III Scanner | eBay

A note about scanner resolution, as compared to that of digital cameras: Many color space and color minlota options; Digital Grain Dissolver and Auto Dust Brush; Unsharp Mask; multi-sample scanning 2x to 16x dial numerous automated and manual tools for adjusting exposure, color rendition, etc.

Prescan Window This window shown below is “home base” for the scanning process. The software is unintuitive and will take a couple quick flips through the book.

In all other respects, including speed, I would rate this machine very highly.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual III Scanner

Big kudos to Minolta for including such a powerful image-editing program with their scanner! Notice the large “hump” near the middle of each curve?


Dcan added a unique twist to the tone curves though, in the form of white and black-point eyedropper controls, which work in the same way as the equivalent controls on the histogram screen. Page 1 of 1 Kinolta over Page 1 of 1. You also have the ability to draw your own curve, using a pencil tool, allowing you to create abrupt discontinuities if desired. I also like Minolta optics I have owned Minolta cameras and optics for over 20 years.

Plan is fully refunded if canceled within 30 days. Customers also shopped for. Best Selling in Scanners See all. This item was purchased because of the quality of image after conversion.

The Minolta Dimage Scan Dual II film scanner

Do Your Portraits Look Flat? It can perform batch scanning up to six filmstrip frames or four mounted slides or multi-sampling 2x, 4x, 8x, 16xand lets you control a large number of factors such as tone curve, histogram, sharpness, brightness, exposure, and color balance. Those holders are not to be found anywhere on the Internet unless you can find a broken scanner for parts. The film-holding slot is about a half-millimeter wider than 2.0.1 film itself, doing a good job of dimags the film position, yet still allowing minor adjustments to be made for fine alignment relative to the limits of the scanning area.

As such, they’re more powerful than the histogram controls, but you have less feedback as to what parts of the image you’re affecting, and it’s much easier to get lost in your adjustments with them. Interface to the host computer is via a high-speed SCSI-2 interface, meaning you’ll need to have dua, a port installed in your computer to use it.


No deductibles or hidden fees. Particularly when compared to the digital cameras that constitute the other major review focus of this site, readers are bound to be impressed with the incredible amounts of detail a scanner like the Dimage Scan Dual can extract from a slide or negative.

One warning from my research: Variations Adjustments It’s often difficult for novices to decide what to do to an image to make it look better. Or, Return to the Imaging Resource home page. By default, you can adjust any of the slider controls independently of any other.

Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV Scanner

If you want to return to a prior state, you’ll need to reset all corrections using the Reset button before applying the saved settings. See the text following the screen shot for a description of the individual buttons and controls.

Minnolta lot of people at various sites said that even today the Dimage Scan Dual III could hold its own against modern scanners. We have 3 of the film holders so we load them up and insert the first and walk away, when you come back it’s done and you can just put the second holder in and go do the dishes It’s an excellent tool, fully featured, and it works well.

It’s not fancy like new model but does very decent job.