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Q:

film scanners
Where is the multi format selection in my SilverFast?

A:

This selection box only appears in SilverFast for Nikon super cool scan 8000 ED and Polaroid Sprint Scan 120 when the multi format slide feeder is loaded.


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Q:

Is it possible to run two similar scanners with one and the same SilverFast version?

A:

Yes, it is. the conditions are:
- same manufacturer
- same device class, hardware with same hard-coded logic

Mac:
in the SilverFast Ai window go to "General" and choose from the first selection box (device) the device you want to use SilverFast with.

Windows:
right-click somewhere over the SilverFast Ai window and a little selection box appears. Select the device you want to use SilverFast with.


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Q:

film scanner
how do I perform a batch scan of a film strip with a film-scanner?ÃÃ

A:

Step1: click the overview button in SilverFast (preview window, left) and lauch an overview scan.
step2: (the first thumbnail is highlighted white) hold the SHIFT key pressed while you click with the mouse cursor on the last thumbnail in the overview dialog. All thumbs are highlighted now.
step3: o.k. the overview dialog (SF performs a preview scan of last thumbnail).
step4: apply your image corrections/settings on this preview.
step5: in the SilverFast control window change to the General tab and in the combo box for Scanmode select "batchscan" or "batchscan(file)" <-- which is scan directly to hard drive.
step 6: hit the Scan button.

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