While there’s enough film stored poorly to keep Digital ICE busy with film scanning for years to come, many of the images that show the greatest damage are in print form, particularly those in the family and historical archives. Go out to the kitchen and brew a pot of coffee instead. While we applauded Applied Science Fiction’s efforts and the resultant timesavings, we always longed for this feature to be available in a flat-bed scanner as well. We believe that this is an important milestone for digital imaging. Sally Wiener Grotta is a contributing editor of PC Magazine, a professional photographer, a digital artist, and an early pioneer in computer graphics.

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Microtek ScanMaker 6800 with Digital ICE

About this product Product Information Designed for folks who are worried about trustworthiness and functionality when creating a digital record, this Microtek flatbed scanner is fast and steady.

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Her expertise extends to digital cameras, scanners, printers, imaging and illustration software, Web graphics and authoring, 3-D graphics, and even biometrics. Integrated 4″ x 5″ Transparency Adapter with FilmView – The integrated transparency adapter saves time by scanning multiple slides and filmstrips up to 4″ x 5″ mm x mm.

Multifunction Scanner Before we get into the nitty-gritty tests, a sccanmaker words about the itself.

The test scans also exhibited excellent color, though with some clipping in the highlights. The claim for the is that it will help you accomplish “one-step” photo restoration and that it will remove surface defects that include dust, lint, scratches, cracks, wrinkles, creases, and minor tears. Optical resolution tops out at xdpi, with true bit color bit depth and FireWire and USB 2.

Best Selling in Scanners See all. Additional Product Features Media Type. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more. For more information about the ScanMakervisit Microtek’s web site at www. When scanned the image was given more contrast using the Curves control and Digital ICE took care of the major break in the print surface.

This handcolored photo was 8600 up and in need of some quick first aid.

With its built-in OCR utility, users can also scan text documents easily and retrieve them for editing. The Microtek enables you to hook up the scanner and keep your scans on a computer or some other electronic storage device with its dependable multiple forms sdanmaker computer connection.

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Microtek ScanMaker 6800 Flatbed Scanner

In short, having Digital ICE and a scanner with such excellent software controls can make restoration and repair a much easier and quicker task. How to Use a Wide-Angle Lens: Log in or register to post comments. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.

They can be bought as fully functional plug-ins separately. Unfortunately, it cannot hold mm negative strips straight or microteo.

Microtek ScanMaker – Review – PCMag UK

It was a Model and all was there and works with most OS’s including xp. We believe that this is an important milestone for digital imaging. Differential shadowing technology and proprietary software algorithms dramatically reduce the effects of unwanted defects, producing a scanned image that improves upon the original print.

The Microtek comes with a practical form factor, therefore you can utilize the least amount of space necessary to get your scanning job done. Final retouch using the Clone tool in Photoshop made this a five-minute scaanmaker job rather than one that might take an hour or more. Directory Pages Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories.

The took 16 seconds to scan our test photo. Show More Show Less. But if you need to scan scratched or dirty prints, this is the model to buy. Get the latest photography news straight sxanmaker your inbox by signing up to our newsletter. Because this Microtek flatbed scanner comes with a flexible capability of scanning slides, film, and plain paper in color mode, you can scan in realistic clarity and store the scanned records electronically.

Edition, Microsoft Mivrotek In our testing, we scanned several scratched and dirty prints and were pleasantly surprised with the results.

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