Manufacturer: Pacific Image
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Unknown
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 95, Apple MacOS 8.6
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.171 / 27 May 2008
1800 Film Scanner has the following specifications: it has a scanning type of 35mm film scanner and its image sensor of Linear Array color CCD. Its color mode is 48 bits per pixel while its grayscale mode is 16 bits per pixel. Its optical resolution is 1800 X 1800 dpi while its light source is cold cathode fluorescent lamp. It has a scanning buffer of 512K byte and its preview speed of 35 seconds. Its maximum scanning area is 36mm by 24mm and its supported media type is film and slides. Its interface is USB 1.1 and is compatible with Mac and PC. It requires operating system of Windows 98, Apple MacOS 8.6 or a later version, and Windows 95 OSR 2. It would also require a minimum RAM size of 32 MB.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
1800 Film Scanner has the capability to capture1800 dots per inch giving the user three times the resolution of a standard desktop scanner. For those working on graphic professionals, it would mean that one can enlarge the images up to 7.8 inches by 5.1 inches and still maintaining the 1:1 300 dpi resolution which is sufficient for both offset printing and color separation. Users of 1800 Film Scanner are advised to always use the latest version of the devise driver as this will assist them to utilize its functions better and easier. Versions that are old are known to cause conflicts of devices as well as errors in scanner work. One should therefore attempt to update the 1800 Film Scanner drivers at least once per every month or even more often. One should also select the right driver for 1800 Film Scanner and also make windows back up every time one wants to update the driver. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 1800 Film Scanner errors before installing any driver updates.