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Umax PowerLook 180 Film Scanners

2/5 (1 Reviews)


  • Scanner TypeFilm Scanner (35 mm)
    InterfaceUSB
    Optical Resolution1800 dpi
    Max. Resolution (Hardware)1800 x 1800 dpi
    PlatformPC, Mac
    Max. Color Depth42-bit Color
    Max. Gray Depth14-Bit Gray
    Form FactorDesktop
    Scan Element TypeCCD
    Light SourceCold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
    Input TypeColor
    Optical Density3.3 Dmax
    Supported Media TypeFilm • Slides
    Media Loading MethodManual Load
    Max. Supported Media Size Film 135 (35mm)
    Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition • Microsoft Windows XP
    Width4.06 in.
    Depth9.37 in.
    Height6.97 in.
    Weight4.63 lb.
    Product ID26910085

Product Description

Dedicated 35mm film scanner
  • Optical resolution 1800 x 1800 dpi
  • 3.4 Dmax
  • 35mm roll film batch scanning
  • USB interface


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Eric Hayes a Intermediate from Chico, CA

    Date Reviewed: March 17, 2003

    Strengths:    3200 dpi resolution

    Weaknesses:    Noisey, slow.

    Bottom Line:   
    Bought it. Brought it home. I usually dont install drivers from a disk so I went to their web site for the updated ones. They do not support this scanner online. The drivers are proprietary to the CD that comes with the scanner. OK, So I installed the drivers from the disk. Got a memory error. Tried to scan anyways. ok, it worked. I'm running a new install of windows XP SP1 with Photoshop 7 on an AMD XP 2000 proc. The scanner worked great for about 15 scans using photoshop to import. After that. The scanner imported but the quality was shot and the the pictures had noise in them as well as you could see the scan lines. Reinstalled the driver. Same issue. I tried it on a mac as well. Same issue. Went back to frys and got my money back. Now I have a Canon Canoscan 4000us. Its faster, quieter and has better resolution.

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    Duration Product Used:   21+ years

    Price Paid:    $350.00

    Purchased At:   FRYS Electronics

    Similar Products Used:   Conoscan 4000

    Type of photography:   People



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