However, it has a fair number of problems that can make it frustrating to use and it also struggles to produce a level of image quality that reflects the price you have to pay for it. By using our service, you agree to our use of cookies. Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll find our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter. Taking a closer look we can see the darker details of the Reflecta scanner aren’t captured as well, in addition the fine gauze of the veil isn’t as sharp as the Minolta scan. For example, if you’re scanning a lot of slides for the web, then the quality issues may not be so important. Verdict The DigitDia is based around a great idea and we commend Reflecta for developing it. Get the latest photography news straight to your inbox by signing up to our newsletter.

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Some problems with image quality Operating problems Noisy operation.

The most noticeable of these points is the scanner’s inability to finely capture the darkest parts of a slide and at the other end of the dynamic range we also found some highlight details being blown out. Starting the included CyberView X software, the scanner initialises and you are ready to start scanning. Search for all the latest photography gear digiteia services in our dedicated photography directories.

For example, if you’re scanning a lot of slides for the web, then digitdi quality issues may not be so important.

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However, it has a fair number of problems that can make it frustrating to use and it also struggles to produce a level of image quality that reflects the price you have to pay for it. Reflecta DigitDia Specifications dpi optical resolution 48bit 3. With both of these images resized to pixels high, the differences between the two scanners are not so noticeable. Verdict The DigitDia is based around a great idea and we commend Reflecta for developing it.

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Reflecta DigitDia 3600 Dia & Filmscanner

Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more. Despite these negative points, if you are looking for a scanner that is capable of being left to batch scan a large number of slides the DigitDia is worth considering. Using SilverFast should solve the quality issues described above. Can’t access your account? Nikon D Review 3 Nov These connection options, together with good scanning hardware enable the DigitDia to produce some very respectable scanning times.

Firstly when selecting a preview of the first slide it sometimes instead skips to the second.

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Reflecta DigitDia in Film Scanners. We tested the DigitDia with the supplied slide magazine an LKM model and also a universal magazine of our own.

Lastly, the magazine direction controls on the front of the scanner don’t work correctly, with both causing the magazine to move forward one slide. This can be got around by simply leaving the first magazine slot empty. An interesting ‘pick the best photo’ experiment has been taking place dihitdia the internet and now, the results have been announced so let’s find out which smartphone, the eigitdia, thinks takes the best photos.

Simply fill your slide magazine with slides and slide it into the scanner. Please note that although the Minolta is available for slightly less money than the Reflecta it doesn’t offer the same great batch scanning ability. Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll digktdia our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter.

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Login Join for Digitsia. It can be run as a plugin within a program like Photoshop or as a stand-alone application. At the front of the scanner is a slide viewer which cleverly only lights up once you place a slide in it.

Also, using software we weren’t able to move the magazine back to the first slide later, it only wanted to progress towards the end of the magazine.

Positive points are the high resolution of images produced and a reasonable digitdis of colour accuracy. Design and Operation Anyone who’s used a slide projector will feel at home with the slide holding system used on the DigitDia. Directory Pages Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories.

After asking to preview fifty slides in a magazine, the scanner moved through seven slides during calibration meaning these slides weren’t included in the preview! Performance Reflecta have sensibly included both popular high speed connections – Firewire and USB 2.

The Reflecta DigitDia scanner we’re reviewing here stands out from the usual type of scanner we review. Get the latest photography news straight to your inbox by signing up to our newsletter. The Minolta is noticeably sharper and also displays better contrast and detail.