Photo Size Mode The final settings mode is Photo Size, which optimizes the scan for making photo prints. It’s more than adequate to capture the detail in my images going back to the ‘s. I’m getting the impression that early samples of the FSUS have excessive manufacturing defects something Japanese cars are noted for not having. Camera Connect Camera Connect. I never owned one, may be they are really so good so people makes a gold standard out of them – i do not know.

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We’d personally like to see finer control in the software, with more resolution and a midtone slider on the histogram display, but think that the average user will find the software package very approachable and useful. The ability to get at the film’s sprocket holes to make fine adjustments in frame alignment was very handy though.

In general, I’m not as comfortable with these adjustments as I am with the the adjustments in the HP S20 particularly after I found that they were performed with only 8-bit precision.

Canon Canoscan FS scanner review – FSus – Bob Atkins Photography

This tab is only available when the color mode is set to Bit or Bit Color. Loss of cannon damage to the Product due to abuse, neglect, mishandling, improper packaging by you, alteration, accident, electrical current fluctuations, improper use, failure to follow operating or maintenance instructions in, or environmental conditions prescribed in, Canon USA’s user’s manual or other documentation, or services performed by someone other than a Canon USA repair facility or ASF.

Color Balance Tab If your preview image shows a strong color cast, the Color Balance tab provides slider bar adjustments for adding and subtracting Red, Green, or Blue values. That’s “dust and scratch removal” to most of us!


Canon CanoScan FS4000US

Results are excellent; I don’t seem to have problems that Photoshop users report. Another issue is the size of the exposed portion of each frame.

The illustration at right shows the effect of FARE on a very dirty piece of color negative film. This allows you to examine and adjust the tonal distribution for each of canoh individual channels, as well as for all three together. The film adapter generally worked well, but we did find that we had a bit of trouble with film that was badly curled lengthwise.

View All Social Media. Overall, we were unusually impressed with the resolution and sharpness the FSUS delivered. We only tested our evaluation unit using the SCSI connection.

Canon CanoScan FS4000US Scanner

Warranty repair or replacement shall not extend the original warranty period of the Product. I have no reason to question that based on my scans. You could generally get back most of the sharpness by careful application of unsharp masking in an image editing program, but there was always at least some loss of detail, no matter what you did. This is useful when dealing with either very thin or very dense slides or negatives.

Canon CanoScan FSUS – film scanner – desktop – USB, SCSI Overview – CNET

Performance With its capabilities and specifications, the FSUS will fit portions of the professional photography market, while its price makes it suitable for use by amateurs. You might also need Thus, the lower left corner equates to the darkest values for both input and output and the top right corner to the brightest. You have the freedom to control the scanner as much as you need. The CanoScan FS that’s the subject of this review is the latest in their line of film scanners, sporting high-end specs of dpi scanning resolution and bit digitization at a very affordable price relative to other models on the market with similar specifications.


Since we’re currently in File mode, the photo size remains at “F.

Non-Canon brand equipment and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold “as is” and without warranty of any kind by Canon USA, including any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed. In any case, because of the flimsy plastic holders and the hazards involved in getting the scanner to grab the holder, I don’t think this scanner would be appropriate for a high volume, production shop.

Monday through Friday, except holidays. It is also apparent that the autofocus funtion is working well, since any focus errors would result in lower resolution. From Dale CottonSept.

The film and negative holders are good and the APS module worked perfectly the fs400us time I plugged itin. There is apparently no harm in slowly pulling it out, but I canlscan felt comfortable doing it.

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A 13 x 19 inch print is breathtakingly sharp; sharper than any conventional darkroom enlargement I’ve seen, and I’ve visited lots of galleries and museums.