A Photo a Day

March 15, 2004

Scanner Software - update may solve problems

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 6:36 pm

When my slide scanner (Minolta Dimage II) started generating strange error messages and very often completely refused to cooperate, I was tempted to just replace it.
Then, I thought better of it and looked for a software update.
Couldn’t find anything on http://konicaminolta.com/
Even searching the site did not bring me to a download section.
So I wrote a short mail and was positively surprised when I received an answer 2 days later.
The mail by Minolta contained a link to driver update and my scanner has functioned very well ever since.
So, before dishing out that money for an expensive repair or a new scanner, you might want to try a software update first.

Laurenz

Comments are closed.



Random post from the past:

Egypt: an evening in Aswan.

I rented a Braun slide scanner that is able to scan up to 100 slides in one go. This could be the perfect solution for me - I have thousands of unscanned slides. Unfortunately, although this is a very good idea, the scanner itself still leaves a lot to be desired. Colours are fairly neutral, but very often, it will not correctly detect the format of a picture and try to scan a "portrait" as a "landscape" or vice versa.. It's also quite fond of simply cutting of parts of dark pictures. A nightmare for night photographers. Having said that, I was ...

Travel Photo Net | Africa | Asia | Australia | Europe | Americas | Guests | Photo-Tips | Feedback

All photos on Travelphoto NET: Copyright Laurenz Bobke.
Republication only with my written permission, and only with proper credit (including a link back to this site if shown on the web).

0.221 || Powered by WordPress