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by kanga
Sat May 14, 2011 8:14 am
Forum: Installation Problems
Topic: Installation and set up probs in Brisbane Australia..
Replies: 5
Views: 3362

Re: Installation and set up probs in Brisbane Australia..

Hello Martin
Just noticed your post from Brisbane Australia. IM from West End in Brisbane and also use SilverFast AI studio.
If you like to talk shop sometime please drop me an e-mail at georgedou@optusnet.com.au
I recently purchased a Plustek OpticFilm 7600i.
Regards Kanga
by kanga
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Imaging in general
Topic: Kodachrome IT-8 reference target
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Re: Kodachrome IT-8 reference target

I purchased a Kodachrome slide target for 35mm Kodachrome slides. I'tried to calibrate my scanner. I am using Microtek F1 and SilverFast Ai Studio. Focusing works well with coloured 35mm negatives, b&w photo and coloured photos. I put the slide into the slide holder and inserted it into this bod...
by kanga
Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Imaging in general
Topic: Old BW negatives - how to handle?
Replies: 7
Views: 3143

Re: Old BW negatives - how to handle?

Hello ccuny I have read your posts as I try to do with all about old B&W negative scanning. I have a Microtek F1 scanner with SulverFast Ai Studio. My old B&W negatives are from the 30's to the 9O's. A lot are in a bad condition and not recoverable, at least with a skills and finances. What ...
by kanga
Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Imaging in general
Topic: Kodachrome IT-8 reference target
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Kodachrome IT-8 reference target

I have a Microtek F1 scanner and to date have have never scanned any Kodachrome slides. From what I have read on the LaserSoft web site a special Kodachrome IT-8 reference target is required. My first attempt at scanning a Kodachrome slide was dismal. The Prescan looked very blurry, terrible.Looking...
by kanga
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:58 am
Forum: About SilverFast
Topic: Help with Microtek Artix F1 Scanner and being able to use i
Replies: 3
Views: 1531

Re: Help with Microtek Artix F1 Scanner and being able to use i

Thank you for your reply Artur. I have veiwed the Movies and read the documentation. With my version of SF Ai Studio I can't do a 64bit HRDi Color or a 32 bit HDRi Greyscale because they are Greyed out. The is no iSRD button situated just above the SRD butter. The button is the IT8 Calibration tool....
by kanga
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:49 am
Forum: About SilverFast
Topic: Help with Microtek Artix F1 Scanner and being able to use i
Replies: 3
Views: 1531

Help with Microtek Artix F1 Scanner and being able to use i

I have SF Ai Sudio and SF HDR with a Microtek Artix F1 scanner. I would like to be able to use the iSRD feature. >l Do I need to purchase HDR Studio? I am using the latest version fo both SF Ai Studio and SF HDR. Your web site says the Microtek Artix F! supports - iSRD supported (Additional you nee...
by kanga
Sun May 24, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: How can you tell what film and speed for Negfix
Replies: 1
Views: 1760

How can you tell what film and speed for Negfix

I am scanning some old B&W negatives with the F1. (size approx 90x60mm.) They were taken in the 1940's,50's,60's,70's. I don't know the brand of film or speed they were shot at or an other details about them. I know who took most of them. Some I can date because that information was written on t...
by kanga
Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:51 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: How to Scan Glass Slides 84mm x 84mm
Replies: 2
Views: 3781

How to Scan Glass Slides 84mm x 84mm

I have a Microtek Atixscan F1 scanner. I want to scan a lot of old glass slides some are very old and from the Boer War period and I think some are hand painted. I haven’t measured all of them as yet but the majority seem to be 84x84mm outside dimensions. The holders that came with the scanners are:...
by kanga
Tue Jul 01, 2008 3:11 am
Forum: About SilverFast
Topic: Prescan window is minimised when Studio Ai is opened
Replies: 2
Views: 928

Re: Prescan window is minimised when Studio Ai is opened

Thanks Thomas, Problem Solved.
I was even contemplating having to reformat my HD and reinstall all programs. I had tried reinstalling Ai Studsio a couple of times but nothing changed.
Thanks again for the solution.
Regards, Kanga.
by kanga
Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:34 am
Forum: About SilverFast
Topic: Prescan window is minimised when Studio Ai is opened
Replies: 2
Views: 928

Prescan window is minimised when Studio Ai is opened

I am running SilverFast Ai Studio Ver. 6.6.0r 1 on a Microtek F1 Scanner with the Universal Launcher 3.1.1. When I open up SilverFast in preperation for doing a Prescan the window where the Prescan would appear has been mininised and is just sitting at the top next to the main part of the open progr...
by kanga
Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:04 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: PictureViewer has encounted a problem and needs to change...
Replies: 2
Views: 4405

FILESCAN MFC application has encountered a problem - fixed

Yes, fixed but took me ages to reformat and partition HD, reinstall XP with all software. That's was the only real solution really.
Software conflicts maybe who knows.
Every thing running smoothly now.
by kanga
Sat Mar 15, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: Simple Player MFC MFC Application has encounted a problem an
Replies: 2
Views: 5032

Simple Player MFC Application has encounted a problem -fixed

Sonny, Sorry for not replying sooner. I eventually decided to do a complete new reinstall of XP reformat the HD and reinstall all my software.
That solved the problem. I don't really know the origin of the problem because I reinstalled all scanning software and Quick Time a couple of times.
by kanga
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: Simple Player MFC MFC Application has encounted a problem an
Replies: 2
Views: 5032

Simple Player MFC MFC Application has encounted a problem an

I tried running a Quick Time move in SilverFast Ai. The Movie wouldn't start and the error message below popped up. Simple Player MFC MFC Application has encounted a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please tell Microsoft about this Problem. Is this an Apple Quick Time ...
by kanga
Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: PictureViewer has encounted a problem and needs to change...
Replies: 2
Views: 4405

PictureViewer has encounted a problem and needs to change...

I am using SilverFast Ai Studio on F1 Microtek on XP with 380GB HD. Has been functioning fine until today. I was in the middle of the SCAN process and up pops a Error Message. "PictureViewer has encounted a problem and needs to change. We are sorry for the Inconvenience. Please tell Microsoft a...
by kanga
Sun Dec 23, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: Microtek
Topic: New Artixscan F1
Replies: 8
Views: 7742

The new Artix F1 Scanner

Yes, motionpixels I am another new user of the F1.
I live in Brisbane. My previous scanning experience has only been with an old Epson Flat Bed.

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