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Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 03-02-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Look for an Osram HLX Xenophot, standard bulb...

Look for an Osram HLX Xenophot, standard bulb with a reflector. Should be easily available.

These scanners do seem to simply eat bulbs. My Fujimoto 450M-C enlarger from the 80s has been in constant...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-23-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
After 20 or 25 years of use and who knows how...

After 20 or 25 years of use and who knows how many owners and how much (improper?) transportation, focus targets are probably less meaningful for these tabletop scanners. But, as with anything, YMMV....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-23-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Make a preview, then select either a portion or...

Make a preview, then select either a portion or the entire image you want to scan and start "Calibrate Focus" from the top menu. What you should look for is part of the image with at least some...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
So you still have the 8060p II? How does it...

So you still have the 8060p II? How does it compare to SM11000?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-19-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Jacek, which Tango? D8200 or D8400? Or the...

Jacek, which Tango? D8200 or D8400? Or the earliest, "Linotype-Hell" branded type?
BTW, did that Dainippon Screen 8060p Mark II ever reach Warsaw?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-17-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Do white point calibration, that should help....

Do white point calibration, that should help. Also, in ColorQuartet, change RGB curve to full linear, as default setting gives darker scans. On my scanner, and apparently many others, R curve needed...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-17-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Could be a similar issue I had on my ScanMate...

Could be a similar issue I had on my ScanMate 3000 due to corrosion on bulb contacts (see my recent posts). It does look too regular, though. Try cleaning those, and if your bulb isn't brand new and...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-14-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Done! Used a few toothpicks and there was indeed...

Done! Used a few toothpicks and there was indeed a bit of corrosion in both socket contacts. Banding is now completely gone. Thanks, Jacek.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-14-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
With a slightly sanded needle tip? Can a cleaning...

With a slightly sanded needle tip? Can a cleaning solution help, and if so, which one? Can I use a bit of silicone grease to reduce heat?



Well, the bulb is brand new. No corrosion or any buildup...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-13-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
These two in the middle? How do you do that...

These two in the middle? How do you do that properly?

http://i65.tinypic.com/nxu9f4.jpg
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-12-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Update on lines (banding) issue - see post ...

Update on lines (banding) issue - see post #240 (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2576534&postcount=240)

'Twas the bulb. Got a new German-made bulb and banding is now gone.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-24-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
ScanMate 3000 issue

Calebarchie, I might be able to make detailed photos of the Scanmate mounting station and make measurements of all parts. PM me...

BTW, a question for the experts.

I've been having occasional...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-24-2016
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
My ScanMate 3000 also has a non-removable drum,...

My ScanMate 3000 also has a non-removable drum, yet I manage to wet mount on it. Not easy, but doable. I use Kami SXL 2001, which evaporates really fast, and also SDS Anti-Newton oil, which requires...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By MarinB
There's also this...

There's also this (http://tw.weibo.com/5590055377), sort of a copy of Jobo ATL 1500. Brand new and made in China. Notice they also manufacture one type of drum as well as reels, 100% based on Jobo...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-26-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MarinB
You're welcome. BTW, what exact materials did you...

You're welcome. BTW, what exact materials did you use for polishing the drums of your Howtek/Crosfield?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2015
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Which routines do you mean? In OS X, OS 9 or on a...

Which routines do you mean? In OS X, OS 9 or on a PC?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-25-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By MarinB
Scotch/3M 600 ("Crystal") and 810 ("Magic"). Both...

Scotch/3M 600 ("Crystal") and 810 ("Magic"). Both are safe on the fixed drum of my Scanmate 3000 and I also tested them on two Scanmate 11000 drums. No residue, they hold like a m**********r....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 10-17-2015
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
OK, here's a question for all forum members and...

OK, here's a question for all forum members and users of Scanmate 11000 in continental Europe. Rather than sending private messages to just a few of them, I thought it might be better to ask...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-22-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 3,618
Posted By MarinB
This scanner has very well made carriers, better...

This scanner has very well made carriers, better than those on a Microtek. Witnessed it in person, as well as several Microteks with the bottom drawer for glassless scanning. About 3000 dpi...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-02-2015
Replies: 719
Views: 164,337
Posted By MarinB
Any examples from the Dainippon Screen 8060p mark...

Any examples from the Dainippon Screen 8060p mark II scanner?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 08-26-2014
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Kate, I would strongly suggest buying a used G4...

Kate, I would strongly suggest buying a used G4 Mac - either "Gigabit Ethernet" or "Digital Audio" model - and dedicating it to the scanner alone. Also, try to find an unused/NOS/BNIB Adaptec 29160N...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 06-13-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By MarinB
Of course. This is the paper you can use for...

Of course. This is the paper you can use for that:

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/products/producttype.asp?n=4&t=Photographic+Papers+Digital

It may require a lot of testing with your enlarger/preferred...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 05-12-2014
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Could be a memory issue. Though I use a different...

Could be a memory issue. Though I use a different Scanmate model (3000, as opposed to 11000), sometimes I get horizontal cyan stripes full width of the preview window, and sometimes shorter....
Forum: Digital Printers / Inks / Papers etc 04-20-2014
Replies: 20
Views: 4,359
Posted By MarinB
It may easily become available...

It may easily become available again:

http://www.photocounter.com.au/2014/exclusive-cr-kennedy-in-bold-bid-for-ilford-galerie/

Apparently, only the coating was (may again be) done in Switzerland,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2014
Replies: 43
Views: 4,931
Posted By MarinB
Now that's a really informative read, thanks!...

Now that's a really informative read, thanks! That is exactly my experience developing 8x10" Efke 100 in R09 (Compard 2010 version) in a Jobo 3004 drum - medium speed rotation works the best, and the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-27-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,775
Posted By MarinB
6x7 format enlarges pretty well to 4x6 feet. You...

6x7 format enlarges pretty well to 4x6 feet.
You will need either a Rodagon-G 105mm or a G-Componon 100mm for a really good result. Some other process lenses may work, but these two will yield...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-27-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By MarinB
Fujimoto 450M-C.

Fujimoto 450M-C.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 02-23-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By MarinB
Insufficient fixing and/or exhausted fixer.

Insufficient fixing and/or exhausted fixer.
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-22-2014
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Jacek, what resolution (dpi) was the right-hand...

Jacek, what resolution (dpi) was the right-hand image ("Large aperture") scanned at? This is SM11000, right?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-18-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By MarinB
Is it a Microtek Artixscan 120tf in slightly...

Is it a Microtek Artixscan 120tf in slightly different "dressing"? There seem to be more than a few DIY repair stories online, a few on this very forum. I'm guessing Microtek doesn't service older...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 01-12-2014
Replies: 314
Views: 86,958
Posted By MarinB
Scanmate 3000 drum scanner (12-bit/3000dpi) with...

Scanmate 3000 drum scanner (12-bit/3000dpi) with a G4 Mac (Adaptec 29160N SCSI card) using ColorQuartet 5.3.1 software (OS X 10.4.11). Usually dry-mounted, sometimes wet-mounted (SDS Anti-Newton...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-30-2013
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Margus, your BW scans actually look absolutely...

Margus, your BW scans actually look absolutely fine to my eyes, there are a couple of other people using 11000 for BW scanning and probably doing a bit too much post in PS. Guess it's too hard to...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-29-2013
Replies: 885
Views: 191,760
Posted By MarinB
Fernando, great idea for a thread. Ed, you're...

Fernando, great idea for a thread.
Ed, you're welcome. Wish I could get my hands on a 11000 for about what you paid for yours.

Fortunately, no need for me to troubleshoot my 3000 - yet. The only...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 12-15-2013
Replies: 719
Views: 164,337
Posted By MarinB
No need for a dongle in OS X if you're...

No need for a dongle in OS X if you're resourceful. Unless the dongle does part of the image processing... does it do any?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By MarinB
I develop 35mm/medium format/70mm in a Paterson...

I develop 35mm/medium format/70mm in a Paterson tank and sheet film formats up to 8x10" in Jobo 3010 and 3004 Expert drums, using FujiHunt Chrome6X kits. Those kits are the real deal and,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-30-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2,353
Posted By MarinB
There were a few Fujimoto 450M-C units with a...

There were a few Fujimoto 450M-C units with a whole slew of parts and accessories for sale all over the UK this year, some were fantastic bargains. I have this enlarger and it's an absolute beast....
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 11-06-2013
Replies: 719
Views: 164,337
Posted By MarinB
Here's a scan of a 15-year expired Fujichrome 64T...

Here's a scan of a 15-year expired Fujichrome 64T shot. 13x18 cm format, Sinar Norma, scanned on a Scanmate 3000, bottom cropped a bit. It's the film's age that caused the reds to pop out, as the...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-18-2013
Replies: 166
Views: 21,215
Posted By MarinB
My humble...

My humble contribution.

http://i43.tinypic.com/k97y8l.jpg

Hand-developed at home and drum-scanned at home.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 09-18-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 951
Posted By MarinB
Ilford Ilfoflex high-gloss RA-4 in sheets!

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=136574
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 09-18-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 858
Posted By MarinB
Ilfoflex - anyone interested?

Anyone want sheets of Ilfoflex high-gloss printing material? It's a neg-pos RA-4 emulsion coated onto the same polyester Melinex base as late Ilfochrome Classic. Works well for reversal processing...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-14-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,321
Posted By MarinB
Ilford also makes such...

Ilford also makes such material:

http://i44.tinypic.com/2zfppg3.jpg
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-13-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 3,261
Posted By MarinB
...whereas Ilford is waiting for the final call...

...whereas Ilford is waiting for the final call on bankruptcy or not in six days from now. Keep your fingers crossed.







Franco-Swiss Ilford, that is. But Ilford nonetheless.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-09-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,321
Posted By MarinB
Or you can do reversal printing on Ilfotrans....

Or you can do reversal printing on Ilfotrans. Same base as Ilfochrome transparency material, just more processing work and more testing to get good results. No base mottle, as the base is not paper....
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-09-2013
Replies: 25
Views: 3,530
Posted By MarinB
There you...

There you go:

http://www.ag-photographic.co.uk/kodak-ra4-developer-kit-4x5l-295-p.asp

http://www.ag-photographic.co.uk/kodak-ra4-blix-kit-4x5l-296-p.asp

These will last you for a very long time,...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-02-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4,321
Posted By MarinB
Jamie, do you perhaps know if Wall had these...

Jamie, do you perhaps know if Wall had these Ilfochrome transparencies made the darkroom way, enlarging 8x10 film from the LVT recorder, or were they perhaps laser-exposed (in OCE machines or...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-07-2013
Replies: 757
Views: 202,903
Posted By MarinB
Fernando, would you dare to compare what you get...

Fernando, would you dare to compare what you get with your Scanmate 11000 at 5300 dpi to the Plustek 120 samples posted so far? I'm using Scanmate 3000 which, though in really good condition,...
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 09-20-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,963
Posted By MarinB
Anyone familiar with this particular Scanmate or...

Anyone familiar with this particular Scanmate or perhaps other models?
Forum: Scanners / Scanner Software 02-28-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,963
Posted By MarinB
Scanview Scanmate 3000

Is this drum scanner worth the time and the inevitable learning curve it requires? It has been offered to me at a reasonable price and with complete software (for older Mac OS). It scans at 3000 dpi...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 02-25-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2,161
Posted By MarinB
Perhaps pay Jeff Wall a visit? Not kidding, he...

Perhaps pay Jeff Wall a visit? Not kidding, he apparently did all of his printing directly from film until recently. The films seems to have been 8x10 high-res LVT transparencies, though, but still...
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