It might also save time if you don’t want to manipulate the image any further, but software such as Photoshop is much more versatile for alterations. Fortunately, you can press cancel to stop it. You must be a member to leave a comment. Digital ICE is a genuine benefit, but the similar VueScan software has received excellent reviews and is available as an inexpensive download. Cookies help us deliver our service.

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This presents the prescan in 12 different degrees of sharpness, contrast and colour depth.

Login Join for Free. Can’t access your account? It might also save time if you don’t want to manipulate the image any further, but software such as Photoshop is much more versatile for alterations.

It’s debatable whether the ScanWit S, atis worth the extra outlay. Calibrate your monitor aceer you can see 16 different shades: Once the scan has been imported into the photo software, MiraFoto needs to be closed before the image can be altered. There are no comments here! There is also a colour enhance section, featuring acef Magic’. It also comes with MiraFoto software, which handles the installation and scanning process, plus Ulead PhotoExpress 3.

It’s tempting to use this straight away, as scans made on the Acer tend to show low contrast and high brightness. Another drawback of SCSI is that the S must be powered up before the PC, or the computer won’t recognise the scanner as one of its accessories. Despite being cheaper, it does not suffer in build quality and comes packaged with a SCSI card, cable, one holder for a negative strip and one for mounted slides and a power cable.


Get the latest photography news straight to your inbox by signing up to our newsletter. Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll find our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter. Film Type is supposed to compensate for the casts associated with certain films.

Acer ScanWit S scanner Film Scanner Review

The main page acre a maximum of six images running across the top, displayed as slides. Test by Richard Clews Acer may not have a high profile in the photography world, but this American firm is well known as a manufacturer of PCs, servers and displays and their ScanWit S offers comparable resolution to Nikon, Minolta and Canon’s 35mm scanners.

Another minor irritant is that you must deselect those images you do not wish to scan, otherwise the Acer will scan every frame. The manual offered little advice, but I found that removing and re-installing the card and the software solved the problem. The main benefit of version 2. Once up and running, MiraFoto is a painless way of importing images into your chosen photo software.


The solution is to decide in advance which images you want to work with and scan them all before going any further. Create a free account to like this page. Verdict Overall, the ScanWit S can be thoroughly recommended. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more. Cookies help us deliver our service.

Acer ScanWit 2720S scanner Film Scanner Review

Nikon D 27220s 3 Nov Scan quality is extremely good, although there is no equivalent of the Digital ICE technology which comes with Acer’s more expensive s model, and various Minolta and Nikon scanners. Directory Pages Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories. By using our service, you agree to our use of cookies. Plustek Opticfilm 35mm Scanner review 9 Dec To the right of the sixth slide are symbols for Flip and Film Type.

The scanner decides which type of image is being used, depending on the film holder inserted. Acer’s costswhich is far 2720x expensive than its competitors costing between and