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Film scanner

reso
Posted 18/03/2021 - 21:26 Link
Hi All
I have a epson film scanner loaded the set up disk but it won't talk to the laptop I thing it xp set up disk and the laptop is windows 8 can the set up disk be modified to suit?
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cardiffgareth
Posted 18/03/2021 - 21:47 Link
What Epson scanner is it?

I downloaded the software and driver FROM Epson's website.
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Posted 18/03/2021 - 22:04 Link
I have used Vuescan for some years now to run my scanner, I first found it when running Windows and it worked. Now I run Linux and it still works perfectly, there are two versions one for Windows and one for Linux and it supports a huge number of scanners. It's not free but it may solve a problem for you if you cannot get it working any other way.

Stuart
Pwynnej
Posted 19/03/2021 - 09:51 Link
I have an Epson scanner and it loaded up on my Win 10 machine ok, both Epson and SilverFast CDs worked. Mind you I have a V850.
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womble
Posted 19/03/2021 - 14:14 Link
My old Minolta scanner works fine with Vuescan. It's worth the money if sometimes a little opaque how to get the best from it.

Mostly, these days, I use my pixl-latr and my K-3. Using the extra adaptor from Simon Forster and a can of compressed air, I can rattle through my old mounted slides quite quickly. I use my tablet as a light source (I'm planning to get something better), my old K50/4 macro with a small extension tube, all mounted on my Pentax copy-stand. Apart from the pixl-latr and the air, these were all things I had anyway.

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reso
Posted 19/03/2021 - 17:20 Link
Thanks all will try the epson site
k5iis sigma 8-16 sigma 10_20 hsm tamron 17-50 pentax faj 18-35 pentax da 18-135 tokina 20-35 tokina 28-70 atx pro pentax dfa 100 wr
pentax da*50-135 pentax da*60-250 sigma af 400mm pentax 1.7 af adapter
Pentax af aw 1.4 rear converter and a flash

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