5 MP - Silvercrest Slide & Negative (Film) Scanner £23 @ Lidl
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5 MP - Silvercrest Slide & Negative (Film) Scanner £23 @ Lidl

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LocalFound 7th Apr 2012
This deal isn't showing on LIDL online but this is available instore at Croydon, London Road, CR0 2RF store.


Description

* Simple and easy-to-use single-button scanner for scanning 35mm negatives or 5cm x 5cm slides
* 5 megapixel CMOS sensor, max. resolution (dpi): 3600
* With integrated USB 2.0 cable for connecting to your PC
* Includes slide holder and negative holder, cleaning tool and software CD with drivers
* Convert your favourite photos into digital pictures
* System requirements: Windows XP/VISTA/7
* With auto-exposure and auto-colour balance
* 3 year manufacturer's warranty
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This has been on m8 but it got trolled cos it isn't top professional studio quality. (_;)
Edited by: "Pluun" 7th Apr 2012
I bought this a while ago from Lidl and have only just plugged it in and set it up. I am really pleased with it. It is a 5 megapixels scanner which I think is fine. I don't get why it has had any bad reviews, after all it is a cheap scanner (identical to the Ion one that is still on the market) so a user must know that is what they are getting - after all it cost less than £30! If anyone wanted a professional scanner then they should do their research first and pay more!

As for using it, I put the CD in, loaded the software, restarted the computer and plugged in the scanner to a USB port. It was recognised immediately. I opened the software and allowed the scanner to do the initial calibration, as requested by the manual. After this I successfully scanned slides without any problem whatsoever. I 'photoshopped' the pictures afterwards in my favourite photo viewer rather than changing anything in the scanner software, mainly because I am more familiar with the viewers tools. I had absolutely no problem with the scanning and the picture quality was very good. I personally am delighted with the purchase.
I've got the SND3600 A1, and have used it successfully in the past, but today? it won't acquire the image, then says can't capture the image, it then says please wait.....forever! what's wrong, please can anyone advise?
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