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Nikon 5000 ED


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And this is the other new Nikon Scanner. The Nikon 5000 ED. It si for 135mm, but not for Medium Format. I do not know yet any "real life differences" between the 4000ED and this new 5000ED. But this we will only know once the scanner is available to test. Here are the official specs from Nikon:


Media Negatives and positives, in color and monochrome
35mm slides Slides with mounts 1.0 - 3.2mm thick, 49 - 50.8mm wide; optional SLIDE FEEDER SF-210 can be used to scan up to 50 slides with mounts 1.5mm thick
35mm film strips 2 - 6 frames (2 - 40 frames with optional ROLL FILM ADAPTER SA-30); strips of 1 - 6 frames can be scanned with optional STRIP FILM HOLDER FH-3
APS (IX240) film Slides with mounts 1.0 - 3.2mm thick can be scanned with optional 120/220 MOUNTED FILM HOLDER FH-869M
Preparates (slide glass for microscope)

Prepared slides (26 x 76mm, 0.8 - 1.5 mm thick) can be scanned with optional MEDICAL SLIDE HOLDER FH-G1
Aperture/Scan range/Effective aperture
MA-21, SF-210 25.1 x 36.8mm/3,946 x 5,782 pixels/Same as slide mount
SA-21, SA-30 25.1 x 38.0mm/3,946 x 5,959 pixels/23.4 x 36.0mm
IA-20 (S) 18.6 x 28.4mm/2,916 x 4,453 pixels/16.1 x 27.4mm
Scanning system Fixed film, movable plane single-pass optical scanning system
Light source R, G, B and Infrared (IR) LEDs
Image sensor 3,964-pixel, two-line linear CCD image sensor
Color separation Performed by RGB LEDs
Optical resolution Up to 4,000 pixels per inch
A/D conversion 16 bits per color
Density range 4.8
Output Full color or greyscale at 8 or 16 bits per channel
Focus Auto and manual; autofocusing point selectable
Interface USB 2.0
Power requirements AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Operating environment
Temperature 10 - 35°C (50 - 95°F)
Relative humidity 20 - 60%
Dimensions 96 x 172 x 315mm (3.8 x 6.8 x 12.4 in.) (W x H x D)
Weight (approx.) 3kg (6.6 lbs)
Orientation Horizontal or vertical (with SF-210: horizontal only; with SA-30: vertical only)
Scanning time Preview: 11 seconds
Scan*: 20 seconds
(time to complete preview or scan when no options selected)
*Includes time required to display the scanned image

Specifications are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. Oct. 2003


Price for the Nikon 5000 ED will be in Germany 1399.- Euro and it will be available in a couple of weeks.