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Quick Start Guide
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After reading the license agreement, click Accept to accept the agreement and view the ReadMe file. Take a few moments to read this file,
which may contain important information that
could not be included in the product manuals.
Click Continue… to proceed to the next step.
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Click Install to begin installation.
Nikon Scan 4 will be installed to the folder shown
under “Install Location.” In Mac OS X, Nikon
Scan 4 is installed to the “Applications : Nikon
Software” folder on the start-up disk. The
default install location for Mac OS 9 is the “Applications (Mac OS 9) : Nikon Software” folder on
the OS 9 start-up disk.
35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
Adapter slot
Status LED
Film gate
(5000 ED only)
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If you need help:
Visit http://www.nikontechusa.com/ or call 1-800-NikonUX
(for users in the U.S.A.)
Vist http://www.europe-nikon.com/support
(for users in Europe)
Visit http://www.nikon-asia.com/
(for users in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa)
MA-21 slidemount adapter
Visit these sites to keep up-to-date with the latest product information, tips, answers to frequently-asked questions (FAQs), and general advice on digital imaging
and photography.
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Preparation
Power switch
AC connector
AC connector
USB interface
connector
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Step
Windows
SUPER COOLSCAN 5000 ED or COOLSCAN V ED
film scanner
MA-21 slide-mount adapter
SA-21 strip-film adapter
Power cable
USB cable
CD-ROM
• Nikon Scan CD (Yellow)
• Nikon Scan Reference Manual / Easy Scanning
Guide CD
• Nikon View CD (Yellow)
• Nikon View Reference Manual CD
Warranty
User’s Manual
Quick Start Guide (this guide)
a
Turn the computer on and wait for Windows to start up. Do not connect the
scanner.
Important
Important
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35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
Before You
Begin
35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
Setup
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Windows 98 SE
If the computer displays a message stating that an IEEE 1394 update
is required, click OK.
Quick Start Guide
If you need help:
Visit http://www.nikontechusa.com/ or call 1-800-NikonUX
(for users in the U.S.A.)
Vist http://www.europe-nikon.com/support
(for users in Europe)
Visit http://www.nikon-asia.com/
(for users in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa)
Important
The dialog shown at right will be displayed.
Click Yes to create the destination folder for
Nikon Scan.
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Install Nikon Scan
b
c
When prompted to select the scanner drivers,
confirm that LS- 40/50/5000 is selected and click
Next.
d
Before connecting the scanner, install Nikon Scan as described below.
Supported operating systems
• Windows XP Home Edition/Professional
• Windows 2000 Professional
• Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
• Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
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• Mac OS X (version 10.1.5 or later)
• Mac OS 9 (version 9.1 or later)
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Click Yes to add Nikon Scan 4 to the Dock (Mac
OS X) or create an alias of Nikon Scan 4 on the
desktop (Mac OS 9).
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Mac OS 9
Click Quit to exit the installer.
Click Restart to restart the computer.
Nikon Scan Reference Manual /
Easy Scanning Guide CD
Mac OS X
Administrator privileges are required to install or uninstall Nikon
Scan.
This CD contains the Nikon Scan Reference Manual, which provides complete information on Nikon Scan, and the Easy Scanning Guide, an animated guide introducing such basic scanning tasks as setting image size and resolution.
Mac OS 9
CarbonLib 1.5 or later is required to install
Nikon Scan 4. If the installer detects an
earlier version, a message will be displayed.
Click Install to upgrade to a new version of
CarbonLib. Be sure to restart the computer
before continuing the installation.
Easy
Scanning
Guide*
Nikon Scan
Reference
Manual
Insert the Nikon Scan 4 CD in the CD-ROM drive. Double-click the Welcome
icon ( ) in the root directory of the Nikon Scan 4 CD.
Windows†
Macintosh
A language selection dialog will be displayed.
Select a language and click Next.
* Icons may differ.
† Extensions may not be displayed in some
environments.
The “Install Center” dialog will be displayed.
Click the “Software” tab and click Easy Install.
· Viewing the Nikon Scan Reference Manual
Double-click the manual.pdf icon on the reference manual CD. Adobe Acrobat
Reader will start and a language selection screen will be displayed; click the appropriate link to view the manual in the desired language. Note that Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 or later is required to view the Reference Manual; Windows users
can install Acrobat Reader 5 from the “Acrobat Reader” folder on the reference
manual CD.
Windows 2000 Professional
The dialog shown at right will be displayed;
click Yes (if the dialog is displayed twice,
click Yes each time).
Associating Image Enhancement Extensions with Nikon Scan
If Nikon Capture or other Nikon software is
already installed on the computer, a dialog
will be displayed requesting permission to
associate image enhancement settings file
extensions with Nikon Scan. Click Yes.
A list of color-space profiles will be displayed.
Select Apple RGB (recommended) and click OK.
For more information on color-space profiles,
see page 90 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual
(on CD).
See Other Side
· Viewing the Easy Scanning Guide
Double-click the easy_guide.exe icon (Windows), easy_guide_OSX icon (Mac OS X),
or easy_guide_OS9 icon (Mac OS 9). The Macromedia Flash Player will start and a
language selection screen will be displayed; click the appropriate link to view the
guide in the desired language. The Easy Scanning Guide can also be copied to the
computer hard disk for ease of reference. Copy the “easy_guide_main” folder
and easy_guide.exe (Windows), easy_guide_OSX (Mac OS X), or easy_guide_OS9
(Mac OS 9) to the desktop*.
Click Yes to create a shortcut to Nikon Scan on
the desktop.
Other system requirements are detailed on page 10 (Windows), 15 (Macintosh) of the User’s Manual.
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Turn on the computer and wait for it to start up. Do not connect the scanner.
Important
The default install location for Nikon Scan (c:
\Program Files\Nikon\Nkscan4) is displayed under “Destination location.” To choose a different location, click Browse… and navigate to the
desired folder. Click Next to begin installation.
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Click Macintosh.
Mac OS X
Click Yes to restart the computer.
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Macintosh
After reading the license agreement, click Yes to
accept the agreement and proceed with installation.
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The opening dialog of the color space selection
wizard will be displayed. Click Use Wizard.
Click Finish to exit the Nikon Scan installer.
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The opening dialog of the Nikon Scan installer
will be displayed. Click Next.
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A list of color-space profiles will be displayed.
Select sRGB (recommended) and click OK. For
more information on color-space profiles, see
page 88 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual
(on CD).
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Click Windows.
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Macintosh
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Insert the Nikon Scan CD in the CD-ROM drive.
After a brief pause, a language selection dialog
will be displayed. Select a language and click
Next.
Nikon Scan
Warranty
Windows
The opening dialog of the color space selection
wizard will be displayed. Click Use Wizard.
Earlier Versions of Nikon Scan
Before installing Nikon Scan 4, uninstall any earlier versions of Nikon
Scan. See “Uninstalling Nikon Scan” on pages 62–64 of the User’s
Manual.
Basic Scanning
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Windows XP Home Edition / Windows XP Professional / Windows
2000 Professional
When installing or uninstalling Nikon Scan, log in as the “Computer
administrator” (Windows XP Home Edition/Windows XP Professional)
or “Administrator” (Windows 2000 Professional).
The “Install Center” dialog will be displayed.
Click the “Software” tab and click Install.
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Step
USB interface
connector
Check the package contents
Remove the scanner from the box and confirm that you have all the items listed
below.
If Multiple Copies of Photoshop Are Installed (Mac OS 9 Only)
If a copy of the Nikon Scan plug-in is installed
in the plug-ins folders for supported versions
of Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop can be used
to acquire images directly from the scanner. If
more than one copy of Photoshop is installed
on the computer, a list of plug-ins folders will be displayed. Select
the plug-ins folders for the copies of Photoshop that will be used to
acquire images and click Continue to copy the Nikon Scan plug-in to
the selected folders.
Note
Mac OS X
Clicking Install displays the “Authenticate”
dialog shown at right. Enter the administrator name and password and click OK.
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* Users of Mac OS X should ensure that the start-up disk is named using only
letters and numbers (the default name for the start-up drive is “Macintosh
HD”). The guide may not start if the volume name contains punctuation or
other non-alphanumeric characters.
Scanning
Slide the SA-21 into the adapter slot.
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This side of the guide describes how to connect the scanner to the computer and
scan images using Nikon Scan. Be sure to complete the steps on the other side of
this guide before proceeding.
Step
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a
Click the film-type menu and choose a film type
that matches the film being scanned. To scan
color negatives, select Neg (Color).
Connect the scanner
b
When the adapter is fully inserted, the
status LED will blink while the scanner is
calibrated. Wait for the status LED to glow
steadily.
d
Shape of plug varies with country or region
of purchase
Scan
Select the frames to be scanned.
Thumbnail
drawer tab
Click to display
thumbnails
Click the thumbnail drawer tab.
COOLSCAN V ED
SUPER COOLSCAN
5000 ED
Note
Windows 2000 Professional
A “Digital Signature Not Found” dialog will be displayed the first
time the scanner is connected and turned on. Click Yes to register
the scanner with Windows.
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SUPER COOLSCAN
5000 ED
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Thumbnail area
Windows
The thumbnail drawer will open. The
frames in the film are identified by frame
number. To view each frame as a small
“thumbnail” preview, click the button.
Note
Click to hide thumbnails
A thumbnail will be created for
each frame. Click a frame to select
it for preview at a larger size in the
scan window preview area.
Connect the USB cable as shown.
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Note
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The Progress Window
The “Progress” window shows the progress of
preview and scan operations. Click Stop to cancel the current operation.
Click the Preview button to preview the selected frame in the preview area.
Nikon Scan can also be started by locating the folder in which Nikon Scan was
installed and opening the Nikon Software : Nikon Scan 4 folder. Double-click the
Nikon Scan 4 icon ( ). Under Mac OS X, the “Nikon Software” folder will be in the
“Applications” folder on the start-up disk. Under Mac OS 9, the default install location is in the “Applications (Mac OS 9)” folder on the start-up disk.
The scan window will open.
d
Click the triangle next to the “Layout Tools” palette in Tool Palette 1. The
“Layout Tools” palette will be displayed.
Progress window
Flat connector
Scanner USB
terminal
The “Layout Tools” palette can be used to:
• Rotate or flip the image in the preview area
If the preview image is not in the desired orientation, rotate or flip the image by clicking the , , or button.
Square
connector
USB 2.0
For information on USB 2.0, see page 22 of the User’s Manual.
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Scan window
Ready film
Important
The type of film that can be scanned depends on the adapter used. This guide
describes how to scan strips of 35-mm film using the SA-21 strip-film adapter. The
SA-21 can be used to scan developed 35-mm film in strips of two to six frames. An
MA-21 slide-mount adapter is also provided for scanning 35-mm slides. See the
User’s Manual for details.
35-mm film in strips of
two to six frames
Step
a
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Note
SA-21 strip-film adapter
Insert the adapter
After making sure that the computer is running, turn the scanner on . The status LED
will blink . Wait until the status LED glows
steadily.
Rotate image 90° counterclockwise
Rotate image 90° clockwise
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Click the
(eject) button in the scan window to eject the film from the
SA-21 (for more information on ejecting film from other adapters, see the
User’s Manual).
turn the scanner off
Flip image horizontally
Flip image vertically
Mac OS 9
Before using Nikon Scan under Mac OS 9, be sure to read the section
on recommended memory allocations on page 139 of the Nikon Scan
Reference Manual (on CD).
The borders of the crop are indicated by
a dotted line. The size of the crop can
be changed by dragging its borders. To
change the position of the crop, place the
cursor inside the selected area and drag it
to a new location.
Status LED
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a
b
Hold the edges of the film lightly between thumb and forefinger with the
reflective base up and the matte emulsion surface down.
Insert film
Tip: Specifying Output Size and Resolution
When an image is displayed in the preview area, the “Crop” palette in Tool Palette 1
can be used to specify the size and resolution at which the image will be scanned
(for details, see pages 36–40 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual on the Nikon Scan
Reference Manual / Easy Scanning Guide CD). For example, to scan an image so that
it can be printed within the margins of A4 (21.0 × 29.7 cm) or letter-sized (8.5˝ × 11˝)
paper using a typical inkjet printer, adjust settings as follows:printing:
Insert the film in the adapter film slot.
The film will be fed into the adapter automatically after being inserted a
short distance.
Click to open the “Crop”
palette.
Power switch
Choose Keep this crop.
Choose Centimeters or Inches
Enter a value for either Height
or Width that will fit on A4 or
letter-sized paper. The other
value will automatically be
adjusted to maintain the current crop.
Insert film with the reflective
base up
Confirm that pixels/inch
Release the film when the feed mechanism activates. Do not pull or
push on the film or otherwise interfere with the feed mechanism.
Power switch
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is selected in the resolutions units menu and enter an output resolution
of 360.
When the Scanner Is Not in Use
To prevent dust from accumulating inside the scanner, leave the SA-21
or MA-21 in the adapter slot when the scanner is not in use.
Nikon View (Nikon View 6 or later)
For information on the other image enhancement tools in Tool Palette 1, see
pages 30–76 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual (on CD).
Step
Important
After checking that the scanner status LED is not blinking, press the power
switch to turn the scanner off.
Important
Temporary Storage (Windows Only)
A message may be displayed stating that the folder selected for temporary storage is not available. Click OK to use the default folder.
Film slot
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• Select the area to be scanned
To select the portion of the image that will be scanned (called the “crop”),
click the Crop Tool ( ) in the “Layout Tools” palette and drag the mouse
over the image.
Status LED
Remove the MA-21.
b
Select Exit (Windows) or Quit (Mac OS 9) from the File menu. In Mac OS X,
select Quit Nikon Scan 4 from the Nikon Scan 4 menu.
Tool Palette 1
from the output units menu.
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Eject button
Scanner
Computer
Step
Eject the film and
Step
Macintosh
Nikon Scan can be started by clicking the Nikon Scan icon ( ) in the Dock (Mac OS X)
or double-clicking the Nikon Scan alias ( ) on the desktop (Mac OS 9). Note that
these options are only available if Nikon Scan was added to the Dock or an alias was
created during installation.
Connect the flat connector to the computer and the square connector to the
scanner. Align the connectors to match the areas circled in the illustration
below. Using the wrong connector or attempting to insert the connectors in
another orientation could not only damage the connector, but also the scanner or computer.
Note
The scan window may remain open “on top” of the image window.
Drag the scan window to move it out of the way of the image window.
Drag to enlarge
thumbnail area
Start Nikon Scan
Nikon Scan can also be started by clicking the Start
button and selecting Nikon Scan 4 > Nikon Scan 4 from
the Programs menu.
COOLSCAN V ED
Macintosh
To save the image, select Save from the File
menu. A “Save As” dialog will be displayed;
navigate to the desired location, choose a name
and file type, and click Save.
Selected thumbnail
Windows
If a shortcut was created at installation, double-click
the shortcut ( ) created on the desktop.
Computer
USB terminal
Click the Scan button to scan the image. When
scanning is complete, the image will be opened
in an image window. The image in the image
window will reflect any rotations, flips, and
other modifications made in the scan window.
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Select Neg
(Color)
After confirming that the power switch is in the off position, connect the
power cable as shown and plug the scanner into a general-purpose household outlet.
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Step
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If Nikon View is installed on the computer, selecting Show Nikon Browser from
the Nikon Scan Tools menu will start the Nikon Browser component of Nikon View.
Nikon View can be used to view scanned images either as thumbnails or at full size
and to edit and print images after scanning. For more information, see the Nikon
View Reference Manual (available in pdf format on the Nikon View Reference manual CD) or Nikon View’s on-line help.
Select
Show
Nikon
Browser from the Nikon
Scan Tools menu
Nikon View can be installed from
the Nikon View 6 CD. Before you
can install Nikon View 6, you must
uninstall any earlier versions of
Nikon View.
Note
Nikon View
To register your copy of Nikon View, open the “Product Registration”
panel in the “Install Center” window and click the Product Registration button (Internet connection required)*.
* Not available in some areas.
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