Our current models are the X1 and X5. Previous models are (in order) the 949, 848, 646, 343, Precision I, II, and III, 4800, Progression, 2848.
The main difference is speed. The X5 is the fastest at…Please click on the following link to see our Matrix comparing the different models (Please not that the older progression, 2848, 4800, and Precisions are not included on this list).
"Dmax describes the darkest black, measured as an optical density, that a printer can output or that a paper can show." *
As of July 1st, 2013, we no longer service or support SCSI scanners and the 343. However, for those living in the North and South America, the various precision models and the 343 can receive a tune and lube at our service center in New Jersey.
You can click on the texture window and change the unsharp mask to –120. Make sure that the active button is selected.
Any adjustments that you make are obsolete when scanning in 3f. So if you turn sharpening off, scanning in 3f will override that choice and still scan with sharpening turned on.
The settings will indeed be saved if you make a scan via Flexcolor, but then choose to press the 3f button on the scanner to make a scan. It will abide by your previous settings.
If you have verified that the softness is not in the negative and your eyes aren't the problem, you can try a focus calibration. It can be used for both relatives and transparencies, but remember that the calibration should not be performed more than once every 3 months. Information on how to perform a focus calibration is available in your user manual.