AB Repair, All Minolta Scanner Drivers for windows 98 to XP

If you're looking to use the original software your Minolta scanner you're going to need to use a older computer. Anything from Windows 98 to Windows XP will work and some old Macs will work too.

Fixing lines in scanned images.

Most of the problems can be fixed by updating the firmware or software.

For links to all Minolta Scanner drivers, firmware  Link to Minolta support site

Drivers

Click the follwing links to find drivers Dimage scan speed drivers, Dimage scan dual drivers

 

Comparison between DiMAGE Scan Elite 5400, DiMAGE Scan Elite II, DiMAGE Scan Dual IV,
DiMAGE Scan Dual III, DiMAGE Scan Dual II and DiMAGE Scan Multi PRO |

Scroll down for older scanners

 

DiMAGE
Scan Elite 5400 

DiMAGE
Scan Elite II 

DiMAGE
Scan Dual IV

DiMAGE
Scan Dual III

DiMAGE
Scan Dual II 

DiMAGE
Scan Multi PRO 

Application

  • Best solution for highest resolution, quality and high speed
  • Best solution for high quality and high speed
  • Superior optical quality, sharpness, and scan times beat the performance of flatbed scanners for a reasonable price
  • First-time users High resolution, Software for dust and scratch removal
  • First-time users High resolution
  • The all-in-one scanner for DTP, research and medical applications
Speed at max resolution

Pre-scan: approx. 10 seconds 

Scan: approx. 60 seconds 

Pre-scan: approx. 7 seconds 

Scan: approx. 33 seconds 

Pre-scan: approx. 5 seconds 

Scan: approx. 21 seconds 

Minolta does not say.

Pre-scan: approx. 10 seconds 

Scan: approx. 60 seconds 

35mm speeds

Pre-scan: approx. 9 seconds 

Scan: approx. 45 seconds 

Max. resolution (optical)

  • 5400 dpi
  • 2820 dpi
  • 3200 dpi
  • 2820 dpi
  • 2820 dpi
  • 4800 dpi (35 mm); 3200 dpi (other formats)

Colour depth

  • 16 Bit per channel (48 Bit)
  • 16 Bit per channel (48 Bit)
  • 16 Bit per channel (48 Bit)
  • 16 Bit per channel (48 Bit)
  • 12 Bit per channel (36 Bit)
  • 16 Bit per channel (48 Bit)

Colour depth (output)

  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel
  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel
  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel
  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel
  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel
  • 8 bit or 16 bit per channel

Interface

  • USB 2.0 and FireWire
  • USB 1.1 and FireWire
  • USB 2.0 and 1.1
  • USB 2.0 and 1.1
  • USB 1.1
  • SCSI and FireWire

Usable film formats

  • 35mm (neg./pos.)
  • 35mm (neg./pos.), APS (optional)
  • 35mm (neg./pos.), APS (optional)
  • 35mm (neg./pos.), APS (optional)
  • 35mm (neg./pos.), APS (optional)
  • 35 mm, mid format up to 6x9cm (neg./pos.)

Density range

  • 3.8 tested (4.8 theoretical)
  • 3.6 tested (4.8 theoretical)
  • 3.6 tested (4.8 theoretical)
  • 3.4 tested (4.8 theoretical)
  • 3.2 tested
  • 4.2 tested (4.8 theoretical)

Multiple scan

  • Yes (up to 16 times)
  • Yes (up to 16 times)
  • Yes (up to 16 times)
  • Yes (up to 16 times)
  • No
  • Yes (up to 16 times)

Autofocus

  • Yes (and manual focus) adjustable in software or with manual focus dial
  • Yes (and manual focus)
  • Yes (and manual focus)
  • Yes (and manual focus)
  • Yes (and manual focus)
  • Yes (and manual focus)

Auto image correction

  • Pixel Polish (newly developed auto image correction)
  • Yes (separately for single aspects, e. g. histogramm, color etc.)
  • Pixel Polish (newly developed auto image correction)
  • Pixel Polish (newly developed auto image correction)
  • Auto image correction
  • Yes (separately for single aspects, e. g. histogramm, color etc.)

Easy Scan Utility

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes (enhanced version)
  • Yes (enhanced version)
  • Yes
  • No

Digital ICE/GEM/ROC

  • Yes/No/No
  • Yes/Yes/Yes
  • No/No/No
  • No/No/No
  • No/No/No
  • Yes/Yes/Yes

Grain dissolver

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
  • No

Dust / scratch removal

  • Hardware (Digtal ICE)
  • Hardware (Digtal ICE)
  • Software (autom. dust brush)
  • Software (autom. dust brush)
  • No
  • Hardware (Digital ICE)

Quick Scan button

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes
  • No
  • No
  • No

Light source

  • Cold cathode fluorescent
  • Cold cathode fluorescent
  • Cold cathode fluorescent
  • Cold cathode fluorescent
  • Cold cathode fluorescent
  • Cold cathode fluorescent

Batch scan

  • Up to 6 frames per film strip; New batch scan software
  • Up to 6 frames per film strip
  • Up to 6 frames per film strip; New batch scan software
  • Up to 6 frames per film strip
  • Up to 6 frames per film strip
  • Up to 6 frames per film strip (35mm)

Standard accessories

  • Film holder, slide holder, stand, USB cable, FireWire cable, power supply unit Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0
  • Film holder, slide holder, USB cable, FireWire cable, power supply unit Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Film holder, slide holder, USB cable, power supply unit, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0
  • Film holder, slide holder, USB cable, power supply unit, Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Film holder, slide holder, USB cable, power supply unit, Adobe Photoshop LE
  • Film holder, slide holder, medium format holder(glass & glassless), SCSI & FireWire cable, power supply unit

 

Older scanners
 

DiMAGE
Scan Elite I 

DiMAGE
Dual Scan I 
DiMAGE
Quickscan 35 
 
Optical resolution Max. 2,820 dpi  Max. 2,438 dpi Max. 2,820 dpi   
Speed

Pre-scan: approx. 6 seconds 

Scan: approx. 20 seconds 

Pre-scan: approx. 15 seconds 

Scan: approx. 60 seconds 

Pre-scan: approx. 6 seconds 

Scan: approx. 60 seconds 

 
Dynamic Range 3.6   ?  
Interface SCSI-II SCSI-II SCSI-II  
ICE Yes No No