Multi-Format Film Scanner LS-4500AF

Reading system/Optics

Film type
4 x 5 in. film
40mm, 65mm, 75mm, and 120/220 formats, including 6 x 4.5, 6 x 6, 6 x 7, 6 x 9cm, up to panorama formats
35mm film (single frame, 6-frame strip, mounted film)
Transparency, positive or negative, color or monochrome
Reading resolution
5,000-pixel monochrome linear CCD x 2
1,000 dpi reading resolution
3,000 dpi reading resolution
  • Note: Dual optical system modes are indicated by [A] and [B] in this chart.
No. of pixels
Maximum 5,000 x 12,000 pixels
Maximum 5,000 x 18,000 pixels
Effective scanning area
5 in. (Main scan) x 6 in. (Sub-scan)
42mm (Main scan) x 6 in. (Sub-scan)
Light source
12V-20W halogen lamp
Color separation
RGB frame sequential
Film carrier
Three film carriers are available:
For sheet film (with 11 masks for different film sizes: 4 x 5 in., 6 x 9, 6 x 8, 6 x 7, 6 x 6, 6 x 4.5cm, 35mm, 6 x 6cm x 2 frames, 6 x 4.5cm x 2 frames, 35mm x 2 frames, 35mm x 4 frames)
For 35mm mounted film (1 frame of 35mm film); with three attachments: for 4 frames of 35mm film, for 120/220 format sheet films and for 4 x 5 in. sheet films
For 35mm strip film (12 frames of 35mm film)
Imaging optics
8 lenses in 4 groups
6 lenses in 4 groups
Contrast detection by CCD, focusing area selectable, manual focusing by software-controlled servo

Scanning/Signal processing

Image scanning
Three-pass RGB
Main scan
5,000-pixel monochrome linear CCD
A: 5,000 pixels (hardware-interpolated to 10,000)
B: 5,000 pixels
stepper-driven film stage
A: 3 steps/line (2,000 dpi)
B: 2 steps/line (3,000 dpi)
Scan time
Preview: Approx. 90 sec. (incl. pre-scan time)
Final scan: Standard mode -- approx. 210 sec.
Medium-speed mode -- approx. 180 sec.
(@1,000 dpi, 4,500 x 3,600 pixels for approx. 46.3MB)
Preview: Approx. 60 sec. (incl. pre-scan time)
Final scan: Standard mode -- approx. 200 sec.
Medium-speed mode -- approx. 120 sec.
(@3,000 dpi, 3,900 x 2,600 pixels for approx. 29MB)
Scanning spatial density
Pixel density
maximum 2,000 dpi interpolated from 1,000 dpi
maximum 3,000 dpi
Pixel size
12.7µm square
8.5µm square
A/D conversion
12 bits per color channel
Output data
8 bits per color channel

Data transfer

Panel indicators
POWER, BUSY and ERROR status indicated by LED
Scanning software
Photoshop ™ plug-in for Mac ® OS and TWAIN source for Windows ® . Nikon Scan application supports Photoshop ™ plug-in and TWAIN source on both Mac ® OS and Windows ® platforms
Image transfer
Three-pass RGB frame sequential
Maximum transfer rate
1MB/sec. or better

Operating conditions

Power requirements
100 - 120VAC/200 - 240VAC; 0.8A/0.4A, 50/60Hz
Temperature: 10°C - 35°C (50°F - 95°F)
Relative Humidity: 30 - 85% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H) and weight (approx.)
295 x 420 x 250mm; 13kg(11.6 x 16.5 x 9.8 in.; 28.7 lb.)

* FH-45 and FH-351N can be manually rotated for precise alignment.
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