Reading system/Optics

Film type
35mm [135]/IX240 film (Advanced Photo System™ film adapter optional)
(positive or negative, color or monochrome)
Reading resolution
2,592-pixel monochrome linear CCD
2,700 dpi
Film adapter
SA-20 STRIP FILM ADAPTER (2 to 6 frames)
IA-20 IX240 FILM ADAPTER (optional)
SF-200 SLIDE FEEDER (optional)
Scanning area
24.3 x 36.5mm (2,592 x 3,894 pixels)
Effective area
23.3 x 34.7mm (35mm strip)
16.1 x 26.9mm (IX240)
Illumination method
Condensed and diffused light
Light source
R, G, B, LED array
Color separation
RGB line sequential
Imaging optics
6 lenses in 4 groups
Contrast detection by CCD
Focusing area selectable
Manual focus
Manual focusing by software-controlled servo

Scanning/Signal processing

Image scanning
SCCD and optical systems driven
Target fixed
Single-pass scan
Scan time
Approx. 20 sec. at 2,700 dpi (typical scan time without data transfer to computer)
The typical scan time with data transfer to computer and output time for display without "CleanImage™" (color negative/color positive) is 30 sec.
Density range
Thumbnail scanning
35mm [135] strip film: 2 to 6 frames
IX240 film: 15/25/40 frames
Batch scanning
Available with SA-20 STRIP FILM ADAPTER (up to 6 frames), optional IA-20 IX240 FILM ADAPTER (up to 40 frames) and optional SF-200 SLIDE FEEDER (up to 50 slides in 1.5mm-thick mounts)
A/D conversion
12 bits
Output data
8 bits, 12 bits per color channel
"CleanImage™" function
User selectable (for color films only)
Multi-sample scanning
User selectable
Color Management System

Data transfer

Panel indicators
READY, BUSY and ERROR status indicated by LED
Scanning software
Nikon Scan Ver. 2
SCSI-II, SCAM supported
SCSI connector
D-sub 50 pins half pitch x 2
SCSI ID switch
Rotary switch
Built-in active terminator, ON-OFF user selectable
Image transfer
Single-pass RGB line sequential
Maximum transfer rate

Operating conditions

Power requirements
100 - 240VAC, 0.3A - 0.2A, 50/60Hz
Temperature: 10 - 35°C (50 - 95°F)
Relative Humidity: 20 - 85% RH (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
85.5 x 142 x 275mm (3.4 x 5.6 x 10.8 in.)
Approx. 2.4kg (5.3lbs.)


Mount size
Width: 49 x 50.8mm (1.9 x 2.0 in.)Thickness: 1.0 x 3.2mm (0.04 x 0.13 in.)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
85.5 x 142 x 275 mm (3.4 x 5.6 x 10.8 in.) with LS-2000


Strip type
35mm [135] strip film with 2 to 6 frames (use of one frame requires FH-2 STRIP FILM HOLDER)
Loading method
Automatic loadingBare strip film loaded automatically
Dimensions (W x H x D)
85.5 x 142 x 325 mm (3.4 x 5.6 x 12.8 in.) with LS-2000

IA-20 IX240 FILM ADAPTER (Optional)

Film type
IX240 (Advanced Photo System™) film
Loading method
Automatic loading
Thumbnail scan time
Approx. 80 sec. (25 frames)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
85.5 x 142 x 325 mm (3.4 x 5.6 x 12.8 in.) with LS-2000

SF-200 SLIDE FEEDER (Optional)

No. of slides
50 slides in 1.5mm-thick mounts
Loading method
Automatic loading
Feed time
Approx. 6 sec.
Eject time
Approx. 6 sec.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
142 x 85.5 x 440 mm (5.6 x 3.4 x 17.3 in.) with LS-2000
  • Note: Not compatible with all slide mount types

Nikon's "CleanImage™" adopts Digital ICE™ (Image Correction Enhancement) technology developed by Applied Science Fiction Inc.
It only applies to color films.

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