Nikon 4000 Ed Coolscan scanner

I have not used my film scanner for some time and when I have tried been very aware that the quality was poor. This morning I had another go and it was terrible. The scanned image looked like it was flared and I suspected the lens or glass inside the scanner was filthy. A quick Google to see where I could get it serviced produced two web sites on “do it yourself” scanner servicing. 12 screws later and I had it in bits on my desk and a very tiny mirror the size of my thumbnail in my hand. There was so much dust on the mirror that I could have written my name in it. A bit of soft lens cloth and alcohol solution and it was spotless.

Proud of myself I reassembled it and all is perfect now. No lens flare and back to as good as new.


About mikelane81

Wildlife Photographer

Posted on December 2, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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