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Nikon coolscan 5000ed, film stuck, will not eject

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If you switch off the scanner you should then be able to remove the grey film holder, even though the film strip will still be inside. Then, press the small button above the film entry slit to open the front of the holder. Pull up the top cover, ease the bright metal holder strip forward then lift the metal flap that holds down the film strip. At this point you should be able to remove the film strip. Re=assemble and try again.
Good luck.

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No Mac driver


Get the older 3.X version of Nikon Scan online.
It works fine with my 4000ED Firewire on a MBP running OSX 10.6.
For some reason my 5000ED USB runs fine on NS 4.0.2 and 10.6 on an older iMac, but 4.0.2 won't run at all on the MBP. Don't know why. Installed, uninstalled and reinstalled many times. No luck.

Feb 10, 2012 | Nikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED Film Scanner...

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Nikon SF-210 Slide Feeder Jam Solution Do you find your older slides, cardboard...


Nikon SF-210 Slide Feeder Jam Solution

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Do you find your older slides, cardboard slides, or irregular slides jam in the Nikon SF-210 Slide Feeder for your Nikon CoolScan?

Try this solution:

Take a AAA battery and place it in rear, left side of the slide feeding tray as pictured below:

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The slides will fan out nicely, and your Nikon CoolScan will no longer try to load more than one at a time. Instead it will load them one at a time, 50 per tray, and you can actually walk away from it and let it do its job, just the way you intended to when you bought the SF-210 slide feeder attachment!

I hope that helps.

on Apr 09, 2010 | Nikon Sf-210 Slider Feeder For 5000ed...

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Fix that Jamming Slide in your Nikon CoolScan 5000ED / SF-210 Slide Feeder


I balked when someone whispered this tip to me; the thought of putting foreign objects into my Nikon CoolScan 5000ED slide scanner with its SF-210 slide feeder seemed asking for trouble.

After about a thousand slides worth of experience, and many batches that seemed to jam every other slide, I gave it a try and boy did it do the trick.

The SF-210 slide feeder works flawlessly with newer, thicker, plastic slide mounts, but if you are archiving and digitizing older, cardboard slides like I am then here's what wasn't printed in the CoolScan user's manual:

Take a AAA battery and place it in rear, left side of the slide feeding tray as pictured below.

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The slides will fan out nicely, and your Nikon CoolScan will no longer try to load more than one at a time. Instead it will load them one at a time, 50 per tray, and you can actually walk away from it and let it do its job, just the way you intended to when you bought the SF-210 slide feeder attachment!

I hope that helps.

on Dec 04, 2009 | Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 ED Film Scanner

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I am getting a notice saying hardware error Coolscan V ED


Hi,
you must perform a p.o.s.t. reset. That is:
1) switch off the scanner
2) swithc off the PC
3) disconnect scanner from PC
5) remove the dia/film adapter
6) switch on tyhe scanner and wait untill it booted
7)insert the film/dia adapter
8) connect scanner and PC
9) switch on the PC
it should work now......

Jul 08, 2010 | Nikon CoolScan V ED Film Scanner

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The scanner has reported a hardware error. Please reset the scanner by switching on and off. If this does not work please contact your local nikon service or support service office


Maybe this refer also the hardware faulures on a nikon 5000ED. I managed to repair them my self after being mischarged a couple of times at NIkon repair centre.
Please see some solutions I added on

www.scancare.nl/scanner.html

Different problems regarding a nikon 5000ed were shown.

regards

Andries Bos, www.scancare.nl

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Nikon Coolscan 5000ED Manual


http://support.nikontech.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/13948

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No error message displayed when film jams


Take it into nikon specialty shop for a service.

Aug 18, 2009 | Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 ED Film Scanner

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Scanning monochrome negatives on Coolscan 5000ED


Your killing yourself how big are you going to print this!!! Are you using Vuescan or silverfast for scanning or Nikons util? Stay away from Nikons utility! 2x sample is plenty and turn off ICE for monochrome (it makes a mess of things) but 16 bit yes until you print then go down to 8 after you resize for final print.
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Mar 05, 2008 | Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 ED Film Scanner

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Trouble ejecting slide from SF200 nikon coolscan 4000 ed


open the case of the scanner, and check to make sure that the ejection mechanism is not malfunctioning, or jammed someway.  If this is not the problem, try using thinner slides as thicker ones could also cause this.  If all else fails try un plugging the scanner for a few minutes, and try again.  

Jan 10, 2008 | Nikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED Film Scanner...

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Coolscan ed 4000


The scanner has a lock which locks the film adapter into the scanner when film is inserted. You probably still have film in the adapter from the last time you used it. If the adapter is pulled to remove it, the connector can become disconnected, which prevents the film from coming out, but the latch is still engaged. With the scanner off, push in the adapter to mate the internal connector. Turn the scanner on then off, the film should eject. Once the film is ejected, the adapter should be able to be removed. Refer to your manual for reference to this problem, I have experienced once before. Once you figure it out, you will not forget, I guarantee.

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