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Trouble ejecting slide from SF200 nikon coolscan 4000 ed

I installed the nikon scan ver 4.02 on osx 10.4 I can only scan one by one as the driver doesn´t eject the slide properly and I have to force quit.... firmware is actualizaed to 1.10. any idea?
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  • cyril888 Jan 10, 2008

    thanks for your quick answer.
    in fact when I open the scanning window, i use the "ejecting" icon when pressed to introduce a new slide. It seems there is an inversion of functions for that icon.
    When i scan by lot the program is stucked trying without end to eject the slide...
    so i am scanning othe slide one by one... grrrr
    thanks anyway.

  • cyril888 Jan 10, 2008

    so it seems to be more a soft pbm than a hard pbm i guess?



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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.  

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