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Scanning 110 Negatives

How do I scan 110 negatives using the media holdeers provided?

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    I have a yellow line showing up in the middle of scanned negatives. How do I fix that?

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It should work in the 120 film holder, though I doubt you would get very good results unless at a very high dpi setting. You would need to crop the image using the marquee in preview mode.

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How do I scan negatives?


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Chances are that somewhere in your family photo collections you have a bunch of slides and negatives that you wish you could do more with. You may want to include them in your family history, to publish them on the Web, or simply to make digital copies so you can share them with the family.

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Step 1: Open the scanner lid and remove the Transparent Materials Adapter (TMA).
Step 2: Place your slides or negatives into the appropriate template. Follow the orientation indicated by the icons on the template.
Step 3: Tip: If you are scanning fewer than the maximum number of negatives with the TMA, cover the empty spaces with the provided light shields to avoid letting any extra light in
Step 4: Place the template on the scanner glass, aligning the arrow on the template with the indicated mark on the scanner bed.
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Step 6: In the Scanning from dialog box, click Change Settings.
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Step 8: Under Scan To select Save to file. Then click Scan.
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