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Need step by step instructions for the *mechanical* setup of my Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV; how to load film/slides, how to load the film/slide holder properly. SDual Scan software tells me to load properly, but doesn't tell me what is "properly."

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You should read the Owner's Manual. Download it from here:
Minolta DIMAGE Scan Dual III Owner's Manual (English)

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

  • donsno2 Apr 07, 2011

    Thanks for the help; I've got everything running properly now. What I needed was the link to the User's Manual, which wasn't with the used Dual Scan IV I bought several years ago. The manual on the software CD begins from scanning, not from how to actually use the machine, like loading slides into the holder and then into the machine.

  • A Soveral Apr 09, 2011

    Thanks for the feedback.
    Only now I noticed you mentioned Scan DUal IV (not III).
    If might want to download and keep the manual for your scanner exact model. Download it from here: http://download2.konicaminoltaeurope.com...$File/DS_Dual4_E.pdf

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I'm missing the slide tray for my Dimage Scan Dual IIl Would like to find one to buy.


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Jan 23, 2011 | Minolta Dimage Scan Dual II Film Scanner

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Does Kainanderson's solution work with Win7 64bit


Of course it does. I'm using both a Minolta Dimage IV and Minolta Dimage Elite 5400 Mk 1 (firewire and usb). Here's my latest driver:

; sonyscanners.inf -- Sony (Konica Minolta) Film Drivers
;
;
; Beta driver for Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating
; systems for all known Sony film scanners.
[Version]
Signature="$CHICAGO$"
Class=Image
ClassGUID={6bdd1fc6-810f-11d0-bec7-08002be2092f}
Provider=%Provider%
DriverVer=2/19/2011,3.0
[Manufacturer]
%Mfg%=Models,ntamd64
[Models]
; USB and SCSI scanners
"Minolta Scan Dual II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_026a
"Minolta Scan Dual III" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400d
"Minolta Scan Dual IV" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_000a
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 2" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_0012
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400e
"Minolta Scan Elite II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_4004
"Minolta SC-110" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a15
"Minolta SC-215" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a16
"Minolta QuickScan 35" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2880___________
"Minolta Scan Dual" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2882___________
"Minolta Scan Multi" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2883___________
"Minolta Scan Speed" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2884___________
"Minolta Scan Elite" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2885___________
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 Firewire" = SBP2Scanner,SBP2\MINOLTA&DS_Elite5400&CmdSetId104d8
[Models.ntamd64]
; USB and SCSI scanners
"Minolta Scan Dual II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_026a
"Minolta Scan Dual III" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400d
"Minolta Scan Dual IV" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_000a
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 2" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_0012
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400e
"Minolta Scan Elite II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_4004
"Minolta SC-110" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a15
"Minolta SC-215" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a16
"Minolta QuickScan 35" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2880___________
"Minolta Scan Dual" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2882___________
"Minolta Scan Multi" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2883___________
"Minolta Scan Speed" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2884___________
"Minolta Scan Elite" = SCSIScanner,SCSI\ScannerMINOLTA_#2885___________
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 Firewire" = SBP2Scanner,SBP2\MINOLTA&DS_Elite5400&CmdSetId104d8
[USBScanner]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.USBSection
SubClass=StillImage
DeviceType=1
DeviceSubType=1
Capabilities=0
[USBScanner.Services]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.USBSection.Services
[SCSIScanner]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.SCSISection
SubClass=StillImage
DeviceType=1
DeviceSubType=1
Capabilities=0
[SCSIScanner.Services]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.SCSISection.Services
[SBP2Scanner]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.SBP2Section
SubClass=StillImage
DeviceType=1
DeviceSubType=2
Capabilities=0
[SBP2Scanner.Services]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.SBP2Section.Services
[Strings]
Provider="Sony (Konica Minolta)"
Mfg="Sony (Konica Minolta)"

May 13, 2010 | Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV Film...

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I have been using the Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV for the last 2 months and i've scanned about 350 slides, so i know it works. however sense yesterday afternoon it hasn't been working for me. I am...


I do not have an answer for you, unfortunately, as my Dual Scan IV is doing almost the same thing....my unit will not load the 35mm film slider - when it tries to load, it makes a fairly loud clicking or ratchetting sound. This occurs each time I push the film into the unit. Have you had any replies or have you found a solution to the problem. Thanks and good luck.

Dec 09, 2009 | Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV Film...

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Are you doing index scans or prescans? Sometimes the software gets funky - try doing at index scan if you are doing prescans, and vice versa. Also try CHTL+SHIFT+I which is a recalibration (don't that will do anything but it can't hurt). The best thing might be to just remove Dimage totally (you may have to delete the main folder if you've created any Jobs) and then reload the software. Before you do that, update your virus software, do a system check, and maybe some maintenace like a Defrag - then reboot, remove the software, reboot again and reload software.

Oct 18, 2008 | Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV Film...

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Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV won't scan slides properly


Forget about the Minolta software. It's buggy at best. Use VueScan instead. A free trial is available so you can test it before you commit to buying it. Available for Windows including Vista.

http://www.hamrick.com

Jul 08, 2008 | Konica Minolta Dimage Scan Dual IV Film...

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Minolta DiMage Scan Dual IV


1) Install all of the usual Minolta software in Vista.
2) Create a new folder somewhere
3) Create a new txt file named minolta.inf and paste this into it:

; scanners.inf -- Test Vista Minolta Film Drivers
;
;
; To remove this driver and install the original
; manufacturer's driver, go into Device Manager,
; open Imaging devices, then click on the scanner name
; with the right mouse button and choose Uninstall.
[Version]
Signature="$CHICAGO$"
Class=Image
ClassGUID={6bdd1fc6-810f-11d0-bec7-08002be2092f}
Provider=%Provider%
DriverVer=3/12/2009,2.0
[Manufacturer]
%Mfg%=Models,ntamd64
[Models]
; USB scanners
"Minolta Scan Dual II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_026a
"Minolta Scan Dual III" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400d
"Minolta Scan Dual IV" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_000a
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 2" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_0012
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400e
"Minolta Scan Elite II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_4004
"Minolta SC-110" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a15
"Minolta SC-215" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a16
;---------------- Duplicated from [Models]
[Models.ntamd64]
; USB scanners
"Minolta Scan Dual II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_026a
"Minolta Scan Dual III" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400d
"Minolta Scan Dual IV" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_000a
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400 2" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_132b&Pid_0012
"Minolta Scan Elite 5400" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_400e
"Minolta Scan Elite II" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0686&Pid_4004
"Minolta SC-110" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a15
"Minolta SC-215" = USBScanner,USB\Vid_0638&Pid_0a16
;---------------- USBScanner -------------------------
[USBScanner]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.USBSection
SubClass=StillImage
DeviceType=1
DeviceSubType=1
Capabilities=0
[USBScanner.Services]
Include=sti.inf
Needs=STI.USBSection.Services
[Strings]
Provider="Konica Minolta"
Mfg="Konica Minolta"
4. Save file. Turn on scanner and go into device manager and update the old minolta driver with this driver. You may have to manually update it.
5. All the normal Minolta programs now work just fine. Enjoy!

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