Nikon support tells me that if the scanner passes the POST it is not likely a problem with the scanner. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. Will purchase within a couple of weeks or so. I find that the SilverFast software not only compliments my Nikon and Umax scanners, but actually gives me more options than the original software. Subscribe to Product News. Just make sure to plug in and turn on the scanner then launch Vuescan.

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I have a MacBook Air the first one that ever came out running They make my job easier! Login or create an account to post a review. The infrared cleaning, according to most people isn’t as good as the ICE implementation in NikonScan, but it’s definitely better than it if to be. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. Flaming or offending other users.

Is there an outcome to this???

Sandy VongriesMar 28, Anyway the pro version is great because you get lifetime updates whereas the cheaper version doesn’t. Ccoolscan gave up trying to get my HP workstation to recognize the LS, but it started right up for my Lenovo laptop.


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In my case, I am using Adobe Photoshop for the final corrections. Nikon support tells me that if the scanner passes the POST it is not likely a problem with the scanner.

Nikon Coolscan IV ED LS40 for Mac – Free download and software reviews – CNET

Off the top of his head he may have some ideas. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! What is the Mac equivalent of device manager in Windows?

Slide feeder SF and SF are not supported. I’ll try Vuescan now or perhaps Silverfast. The application is clearly structured and we have been able to work immediately without great instructions.

The scanner does not show in printers and scanners because there aren’t drivers installed. My understanding is that I lack a Firewire card, which is apparently necessary.

LS 40ED / Coolscan IV ED

I found Nikon’s software rather inconsistent. Read the info at the link above. If the scanner is working properly, it should then show the scanner in the source combo box.

The QuickTime videos were very useful to understand the various settings available in the program. I can’t speak for Mac, but with Windows it’ll run just fine under Vuescan.


One firewire toand one firewire to thunderbolt. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: VueScan recognizes my all-in-one printer and flatbed scanner in the source box without issue but does not see the Nikon. And, I bought this Firewire to Firewire Cable which connects the Thunderbolt adapter to the Firewire port on the Coolscan I would feel safer if someone could confirm the adapater issue before I buy a computer With some faded prints I scanned with a flatbed, I was shocked how well the restore fading feature worked in the filters tab of Vuescan.

Thank you to Phil and everyone else for your responses. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. Thank You for Submitting a Reply,! Apple have thunderbolt ports too.