Nikon Super Coolscan 5000 ED Leaflet (en)

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P r e p a r a t i o n
Remove the scanner from the box and confi rm that you have all the items listed 
below.
P a r t s   o f   t h e   S c a n n e r
Before connecting the scanner, install Nikon Scan as described below.
Supported operating systems
Windows
• Windows XP Home Edition/Professional
• Windows 2000 Professional
• Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
• Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
Macintosh
• Mac OS X (version 10.1.5 or later)
• Mac OS 9 (version 9.1 or later)
a
 
Turn the computer on and wait for Windows to start up.  Do not connect the 
scanner.
c
 
The “Install Center” dialog will be displayed. 
 
Click  the “Software” tab and click Install.
d
 
The opening dialog of the Nikon Scan installer 
will be displayed.  Click Next.
j
 
Click Windows.
k
 
A list of color-space profi les will be displayed.  
Select  sRGB  (recommended) and click OK.  For 
more information on color-space profi les, see 
page 88 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual 
(on CD).
l
 
Click Finish to exit the Nikon Scan installer.
Macintosh
a
 
Turn on the computer and wait for it to start up.  Do not connect the scan-
ner.
b
 
Insert the Nikon Scan 4 CD in the CD-ROM drive.  Double-click the Welcome 
icon (
) in the root directory of the Nikon Scan 4 CD.
d
 
The “Install Center” dialog will be displayed. 
 
Click the “Software” tab and click Easy Install.
k
 
Click Quit to exit the installer.
f
 
Click Install to begin installation.
 
Nikon Scan 4 will be installed to the folder shown 
under “Install Location.”  In Mac OS X, Nikon 
Scan 4 is installed to the “Applications : Nikon 
Software” folder on the start-up disk.  The 
default install location for Mac OS 9 is the “Ap-
plications (Mac OS 9) : Nikon Software” folder on 
the OS 9 start-up disk.
g
 
The opening dialog of the color space selection 
wizard will be displayed.  Click Use Wizard.
h
 
Click Macintosh.
i
 
A list of color-space profi les will be displayed.  
Select Apple RGB (recommended) and click OK.  
For more information on color-space profi les, 
see page 90 of the Nikon Scan Reference Manual 
(on CD).
e
 
After reading the license agreement, click Ac-
cept 
to accept the agreement and view the Re-
adMe fi le.  Take a few moments to read this fi le, 
which may contain important information that 
could  not be included in the product manuals.  
Click Continue… to proceed to the next step.
Status LED
Adapter slot
MA-21 slide-
mount adapter
Power switch
Film gate
(5000 ED only)
AC connector
USB interface
connector
Feet
AC connector
l
 
Click Restart to restart the computer.
USB interface 
connector
Feet
Mac OS X
Administrator privileges are required to install or uninstall Nikon 
Scan.
Important
Windows XP Home Edition / Windows XP Professional / Windows 
2000 Professional
When installing or uninstalling Nikon Scan, log in as the “Computer 
administrator” (Windows XP Home Edition/Windows XP Professional) 
or “Administrator” (Windows 2000 Professional).
Important
e
 
After reading the license agreement, click Yes to 
accept the agreement and proceed with installa-
tion.
g
 
When prompted to  select the scanner drivers, 
confi rm that LS- 40/50/5000 is selected and click 
Next.
m
  Click Yes to restart the computer.
Mac OS X
Clicking Install displays the “Authenticate” 
dialog shown at right.  Enter the administra-
tor name and password and click OK.
Note
Mac OS 9
CarbonLib 1.5 or later is required to install 
Nikon Scan 4.  If the installer detects an 
earlier version, a message will be displayed.  
Click Install to upgrade to a new version of 
CarbonLib.  Be sure to restart the computer 
before continuing the installation.
Important
35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
Windows
Other system requirements are detailed on page 10 (Win-
dows), 15 (Macintosh)  of the User’s Manual.
i
 
The opening dialog of the color space selection 
wizard will be displayed.  Click Use Wizard.
Windows 2000 Professional
The dialog shown at right will be displayed; 
click  Yes  (if the dialog is displayed twice, 
click Yes each time).
Note
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right
b
 
Insert the Nikon Scan CD in the CD-ROM drive.  
After a brief pause, a language selection dialog 
will be displayed.  Select a language and click 
Next.
If Multiple Copies of Photoshop Are Installed (Mac OS 9 Only)
If a copy of the Nikon Scan plug-in is installed 
in the plug-ins folders for supported versions 
of Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop can be used 
to acquire images directly  from  the  scanner.    If 
more than one copy of Photoshop is installed 
on the computer, a list of plug-ins folders will be displayed.  Select 
the plug-ins folders for the copies of Photoshop that will be used to 
acquire images and click Continue to copy the Nikon Scan plug-in to 
the selected folders.
Note
j
 
Click Yes to add Nikon Scan 4 to the Dock (Mac 
OS X) or create an alias of Nikon Scan 4 on the 
desktop (Mac OS 9).  
Mac OS X
Mac OS 9
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right
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c
 
A language selection dialog will be displayed.  
Select a language and click Next.
f
 
The default install location for Nikon Scan (c:
\Program Files\Nikon\Nkscan4) is displayed un-
der “Destination location.”  To choose a differ-
ent location, click Browse… and navigate to the 
desired folder.  Click Next to begin installation.
The dialog shown at right will be displayed.  
Click  Yes  to create the destination folder for 
Nikon Scan.
Earlier Versions of Nikon Scan
Before installing Nikon Scan 4, uninstall any earlier versions of Nikon 
Scan.  See “Uninstalling Nikon Scan” on pages 62–64 of the User’s 
Manual
.
Important
See Other Side
h
 
Click Yes to create a shortcut to Nikon Scan on 
the desktop. 
Associating Image Enhancement Extensions with Nikon Scan
If Nikon Capture or other Nikon software is 
already installed on the computer, a dialog 
will be displayed requesting permission to 
associate image enhancement settings fi le 
extensions with Nikon Scan.  Click Yes.
Note
Windows 98 SE
If the computer displays a message stating that an IEEE 1394 update 
is required, click OK.
Important
 SUPER COOLSCAN 5000 ED or COOLSCAN V ED 
fi lm scanner
 MA-21 slide-mount adapter
 SA-21 strip-fi lm adapter
 Power cable
 USB cable
 CD-ROM
  • Nikon Scan CD (Yellow)
  • Nikon Scan Reference Manual / Easy Scanning 
Guide CD
  • Nikon View CD (Yellow)
  • Nikon View Reference Manual CD
 Warranty
 User’s Manual
 Quick Start Guide (this guide)
Warranty
35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
35mm/APS(IX240) Film Scanner
Setup
Basic Scanning
Nikon Scan
Technical Notess
Before You
Begin
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Quick Start Guide
Quick Start Guide
If you need help:
Visit
 http://www.nikontechusa.com/ 
or call
 1-800-NikonUX
(for users in the U.S.A.)
 
Vist
 http://www.europe-nikon.com/support
(for users in Europe) 
Visit
 http://www.nikon-asia.com/
(for users in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa) 
Nikon Scan Reference Manual / 
Easy Scanning Guide CD
This CD contains the Nikon Scan Reference Manual, which provides complete infor-
mation on Nikon Scan, and the Easy Scanning Guide, an animated guide introduc-
ing such basic scanning tasks as setting image size and resolution.
Windows
Macintosh
Easy 
Scanning 
Guide
*
Nikon Scan
 Reference 
Manual
* Icons may differ.
† Extensions may not be displayed in some 
environments.
· Viewing the Nikon Scan Reference Manual
Double-click the manual.pdf icon on the reference manual CD.  Adobe Acrobat 
Reader will start and a language selection screen will be displayed; click the ap-
propriate link to view the manual in the desired language.  Note that Adobe Ac-
robat Reader 4 or later is required to view the Reference Manual; Windows users 
can install Acrobat Reader 5 from the “Acrobat Reader” folder on the reference 
manual CD.
· Viewing the Easy Scanning Guide
Double-click the easy_guide.exe icon (Windows), easy_guide_OSX icon (Mac OS X), 
or easy_guide_OS9 icon (Mac OS 9).  The Macromedia Flash Player will start and a 
language selection screen will be displayed; click the appropriate link to view the 
guide in the desired language.  The Easy Scanning Guide can also be copied to the 
computer hard disk for ease  of  reference.    Copy  the “easy_guide_main” folder 
and easy_guide.exe (Windows), easy_guide_OSX (Mac OS X), or easy_guide_OS9 
(Mac OS 9) to the desktop
*
.
* Users of Mac OS X should ensure that the start-up disk is named using only 
letters and numbers (the default name for the start-up drive is “Macintosh 
HD”).  The guide may not start if the volume name contains punctuation or 
other non-alphanumeric characters.
Quick Start Guide
Quick Start Guide
If you need help:
Visit
 http://www.nikontechusa.com/ 
or call
 1-800-NikonUX
(for users in the U.S.A.) 
Vist
 http://www.europe-nikon.com/support
(f
or users in Europe) 
Visit
 http://www.nikon-asia.com/
(for users in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa) 
Visit these sites to keep up-to-date with the latest product information, tips, an-
swers to frequently-asked questions (FAQs), and general advice on digital imaging 
and photography. 
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