Scan quality is extremely good, although there is no equivalent of the Digital ICE technology which comes with Acer’s more expensive s model, and various Minolta and Nikon scanners. Joakim and 2 others commented on this. Test by Richard Clews. Unfortunately the times have changed and they are rather hard to find. It’s tempting to use this straight away, as scans made on the Acer tend to show low contrast and high brightness. Dan Deary , Mar 11,

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Visit our Competitions Forum, where you’ll find our monthly competition and other external competitions to enter. Join For Free Upload photos, chat sccanwit photographers, win prizes and much more. Does anyone have a similar setup and does it sound workable? I use one of the s; the other two are for backup, as these have been out of production for some time and repair parts are not available from Benq nee Acer.


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I was hoping the Scanwit would improve the 35mm at least and be a little more convenient to use. Can’t access your account?

Benq (Formerly Acer) ScanWit 2720S Film Scanners

I forget the rules for scsi chains so you might not need one if it is the only device. Joakim and 2 others commented on this. The unit came with original scanwiy, film holders all plastic but still intact and instruction manual but not with the original SCIS interface card. Directory Pages Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories.

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Is anyone familiar with this scanner and do you still use it? I have been using an old Epson Perfection flatbed with film attachment that I jerryrigged for 35 mm, film and even 4 X 5 film. This is annoying if you intend to make lots of scans scanwlt one session.


A passive terminator is just a plastic cap; so not a big deal but again can be difficult to find. Using Vuescan, I find the scanner does a good job for the cost.

Acer ScanWit s Film Scanner

I’ve owned the Scanwit and s and they are very good scanners though the max. There is also a colour enhance section, featuring ‘Photo Magic’. The solution is to decide in advance which images you want to work with and scan them all before going any further. My first encounter with the SCSI card was ‘entertaining’. There are no comments here! The manual offered little advice, but I found that removing and re-installing the card and the software solved the problem.

Plustek Opticfilm 35mm Scanner review 9 Dec Another minor irritant is that you must deselect those images you do not wish to scan, otherwise the Acer will scan every frame. It’s sccanwit to use this straight away, as scans made on the Acer tend to show low contrast and high brightness.