Imacon/Hasselblad, FlexColor and Flextight Tutorials

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Checking Focus

It is very important that your scanner is in focus. Here is a very easy way to check that. Before you even think about trying to sharpen an image on your scanner, you need to confirm that it's focus is sharp. Here's how to fix it as well. Click here for the tutorial.

Sharpening Tutorial

Once you have your scanner's focus nice and sharp, it time to set up sharpening. There are a lot of different ways, we will discuss them. Click here for the how and why.


Creating a Custom Setup

Perhaps there is no more important feature to FlexColor than Custom Setups. They allow us to control many factors of our image and create perfect color automatically. Learn how in this tutorial. Click here for the tutorial.

Creating Custom Frames

So you purchased a custom frame, now what. Here's how to create a custom frame setting and tell the scanner how to scan using that frame. We threw in a few tricks as well. Click here for the tutorial.

Removing Covers

Need to make a repair? Here's how to get at the internal parts of your scanner. Click here for the tutorial.

Servicing the Drive System

How to check and maintain the Drive System on your scanner. Includes drive belts, rollers, springs etc. Click here for the tutorial.

Connecting a SCSI Scanner to a Mac

Here is the complete instructions on how to connect your SCSI scanner to a Mac computer. Click here for the tutorial.

Banding

This tutorial covers common problems of banding and what causes them. Click Here for the tutorial.

Replacing and Adjusting Lamps

This tutorial covers how to replace your lamp tubes and properly adjust them. Click here to download the tutorial.

FlexColor 3F Format Tutorial

Here is a helpful tutorial on understanding the 3F format, how it works and when it is the best workflow for you. Click here for the tutorial.