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ION Diascanner FILM2SD

ION Diascanner FILM2SD
alaScore 83

199 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 199 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the ION Diascanner FILM2SD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 199 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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ION Film 2 SD Plus


The ION Film 2 SD Plus is multi-functional, innovative slide converter. Read more in our review.

This converter comes with a 1GB SD card

There is no integrated memory

The ION Film 2 SD is an efficient and easy-to-use slide converter with a two-second conversion time.

Consumer review by:

Teach them how to write a guidebook


I still can\'t get it to work directly to my Mac. I transfer everything from the memory card, so it\'s a two step process. But, it was a good deal.

Good Resolution

Difficult Setup

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Unacceptable quality


The results were very poor. It has only fixed focus, which means 90% of its captures are horribly out of a focus (the remaining 10% being at best okay). It has also has no manual controls for things like exposure, and colour channels. This rendered...

Easy To Setup","Fast loading

Inaccurate Color","No manual controls","Out of focus","Poor Exposure","Poor Resolution


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mediocre quality photos


Four slides to a tray saves time, and the instruction manual (unlike the last scanner I tried -- and wore out) is excellent. The scanner is easy to use. But you can\'t choose the resolution of the photos, and the images are all 850-950 KB. The images...

Easy to use","Great instruction book

Can\'t choose resolution","Low resolution","Photos are a bit fuzzy

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Superb Technology


Having used this gadget I am praising the inventors, designers and sales outlets. My hundreds of slides,negatives and precious memories over 50 years have come alive. Thank goodness I did not dump them in the garbage when projectos could NOT be found...

Durable Dock","Excellent Interface","Fast Transfer","ION FILM2SD is amazing","Lightweight","Long Cable","Reliable

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Wow, a fantastic device


This product is marvelous. It accurately digitizes my 35mm films and I shall be busy for the next two or three years recapturing the memories that have been lost to storage boxes. I had an old scanner that was too cumbersome to use for more than a few...

Excellent Interface","Fast Transfer","Lightweight","Reliable

Screen too small

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So Easy a Caveman could do it!


If you have old slides\/negatives that you want to convert to digital format and want an easy and quick device, this is it.

Excellent Interface","Fast Transfer","Lightweight","Long Cable","Reliable

Cannot alter lightsource

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ION FLIM 2 SD 35MM Flim and slide Scanne


I have 4 boxes with 16 cubes of slides in each box to convert to digital. It goes fast. Even my 12 year grandson can use it with no problem. Great value [...]

Durable Dock","Excellent Interface","Fast Transfer","Lightweight","Long Cable","Reliable

Good instructions

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quirky but good


difficult to get started poor instructions in manual(written by none native english speakers). need to be rewritten by north americans supossed to be able to plug directly into computer, but when I tried it almost KILLED the computer. slide\/negative...


Difficult Setup

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It works great

Excellent Interface","Fast Transfer","Lightweight","Long Cable","Reliable

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