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Seitz 6x17 Digital with Seitz D3 / D3-2500 Digital Scan Back
Software release: 4.05 (March 2013)
Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 2.0 - August 2008 - © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch
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  • Page 1 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital with Seitz D3 / D3-2500 Digital Scan Back Software release: 4.05 (March 2013) page 0 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 2.0 - August 2008 - © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 2 Please note throughout the document that “Seitz D3 digital scan back” applies equally to the “Seitz D3 2500 digital scan back”. Differences between the two versions are mentioned wherever relevant and necessary. page 1 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 2.0 - August 2008 - © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    3.2.1 Colour 3.2.2 Save 3.2.3 Lens 3.2.4 Camera parameters 3.2.5 External devices 3.2.6 Scheduler 3.2.7 HDR 3.2.8 Custom 3.2.9 Info page 2 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 4 6.4.1 International warranty + product registration 6.4.2 Software + firmware updates 6.5 Return of equipment / recycling 7. Technical data Impressum page 3 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 5: System Overview

    Viewfinder release Loading gate brackets Shift wheel Brackets to attach compact computer * For Linhof 617 and Fuji 617 lenses page 4 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 6: Other Compatible Cameras

    • Windows XP With Intel processors only: • Windows VISTA • Mac OS 10.5 • Windows 7 • Mac OS 10.6 page 5 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 7: Accessories

    NiMh battery 12V 4.5A Front glass cover for the Seitz D3 digital scan back USB GPS device: GlobalSat BU-353 USB page 6 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 8 United Kingdom North America (USA, Australia & New Zealand Canada, Mexico) & Japan Viewfinder: Viewfinder masks: (interchangeable for different lenses) page 7 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 9: How To Get Started

    2.1 Step 1: Get the camera ready Camera body Lens / lens adaptor Viewfinder and Digital scan back viewfinder masks (exchangeable) Loading gate Battery page 8 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 10 Attach the loading gate and close it the Seitz 6x17 Digital camera with the loading gate brackets body and attach it with the lever page 9 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 11 Place the correct viewfinder mask Attach the viewfinder on the camera within the viewfinder Turn anti- clockwise to open (clockwise to close) page 10 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 12 * The ethernet cable can be of any distance ** It is also possible to operate the camera in a network page 11 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 13: Step 2: Get The Computer Ready

    Windows 7 Activate the electronic keyboard by sliding the digital pen over the left margin of the screen.. page 12 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 14: With Other Computers

    Create the following shortcuts on your desktop: Starts the Seitz Roundshot D3 software Shortcut to the Digital3 images folder (to C:\Program Files\Seitz\Digital3\PDS\images) page 13 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 15 Motion tablet PC can be set using the Motion dashboard (click button on the right of the screen). page 14 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 16 • Info: camera software and firmware information and a service menu To open or close the “Parameter” menu press: page 15 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 17 If the camera cannot be connected it is possible to establish the connection by clicking on Establish the camera connection by confirming with “OK”. page 16 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 18 IP range than the camera (for example: 192.168.178.10). Open the external device tab (see section 3.2.5 for more details), select the camera and change its IP address : page 17 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 19 2.2 Step 2: Get the computer ready (continued) The Seitz 6x17 Digital is now ready for image taking. page 18 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 20: Step 3: Select Shoot Settings

    “Parameter/lens” menu. For more detailed information on image parameters and software functions please consult section 3.2 “Parameter menu”. Press to start a scan. page 19 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 21: Step 4: Adjust Your Settings

    Save the image and transfer the image on your computer for post- processing. Once the image has been saved the icon turns green. page 20 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 22: Seitz Roundshot D3 Software

    Once the scan is fully transferred to the computer RAM, the „Camera ready“ message and the image histogram appear: page 21 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 23 Save button (already saved) size, image pixel size) Profile Load/save Parameter menu open/close page 22 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 24 / in the studio. Please refer to chapter 5 for detailed explanations on the ideal workflow (post production). page 23 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 25: Shoot Settings

    „choose in picture“ or one of the light presets (tungsten, fluorescent, direct sun, cloudy). page 24 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 26 Also, the software adjusts the horizontal image format, as with a larger effective focal length the image becomes longer (more pixels). page 25 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 27 (for example, from f=8 to f=16). This will increase sharpness and depth of field. page 26 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 28: Focusing Assistant

    Avoid uniform surfaces (such as a white wall, etc.). page 27 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 29: Zoom

    Press the button „fit on screen“ to display the panorama in its full width: Press again the button „fit on screen“ to go back to original view page 28 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 30: White Balancing Pipette

    Select “Save profile” to store a profile containing all current shoot and image processing parameters. Select “Load profile” to load previously saved profiles. page 29 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 31: Histogram

    (information in bright areas is cropped). page 30 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 32: Start/Stop

    • Use „sharpening”, „noise removal“ and “colour noise removal” only to a moderate extent; especially „noise removal“ increases the required saving time significantly page 31 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 33: Parameter Menu

    It is structured in nine tabs as described below: Camera External Colour Save Lens Scheduler Custom Info Param. Device Press again to close the “Parameter” menu. page 32 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 34: Colour

    We recommend to save the image as a dng (raw) file whenever possible and to apply the optimisation only in post-production. page 33 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 35: Save

    RGB) and optimisations as a second step is beneficial as the original image data is left unchanged and can always be accessed later. page 34 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 36: Lens

    Parameters: contains all the selected lens attributes (name, focal length...). It is possible to edit these attributes. Please refer to next page for detailed explanation of every attribute. page 35 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 37: Camera Parameters

    Mode of operation: it is possible to use the digital back in other modes of operation like linear scanner. page 36 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 38 D3 version. It is always possible to upgrade the smaller model to the full D3 version. page 37 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 39: External Devices

    DNS server (for example 192.168.178.1). Ask your system operator for assistance. Then change the camera IP adress according to the subnet mask (for example 192.168.178.yy) page 38 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 40 If the GPS option is active while no GPS device is connected, the settings will be ignored. The camera will discard the defined parameters. page 39 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 41: Scheduler

    If a GPS Device is connected to the computer it is also possible to load the GPS location by clicking on “Acquire from GPS” page 40 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 42: Hdr

    To terminate a sequence completely, press stop. page 41 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 43 - The aperture information is not written in the metadata and has to be corrected manually. This can be done by readjusting the exposure time in a metadata editor like PhotoMe. page 42 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 44: Custom

    “New” or “Delete” to add or remove elements to this list. By double clicking on any item it is also possible to edit its value from 1° to 999° page 43 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 45: Info

    Please note that a password is required to open the service menu. The password is : 31415 (the first 5 digits of ∏) page 44 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 46: Tips & Resources (How To

    There are several factors at work that influence the sharpness of the image: Parameters enhancing sharpness Lens settings Exposure: (focus, TDI Stages aperture) page 45 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 47 TDI Stages of the image. Reducing TDI Stages allows a better alignment and increased edge sharpness for these lenses. page 46 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 48: Control The Exposure

    This type of sensitivity is expressed in ISO/ASA values. Increasing gain, however, leads to additional noise. The available ISO/ASA values are 100, 200, 300, 400, 600 and 800. page 47 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 49 In other words, when increasing TDI stages for equal lighting conditions, the photographer needs to close the aperture accordingly, otherwise the image will be overexposed. page 48 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 50 This is done manually on the lens. For best results in sharpness and depth of field we recommend an intermediate f-stop such as f=16 or f=22. page 49 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 51: Use Variation With Manual Exposure

    This is due to the limitation of the motor acceleration. This limit prevents sharp light transition to be visible on the images. page 50 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 52 It is then necessary to design a new correction curve. page 51 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 53: Compute The Capture Time

    ISO/ASA (gain) amplifies the output signal and multiplies the noise in the image. Therefore it is recommendable to select a low ISO/ASA setting. page 52 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 54: Shift

    * Due to the geometrical shift in the images this is only possible for a scene at a large distance page 53 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 55: Use A Usb Gps Device

    GPS device connected to computer, searching for satellite signal GPS device connected to computer and satellite signal received page 54 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 56 GPS status symbol remains red. In this case the GPS device is not able to fix a location and no GPS data will be saved in the image metadata. page 55 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 57: Program The Scheduler

    • Define the start time and end time. In this example the images will be taken from 7:00 to 20:00 page 56 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 58 Enter repetition defining the number of times this job is to be repeated in case of multiple jobs. Finally define a delay between the jobs. page 57 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 59 This is used for Livecam applications. page 58 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 60: Read + Edit Metadata

    Seitz raw converter is a software specially implemented for the DNG files generated by the Seitz D3 scan back. It is possible to brows e these files and by a simple click see all necessary metadata in the lower right filed as show in the example below 2008-09-15-1631.dng...
  • Page 61 Metadata information, especially to add the lens aperture information. This is useful for HDR set of images generated by changing lens aperture manually. page 60 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 62 ISO/ASA and focal length. For a complete list of metadata please refer to PhotoMe or Adobe Bridge. page 61 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 63 Click on „Metadata“ to display the full list: 2008-09-15-1631.dng Seitz 6x17 Digital For a full list of metadata please refer to PhotoMe or Adobe Bridge. page 62 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 64 In Photoshop the metadata can be accessed by selecting “File/File Info” or by pressing ALT+CTRL+SHIFT+I: For a full list of metadata please refer to PhotoMe or Adobe Bridge. page 63 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 65: Workflow

    * By changing setttings such as exposure speed, aperture, TDI Stages, focusing, ISO/ASA, etc. ** All other optimisations are not stored with the raw (dng) file (such as histogram stretching, tone-mapping, etc.) page 64 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 66: Raw Workflow: Seitz Raw Converter

    (for example to reduce colour noise) are applied simultaneously on the raw image. The image can then be further processed in Photoshop. page 65 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 67 When converting the image in other software it is possible that staircase artefacts appear. * The Seitz D3 digital scan back has a non-Bayer pattern and the Seitz Roundshot D3 raw conversion applies a sensor-specific algorithm. Other raw converters apply a linear interpolation (no sensor-specific algorithm).
  • Page 68 8 tabs following the logical raw conversion workflow (Image browsing, colour adjustment, tone mapping ...) 2008-09-15-1631.dng 21,250 x 7,500 pixels Seitz 6x17 Digital 2008-09-15-1631.dng 90mm 2008-09-15-1631.dng page 67 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 69 2008-09-15-1631.dng 21,250 x 7,500 pixels Seitz 6x17 Digital 2008-09-15-1631.dng 90mm 2008-09-15-1631.dng page 68 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 70 Cropping tool: Defines the part of the image to be exported. The raw image itself is never cropped 2008-09-15-1631.dng page 69 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 71 • Saturation: increases or decreases the saturation of the selected colour only. • Luminance: increases or decreases the luminance of the selected colour only * Hue, saturation, luminance page 70 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 72 Please note that this tool should not be used heavily. A major difference between the R, G and B tone mapping will affect the image white balancing. page 71 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 73 • Strength: defines how strongly the wrong colours will be affected by the filter page 72 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 74 Add some saturation (Master saturation) when using the colour noise filter as otherwise the image may lose some colour. page 73 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 75 Once all images are ready, open the “batch process tab” and process all the images. Please refer to next section. page 74 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 76 A new job will be created in the job list and will be processed when clicking on page 75 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 77: Rgb Workflow

    Please note that the detail enhancement options such as noise reduction, sharpness and colour noise removal increase the saving time. page 76 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 78 The resulting TIFF or JPG files cannot be reopened by the Seitz Roundshot D3 software or other raw converters. Additional post-processing needs to be done entirely in Photoshop. page 77 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 79: Hdr Workflow

    • 16-bit • 16-bit or 32-bit File formats • dng, tiff, or jpg • dng, tiff, jpg, hdr or exr page 78 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 80 Photomatix (recommended) or the Seitz Roundshot software. * Capture time only (without transfer / saving time) page 79 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 81 Do not use “automatic white balance” as this will create different colour temperatures and hues for every image. As a consequence, the HDR mixing will lead to artefacts. page 80 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 82 • Contrast, sharpening & noise removal will be set automatically to default when saving • Auto histogram stretching: off • File type: DNG • Saving options: automatic page 81 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 83 • Change the mean exposure time • Activate the TDI Bracketing extension • Reduce either the number of images or the HDR steps page 82 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 84 S-curve needs to be set to 1. The less processing the image contains, the higher 32bit image quality is generated. page 83 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 85 - The aperture information is not written in the metadata and has to be corrected manually. This can be done by readjusting the exposure time in a metadata editor like PhotoMe. page 84 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 86: Additional Post Production In Photoshop

    Also, because of its selection possibilities, the parts non affected by the colour noise will remain unchanged i.e. no loss of quality. page 85 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 87 As this filter requires significant calculations work with a 64-bit machine/software or on selected areas of the image only. page 86 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 88 When all filtering, tone-mapping and histogram adjustments are done it may be beneficial to sharpen the image. A new sharpening algorithm which works well is „Smart Sharpen“: page 87 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 89: Maintenance

    Start of charging process (about 5 min.) Pre Charge Rapid Charge Main charging process (about 4-5 hours) about Maintain hours Error Charge complete Ready Wait page 88 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 90: Reset Of Scan Back

    After the reset it may be required to flash the camera with the latest flash file. Please follow the instructions in section 3.2.9. page 89 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 91: Camera Maintenance

    0° C or above 30° C as the temperature swings inside a car may be larger than on the outside. < 0° C > 30° C page 90 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 92 Be sure to download and install regular updates (operating system, Seitz Roundshot D3 capture software, Seitz raw converter). page 91 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 93: Club D3

    Then go to the „Club D3“ section at www.roundshot.ch, log in with your member ID and password and download new software or instruction manuals. page 92 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 94: Software + Firmware Updates

    • Connect to the camera Connect to the “Club” website at www.roundshot.ch Please change your password on your first visit. page 93 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 95 In “Software Downloads” both the most up-to-date version of the Seitz raw converter software and the Seitz Roundshot D3 capture software are available for download. page 94 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 96: Return Of Equipment / Recycling

    We wish you continued success and fun with your Seitz 6x17 Digital! page 95 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 97: Technical Data

    7. Technical data Technical changes reserved page 96 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 98 7. Technical data (continued) Technical changes reserved page 97 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...
  • Page 99: Impressum

    Hauptstr. 14 8512 Lustdorf / Switzerland ph: +41 52 369 68 00 email: seitz@roundshot.ch www.roundshot.ch Technical changes reserved May 2013 page 98 Instruction Manual Seitz 6x17 Digital - version 4.05 - May 2013- © by Seitz Phototechnik AG / Switzerland www.roundshot.ch...

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