Rollei DF-S 290 HD

  • 9.0 megapixel
  • 7.62 cm (3.0") TFT colour display
  • Scan quality: 3600 dpi
  • USB 2.0 connection
  • HDMI output

Whether you have returned from an exciting skiing trip in the Pyrenees or attended the wedding of a lifelong friend, it is important to store all such images so they can be enjoyed for years into the future. With the DFS 290-HD manufactured by Rollei, such an option is as simple as it is effective. Offering a staggering nine megapixels of sensor power alongside 1920 x 1080 pixels of high-resolution splendour, the 290-HD aims to please. An additional 24 megabytes of internal memory capacity enable a great deal of information to be stored securely. What are some of the other benefits that this device can provide?

A Slide Scanner for Every Need

Thanks to 3,600 dpi of scanning prowess, every event imaginable can be captured with a crispness that would otherwise be impossible. An HDMI output and a USB 2.0 connection further enhance the versatility of the 290-HD. A large three-inch screen will enable the viewer to examine each and every picture as it is scanned, allowing any mounted slide can be quickly replicated into the digital world of this device.

Pocket-Sized Power

Just as importantly, the DFS 290-HD weighs a mere 460 grams. Transportation is quick and simple. As it also is only 100 millimetres wide and 168 millimetres in depth, the unit can easily fit within most types of luggage, which is great if you need to be taken along on a hiking trip or a long-haul flight.


Width 9 cm
Height 10 cm
Depth 16.8 cm
Weight 460 g


  • Video phone connector 3,5 mm (1/8 inch)
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  • Focus

    I just recently purchased a scanner dia-DF-S290. Unfortunately with the slides focus is really poor. What can be the problem?

    Answer: This could only be a hardware problem. You should send the scanner to the repair service in your country.

  • sd

    Why I can not format any SD card in the scanner? detects unformatted sd but I can not use cards, I can not format from unit The unit

    Answer: There is a format function in the setup menu of the scanner. See the instruction manual for further explanations.

  • Operating System

    On your data sheet there isn't Windows 8. Is it compatible? DF-S 190 SE model too? Thank you!

    Answer: The DF S 290 HD as well as the DF S 190 SE are stand alone devices - that means scans cannot be transferred to the computer directly but will be saved on the device memory or memory card first. The function is independent from the OS.

  • Pc system

    Hi, I'd like to know if your scan DF-S 290 HD, and DF-S 190 SE support Windows8

    Answer: Since both scanners are stand-alone devices, they can also be used with Windows 8.

  • SD memory card

    Images cannot be captured on the external SD memory card - SD memory card has been correctly formated - noting that this has occurred on the first apparatus I bought and the second replacement one. Is this a general fault with this product?

    Answer: In the Rollei DF-S 290 HD only SD/SDHC memory cards up to 16 GB can be used. The memory cards have to be formatted to the file system FAT32. You also have to make sure that the memory card is inserted correctly into the card slot of the scanner.

  • Mac

    Hello, I cannot transfer my pictures to my MacBook Air what to do ? if i need a driver, where to download it ? thanks - taunoji

    Answer: The Rollei DF-S 290 HD is a “stand alone” scanner, which means that it will be recognized by your computer as a removable disk device. No further driver software is needed.

  • stand alone

    Could be possible work without computer connection?

    Answer: With the Rollei DF-S 290 HD you can only scan without any computer connection.

  • black and white

    Can I also scan black and white negatives?

    Answer: With all Rollei scanners black and white negatives can be scanned.

  • dia widht

    The slide magazin is good for 3mm width mounted dias?

    Answer: The Rollei DF-S 290 HD can be used with slides up to 3.2 mm.

  • Speed

    How long it take to scan a slide ?

    Answer: The scan is taken immediately.

  • dia thickness

    What is the max thickness of the mounted slides? can I download the manual?

    Answer: For the Rollei DF-S 290 HD the maximum thickness of the dias is 3.2 mm. To get the manual, please contact our customer service team at

  • photo file format

    to what formats can photo's be scanned? jpg png pdf etc.?

    Answer: The pictures of the Rollei DF-S 290 HD are saved as JPEG files.

  • File format?

    What is the file format to save (RAW or jpg)?

    Answer: The pictures of the Rollei DF-S 290 HD are as JPEG files.

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