The emulsion side of the film, mentioned in these operation steps, is the less glossy side.
It's harmless to touch the edges of film but keep your hands off the surface, especially the emulsion.
Still, your hands and work area must be clean and free of dust; lint-free gloves are suggested.
Dust on Minox film must be avoided, so be especially careful to work in a dust-free environment.
Set scanner for Color or B&W negative film, depending on which to scan.
Place FilmTray into the 35mm negative film tray, align notches in tray.
Insert tray into scanner to position FilmTray inside scanner.
Slide Minox film strip into FilmTray under diagonal, emulsion face down.
Slide strip through upper portion of FilmTray, then down into window.
Slip black strip into field of view to adjust contrast.
Move film, not tray, for subsequent images.
Move image files to computer.
Open your favorite image editing software.
Crop image as desired.
Adjust image highlights and shadows as desired.