Microfiche scanning

Kevin Handy kth at srv.net
Fri Apr 22 11:25:09 CDT 2005


Eric Smith wrote:

>Pete wrote:
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>> Similarly, you don't need to remove the scanner's lamp, except perhaps
>>to eliminate stray reflections that would cause glare and reduce
>>contrast.  You would just disconnect its power if that were the
>>requirement.
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>Many scanners do a calibration on the lamp.  Some will refuse to scan if
>they think the lamp isn't working correctly.
>
>Eric
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Get a scanner that has the capability of scanning slides.
(Many epson can do this, esp. the Perfection series). They
have a light in the hood, which you can easily disconnect
(simply unplug the hood).

When scanning slides, they do not use the light in the base.




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