DEC Microfiche question

Joe R. rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Tue Jul 12 15:53:04 CDT 2005


At 01:43 PM 7/12/05 -0700, Lyle wrote:
>On Tuesday 12 July 2005 09:03, Al Kossow wrote:
>> On Jul 12, 2005, at 8:57 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
>> >   I found some DEC microfiche. A lot of them are marked "LP030A.LIS
>> > LOGISTICS.PIC  *CONFIDENTAL*".  What are they?
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> > Source listings. I don't recognize which ones, though.
>>
>> On a related note, I generated the first PDF from Mekel M560 microfiche
>> scanner output yesterday, the RH780 massbus adapter technical manual.
>>
>> http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/dec/vax/780/EK-RH780-TD_TechDescr_Mar79.pdf
>>
>> I haven't quite figured out how to set up auto step and repeat yet, so
>> I have to start each frame scan manually, but so far the scan quality
>> is looking pretty good.
>
>It's very readable, Al.  Given the size/density of ufiche, I'd say it's 
>outstanding.
>
>Pardon my ignorance - but some of the sheets in the manual are 
>horizonal/large.  Were the fiche images larger or did you have to enlarge 
>them?  (I have some fiche - but they are all the same size images).

   The "Using Your DIDITAL Microfiche Library" book that I have says that
they made the images in both 1/24 reduction and 1/42 reduction.

   Joe




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