[Techtalk] hardware recomendations requested

Robert Wichert robert at wichert.org
Wed Oct 3 14:39:44 EST 2001

I don't understand the question.  In order to get high quality scans of
a negative, I think you need a dedicated negative scanner.  Those are
pretty pricey, aren't they?  Is that what you mean by Kodak cds?  A
Kodak CD Scanner?  For $500?  No way!  Really?  If so, I'm buying one



jfweber at eternal.net wrote:
> **** imagine; all of everything that is or was, can be reduced to an equation less than one inch long ! ***
> I have come to the conclusion that the price of two Kodak cds will buy
> a very good scanner and cd rw ! ( scsis) the box to which thtese items
> will be attached is a scsi-3 ... but there is room for another card if
> necessery..
> I don't expect to be able to duplicate the Kodak cds exactly ... but at
> roughly $500 each disc I figure there should be soem pretty good quality
> stuff .. I am worried about old pictures and negatives and slides down
> here in Florida ( all manner of little things seem to love the stuff
> slides and negs are made of <G>
> Also, for some reason Gimp no longer seems to regognise the kodac
> storage method .. anyone have anyideas about that ( I thoughth tit did
> before, but I may have converted them to somehting else first)
> Any helps will be greatfully appreciated
> --
> j
> afterthought : Why isn't phonetic spelled the way it sounds?
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