Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] film scanner DMax
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 03 Jul 1998 17:14:25 -0500

At 11:26 AM 7/3/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Microteck Scanmaker 5 has 3.6 and transparency capability up to 8x10.

Unless you're willing to spend $30,000 to $50,000 a flatbed scanner with
transparency adapter isn't going to match a good middle-range slide/neg.
scanner. So said a research project in a digital imaging magazine (can't
remember the title) several months ago. That said, Microtek does make
pretty good flatbed scanners. For home use, it might be just the ticket.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Cynicism often masquerades for sophistication in our society, but more
often than not it's merely an indicator of resentment.