Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] digitizing images for the web
From: Francesco <>
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 16:30:35 -0800

IF you have 1,000-5,000 images to scan, though, PhotoCD costs would
reach over $10,000 at the high end.


At 10:43 AM 12/30/98 , Rolf Hanson wrote:
>I agree with the folks who are recommending the Nikon LS-2000.
>Nikon has some fancy software (digital ICE) which can distinguish
>dust on the slide from actual elements of the image. This would
>save a bunch of post-scan retouching time. Currently
>the LS-2000 seems to be the best consumer scanner available.
>I strongly recommend against purchasing the LS-2000 or any other
>consumer scanner until after you have had a photoCD made of your
>work. Even if you go with an overpriced PhotoCD vendor charging
>$2 a scan, you will save money, get better results, and most
>importantly, not have to sit infront of a computer for 100 hours
>scanning and retouching.