Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/19

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Subject: [Leica] In need of batch slide scanner recommendation
From: aaron.sandler at (Aaron Sandler)
Date: Wed Jan 19 13:18:18 2005
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Bill's idea is most of the way just need to add 400 monkeys 
runnng 400 machines and you'll easily get it done in a day.

Bill Parsons wrote:
>You should get numerous machines!  Not to mention the auto feeders!
>You can figure out the required number of machines based on the scan time
>per slide
>I believe it takes my scanner about 2 minutes for a high-quality scan.
>At 30 per minute (we won't figure in the stack manipulation procedures),
>into 6 million.  That's let's see ... 400-plus 8-hour days for a single
>But, the good news is you won't have to shave.

after Kyle wrote:

>Hey kids -- I have about six million slides that need to be scanned. I'd
>like to batch scan them, maybe in batches of 10, six million at once is not
>practical, they don't all fit in the same room at once.. What should I get?

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