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[ale] OT:Recommended scanners



Scott Castaline wrote:
> Scott Castaline wrote:
>> Looking for a film scanner. I'd rather not get another flat bed scanner. 
>> I can't seem to find any lower priced scanners for scanning negatives. I 
>> have a ton of old 35mm and some negatives for the old Instamatic 126 & 
>> 110 formats that I'd like to scan into my system. I think I can justify 
>> the purchase to my significant other if it's not a flatbed as we already 
>> have an all-in-one. I've been emailing with the writer of Vuescan and he 
>> seems to push towards flat beds by Epson.

> One more thing, prefer Linux compatible.

I know you said you didn't want another flat bed, but I've got an epson 
4990 that comes with inserts for slides.  I've not used it a lot, but 
the slides I've reproduced have come out well.  Works with iscan and linux.

-- 
Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin