Re: streaks in scan

From: Sandy King ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 04/27/04-06:48:17 PM Z
Message-id: <a0602045bbcb4af5e4cff@[]>

Jon wrote:

>I have to do this with my $2500 quirky-as-hell Minolta SMP or the results
>are guaranteed to be ass-tastic.

Pardon my ignorance, but what does ass-tastic mean?

Have seen and heard a lot of variations on ass but you got me on this one.

Sandy King

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jon Lybrook" <>
>To: <>; <>
>Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 10:46 AM
>Subject: streaks in scan
>> Hi All,
>> I'm scanning a 4x5 transparency at 48bit on the Epson 4870 Pro using
>> converting it to greyscale and am getting vertical streaks in the file.
>> streaks aren't noticeable until I apply an adjustment curve or otherwise
>> brighten the image. I've managed to minimize them by doing a multipass
>> but they still exist. They are apparent in the file and on whatever
>> device I send them to, so I know it's not a printer problem.
>> Is this ugly artifact in the subtle black areas simply to be expected from
>> flatbed scanners or is there something I'm doing wrong?
>> Thanks,
>> Jon
Received on Tue Apr 27 19:48:32 2004

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