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RE: [K12OSN] Scanner Recommendation



I'm running a HP Scanjet 5200C flatbed via USB  and a
Nikon Coolscan ED-IV film scanner also via USB on my Linux system with
only one minor glitch, when I switch from the Nikon to the HP the
system switches fine, but when I try to switch back to the Nikon I
have to reload the drivers. it is no big deal and I have it set up to
have it right handy but it is quirky, I do have to unplug the one I'm
not using from the USB port if not it will only see the HP...but I
rarely use the flatbed so it is not that big a problem

both work fine

Bob


On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Henry Hartley wrote:

> Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> >>
> >> Just wondering if anyone could recommend a good scanner to use
> >> with Linux?  We have an HP currently at our Jr. High that scans
> >> fine, but makes all the photos a little green. They want to use
> >> the scanner for pictures brought in from home to use for the
> >> school yearbook, and a good quality scan is critical (ie: not
> >> green :-)
>
> I have an Epson Perfection V700 scanner hooked up to a CentOS box right
> now to do a bunch of negative scanning.  It isn't specifically listed as
> supported by SANE but works fine with the standard epson backend.  The
> only problem I have is that the scanner specifications say it provides
> hardware resolution up to 4800 x 9600 dpi but I'm only seeing up to
> 3,600 dpi.  For what I'm doing (4" x 5" negatives to enlarge up to 8" x
> 10") that's more than enough so I don't mind.  When I get to the point
> of scanning 35mm film and slides, it will matter.  If you can live with
> that limitation it's a very good scanner.  It's also possible it can be
> fixed locally with some configuration changes but again, I haven't
> bothered since what I have is working well enough.
>
> $530 at NewEgg.
>
> --
> Henry
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