Subject: Re: Scanning microfiche? (Long)

From: Devon <>
Date: Wed Aug 2 15:07:40 2000

This seams like a great idea to me. If you disconected the internal light,
you would have no problem doing this. You could even rig up an autoloader
for it.


>>At 10:12 AM 8/1/00 -0700, Chuck McManis wrote:
>>However, if you "think analog" you'll see that you can in fact scan
>>these with a cheap scanner but you will need to optically expand them
>>to get the gain. Using a standard darkroom enlarger with a 10x
>>enlargement to a piece of onion paper on the bed of the scanner would
>Is that a day dream, or have you actually tried this >enlarger/onionskin
>approach? I know using a scanner for 2D-ish 3D objects works great,
>but scanning a projected image? When a transparency-adapted scanner
>scans, doesn't it turn off the internal light and rely on the
>transmissive light? Wouldn't you want to do the same with the
>projected image?
>- - John
Received on Wed Aug 02 2000 - 15:07:40 BST

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