preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Davison, Lee <>
Date: Fri Jun 29 19:30:43 2001

> > Scanning printed material much above 150dpi is usually a waste
> > as most printing is done at about 70dpi.
> What are you smoking, and is there enough for the rest of us?
We're talking old manuals here. Remember? OLD manuals.

> 600 Dpi with resolution enhancement is very old technology
> for laserprinters
Nobody, commercially, makes books on laserprinters.

> If you can manage it, i would say scan at 600 Dpi.
Waste of time, effort and storage space.

> scanning at 1/2 the target printer resolution is probably
> the best you can hope for.
Scanning at just over twice the source resolution is the best you
will ever get. More than that's a waste.


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