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User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 11
Posted (10 years 8 months 20 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

who here would be willing to scan a few slides for me? i have about 24 pix i took in october that i have yet to have scanned. any takers?


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User currently offlineMaiznblu_757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 5112 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 17 hours ago) and read 2095 times:

I need some scanned too.. I suck at it.. I have Dimage Dual Scan II and am about to toss it out the window, along with my slides.

User currently offlineUTa_FLYinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 2, posted (10 years 8 months 12 hours ago) and read 2062 times:

Maiznblu, just where is your window so I can stand underneath with a big net  Laugh out loud

Will, who has an enormous backlog of slides.



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User currently offlineSkymonster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 8 months 12 hours ago) and read 2055 times:

The Minolta Dimage Scan Dual II can produce good scans, certainly good enough for a.net - you just need to be prepared to play around with the settings quite a bit to get a good setup (don't ask me, because my Scan Dual II broke and now I use a Nikon Coolscan, although I can say that in the early days VueScan helped me a lot and I found it easier than the Minolta software). One thing for sure though, no scanner will make good of a bad slide. A slide may look good when its held up to the light, or even when projected, but only a high quality loupe will allow you to really assess how good the slide is, and if it isn't any good then there's little chance for it no matter what you do. My recommendation to Maiznblue - stick with trying to find the sweet spot from the Dual Scan II and it will deliver.

Andy


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