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Hi, Certainly you are right that are many $99 to $300 amateur or document copying scanner users who are not frustrated at all about the limitations of their equipment. Yet you are incorrect that there are more complacently scanner satisfied professionals than those seeking better scan quality. It seems that a forum like this one has participants who are sincerely interested in how to obtain digitization / scanning that is as good as their film or the original media being scanned. Whether it's technique, choice of equipment or the limitations of the equipment owned those who frequent this forum generally want to know. I have personally meet many thousands of dissatisfied professional scanner owners seeking solutions that could perform to their requirements. I have also helped many of them. I personally am also planning now on a new web site where over 40 scanner comparisons , with objective benchmarks will be online for people to see first hand what they do versus the marketing claims. Phil Lippincott www.aztek.com dickbo wrote: > Iave you ever considered that the number of people not satisfied with their > scanners is vastly less that those who are. > > I would suggest that noone in their right mind purchase a product in order > to find out what it's faults are and indeed if they cannot observe them > without going to the trouble of inventing a test programme then it would be > fair to claim they have no faults. > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 11:06 PM > Subject: Re: Proposal for Scanner Comparison > > > On 29 Apr 2002 at 14:58, Simon Lamb wrote: > > > > > Ah, Rafe, what did you expect. I doubt anyone who has committed to a > > > scanner and the ensuing cost will want to find out it is not the top of > the > > > tree, and we all want our justifications to remain in tact. > > > > > > Could be, who knows. I chalked it up to sloth and apathy. > > Sometimes it seems folks would rather speculate and > > argue than deal with facts. > > > > Many moons ago I did in fact have a few pages on my > > web site with sample scans from a number of film scanners. > > But that was mostly before the new 120-film models > > from Polaroid, Nikon and Minolta arrived. > > > > > > rafe b. > > > > - > > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. > > - > Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate > subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.