Scanning tips?

Cory K. coryisatm at
Mon Mar 17 18:37:18 GMT 2008

Christopher Stamper wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at
> <mailto:coryisatm at>> wrote:
>     I finally got flatbed scanner that fully works with SANE (8 years old
>     off of Ebay) and I'm just as happy when I got my 24" Dell LCD. :P
>     I was wondering if anyone has tips for reducing the amount of printing
>     dots one sees when you scan something? ie: CD cover.
>     I scan around 300dpi and use "Despeckle" in GIMP but I still don't get
>     the result I would like.
>     Any ideas?
>     -Cory K.
>     <>
> 300dpi is pretty low...
> Why not set it higher? 

I really love the replies that don't address the question. ;)

But as long as your next reply addresses my original question, and
doesn't continue to stray, I'll answer.

A: Because the end format is 1000x1000px at 72 DPI. Doesn't really matter.
Higher res just means better defined dots.

-Cory K.

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