[ubuntu-uk] Film scanning

Larry Wright g0kiz1 at ntlworld.com
Mon Jul 13 23:09:23 BST 2009

Rob Beard wrote:
> Matt Jones wrote:
>> I have been volunteered to help my gran to scan all her old
>> slides/negatives etc for safekeeping and as a way of getting cheaper
>> prints. My current scanner isn't up to the task, despite working
>> beautifully with Ubuntu. Does anyone have any recommendations for a
>> suitable unit that will work out of the box? It needs to deliver a
>> reasonable quality and also cope with quite a lot of material! Cost
>> isn't too important, but sub £100 would be nice, used is fine if they
>> don't make the model anymore.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Matt.
> Hi Matt,
> A while ago one of the guys in my local LUG said he got a slide scanner 
> which was an "Imagelabs Instant Slide Copier" from ThinkGeek which 
> supposidly scans to SD Card.  Not sure if it scans to Linux too.
> You can find it here: 
> http://www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/digital-conversion/b070/
> Problem is, it appears that they don't ship outside the US.  Not sure if 
> you might be able to find one on eBay or alternatively a UK supplier for 
> this sort of thing?
> Rob
Have a toot at this Might do what you want
Regards Larry


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