[ubuntu-uk] scanning old photographs

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 30 12:33:46 BST 2010

On Sat, 28 Aug 2010 10:34:20 +0100
Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org> wrote:

> I have been asked to help a local historical society to digitise a
> collection of old photographs and documents and my old flatbed scanner
> will not be good enough for this project. I am not interested in speed
> or copying slides but would like an optical resolution of, say, 600
> pixels per inch. Naturally, I have looked at what is for sale but I
> believe there is nothing better that a personal recommendation.  
> Your suggestions will be very much appreciated.
> Norman
Surprised you’ve got no responses to this.
Why will your old scanner not be good enough? I use a 10+ year old Agfa Snapscan 1212µ for this sort of thing with out any problems.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)


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