Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.scanner (More info?
Another option, if you have a digital camera and a good projector is to take
pictures of them. I did about 1500 this way and it's a lot faster than a
scanner and the results were pretty good. I found a flat white mat board
worked best for a screen
"buffyb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I am looking for suggestions/recomendations for the purchase of a stand
> alone 35mm slide scanner.
> I have a large quanity of Kodachrome slides that my dad took. (2,400 at
> I want to scan and make cd's for family members to view on computer but
> with the quality needed to print from 4x6 to 8x10 photos.
> My price range is $199-299.
> the abilty to correct flaws, focus etc is important.
> Also ease of use (newbie to scans, digital etc)
> i know nothing about dpi, resoulutions, file formats.
> What do you recommend?
> What should I look for?
> Thanks, buffyb