[time-nuts] HP 105 manual finally scanned

David Forbes dforbes at dakotacom.net
Wed Jul 2 01:57:57 EDT 2008


At 10:13 PM -0600 7/1/08, Greg Burnett wrote:
>David,
>...another question...
>
>What make/model scanner did you use? (Your manual scan quality/resolution is
>so good, I'd like to know what scanner was used. ...Maybe I'll buy the same
>model in the future?)
>
>Thanks again,
>Greg

Greg,

I used my trusty old HP ScanJet IIcx. It was made in 1994 and still 
works like a charm, although the foam under the cover pad just failed 
so I removed the cover and used a handy 1981 HP catalog as a 
paperweight. These scanners turn up on ebay now and then for less 
than the shipping charge. It's built like a tank, and is definitely 
worth hanging on to!

I run the scanner with VueScan by Hamrick Software. It does an 
excellent job of controlling the older SCSI scanners. I have an old 
Adaptec SCSI to PCI interface card in a computer with a new 
motherboard with 5-year-old technology.

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--David Forbes, Tucson, AZ
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