[Darkroom] film scanner buy in straw poll

Chris Murphy chrisnoisebridge at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 14:32:07 PDT 2009


Re: a free OSS driver;

  The best format for quality would be to scan into DNG (digital  
negative raw) or a RAW format that can be converted to DNG. Then the  
files are in an uncompressed open standard.

Chris

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On Oct 19, 2009, at 14:20, dpc <weasel at meer.net> wrote:

> dpc <weasel at meer.net> writes:
>
>> Joachim Pedersen <joachimp at gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> Would be nice if we could find a nice one that takes 120format, and
>>> works with a foss OS, we don't believe the above does...
>>
>> i'm not scanner savvy enough but is it just doing scanner commands  
>> over
>> firewire (rather than scsi or whatever they're usually attached via)?
>
> http://linux.die.net/man/5/sane-coolscan2
>
> there was linux support at some point in time.
>
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