[Darkroom] noisebridge / 35mm negative scanner

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 00:33:54 PDT 2010


Yeah, I think we could use a wiki page on all of the options at this
point. There's a minolta USB film scanner that just needs a loader, so
that's probably the easiest. And there's a scsi one that would be a
real hassle to set up. I have another scsi one I've been meaning to
bring by that has a scsi to usb adapter so that's a little easier. I
believe the flatbed works best with Windows but can be used with Linux
or mac as well.

-Kelly

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 23:37, Chris Murphy <chrisnoisebridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a Leafscan 35. It needs 2 big things though. First, an OS X driver
> would be ideal. Second, a bulk loader. It would be a big project to
> acomplish either of those things. Anyone want to help with that?
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Oct 24, 2010, at 17:12, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> We have a few different 35mm scanners in various states of usability.
>> I don't recommend using them though, in general. The danger of
>> scratching your film is too great.
>>
>> I scan my negs on a flatbed with a negative holder. Rubin was talking
>> about donating his old flatbed scanner. Not sure if that's happened,
>> but that's the way to go. Several of us have flatbed scanners.
>>
>> -Kelly
>>
>> PS. The Darkroom list is cc-ed. I recommend getting on it. It's not
>> high-traffic, but very useful.
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 17:04, aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm passing this along to you guys, since you're pretty involved in the
>>> darkroom at Noisebridge. Josh is my roommate and very interested in
>>> photography.
>>> aestetix
>>>
>>> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 4:57 PM, joshua tree
>>> <academicdecathlon at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> hey dan, its joshua (from upstairs)
>>>> here's my photos
>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/papereatsrock
>>>> i wanna know about noisebridge & how much i get accomplish there with
>>>> photography.
>>>> i'd like to know if theres a 35mm negative scanner. is there some way I
>>>> can meet the dudes that do photo there?
>>>> Joshua
>>>
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