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RE: filmscanners: Re: LS8000 Banding Question
It will also hurt used sales of these...or create bargains for people who
don't mind living with the defect. What a shame.
> It's probably the usual problem of someone (or several people) quite
> influential in the organisation either not understanding the full
> implications of the issue or not wanting to admit they screwed
> up. Therefore
> they are not prepared to find the resource (ultimately money) to fix it.
> They will often pretend it doesn't exist. The argument usually
> goes "We sell
> lots of units with few returns, so what's the problem".
> Typical short term profit view.
> > > I hate to say it this way, but that is just SO pathetic! From what I
> > > understand, fixing it would require a firmware modification to both
> > > calibrate three lines instead of one, and then to use three
> > > lines instead of one. Having written a LOT of embedded firmware, and
> > > designed a few scanners, I just can't imagine what their
> problem is. My
> > > only guess is there is something else that prohibits them from fixing
> > > it...what, I don't know... Did they happen to mention WHY they won't
> > > it?
> > >
> > Austin,
> > I was never able to get a straight answer from them. Big surprise ;-0
> > Seemed pretty lame to me too...
> > Lawrence