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Re: filmscanners: What is 4,000 scanner quality like in practice. (time)

Paul Chefurka wrote:

> > If I got a 4000 desktop scanner of my own it would need to produce
> > about ten fully finished scans per hour to be worth considering. Is
> > this possible considering the amount of time that dust busting might
> > take?
> IME with the Polaroid 4000, absolutely not. I achieve 1/hr - 4/hr,
> depending mostly on the amount of time needed to spot out dust.
> Tony Sleep

Takes approx. 10 min. per 8-bit scan for me.  750 Mhz computer, 512 Meg.
Ram.  Seems that the 14-bit scans only take a minute or two longer. 
This is scanner run time.  It does not include prep., tuning colors,
cropping, sizing, saving, etc.  I would say maybe a total of 15-20
minutes per scan.


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