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Re: filmscanners: VueScan and SprintScan 120
WOW... I used to hear about reports of software causing hardware
failures, and I always thought they were a bit like half of the virus
warnings... urban myth... But I do suppose with so much of the
electronics/mechanics now controlled through firmware or software, that
a voltage change or repeated action could do some damage.
> If you have a SprintScan 120, I recommend you not use
> VueScan 7.0.26 or 7.0.27 with it. I've gotten two reports
> that VueScan kills the scanner, probably popping an internal
> I'm urgently releasing a version of VueScan that will
> disable all commands to the SprintScan 120 until I can
> get Polaroid/Microtek to figure out what's wrong.
> Ed Hamrick