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Re: filmscanners: LS4000 stepper motor noise

At 07:23 16-06-01 -0700, you wrote:

>When performing a scan on the LS4000 using Nikonscan 3.1, two motor noises
>are heard: 1) a deep humming sound, and 2)a "stepping" noise that sounds a
>bit like a cheap plastic metronome. This second noise changes cadence
>depending upon the resolution chosen - the higher the resolution, the slower
>the tick-tock.  Interestingly, when using Vuescan, the humming noise is the
>same but the metronome noise is either greatly reduced or gone altogether.
>Are any of you LS4000 owners experiencing this?   Thanks,  John

Aside from a nearly inaudible whirr during focusing I just hear the second 
noise that you describe but am not sure what causes it. Vuescan operates 
the scanner more quietly and quickly. On my LS4000 the noise sounds like an 
early 1960's era Kharmann-Ghia trying to climb a steep hill.

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