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Re: filmscanners: ScanWit Yellow stain
Further to Art's comprehensive troubleshooting tips..
I hope I am wrong, but I have a sneaking suspicion that it's the lamp - &
therefore will be expensive to fix..
Best of luck - I presume you have spoken/pleaded with Honda Lo?
(Tell him that the good karma you would give out, from receiving a
replacement unit outside warranty, might bring MANY sales....)
Anyway, if you are unable to get it sorted..., may I also offer a quick,
totally un-thought-out solution?
Note that this is coming from a non-professional source, so is probably way
If the stain is consistent, could you not scan a blank frame to get a
'profile' of it, then reverse that, maybe blur it a bit, and apply it to
your image in Photoshop/whatever? Not a nice addition to your workflow
(and ask someone *else* how to do it quickly!), but once you got the hang
..who reckons all problems are easy to solve (provided they're not mine..) :)
At 04:39 PM 25/06/01 -0700, Art wrote:
>I just took a look at your attachment in Photoshop. Of course, it is
>heavily artifacted due to the downsampling and Jpegging.
>The first thing..
Oostrom, Jerry wrote:
> > Hi Alan,
> > I recently received my scanner back from Acer, but it still showed
> > problems. Here I have an example of an overexposed negative..