Or your local power company creating brown-outs?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Arthur Entlich" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 3:23 AM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Wierd Problem with my SS120!
| Hi Lawrence,
| I don't know what is causing your problems with shut downs, but often
| these devices are thermally protected, so if they get too hot, they shut
| down. Could it be the ventilation is blocked, or that it just is too hot
| where you are scanning?
| Or could you be having voltage fluctuations (like a large compressor
| (air conditioner?? or other device)) clicking on or off??
| Lawrence Smith wrote:
| > Am I cursed? In the last 24 hrs, I have done a bit of scanning with the
| > SS120. BTW, after I calibrated it using the Silverfast IT8, it is
| > colors that are nearly dead on, saturated, rich, wonderful colors! I
| > however had some strange behavior from the scanner that I'm sure is not
| > meant to occur. Three times so far it has gone dead while doing a
| > When I say dead, I mean DEAD! Power light goes dark, fan goes off, the
| > thing basicaly shuts itself off! I can't imagine that this is a
| > ;-0.
| > As an aside, i am going to rescan the bottles and post the new
| > images sometime today.
| > Lawrence
| > http://www.lwsphoto.com