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RE: filmscanners: My replacement 8000 is banding like the first one :-(
> This is completely out of left field, but could it be a power supply
> (in the scanner) issue? Someone else commented on how this only seems to
> show up with scanners using stepper motors... Could the stepper motors
> cause spikes in the PSU that could interfere with the imaging side of
> things? Either sending noise to the CCD, or even pulsing the light
> source are a couple of possible ramifications... Just a wild guess...
Is there a scanner that doesn't use a stepper motor? I don't know, but I
would assume that most (if not all) use steppers...
Obviously, it would be a design flaw if the motors caused power supply
problems to the digital and analog sections...