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Re: filmscanners: My replacement 8000 is banding like the first one :-(
In a message dated 7/21/2001 12:29:30 PM EST, email@example.com writes:
> > Using a microswitch or an optical sensor to detect the
> > zero position is less accurate than the resolution of
> > most scanners, which makes multi-pass multi-scanning
> > impractical with these scanners.
> I disagree. They don't have to re-home for each pass. Once home as
> ascertained, and then the starting place of the scan is known, the stepper
> can reposition it self back there ad-infinitum.
I agree that this would work fine (this appears to be how Nikon does it).
My point was that many scanners do it wrong, probably because they
aren't designed for multi-pass multi-scanning. This makes sense,
because if a company were designing for multi-scanning, they'd do
the simple firmware modifications needed to do single-pass