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RE: filmscanners: My replacement 8000 is banding like the first one :-(
> > I thought the Polaroid SprintScan 4k that I had used
> > the plastic teeth in the carrier to move the film...but you
> are saying it
> > only positions the film with those teeth, I assume then locks
> the carrier
> > somehow, and uses an other mechanism (lead screw perhaps) to
> move the film
> > during scanning.
> Yes - this is exactly what it does. If you shine a flashlight into the
> front while it's scanning you can see this.
> Ed Hamrick
Thanks, Ed! I learned something about hardware from you today ;-)