I have one I bought several years ago (Artiscan), which I now use as a
doorstop and occasional boat anchor.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Arthur Entlich" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:41 PM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Jenoptik scanner - quick response please?
> Stay away from it. I don't know anyone who was happy with it. It
> claims 2400 dpi, but that's stretching it. It is sold under a number of
> names, such as Artiscan here in Canada. It has a parallel interface
> which means it is slow as molasses in the winter.
> The SS4000 is several orders of magnitude better quality. A medium
> priced flatbed would do better than the Jenoptik. You do not want it,
> no matter what the price, unless you don't ever plan on printing your
> How's that for a quick response?
> Mark Otway wrote:
> > On Special offer at Scan today. ( http://www.scan.co.uk/today.htm )
> > Jenoptik JS21 35mm Film/Slide Scanner £133.00
> > Can anyone give me any opinions on this scanner? Obviously any feedback
> > would be appreciated ASAP, since the offer is only on today.
> > I've a feeling that my original choice (a Polaroid SS4000 from the US)
> > would still be better, but you never know...
> > Thanks
> > Mark
> > .
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