[bksvol-discuss] Re: Epson Scanners

Thank you much.  I didn't realize there was such a difference.  I have a
Scanjet III.P., but no SCSI card.  Where do you get a SCSI card for the HP

- Jackie

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Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Epson Scanners

> Hi Jackie,
> I just took a look at the Openbook scanner info page to see what they say
> about speed.  I knew either the 1670 or 1650 was slow, but I couldn't
> remember which one it was.  Here's what I found regarding average scan
> times with Openbook.
> 1670 extremely slow about 60 seconds per page
> 1660 about 13 seconds per page
> 1650 about 20 seconds per page
> Even if you aren't using Openbook, these specs should still give you an
> idea of why people have been searching for the 1660.
> I just got a SCSI card to put in my current computer so I could connect a
> 10 year old HP 4P scanner because the Epson 1250 I've been using has been
> driving me nuts with its slowness.  The 1250 was taking about 50 seconds a
> page, and while that doesn't sound like much when scanning 1 page, you
> 200 or 300 pages in Express Batch mode in Openbook, and it adds up.  I
> mention this to point out that you would very quickly tire of the 1670.
> Dave
> At 08:29 AM 8/28/2004, you wrote:
> >I was looking for the Epson 1660 scanner discussed in July on this
> >list.  I found Epson perfection 1650 and Epson Perfection 1670. Each is
> >$69, refurbished.  Are those okay substitutes for the Epson 1660?  Nobody
> >mentioned the work Perfection, and these are photo scanners, so I wasn't
> >sure.  Please help.
> >
> >- Jackie McCraw
> >

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