[bksvol-discuss] Re: Epson Scanners

Good thing he sent this message.  It reminded me to mention that, if you're
using XP, definitely do Not use whatever came with the scanner.  You will
also need XP or 2000 drivers, available on the HP web site.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <talmage@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, August 29, 2004 1:07 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Epson Scanners


> Hi Jackie,
>
> I got my SCSI card for $16, with free shipping, from http://GearXS.com.
It
> was just the card, no cables, manual, drivers, etc.  I wouldn't recommend
> this card for you however, as I already had a cable for it, and it isn't
> the one that came with the scanner.  I'm guessing that you probably have a
> 25 pin male to a male centronics cable that came with your 3P, so I
imagine
> you'll probably want to look around for a card with an external 25 pin
> female connector to save money on a cable.
> I found mine through the sight that Sarah mentioned,
http://www.pricewatch.com
>
> Dave
>
> At 04:07 AM 8/29/2004, you wrote:
> >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
> >Scanjets?
> >
> >- Jackie
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <talmage@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Saturday, August 28, 2004 6:11 AM
> >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
> >scan
> > > 200 or 300 pages in Express Batch mode in Openbook, and it adds up.  I
> >only
> > > 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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