[bksvol-discuss] Re: scanning questions

On a tight budget, you might like this, Tim:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Dell-V305-InkJet-Printer-with-FREE-SURGE-PROTECTOR_W0QQi
temZ360196229251QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCOMP_Printers?hash=item53dd5e4883


Take care!

Valerie

Please pray for Doug's Dad & visit his website:

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/billkoonce

 

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> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-
> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tim Cox
> Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 1:25 PM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: scanning questions
> 
> Thanks Valerie, this is very useful information. Tim
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Valerie Maples" <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 11:21 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: scanning questions
> 
> 
> > As a queen of testing, I have used FineReader Pro (7 &9), IRIS Pro
> > (11/12),
> > OmniPage Pro (various iterations from 8-17), and the now defunct
> > TextBridge
> > (absorbed eventually by Nuance/OmniPage).  Of current products on the
> PC,
> > FineReader is most transparent and Pro is VERY powerful and
> timesaving.
> > Having said that, depending on your machine and OS, for what it was
> at the
> > time, TextBridge was incredible!  So, if you have an older machine
> and
> > older
> > OS, dirt cheap copies might be available on eBay and the like.
> >
> > If you pick up a refurbished scanner or AIO, you will probably get
> > something
> > decent bundled and a bargain.  eBay had Dell all in ones for under
> $50
> > SHIPPED that scanned beautifully and bundled FineReader Sprint and
> you
> > would
> > be current on  both.
> >
> > Just my experience and two cents...
> > Valerie
> >
> > Currently scanning "Don't You Wish" by Robin Jones Gunn/ the Sierra
> Jensen
> > Series
> > Currently proofing:  Angel Pawprints  by Laurel e. Hunt
> > Imprisoned In The Golden City (Trailblazer Books #8) by Neta & Dave
> > Jackson
> > Broken Dishes (Benni Harper, Book 11)  by Earlene Fowler
> > Ten Days To Self-Esteem
> >
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-
> >> bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tim Cox
> >> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 7:27 PM
> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: scanning questions
> >>
> >> Hi Monica,
> >>
> >> Thanks for the lead, I am researching FineReader and am weighing it
> >> against
> >> Text Cloner Pro. Tim
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Monica Willyard" <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 4:36 PM
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: scanning questions
> >>
> >>
> >> > Tim, I've been giving some thought to your situation. I don't know
> >> > anything
> >> > about the TextCloner software you asked about. I do know that
> several
> >> of
> >> > our
> >> > volunteers use FineReader. You might be able to get FineReader 7
> or 8
> >> at a
> >> > lower price since version 9 is the current version. It's more
> >> affordable
> >> > than Kurzweil or OpenBook, and FineReader is the primary engine
> >> Kurzweil
> >> > and
> >> > Openbook use for scanning. I know the technology for blind users
> is
> >> > expensive, and I wish I could offer you a better solution. I hope
> >> you'll
> >> > find a good deal on a scanner and software so you can get back
> into
> >> > scanning
> >> > again.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Monica Willyard
> >> > "The best way to predict the future is to create it." -- Peter
> >> Drucker
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