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    Scanner...

    I now have mountains of old photographs dating from 20 to 130 years old which I need to digitize and preserve on my websites...I had been using the one on an older HP printer, but it conked out so now I'm in the market for a new one...I don't need a printer, but just a scanner and I'm hoping to get recommendations on a high quality, high resolution photo and document scanner that won't break the bank of an economically disadvantaged retired gun dealer...Either flatbed or sheetfeed works for me...

    I'm open to suggestion......Ben
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    Canon is running a deal on a bunch of their stuff at really good prices right now in fact I bought a printer scanner from them today you might want to go over there and check it out
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    Black Friday should have a whole lot of scanners on sale. Unfortunately, I cannot recommend any of them to you. My experience with scanners is high end commercial stuff we used at work. Expensive.
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    Thanks guys, I forgot about that Friday sale thingy...I'll look at that......Ben
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    Cyber Monday could be a better option. Shop at home avoid the madding crowd .
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    I've got it narrowed down to the Epson Perfection V39...I think it will serve my purpose...If I don't find anything better between now and tonight, I'll pull the trigger......Ben
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    It's on its way from Amazon...Best Buy shows to have it in stock locally, but I'd have to get caught up in the madding crowd there, so the internet choice was obvious...I'll report on it when it arrives......Ben
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    The video certainly looks good......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    The video certainly looks good......
    Yeah I'm known for making poor choices, but maybe my judgement has improved lately......Ben
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    Should have got yourself some speakers while you were at it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mgrist View Post
    Should have got yourself some speakers while you were at it.
    The speakers aren't the problem...The speakers are in the monitor...I tried a different monitor with different cabling...Then I used my stereo speakers through an old Kenwood receiver as well as my Onkyo amp and pre-amp...Nothing...I'm guessing the problem is inside the CPU, but I'm lost there...The plan is to unhook the CPU and take it to someone to be checked......Ben
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