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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    Morning folks,

    About software, I'm scanning 95% large format black and white. Very little color and when I do shoot color film it's almost always medium format transparency.

    I set my file base...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    I just spent a few hours trying to get everything working (again). I sort of blew it rebuilding the desktop to be looking at the monitor with an rgb grid - with nothing discernible..

    Anyway after...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    Spent all day messing with the blue box.

    The drive in a bay 1 believe is scsi and I have no way to connect it. I was assuming it was the boot drive. Left it disconnected.

    The drive in bay 2 is...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    Here is the connection I think will solve the issue.

    The larger is on the scsi card, the other is on data ribbon.

    Am I on right path?

    Bob

    Add in 3/9 - I wonder if a different data ribbon...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    I spent time on the issue this morning and here is what I "think" I know at this point.

    The second drive just sat in computer. Why the owner didn't put it in bay 2 I can only guess. He had it...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    Yes it is a translucent blue Mac. I don't have a boot disk unfortunately.

    The history is; a friend bought it and never had the time to put it into service.. He made me an offer I couldn't refuse,...
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    Re: Help help drowning in mac land

    Thanks for the reply Sandy.

    There is only one circular port/plug for the mouse, no plug in for a keyboard. It does have 2 usb ports.

    the IBM drive has a ribbon connecting the motherboard to the...
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    Help help drowning in mac land

    Just brought a drum scanner home. Looks to be in very nice shape. Trying to get it running, well not the scanner, but the old G3 Mac that came with it.

    I got it to sort of boot, but got the...
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    Re: Polaroid SprintScan 45

    The problem is not with the software. It's with SCSI. I have the same issue and finding a card for the late model Mac's and OS requires a very expensive card. I may have to bite the bullet and get an...
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    Re: Resale Value of a Cezanne Elite?

    I think that number is OK. Hard to find units in superb shape. So if you have one you'll do fine. It's a great machine.

    As Peter says condition is paramount. What does the platten look like,...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Sorry I forgot I did ask you. maybe still in trash can, recycle bin for PC types.

    Anyway, I too agree its unlikely software, but I've had reinstalls fix the craziest problems. We don't want to do...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan something has changed. I went through scans I made with the Cezanne and found no evidence of what your finding. There were scans on the cpu I sent, I'd suggest you take a look to confirm. I...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan, try something for me. With the power off, move the bed manually into the left guard and back to original position. Do this slowly. It should move smoothly with some resistance. Should go...
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    Re: Seeking perfect field 4x5 camera.

    I agree with the point of view that perfect is a personal decision.

    Let me illustrate, I've owned the following cameras in LF...

    Zone VI
    Technikardan,
    Technika 2000
    Chamonix
    Original...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    This class of scanner is amazing. If I didn't have the Polaroid I'd really be in mourning.

    I'm very pleased the glitches went away, maybe it just needed some exercise. I had a few issues that...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan,

    The plates do not provide required stability, just flattening. I never used more than one unless I had the bed filled with sheet film in a batch process.

    During the scan, the movement is...
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    Re: Dallas / Fort Worth LF Gathering

    Spoke with Glenn, he and I will be there.

    bob
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan, consider

    http://scanscience.com/index.html

    or

    http://aztek.com/consumables.html

    as a source of ideas and supplies. Wet scanning can get detail out that no other method can. I use...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan, wavy lines can be network issues, usually not mechanical issues. As you can imagine sampling millions of points on the film need to be assembled correctly. timing is a stringent need for...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Peter brings up a good point. Do not pixel peep at 100 percent to see apparent sharpness. 25% is more appropriate to the final print.

    bob
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    l always scanned at a divisor of the chip to minimize math errors in interpretation. so i'd scan at 1000, 2000, 4000, and 8000 dpi. the sensor is a 8000 pixel ccd 3 line chip. Now the downside of...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    You're very welcome. Hope your as pleased with the Cezanne as I was. I'm going to miss it.

    Pleased it all worked out. You may have one of the best examples in the country.

    Bob
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Basically. The stepper motor makes a step, in a momentary pause, the sensor does a read and sends to CPI. Motor makes another step, sensor makes another read, and on and on.

    In a color scan each...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    I think I'd check all connections and clean with contact cleaner. Caution dont use plastic q-tips, wooden only. I'd also check computer and maybe reseat boards, certainly check that one didnt vibrate...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    I've never seen that, but the folded colors in the blurry part does remind me of another poster a while back who was having a data transmission issue, if its a stepper issue it would be a specific...
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan,

    Always have long dimension of the film run in the same direction as scan bed.

    If your scan line flaw runs across then it could be the stepper motor, but I've never seen a Cezanne have a...
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    Re: Chamonix 8x10 - Teak: First Impressions

    I don't have the Chamonix 8x10, only the 4x5. It is mainly a carbon fibre camera with wood components. It is very strong. I believe the 8x10 is also made this way.

    Possibly this is the reason for...
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    Re: looking for Calumet C-1

    I have one not being used, green but not mag. In nice shape. PM me and we can discuss a fair price (cheap).

    Bob
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    Got it on the calender, I'll be there.

    bob
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    Re: Kodak announcement from KEH

    Full press release


    Business Wire
    8:30 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Feb 09, 2012
    Eastman Kodak Company (the “Company”) (OTB: EKDKQ.PK) announced today that, as a result of its...
  31. Re: For 4x5 & 8x10 is there a longer lens than 300mm that does not cost a mint?

    Hi Paul,

    New/modern = $$

    Maybe something like a 19 inch (just under 500mm) Artar. Likely half the $$'s of a modern.

    Glass is fantastic, old shutters work fine given a proper CLA.

    That was...
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    Re: Windows via Bootcamp on a Mac

    Boot camp works great, if your need don't require multiple programs sharing process or data. There are some workarounds on data that are simple to implement.

    I boot over to PC for games primarily...
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    Re: D-23 or D-76

    Tablet films = Pyrocat

    Standard films = D23

    Long scale = D23 two bath

    D23 loses a little film speed to D76, but I sure like the highlights better.

    bob
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    Re: Sinar groundglass

    Your OK, Sinar has finished machined the gg position and no shims are required. Only way to screw up is to put the frosted side out. It should go on side towards lens.

    bob
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    This hit the morning hot news at the investment...

    This hit the morning hot news at the investment firms.

    Kodak files for Chapter 11. The once mighty Eastman Kodak (EK) has filed for bankruptcy protection, and has obtained a $950M, 18-month credit...
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    Re: JOBO CPE-2 hack

    Put a small baggy with 8-10 ice cubes in the tank. works great and no cost to boot.

    I too live in the land of heat using a CPE. The lack of tank insulation is pretty meaningless unless your doing...
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    Much of this declining americana, is related to the significant reduction in the workforce in heavy manufacturing often due to new technology. The reduction of the workforce occurs without a...
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    EK no longer on the NYSE

    Eastman Kodak Co. (EK): The unprofitable imaging company that tumbled 88 percent last year was notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it may be delisted because the shares are too low. -...
  39. Re: Getting started with Pyro HD, TMX and Jobo 3006

    About prewash, I do 2 for about 30-40 seconds each with more water than minimum. I'm trying to not only get the drum and film to process temp, but also remove as much of the AH dye that I can.
    ...
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    Re: 8x10, 4x5 QL Acros

    I'm interested on participating on the 8x10 order, how much is somewhat price dependent. gotta be better price than importing it from Japan.

    I might have an interest in 4x5 QL, though I have...
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