[sane-devel] Plustek OpticBook 3600 supported?
Wed, 4 May 2005 08:26:49 +0200
On Tuesday 03 May 2005 17:02, Jon Niehof wrote:
> --- Jens Gulden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > It's really too bad; over at Distributed Proofreaders we're
> > > drooling over the thing.
> > Looking at what DP is doing, I wouldn't expect anything else
> > than you making fun about it...
> There are only two high-speed scanners feeding into the site;
> the rest of us make do with whatever cheap flatbeds we can get
> our hands on. The high-speeds require the book to be destroyed;
> for rarer volumes (and library copies) something like the
> OptiBook would be a godsend to minimize damage.
> > Do you mean the device itself is 'too bad', in terms of
> > technical quality?
> Sorry; English (American?) idiom. "It's too bad"--the whole
> situation is "too bad," disappointing. The same "it" as "it's
> > Are there any devices similiar to the Plustek OpticBook 3600?
> > By other manufacturers?
> Not that I know of; right now it's rather unique and I believe
> rather patented.
Hmmm, probably not, I remember, that I saw another one at the CeBit,
but in the end also not supported :(
I don't remember the manufacturer...