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  • Microtek V

    My Microtek Scanmaker V just went out. The lamp is starting to go out and Microtek is saying it is going to costs $100 or more to fix it plus shipping.

    I am wondering if it would be just as advisable to get a newer scanner with 48 bit color, etc. For instance, is the new Microtek 5600 as good a scanner for my purposes? Should I go another hundred or so for an AGFA or Epson?

    I PRIMARILY use the scanner to scan photographs which I then restore using Photoshop 7.0. The Scanmaker V was, and still is, considered a professional type of scanner. Is there a scanner under $500 which I could use to scan photographs, and slides, at a presentable level?

    All help is appreciated.

    Thank You,

    Kenneth S. Coxie

  • #2
    Does this satisfy your needs?

    Epson 3200 review



    • #3
      Microtek V - Reply

      Originally posted by catia
      Does this satisfy your needs?

      Epson 3200 review


      Thank you for the post. That is exactly the type of information I am looking for.