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RE: computer tech help

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Renee.Berg_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Wed Oct 01 2003 - 06:49:34 PDT


I agree with Dale, if I did it over again I would not buy the sony mavica with the disks. I would buy something with the tiny memory cards.
Renee

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From: Dale [mailto:dtsafdie@citlink.net]
Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2003 5:50 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: computer tech help

A comment about scanners -

Go for the resolution first as John Bueltel suggested, but notice if there
are other features. I've had several scanners. I love the one I have now, a
Visioneer, because it has a Copy button so it acts as a photocopy machine
(for one copy at a time). I can send images directly to the printer without
having to take the time to scan and store them. I like the software too. It
has a form typer and an OCR bridge to the word processor.

I disagree about the camera using floppies. I used to like this system, but
you end up with a huge stack of diskettes that you have to carry around and
each disk has a limited capacity. I like the kind with the tiny memory
cards. They can hold a tremendous number of images. You can buy additional
cards in all different capacities, so you can swap them out when they are
full. Look for one that uses a USB cable to download to your base computer
system. Then you can transfer them onto a CD (make sure your CD player can
write to CDs). A lot of the apples you find at schools do not use a floppy
drive.

Dale in TN

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