More on manuals plus rescue

Sean Caron scaron at
Tue Aug 18 15:22:34 CDT 2015

I don't care too much about file sizes with how cheap storage is these days
but I've done some scanning projects in the past and there's always a
critic, LOL.



On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 4:20 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at>

>     > From: Sean Caron
>     > I have found that even fairly fine detail reproduces okay with a 300
>     > DPI scan ... there's no need in scanning with extraneous bit depth
> and
>     > then you start to get people complaining about file sizes
> I have found that one can generally have one's cake, and eat it too:
> if I scan at 600dpi in black and white, and then use "CCITT Group 4"
> compression, the resulting images (of prints) are ~200KB per page.
> Is that small enough? :-)
>         Noel

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