I've always been allowed to do my own when asked. Their standard max
seems to be 600dpi raw tiff. But, you are correct - if THEY do it, you
get one of a couple preset functions - and usually pdf or jpg.
On 12/10/22 5:23 PM, Don R wrote:
The one problem with that is how compressed the
default scanning rate is set too.
I once asked if a oversized image could be scanned at a high quality scan rate of my
choice and was told no, it would be scanned at a preset default.
Often times it’s the lowest denominator, unless you can do use a walk up scanner and make
all adjustments yourself.
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> On Dec 10, 2022, at 5:18 PM, steve shumaker via cctalk <cctalk(a)classiccmp.org>
> If there's that much interest, it might be worth taking to a FedEx shop and
getting a high quality wide format scan.
>> On 12/10/22 3:27 PM, John Foust via cctalk wrote:
>> Well, she went for $810 to a map dealer in London, and he had to pay
>> about another $200 for the eBay global shipping program and duties.
>> I asked one of the other losing bidders about what I had here and why it
>> was popular... he said "Dealers are collecting them and
>> trying to sell them at various price points. So far sales
>> have been pretty minimal at anything over $1000. The
>> exception is that some libraries are starting to collect
>> them with an eye on the future."
>> I'll see if I can stitch a good scan before I ship it out.
>> - John