--- Egg Ham <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> DON'T BUY Mustek 1200 SP.
> I bought one myself several months ago when it was
> sale in a store. The price was very attractive U$75
> for SCSI and legal paper size. But all I could get
> from it was black and white. The color never worked.
> (And I am talking about on M$-Win95 not the more
> powerful OS like LINUX.) I spent 2 days on trying
> everything. (I forgot how many times I
> intalled/uninstalled the apps, the drivers, reboot
> PC, unpluged/repluged the scanner. I even
> many other apps.) I almost wanted to uninstalled the
> OS. Then I tried their website. I called their tech
> support, who was extremely useless. He just
> asked me to do the same things I did before I called
> and we spent over an hour on doing that. Don't
> that the phone call is a toll call. Finally I gave
> and return the scanner to the store.
> After I did some research and found out that Astra
> 1220S was the most reliable and affordable (around
> U$140) SCSI scanner in the market. The most
> thing is it is well supported by Linux.
> --- Klaus Eisenblaetter <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi Allan!
> > >
> > > I'm looking for a cheap SCSI scanner for use
> > Linux, hopefully one
> > > which costs less than about 120 UK pounds. I
> > know what that
> > > would be in other currencies, but if it's any
> > for comparison,
> > > here are a couple of the models I've been
> > at:
> > >
> > > Mustek 1200SP Pro SCSI 70 pounds
> > > Acer 620S 105 pounds
> > What a chance, im quit new in this mailing list
> > I subsribed because I
> > bought a very cheap Mustek MFS-1200SP Pro. I
> > unfortunately donŽt get it to
> > work on Linux so as on Win95 yet.
> > >
> > > I'm particularly curious about the Mustek
> > since I can't find
> > > any mention of it on Mustek's website, or
> > else for that
> > > matter, and so I have no idea what resolutions
> > can do, colour
> > > depth, etc.
> > It could be that the Mustek scanner you mean is a
> > Paragon 1200 Pro. You
> > can find a discription under www.mustek.de. DonŽt
> > worry, the language of
> > the web site is english. Anyway, your story looks
> > very similar like my. I
> > bought the Scanner as a "rest choice" (sorry
> > my english) for a
> > price very closed to 70 pounds.
> > I just contacted the Mustek Support about my Win95
> > problems. If IŽll get
> > back some interesting news, IŽll let you know, but
> > think that your
> > decision would not be for the Mustek one now.
> > By
> > Klaus
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