Re: firmware update microtek scanmaker X6 was: poor poor support fromMicrotek

From: Bob van der Poel (
Date: Tue Jul 25 2000 - 19:58:18 PDT

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    Carl Kreider wrote:
    > On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 02:19:49PM -0700, Bob van der Poel wrote:
    > > (snip)
    > > Glad to hear that they've not changed. I bought an E3 several years ago.
    > > Unfortunately a month after getting it the sucker stopped working. It
    > > cost me nearly as much in toll charges to get a RMA as it was worth. To
    > > be fair, they did fix it, and it's been working fine since. But, the
    > > service run-around I got will ensure that my next scanner is NOT a
    > > Microtek.
    > Hi Bob :)
    > I had a need here for what pretty much amounts to a remote copy
    > machine. The job was to scan a document in one department and
    > print it in another. The tool had to be a "no brainer". I bought
    > a V6USL because it has a 'go' button on it. I could not get any
    > support at all from Microtek and only salvaged the project by

    Hey, nice to hear from you. Amazing how these old (opps, wrong
    word...I've got a b-day in 3 weeks) guys from the coco days keep
    surfacing in Linux groups.

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