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Re: [SLUG] Cheap and nasty camera

On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 10:32:38AM +0800, Mike Holland wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Jamie Honan wrote:
> > All will be released under the GPL. But in order to show how to
> > build, what it looks like etc, I want to take some photos.
> Use a scanner. Even cheap ones I used had a some centimetres depth of
> field, plenty for photographing flat-ish objects. And the quality is
> infinitely better than a cheap digital camera.
>   OR just use a regular camera, and scan the photo prints.

The latest issue of Cave Radio and Electronics Group, which I subscribe to, 
has an article on this technique for documenting PC boards complete 
with electronics.  I had not even though of it before. 
The depth of field of scanners is quite deep.

(Jamie, drop e a reminder email before next SLUG meeting and i'll mak ea
photocopy of the article for you)

I feel better about world problems now!

Michael Lake, University of Technology, Sydney
Work: Mike.Lake@nospam.uts.edu.au Ph: 02 9514 1724 Fx: 02 9514 1628 
Home: http://www.speleonics.com.au
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