Scanning figures-software/harware recommendations?

Bradley K. Sherman bks at
Tue Mar 1 22:15:27 EST 1994

In article <1994Mar1.213741.25504 at> FRICHARD at (Frank Richardson) writes:
>I would like to scan polaroids of (ethidium-bromide stained) gels so that I can
>directly input them into a Macintosh.  Does anyone have experience with this?
>What sort of scanner would you recommend? What would be the best software for
>further "touch-ups"? I would like to eventually have slide/figure quality
>representations of my gels in a format for output to a slide writer.

We get reasonable results with a UMAX 630 scanner and Adobe
PhotoShop.  This was an investment of about $1200 over a year


Bradley K. Sherman               P.O. Box 245                    
Computer Scientist               Berkeley, CA, 94701
Dendrome Project                 510-559-6437 FAX: 510-559-6440  
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