Author: Lloyd

How to Choose the Best Large Format Scanner

How to Choose the Best Large Format Scanner

A scanner provides you with a way of copying physical images and documents before converting them into digital media. You are not limited to scanning simple text documents, if you choose the best type of scanner, you can also scan photographs, slides and negatives or objects such as fabrics and […]

The Best OBD-II Scanner

The Best OBD-II Scanner

If you are experiencing problems with your vehicle or if the engine warning light is illuminated and you don’t know why – it may be time to invest in an OBD-II scanner. All cars that were produced from 1996 onwards are compatible with OBD-II scanners. An OBD-II scanner plugs into […]

Best Resolution to Scan Photos

Best Resolution to Scan Photos

If you have a box of old analogue photos at home, you may be thinking about making digital copies of them. Being able to access your entire family photo collection using your computer is a fantastic thing. However, unless you understand which type of resolution is the best to use […]

DPI for Scanning Photos

DPI for Scanning Photos

If you look online, there seems to be a basic rule about photo scanning that hasn’t changed in around a decade. It is; that 300dpi is totally fine for scanning photos, and that anything above 600dpi is a waste of time. Everyone says this. It’s literally what hundreds of blogs […]

High Resolution Photo Scanner

High Resolution Photo Scanner

If you’re into posting photos on websites like Instagram or Facebook, but want to get more into film, you’ll probably want to invest in a photo scanner. That way your online following can see your film stuff too! Or let’s say you have a lot of photos on film already, […]

How to Use An OBD Scanner Like A Pro

How to Use An OBD Scanner Like A Pro

For years’ cars were very simple. Carbs and valves were the most complicated technologies under the hood. This all started changing in the 1980s with electronic fuel injection systems, and integration of the car’s electrical system with the engine. These days almost all cars have a sort of electronic ‘’brain’’ […]

What is a Duplex Scanner?

What is a Duplex Scanner?

Starting in the early 1990s, a few men in a laboratory in upstate New York were up to something. They were engineers and employees of the Eastman Kodak company, and even though most printers of the time were of the buzzing, ‘dot-matrix’ variety, Kodak was spending R&D money to do […]

What is a Film Scanner?

What is a Film Scanner?

Well, basically, a film scanner is a device that scans film! This is pretty easy to figure out. But what is a film scanner exactly? What does it do? And why would you want one or want to use one, when you can simply use the standard flatbed scanners and […]

Best Photo Scanners for Home Use

Best Photo Scanners for Home Use

Taking photos is a great way to preserve memories that we share with our friends and loved ones. It is one way of immortalizing unforgettable events and occasions that have happened in our lives. You can have them printed out and framed to be displayed on the wall or organize […]