[Color Computer] Re: [Coco] Rainbow in PDF! And Hot COCO! And Color Computer Magazine!

Neil Morrison neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Fri Jun 10 12:56:16 EDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Wayne Harwood" <michael at musicheadproductions.org>

> I'm new to the list so I may have missed some of this conversation.  I
> purchased a flatbed scanner with a document feeder last year just for this
> purpose, but after contacting Lonnie I was fairly discouraged and haven't
> started the project.  He said he would be willing to work out some sort of
> payment plan so that scanned versions could be sold, but the cost was
> still very high and I didn't think the COCO community would go for a huge
> cost item.  His site is selling some of the older editions for as much as
> $9!

Actually nothing is for sale there - try buying anything!

> I do not have a complete collection, and many of the issues are in
> somewhat sad shape.  I managed to get my hands on a few Hot COCO's and
> Color Computer Magazine's as well.  I would love to recreate my entire
> COCO magazine collection and archive it before time and environement
> destroys the printed versions completely.

I've got complete or near complete collections of the latter two IIRC.

> What would you guys consider "high quality"??  After doing some initial
> scans I found that the quality I was willing to live with ended up being
> so large in size that I was going to be lucky if I got one of the smaller
> magazines on a single CD.  DVD is workable, but still somewhat cost
> prohibitive for a large collection.

See http://www.trs-80.com for examples. His docs all fit on two DVDs


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