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Workstation Hardware


Apple iMac (8,1), 2.66 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 250 GB HD, dual monitors, internal CD/DVD player/burner
Operating System: Mac OS X


HP7400c Series Scanjet Scanner (flatbed, 2400x2400 dpi hardware, true 48-bit, USB/SCSI)
Interface (driver): HP PrecisionScan Pro Software 3.3 (Max OS X version)
Used for scanning project where super-accurate color is not required and objects are not larger than 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner
Interface (driver): SilverFast
Used when color accuracy is critical and when objects or oversized.

Optical Storage Media

DVDs - DVD+R (Taiyo Yuden or Verbatim brand)
Store in Tyvek CD/DVD envelopes.

Storage Devices

Optical storage: Internal CD/DVD burner and an external DVD-Burner (Plextor PX-708UF)
Used for burning DVD copies of vendor deliverables and for all digital objects after a project is completed.

Spinning storage: One external hard drive (Lacie Bigger Disk Extreme, 1 TB) - Used for convenient local backups of objects during production.

Backups: All master images, in JPEG2000 format, are copied to external hard disks and stored off site.

(Reviewed: September 27, 2009)