StickHead wrote: If you have any advice on how best to scan for good readable quality, or concerning good, cheap online storage, please chip in.
atarimania wrote:Yes, no problem for hosting more Atari related magazines on Atarimania, we already host about 30000 pages of magazine and the site is on a dedicated server so the disk space is not (almost) a problem
You can use the ftp to send them on the server and I'll add them on the site.
StickHead wrote:So far, these are the (full magazine) scans I've found online:
Multi format magazines:
ACE magazine: #1 - #55
Computers and Video Games magazine: #60 - #125 (should be the period where the ST has content)
Your Computer: 1986 - 1988 (again, most relevant period, but earlier issues available)
STart magazine: v01_01 to v05_07
Atari User: v01_01 to v04_07
Page 6 magazine/New Atari User: #18-#85
These are all English magazines, as it's the only language I can read I've also found a bunch of disk magazines online, so I've grabbed those too.
Marakatti wrote:There are also a lot of french ST magazines: http://www.abandonware-magazines.org/
Generation4 and Tilt also has a tons of ST related articles and reviews.
Here's couple of ST User and ST Review issues: http://www.oldgamemags.com/index.php?ti ... arch&ns0=1
I also have most issues of The One for ST Games in scanned format.
StickHead wrote:The Amiga Magazine Rack is a great resource but they have a lot of pages missing from their magazines
Marakatti wrote:I also have most issues of The One for ST Games in scanned format.
alexh wrote:Magazines used to have a very high number of adverts remember.
StickHead wrote:Would you mind ftp-ing them up to my hosting when I've set it up?
Marakatti wrote:8 issues total of 537 megs waiting for a place to go.
Mug UK wrote:I picked up 330gbs worth of bits and pieces whilst visiting the Retro Computer Museum last weekend by way of a kind-of up-to-date TOSEC collection. Inside the TOSEC-PIX section are a load of pre-scanned magazines - I'll see which ones are of use.
Shredder11 wrote:Shall I upload my ACE magazine 4.10GB pdf files?
StickHead wrote:My set's resolution is six times larger (note the zoom), yet much smaller file size. The one on the left is slightly better in terms of readability, most noticeably on the red box-out, but only if you are really looking. I think we may as well stick to the smaller file size version.
wongck wrote:StickHead wrote:My set's resolution is six times larger (note the zoom), yet much smaller file size. The one on the left is slightly better in terms of readability, most noticeably on the red box-out, but only if you are really looking. I think we may as well stick to the smaller file size version.
I beg to differ.
We should keep the better quality version. HDD space is relatively cheap nowadays.
Once we discard the better quality version, it's gone forever.
But with the better quality version, we can reproduce the smaller size version anytime.
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