I have about 4000 slides/photos up to 40 years old that I would like to convert to a digital format. I researched services that would do this for me but price tag even with the “discounts” is a couple thousand dollars. I have the time available to do this myself so I am looking for a machine that I can purchase/lease to do the conversion. Any recommendations?? Also, I have research the storage solution with DVD out and either a hard drive or thumb drive – which would be best?? I am looking at buying 2 so in the event of destruction of one I have a spare (yes,
I am aware I could use the cloud but 20+ years of identify theft issues has left very suspicious of any company that has my data). I really appreciate your help as looking at machines on line really does not give a feel for the output quality.