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August 23rd, 2011 - 9:51 pm § in Features

Scanner drivers explained

Generally speaking you do not need to worry about drivers when buying a popular brand name scanner, but it is worth understanding the basics to avoid potential confusion. The de facto standard which allows scanners and other optical devices to communicate with PCs is called TWAIN. The acronym purpor[...]

August 23rd, 2011 - 9:49 pm § in Reviews

Flatbed Scanner Reviews

UMAX Astra 4950 The Astra 4950 is an entry level flatbed scanner which offers 48 bit colour and a resolution of 1200 by 2400. The device features a 35mm film and negative scanner and comes with a selection of image editing and manipulation software. Although the device is largely designed for imagin[...]

August 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm § in Reviews

Sheet fed scanner reviews

Visioneer Strobe XP 200 If desk space is at a premium and you need a really tiny document scanner the Strobe XP 200 is about as miniscule as they come. The device is capable of scanning an A4 sheet in about 10 seconds, but since it has no sheet feeder the ppm speed depends largely [...][...]