Scanners archive

  • Canon CanoScan 8600F scanner review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon CanoScan 8600F scanner review

    By 14 March 2007

    Canon’s CanoScan 8600F is an attractive A4 scanner with built-in Film Adapter Unit, erm ... film scanning hood. The silver liveried scanner has a black strip across the top plate, a top plate that houses the FAU and seven EX Buttons, providing fast,...

  • HP Scanjet 8200 scanner review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    HP Scanjet 8200 scanner review

    By 26 February 2007

    The Scanjet 8200 is more business scanning machine than strictly a photo scanner, you can even buy it with an additional automatic document feeder, by having said that it can scan A4 documents on the A4 plate, negatives (four frames on a strip) and slides...

  • Pentax launches DSmobile 600 Scanner
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    Pentax launches DSmobile 600 Scanner

    By 2 January 2007

    Pentax has introduced a new portable scanner that seems to be available only in the US at the moment. The DSmobile 600 is a slim and compact 600dpi colour scanner that promises to provide greater speeds than previous mobile scanners. It measures only...

  • HP unveils Scanjet G4050 and Photoshop G4010 scanners
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    HP unveils Scanjet G4050 and Photoshop G4010 scanners

    By 18 December 2006

    HP has launched two new scanners designed to help you in digitising your old photos by splitting the image into six colours – red, orange, yellow, green, cyan, and blue – instead of the usual three colours. Each colour is sampled at 16 bits per pixel,...

  • DocuPen RC800 lets you scan on the go
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    DocuPen RC800 lets you scan on the go

    By 29 November 2006

    If you've ever needed to scan and store documents on the go, the new DocuPen RC800 could be just the thing you've been looking for. Its manufacturers call it the world's smallest handheld colour full-page scanner. It lets you scan a document in 4 seconds...

  • Epson launches two new entry-level photo scanners
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    Epson launches two new entry-level photo scanners

    By 16 August 2006

    Epson has launched two new budget-priced A4 scanners that integrates Matrix CCD technology, which is supposed to produce high-quality photo scans. The Perfection V100 Photo features a maximum optical resolution of 3200 x 9600dpi, while the V350 achieves...

  • Canon launches four new scanners
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    Canon launches four new scanners

    By 2 August 2006

    Canon has today updated its scanner line with four new models ranging in price from $79 to $179. The CanoScan8600F, LiDE 600F, CanoScan 440F, and the LiDE 70 colour scanners scan both documents and photos. The first three all scan photos at up to 4800...

  • Epson Perfection V700 Photo scanner review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Epson Perfection V700 Photo scanner review

    By 27 July 2006

    Over the last 2 years Epson has produced some exceptional scanners, the 4870 was a cracker, followed a year later by the 4990, which improved the package even further. In short they’re great scanners for both flat reflective originals such as photo...

  • Plustek OpticFilm 7200i scanner review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Plustek OpticFilm 7200i scanner review

    By 24 May 2006

    So you've gone digital? But let me quess, you've got a shoe box full of photographs that just aren't getting a look in over your digital collection? Plustek hope to change this with its compact, dedicated, 35mm film or negative film scanner. The 7200i...

  • Epson launches two new scanners for photo fans
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    Epson launches two new scanners for photo fans

    By 24 February 2006

    Epson has introduced two premium flatbed scanners, the Perfection V750 Pro and the Epson Perfection V700 Photo geared for the photo enthusiast or advanced amateur photographer. The new models offer 6400dpi x 9600dpi, the innovative Dual Lens System, DIGITAL...

  • HP 4890 Scanner review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    HP 4890 Scanner review

    By 31 January 2006

    Flatbed scanners are increasingly able to do more and more in terms of the bits you can scan on them, and like many flatbeds at the 4890's level, scanning multiple film formats as part of the package is a must have, particularly if you want to archive...

  • Epson launch Perfection 3490 Photo and Perfection 3590 Photo scanners
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    Epson launch Perfection 3490 Photo and Perfection 3590 Photo scanners

    By 9 August 2005

    Dixons may have declared the 35mm film camera dead, but that hasn't stop Epson launching two new two new 35mm film scanners, enabling you to archive straight from your 35mm film or slides to digital to store on your computer. The new models that both...

  • Epson launch the Perfection 4490 Photo flatbed scanner
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    Epson launch the Perfection 4490 Photo flatbed scanner

    By 7 August 2005

    Epson has launched its latest all singing all dancing scanner in the form of the Epson Perfection 4490 Photo. The new model incorporates Digital ICE Technology, to ensure that even scratched films can be restored to their former glory. With a street price...

  • Fujitsu fi-5110EOX2  ScanSnap Scanner review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Fujitsu fi-5110EOX2 ScanSnap Scanner review

    By 8 June 2005

    Looking rather like Fujitsu have gutted a batch of bubblejet printers, ScanSnap brings new technology to a familiar package, and although the model number is longer than that of a Star Wars robot, this is the third iteration of this device. This latest...

  • Epson Stylus Photo RX620 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Epson Stylus Photo RX620 review

    By 6 June 2005

    For the small office user where space is always an important factor, having an all-in-one printer, copier and scanner can certainly be appealing, but are you restricting yourself by having an all in one solution, and more importantly is the sum of all...

  • Canon launches new F500 flagship scanner
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    Canon launches new F500 flagship scanner

    By 5 January 2005

    Canon has launched a new film capable scanner to its CanoScan range. The LiDE 500F will become the new flagship to the LiDE range and is capable of scanning film at a resolution of 2400x4800. Ultra-thin (its 35mm thick) the scanner also comes with a number...

  • DocuPen R700 review
    Cameras 2.5 out of 5

    DocuPen R700 review

    By 21 October 2004

    Billed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s smallest scanner, the DocuPen has a lot to live up to. The length of an A4 piece of paper and the width of a standard HB pencil you can’t disagree on the size, but does that mean a lack of quality?...

  • Canon launches three new scanners
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    Canon launches three new scanners

    By 21 September 2004

    Canon this morning has announced the launch of three new scanners; the CanoScan 9950F, the CanoScan 4200 and the CanoScan 8400. The flagship of the range is the 9950F that is capable of 4800 x 9600 dpi 48 bit colour depth. According to Canon the 9950F...

  • Canon launches the CanoScan LiDE 35
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    Canon launches the CanoScan LiDE 35

    By 20 July 2004

    Canon has announced a new entry level scanner to its CanoScan LiDE range - the CanoScan LiDE 35. The key features of the new scanner are a 38mm thick body that offers 1200 x 2400 dpi at 48-bit colour depth. The scanner also features QARE Level 2 dust...

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    Canon launches new Flatbed film scanner – the CanoScan 5200F

    By 5 May 2004

    Canon has announced a new flatbed scanner: the CanoScan 5200F film and document scanner. The scanner offers 2400x4800 dpi, 48-bit colour depth and a 6-frame Film Adapter Unit allowing high volume film scanning. An enlarged FAU allows up to six 35mm unmounted...

  • CardScan Executive 600cx review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    CardScan Executive 600cx review

    By 6 April 2004

    If, like most business people, you've got a stack of business cards from all and sundry piled up on your desk then the Corex CardScan might just come in handy. The unit is a miniature scanner that has been specifically built for scanning in business cards...

  • Fujitsu ScanSnap! review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Fujitsu ScanSnap! review

    By 24 February 2004

    Here's something that isn't run of the mill. Fujitsu looks like it has stepped into the shoes of a typical SOHO customer to discover what they might need from a paper document processing perspective. The result is ScanSnap!, a carefully targeted small...

  • HP scanjet 4670 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    HP scanjet 4670 review

    By 22 January 2004

    Scanners are scanners aren’t they? Not much has changed since the first versions started appearing on our desktop. Resolutions have become overkill for the average user, but apart from that they were beige slabs that take up desk or shelf space and...

  • CanoScan LiDE 50 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    CanoScan LiDE 50 review

    By 14 November 2003

    Flatbed scanners have been around for a long time, but every time you blink they seem to be getting faster and smaller. The CanoScan LiDE 50 is no exception to this with is dimensions being slightly larger than an A4 piece of paper (258 x 374 x 38mm compared...

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    hp photosmart 1200 photo scanner

    By 3 November 2003

    People with a need for a simpler, smaller device that will be used primarily for capturing photo images. Small, portable, very easy to use, it works with or without a PC. The device is compatible with multiple memory cards. The device allows you to scan...