Released by Microtek:
Scanning Reaches New Heights! Microtek launches new ScanMaker 6100
As a special introductory offer for the ScanMaker 6100 Microtek have launched a trade-in initiative. The enduser can trade in their existing scanner - any model, any make and receive a fantastic £50 discount on the ScanMaker 6100 - bringing the price down to an amazing £149.99. This offer is available for a strictly limited period from December 1st 2003 until March 31st 2004 whilst stocks last. Normal price is £199.99 inc vat.
An extremely powerful model delivering amazing performance for the price.
– Microtek, a pioneer in scanning technologies and a leader in graphic imaging solutions is proud to announce the release of the ScanMaker 6100 – a high resolution scanner in the digitizing family. With a 48 bit colour depth, a maximum 3200 x 6400 dpi optical resolution and hi-speed USB 2.0 port, the ScanMaker 6100 combines power and versatility in a value packed scanning solution.
The ScanMaker 6100 has two EZ-Lock film holders to load various sizes of films, ranging from 35mm slides, 35mm film strips, to 6 x 9cm film. There is also a 4” by 5” film template to meet almost all user requirements. As well as scanning positive and negative film, the ScanMaker 6100 scans reflective material like photos or prints with precise colour accuracy.
The inclusion of LaserSoft SilverFast SE for Windows and Mac OS X (inc. Panther) brings a professional level of tools to the user. Powerful automatic image correction, scratch and dust removal plus grain and noise elimination deliver high levels of user control in a fast, easy to use and accurate software solution.
“This model sets new standards in film and reflective scanning” commented Peter Stengel, European Sales and Marketing Manager, “This scanner combines the new Microtek Sigma Six™ CCD technology with high resolution of 3200 x 6400 dpi to give scans with intricate details without any compromise. We believe that the ScanMaker 6100 we’ve introduced today is the best choice in its class and delivers amazing performance for the price”
Features and Benefits:
• Built-in 4” x 5” TMA and bundled with Mulit-Format EZ-Lock Holders.
The 4” by 5” built-in TMA and the Microtek patented FilmView makes scanning easy for transparent media such as negative filmstrip and slides. Images are captured with accurate colour detail. The bundled multi-format EZ-Lock film holders and the ScanWizard software automatically detect the film holder format and each frame that is filled. All users need to do is place the films in the film holder and press the scan button. All film frames will be cropped and transferred into high quality files.
• Superb 10.24MP1 Optical Resolution and 48 - bit Colour
To meet the demand for exceedingly high quality, the ScanMaker 6100 features a true optical resolution of 3200 x 6400 dpi. This resolution is acheived by applying the Sigma Six™ CCD technology to scan intricate details with high accuracy.
• LaserSoft SilverFast SE 6
SilverFast is the only scanning package today that successfully combines ease of use, productivity and quality. This new version is fully Windows XP compliant as well as Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and Adobe Photoshop CS. Microtek chose SilverFast SE for this scanner as it can quickly and efficiently squeeze every last drop of detail that the scanner has to offer giving a brilliant scan every time.
• New Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface is 40 times faster than conventional USB port.
To give this scanner a real speed boost simply attach to a high-speed USB 2 interface (card not supplied). This scanner is also fully compliant with the common USB 1.1 interface.
• 7 Smart-Touch Buttons plus convenient power button.
ScanMaker 6100 incorporates 7 smart-touch buttons for one-step functions such as OCR (Optical Character Recognition), photo sharing, scan, copy and email. The Custom button can be individualised to suit your needs.
• Modern, Slim and Compact in Design without no loss of image quality.
ScanMaker 6100 with its built-in 4” x 5” light lid is one of the slimmest scanners in the world. Measuring a mere 77mm in depth, the design is stylish and streamlined. Most slim scanners available today use CIS technology commonly found in fax machines. The ScanMaker 6100 uses superior CCD image sensors to maintain absolute high scan quality.
• Powerful Software Bundle
Image Editing, OCR and Image database management are all catered for with the included software from Adobe, Ulead and ABBYY. SilverFast SE 6 delivers both automatic and manual controls to help achieve brilliant scans.
• Two Year Total Support.
Total support offers 24 months free telephone support plus a replacement scanner should the hardware fail in the 2 year period.
Microtek, one of the World’s largest manufacturers of Desktop scanners for PC and Macintosh platforms was founded in 1980 in Taiwan and has always offered high quality products combined with a ‘solution-out-of-the-box’. Microtek offers probably the widest range of flatbed and film scanners that address the needs of most end users.