Anyone have any suggestions for flatbed color scanners for
high end web design work?
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My HP 4C is an absolutely wonderful scanner. If 30 bit color andQuote:>Anyone have any suggestions for flatbed color scanners for
>high end web design work?
If, on the other hand, you really want some serious power, check out
UMAX's line of high end scanners. The Powerlook II and Powerlook
2000. The 2000 has an optical resolution of 1000 X 1000 and can
enhance up to 10,000 X 10,000. The Powerlook II is slightly lower in
res but both are 36 bit scanners. The II goes for around $1500 and
the 2000 is closer to $1900.
I'll be using it for good-quality, mostly greyscale/B&W scans for science
publications that are presently done elsewhere by a drum scanner. The
people here are really fussy, (well, as much as one can with 150 lpi
I looked at the Epson 1200 dpi scanner, but was a bit put off by the small
preview window, lack of decent documentation, and the lack of local
I've seen good reviews of the UMax PowerLook, and wonder whether they
correspond with reality. Also, how is the company on support?
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