Manufacturer: Benq Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 98/2000/XP/ME
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.03 / 09 Feb 2009
Benq 1240UT/5100U Scanner is a color flatbed scanner produced by Benq Corporation. A scanner is an electronic product which can optically scan printed texts, objects, images, hand writing and changes these into a digital images. There are many types of scanners depending on how they function. The Benq 124OUT/5100U Scanner is a flatbed scanner, also known as desktop scanners. A flatbed scanner is one whereby a document is scanned by putting it on a flat surface, mostly a glass window. After the document has been placed on the glass window, it is covered with an opaque cover to prevent the ambient light from interfering with the scanning process. Flatbed scanners are especially effective when scanning bound documents. The light source as well as sensor array then move about across the surface, reading the document being scanned. When the process is complete the scanned document is produced.
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Worth noting is that transparent images can also be scanned but they will need some special accessories which light them up from the top side. There are scanners which have this option. Flatbed scanners such as Benq 1240UT/5100U Scanner are the most commonly used types of scanners and they are also considered to be the most versatile.This product greatly enhances the sensor calibration routine on resumption from Standby (S3) mode or Hybernate (S4) mode from D3 state of power. When the sensor is in Navigation mode, this product enhances the finger detection mode. This product is therefore suitable for the office environment where one needs to perform some quick scanning of documents. For the Benq 1240UT/5100U Scanner to function effectively and efficiently, users should always ensure that they are using the latest version of the device driver. Old versions have been known to create conflicts and produce errors in the work of the device. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Benq 1240UT/5100U Scanner errors before installing any driver updates.