Caution Level: Safe
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows Vista
CanoScan FB1210U is another quality product from Canon that breaks barriers in scanner design and functionality. CanoScan FB1210U has the main features which one may find in other scanner in the market. Why then most buyers prefers CanoScan over its seemingly countless competitors? A close look of CanoScan might just reveal what key points make this scanner as one of the best sellers in the scanner market. CanoScan FB1210U generally has the following specifications. It has a 42-bit color feature, 4 bit grayscale scanning with a 1200 x 2400 ppi optical resolution. This flatbed scanner also as a 9600 x 9600 ppi interpolated resolution with an optical density rating of 3.3D. It has a USB interface and a transparency adaptor that can accommodates slides or negatives. It also has a 216 x 297mm scanning dimension area. Added to this are software and application bundles that come along with it such as Adobe Photoshop LE, OmniPage, Pagemaker, Drivers for Windows 98 and Windows 2000 Professional.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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Scanner designs are commonly divided into two major class; the plain, simple but professional built-to-last type of scanner, and the other is the complex consumer design type of scanner. With CanoScan FB1210U, Canon again went out of its way to break conformity between these two classes. It does this with grace, however, as CanoScan FB1210U essentially features the best of both classes without compromising the sheer beauty and sleekness. Looking further inside, this scanner come with accessories such has USB Cable and CD drivers. Comparing it with the other scanners in the market, Canoscan FB1210U exceeds all its competitors in its signal-to-noise tests. CanoScan unanimously outlast Epson Perfection 1200 Photo. Epson Perfection 1299 PHOTO only got 169.72 while CanoScan got a score of 225.03. With its consistent high performance ratings, The FB1210U is definitely a strong contender in the scanner category from Canon. CanoScan FB1210U excellently does well in improving its color accuracy and at the same time retaining high resolution with absolutely no noise at all. Added to this is the fact that it comes with some bundles of some great software too. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CanoScan FB1210U errors before installing any driver updates.