Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 28 Mb
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me,
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.5 / 14 May 2003
MEM48U, a product of Memorex, is ultra slim flatbed scanner with 48-bit true color. Features of MEM48U include; its interface is USB while its platform is PC. Its form factor is desktop and the input type is color. Its media loading method is manual load and the maximum supported media size is 215.9 x 297.18 mm. It is compatible with operating systems Windows 98, Windows 2000, and Windows Me, while the device's dimensions are: width; eleven inches, depth; seventeen inches and height; two inches. MEM48U's package includes a USB cable, user guide, twain driver, Scansoft textBridge pro and hot plug and play. Its scanning area is 8.5' X 11.7' while its optical resolution is 16bit (grey) and 48bit (color). It has free bundle software which includes Scansoft Textbridge OCR and image editing software. MEM48U may not work with Linux unless one installs a firmware.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
MEM48U can scan at six hundred d p I resolution and one can even utilize higher resolutions. It can be use for scanning of documents and photos among others. However, some users have stated that it is slow particularly when one is using high resolutions. One can use the scanner for archiving documents by first scanning and then sending photos through the email. It may not be very suitable for photo quality scans since resolution options can only range from 100 to 300 dpi. Anyone using MEM48U is advised to utilize the latest version of the device driver so as to use its functions easily. Old versions are known to cause device conflicts and scanning work errors. It is also recommended that one should update its drivers at least once per every month. In case one is not sure of which the latest driver is, it is always important for one to contact the manufacturer. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and MEM48U errors before installing any driver updates.