Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 26.25 Mb
Operating System: Windows XP, ME, 2000 and 98 ,Macintosh OS x, OS9.x and OS 10.1.3
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.76 / 2002
The Microtek ScanMaker 3800 is a sleek scanner manufactured using the EDGE design, which gives the device improved performance than the earlier scanners manufactured by the Microtek. The device enable users to save time when processing documents since four documents can be scanned at a time. The scanner has a bit depth of 48-bit colors, with an optical illusion of 1200 x 600 dpi. The scan area is 8.5 x 11.7 inches. On purchase, the user is provided with the installation CD that also has software such as adobe acrobat reader, fineReader Sprint and scan wizard version 5 for use in both PC and Mac platforms. The package also has a Power adapter and a USB cable. Some of the other devices that the use may like to use with the scanner include the 35 mm slide or a filmstrip adapter.
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
The Microtek ScanMaker 3800 scanner is 25 percent smaller that ordinary scanner. However, the device does not compromise on the scan quality. The scanner has five touch buttons, which allow the user to copy, email, convert documents to either PDF or OCR and scan document to web by a simple button touch. Using the buttons, the user can also make colored copies using the color printer. The standard and advanced modes available for scanning give the user the choice on scanning versatility. The 48-Bit color gives the scanner higher photo reproduction qualities than the 36-bit scanners. The scanners ideal resolution further enables the user to enlarge photos without sacrificing the quality or details. To make-up for its small size, the scanner has an expansion lid, which can be used when the user is scanning bulky items such as books or three-dimension objects. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Microtek ScanMaker 3800 errors before installing any driver updates.