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Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / February 4th 2002
The Microtek Scanmaker 980XL is a large format flatbed scanner which is 12 inches by 17 inches. The scanner is large in size and therefore handy for production scanning settings and scans up to 3.5 by 5 inch photos at a go. A transparent media adapter is incorporated with the scanner package for scanning film. This makes the scanner a versatile solution for imaging experts. The Microtek Scanmaker 980XL also scans tabloid size documents and large A3 size documents. This feature proves advantageous to users such as graphic designers who scan such related documents. The scanner is a 48 bit color scanner that has a high optical resolution of 3200 by 1600 dots per inch. With the scanner, templates can also be scanned easily and it can easily hold films of different sizes example the 355mm film.
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The Microtek ScanMaker 980XL scanner’s multi sampling technology feature reduces noise levels which could affect the quality of the image being scanned. At the same time, the scanner can also produce the best image data and reduce the variation levels on data. The result of this process is the production of a sharper image of high quality. The optical density is thereby enhanced. With the built-in 48-bit Analog to Digital Converter, the Microtek ScanMaker 980XL (Firewire) can convert original scanned materials into digital information with high fidelity arrangement. The scanner is a versatile scanner with very fast speed which ensures reproduction of documents is a fast and a less strenuous process for the user. The scanner uses a reflective light source when scanning documents. This light reflects on a transparency. This effect in turn ensures clear image quality of documents being scanned. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL (FireWire) errors before installing any driver updates.