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Hardware Overview: Scanners

The ATAC offers a variety of Scanning hardware including flat bed and high-speed scanners.

Use any of the links below to learn more about a particular type of scanner.

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Flatbed Scanners

Each workstation at the ATAC has its own flatbed scanner that clients can use to scan documents while using Kurzweil 3000 and other applications...

The Epson Perfection 1650 Photo is a high-resolution (1600-by-3200 dpi) scanner with 48 bit color depth that produced images of very high quality. Its high scanning rate (up to 650 kb/sec) makes for fast scanning.

 

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High Speed Scanners

The ATAC staff uses two high-speed scanners and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to convert print to electronic text...

The Canon scanners (models DR-9080C and DR-5080C) provide highly accurate scanning, resulting in text containing a minimum of errors. The high speed (90 pages per minute) allow for students' books to be digitized quickly.