Nic Rossmüller : July 31th 2006 - 21:00 CET
Canon LiDE 600F Scanner
Canon LiDE 600F Scanner : With the digital age in full swing, now is the time to digitally archive those shoeboxes full of old photos and personal files that are bursting at the seams. The scanning solution fit most budgets and lifestyles. The new Canon LiDE 600F Color Image Scanner offers the latest in design, ease of use and affordability. Digitizing photos, slides, negatives, and important documents is easier than ever before with the newest features on the Canon scanner. The Canon LiDE 600F scans photos at a maximum of 4800 x 9600 dpi optical resolution for clear and sharp images. The LiDE 600F scanner even feature a built-in Film Adapter Unit (FAU) to make scanning of 35mm negatives and mounted slides a breeze. |
Canon 600F Scanner - Medium format|
The LiDE 600F unit can also handle medium format negatives, ideal for the amateur or even professional photographer. The Canon LiDE 600F scanner also have "EZ Buttons" for one touch operation that allows the user to copy, scan, create an Adobe PDF file (Portable Document Format), or optimize an image for email at the press of a button. In addition to great photo and film scans, users that need to scan documents can use impressive features such as automatic document alignment to create straight scans that save time and hassle.
Canon LiDE 600F Scanner - Adobe PDF format
Users now have even more options when scanning documents into Adobe PDF format. Using the added EZ Buttons, users of the Canon LiDE 600F can easily create customized PDF documents with buttons for color or black and white PDF creation. There is also a "custom" button to save individual preferences, and a "finish" button that completes the creation of a multi-page PDF file without touching the computer. Most Windows and Macintosh users will also both be able to enjoy the benefits of the new Canon scanner. The new scanner utilize USB 2.0 High Speed connectivity for fast image transfer, as well as Canon's bundled software suite, including the CanoScan Toolbox interface and ScanGear 12 software, to help enhance images and text.
Canon Scanner LiDE 600F - Performance
"The Canon LiDE 600F gives consumers space, affordability, and fast performance, providing the ideal platform for those looking to turn their photos and important documents into digital memories," said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the consumer imaging group at Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Now consumers have every reason to join the digital world, and take their photos and documents with them."
Canon 600F Scanner - Scanning Position
The LiDE 600F Color Image Scanner (estimated selling price $149.99) will adapt to your workspace, allowing you to choose from three different scanning positions to best utilize available space. Users can scan with the unit vertically positioned, by simply dropping in their documents or photos. In addition, the LiDE 600F scanner has the ability to function horizontally like a traditional scanner, or it can open 180 degrees to scan very wide or three-dimensional objects. The LiDE 600F scanner also uses one USB cable for connectivity and power, freeing up precious power outlets in crowded workspaces.
Canon Scanner LiDE 600F - Features
• Spectacular scans: Produce scans with spectacular resolution of up to 4800 x 9600 color dpi.
• Rich, vivid color: 48-bit color depth yields over 281 trillion possible colors.
• Multi-image scanning: To save time, simultaneously scan up to 6 frames of 35mm film.
• Faster data: The USB 2.0 interface enables the fastest possible image transfer.
• Great scans from any angle: Position it facing you, turn it 90 degrees, or place it on it's side.
• Copy / scan thick originals: Produce clean copies.
• Incredible resolution: The included software greatly enhances resolution.
• Old photos look new: Built-in retouching technology removes much of the dust.
• Less wires: One cable to your computer provides both a USB connection and power.
• Easy scanning: Large function buttons automate the scanning process.
Canon LiDE 600F Scanner - Film adapter
The slim and stylish design of the LiDE 600F scanner uses a CIS scanning element capable of a maximum 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution, with 48-bit color depth for over 281 trillion possible colors. The LiDE 600F scanner has seven EZ Buttons for enhanced scanning and PDF functionality. It also comes with a 35mm film adapter unit that scans up to six frames at once, while taking advantage of Fare level 3 technology to enhance the images.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. delivers consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions. The company is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America and is rated #35 on the BusinessWeek list of "Top 100 Brands." Its parent company Canon Inc. is a top patent holder of technology, ranking second overall in the U.S. in 2005, with revenues of $31.8 billion.