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Encyclopedia of Document Management

Large Format Document Scanners, A2, A1 & A0 Input

The rotary and flatbed document scanners listed in this  section can all accept documents up to A2 size or above. In many cases it is possible to scan slightly larger input than the maximum A size quoted.

Those who are already familiar with large format scanning should find the information they require in the following data sheets. Those requiring a little impartial advice may find Chapter 3 of our Guide section helpful.

 

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Supplier:  Book2net    Model:   Book2net Series
Max A size accepted:  A2    
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W (Colour option available)
Flatbed Facility:  Yes   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed:  A4 scan -  3.75 seconds greyscale, 7.5 seconds colour.  
Available from:
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Supplier:  Book2net    Model:   Kiosk
Max A size accepted:  A2   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A  
Approx Speed:
1.9 second cycle time
Available from:  Microfilm Shop

 
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Supplier:  SMA    Model:    SMA32
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ax A size accepted:  A2 
Black & White/Colour:
 BW + C
Flatbed Facility:  Yes   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 5 seconds A2 page at 600 dpi
Available from:
 Microfilm Shop

 
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Supplier:  SMA    Model:  Scanmaster 0
Max A size accepted:  A0+   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A  
Approx Speed:
22 secs colour A0 page at 600 dpi, 12 secs at 300 dpi
Available from:  Microfilm Shop

 
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Supplier:  SMA    Model:   Scan Master 1
Max A size accepted:  A1   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A  
Approx Speed: 9 seconds/page
Available from:  Microfilm Shop

 
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Supplier:  SMA    Model:   Scan Master 2
Max A size accepted:  A2   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A  
Approx Speed:
under 5 seconds/page
Available from:  Microfilm Shop

 
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Other suppliers

Supplier:  Atiz    Model:    BookDrive Pro & N
Max A size accepted):  A2   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Flatbed      Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed - approx 800 images/hr
Available from: Allied Images
 
Supplier:  Colortrac    Model:   SmartLF SC 42 & Ci 40
Max A size accepted):  A0 (40" or 42" scan width))   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W and Colour
Flatbed Facility:  No   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet  
Approx Speed:
Mono 315mm second, Colour 100mm second
Available from: Colortrac
 
Supplier:  Colortrac    Model:    SmartLF Gx + Series
Max  A size accepted):  A1  (28" scan width) 
Black & White/Colour:
Mono only or mono & colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet   
Approx Speed: Mono up to 152 mm/second, Colour 19mm/second
Available from: Colortrac
 
Supplier:  Colortrac    Model:   SmartLF Ci 24  & Ci 40
Max A size accepted:  Ci 24 =A1   Ci40 = A0  (609 or 1016mm scan width)
Black & White/Colour: 
Mono, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility: No   Auto feeder (sheet capacity): 
1 Sheet  
Approx Speed:
Mono 254mm/second, Colour 42.4 or 84.6mm/second
Available from: Colortrac
 
Supplier:  Contex    Model:    SD3600 Series
Max A size accepted:  A0   (914mm scan width)
Black & White/Colour:
  B&W and greyscale - colour option
Flatbed Facility:  No   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed: 254mm/sec mono, 38 or 76mm/sec colour
Available from:    Design Supply Co
 
Supplier:  Contex    Model:    HD Ultra 3600 Series
Max A size accepted:  A0 (914mm scan width)  
Black & White/Colour: B&W and greyscale - colour option
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed:  304mm/sec mono.  50 - 152mm/sec colour
Available from:    Design Supply Co
 
Supplier:  Contex    Model:    IQ 2490
Max A size accepted:  A1  (610mm scan width)
Black & White/Colour:   B&W, greyscale and colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed:  254mm/sec mono.  76mm/sec colour
Available from:    Design Supply Co
 
Supplier:  Contex    Model:    IQ 4400 Series
Max A size accepted:  A0  (1118mm scan width)
Black & White/Colour:   B&W, greyscale, colour option
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed:  254mm/sec mono.  38 or 76mm/sec colour
Available from:   Design Supply Co
 
Supplier:  Contex    Model:    HD 5400 Series
Max A size accepted:  A0 (1372mm scan width)  
Black & White/Colour:
   B&W, greyscale, colour option
Flatbed Facility:  No      Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed:  304mm/sec mono . 25 or 75mm/sec colour
Available from: Design Supply Co
 
Supplier:  Icam Archive Systems    Model:  Guardian
Max A size accepted):  A1  (Max input size:    L 665mm   W 930mm  
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Options include:  Hybrid (both microfilm and digital) heads.
Available from: Icam Archive Systems
 
Supplier:  i2s    Model:   Digitising Line Book Scanners
Max A size accepted):  A2   (Max input L 594mmk,   W 420mm)
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Flatbed      Auto feeder:  1 book  - auto page turn
Approx Speed: 1500 - 3000 pages/hour
Available from: iimage Retrieval
 
Supplier:  i2s    Model:  CopiBook
Max A size accepted):  A2  (Max input L 594mm W 420mm)   
Black & White/Colour:
B&W and Colour 
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Available from: iimage Retrieval
 
Supplier:  i2s    Model:    Digibook SupraScan Quartz
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ax A size accepted):  A1  (Max input L 630   W 840 )
 Black & White/Colour:  B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Flatbed      Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 6 second scan time
Available from: iimage Retrieval
 
Supplier:  Image Access    Model:    Bookeye 3 A2
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ax A size accepted):  A2  (Max input 520 X 640mm)
Black & White/Colour:  B&W, greyscale, colour option
Flatbed Facility: Yes -  Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 2.5 second for A2 scan.
Description: Motorised book cradle.
Available from:
Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access  Model:  Bookeye 4, Kiosk &  Office
Resolution - max dpi: 
400 (max input  L 420 W 630mm)
Input (max A size accepted):  A2   Black & White/Colour:  
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Description: Kiosk version is modified for self-service in libraries and archives
and features wireless connection to mobile devices. Office version features
fingerprint sensor to identify user.
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access  Model:  Bookeye 4, VIA
Resolution - max dpi: 
400 (max input  L 635 W 850mm)
Input (max A size accepted):  A1   Black & White/Colour:  
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Description: Auto book cradle, 19 inch preview screen,
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access    Model:    WideTEK 25 Flatbed
Max A size accepted:  A0  (Input up to W 635mm L 449mm)
Black & White/Colour:
B&W and Colour 
Flatbed Facility:  Flatbed     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access  Model: WideTEK 36, 36C & 36DS
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ax A size accepted:  A0  (915mm scan width)
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, Colour option  
Flatbed Facility: None    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 sheet
Approx Speed:  36 & 36DS Up to 254mm/second. 36C 255mm/second
Options:
Model 36DS features double-sided scan.
Available from:
Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access    Model:    WideTEK 42
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ax A size accepted:  A0   (1066mm scan width)
 Black & White/Colour: B&W and Colour 
Flatbed Facility: None   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 sheet
Approx Speed: Colour at up to 236mm/second
Available from:
Covergold
 
Supplier:  Image Access    Model:    WideTEK 48 & 48C
M
ax A size accepted:  A0+   (1220mm scan width)
 Black & White/Colour: B&W and Colour 
Flatbed Facility: None   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 sheet
Approx Speed: Colour at up to 162mm/second, binary 254mm/second
Available from:
Covergold
 
Supplier:  K I P    Model:   720
Max A size accepted:  A0  (914mm) "36"
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W and colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed: 127mm/sec mono, 50mm/sec colour
Available from: KIP UK
 
Supplier:  K I P    Model:    2300
Max A size accepted:  A0   (914mm scan width, up to 1066 sheet width)
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W and Colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 Sheet
Approx Speed: Up to 381mm/sec mono. 127mm/sec colour.
Available from: KIP UK
 
Supplier:  Konica Minolta    Model:   ScanDIVA
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ax A size accepted:  A2   (Scan area 420  594mm)
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed:   7 seconds for double page spread
Description: Auto correction for book curvature. Left, right or double page scan.
Accepts coin and card vending solutions for library applications.
Options include: Glass plate, plate switch kit, book holder and manual switch.
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Konica Minolta    Model:   PS 7000C MKII
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ax A size accepted:  A2   (Scan area 456  609mm)
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 9.9 seconds for double page spread
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Oce    Model:    CS  4236
Max A size accepted:  A0  (Max width 1168)   
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W + Colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity): 1 sheet
Approx Speed: Colour = 1.5 m/m, B&W 7.5 m/min
Options include:  Can be linked to a printer for use as copier.
Available from:
Oce UK
 
Supplier:  Oce    Model:    CS 4336
Max A size accepted:  A0  (max width 1117.6mm)   
Black & White/Colour:
 BW + Colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 sheet
Approx Speed: B&W up to 18 m/min. Colour up to 1.5m/min
Available from: Oce UK
 
Supplier:  Oce    Model:   TC4
Max A size accepted:  A1  (Max scan width 914mm)   
Black & White/Colour:
 BW + Colour
Flatbed Facility:  No      Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  1 sheet
Approx Speed: B&W up to 5m/min,  Colour up to 4m/min
Available from: Oce UK
 
Supplier:  ProServ    Model:    ScannTECH 6001-FB
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ax A size accepted):  A0  (Scan area 914 X  1220mm) 
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual Feed
Available from: Solar Imaging Systems
 
Supplier:  Qidenus Model:  Book Scan 3 & Robotic
Input (max A size accepted):  A2   (max input  L 760 W 580mm)
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary     Auto feeder: manual on Book
Scan 3, Automated on Robotic version
Approx Speed:
Manual 1500 pages/hr, Robotic 2500 pages/hr
Description: Avaible for scan areas of 560X370, 600X440, 640X480
or 760X580mm. Robotic model features bionic finger automated page turning.
Available from: Covergold
 
Supplier:  Rowe   Model:    Scan 600
Max A size accepted:  A0+   (45", 55" or 60")   
Black & White/Colour:  B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  No    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  I sheet
Approx Speed:
5.5 or 7 metres/minute
Available from:  Allied Images
 
Supplier:  S2N    Model:  A2 Colour Scanner
M
ax A size accepted:  A2  (Max document size 420 X 594mm) 
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 3 seconds for A2 scan
Available from:
Imaging Business Systems
 
Supplier:  Solar Imaging Systems    Model:   Copymaster
Max A size accepted:  A2  ( Max input 594 X 420mm)
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual feed - capture speed is 0.5 seconds
Available from: Solar Imaging Systems
 
Supplier: Solar Imaging Systems  Model:  Copymaster Flexscan
Max A size accepted:  A2+  ( Max input 800 X 530mm)
Black & White/Colour:
 Cameras for B&W, greyscale & colour
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual feed
Available from: Solar Imaging Systems
 
Supplier: Solar Imaging Systems    Model: A0/A1 Copy Base
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ax A size accepted):  A0 or A1   
Black & White/Colour:
  B&W, greyscale & colour  
Flatbed Facility:  Yes -  Planetary     Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual feed
Options include:  Wide range of digital cameras. Book cradles. Light box.
Available from:
Solar Imaging  Systems
 
Supplier:  Zeutschel    Model:  OS 12000 Series
Max A size accepted:  A2  (Max input 460 X 635mm) 
Black & White/Colour:
 B&W, Greyscale, Colour Option
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: Manual feed - scan time 2 seconds
Available from: Best-Tec
 
Supplier:  Zeutschel    Model:  OS 14000 C
Max A size accepted):  A2 (max input 460 X 635mm)   
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour 
Flatbed Facility:  Yes - Planetary    Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 3.5 seconds at 300 ppi for A2 colour scan
Options include:  PC monitor and workstation. Book cradle.
Available from: Best-Tec
 
Supplier:  Zeutschel    Model:  OS 15000
Max A size accepted:  A3  (max input 870 X 1240mm  
Black & White/Colour:
B&W, greyscale & colour 
Flatbed Facility:
 Yes -  Planetary   Auto feeder (sheet capacity):  N/A
Approx Speed: 8.4 seconds at 300 ppi for A0 colour scan
Available from:
Best-Tec
 

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