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Plustek A300 OpticBook Large Format and Book Scanner

B&H # PLOPA300 MFR # 271-BBM21-C
Plustek A300 OpticBook Large Format and Book Scanner

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Product Highlights

  • Ideal Solution for Book Scanning
  • High Speed Scans
  • High Quality Output
  • One-Touch Button Control Panel
  • Book Edge Elimination
  • Scan Management Software
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The Plustek OpticBook A300 is a large-format scanner that is ideal for scanning book pages and other large documents. It is equipped with function buttons designed to make the scanning experience more convenient and efficient. The A300 creates crisp, sharp images of the pages which can then be converted into other formats using the included software bundle.

Users no longer have to avoid damaging book bindings by pressing it flat or cutting pages in order to achieve a clean scan edge. The OpticBook scans thick books without unbinding or dismantling them, making it an ideal scanning tool for students, libraries, schools, graphic designers and any other work groups in need of scanning large original documents.

Book and Large Format Scanning
The OpticBook A300 can scan books, and A3-sized documents, up to 12 x 17".
High Quality, High Speed
This scanner can scan an A3-sized page in just 2.4 seconds at 300dpi.
Scan Text Close to Book Spine
The OpticBook is designed with a perfect 2mm book-edge design, so that pages do not have to be separated from their bindings and images appear with a crisp, sharp edge.
One-Touch Controls
The buttons on scanner's panel perform Book Pavilion, Preview, Color Scan, Grayscale Scan and Text Scan functions. The settings for each button on the scanner's panel are configured through Book Pavilion. Book Pavilion offers you quick access to the most frequently-used scanning functions. They are especially useful when you need to repeatedly scan with the same settings and send images to the same destination.
Productivity Software
With the included Plustek Book Pavilion software, scans preview in less than 2 seconds and images can be saved into a variety of formats such as BMP, JPG or TIFF. This software will automatically rotate page images as consecutive pages are scanned, maintaining book layout and page sequence. The OpticBook A300 also comes with highly effective image processing and document management software including PDF conversion and highly accurate OCR (Optical Character Recognition).
Scan Quality
Scan Sensor 4-line Color CCD Image Sensor (R, G, B and Gray)
Optical Resolution 600dpi
Hardware Resolution 600 x 1200dpi
Output Resolution 50dpi up to 1200dpi
Interpolated Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Color Depth Color: Input 48-bit; Output 24-bit
Grayscale: Input 16-bit; Output 8-bit
Black & White: 1-bit
Dynamic Range Not Specified by Manufacturer
Scan Area
Reflective Scan Area Minimum: 0.5 x 0.5" (12.7 x 12.7mm)
Maximum: A3, 12 x 17" (304.8 x 431.8mm)
Transparency Scan Area N/A
Film Formats N/A
Performance
Preview Speed Less than 2 seconds with Book Pavilion Software
Scan Speed 2.48sec @ 300dpi, A3, Color Mode
2.10sec @ 300dpi, A3, Grayscale/ B/W mode
Batch Scanning N/A
Automation N/A
Connectivity
Interface USB 2.0
System & Software Requirements Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000
PC with Intel Pentium IV 2.0 GHz processor or compatible
512MB RAM
Available USB 2.0 port
CD-ROM Drive or DVD-ROM Drive
800MB Free Hard Disk Space
Video Card that Supports 16-bit Color or Greater 1
Please Note:

Higher requirements might be needed when scanning or editing a large quantity of image data

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Protocols TWAIN Compliant
Physical
Light Source Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
Front Panel Controls yes
Power Requirements 100 - 120VAC ±10%
Power Consumption Operation: < 36W
Idle: 8W
Dimensions (WxDxH) 24.53 x 15.75 x 5.24" (623 x 400 x 133 mm)
Weight 16.96 lb (7.7 kg)
Plustek A300 OpticBook Large Format and Book Scanner
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Quick Guide
  • Setup/Sofware CD-Rom
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