Microtek Unveils $100 ScanMaker s450 with Built-in Photo Scanning Features

Microtek ScanMaker s450 with Built-in Photo Scanning Features

The Microtek ScanMaker s450 is an affordable $100 scanner with built-in capabilities for both photo and document imaging.

With its slim design and broad set of features, the new scanner is targeted at the home office. It features a 35mm transparency adapter to make it easy to scan positive slides and negative filmstrips. There’s even a FilmView light table on top of the lid to provide uniform light needed to sort and select the film images.

The ScanMaker s450 boasts of 4800 x 9600 dpi resolution and 48-bit color. Its patented Zero Boundary design enables scanning of bound pages up to the inner margin without distortion.

And if you’re scanning faded color photos and film, there’s a ColoRescue automatic color restoration feature that you can count on. The ScanMaker s450 comes bundled with Adobe Photoshop Elements, ABBYY OCR and InterVideo MediaOne Gallery.

[Site: MicrotekUSA.com]
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Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.