Microtek ScanMaker 1000XL Flatbed Scanner
Resolutions up to 3200 x 6400 dpi
With a 41,300-element CCD and resolutions up to 3200 x 6400 dpi (interpolated to 25,600 dpi), the ScanMaker 1000XL machines will scan up to 12 x 17-in. reflective; the Pro version will also scan transparencies up to 12 x 16 in. In addition, the scanners are equipped with a variety of film templates to accommodate 35mm slides, 35mm filmstrips, 4 x 5-in. film, and medium-format films (from 6 x 4.5 to 6 x 9).
Other features include a 4.0 maximum optical density with 48-bit full color, multiple sampling (up to 16 steps), and Kodak Digital ICE software for reconstructing damaged photos. The ScanMaker 1000XL also includes ScanWizard software for direct scanning to RGB, CMYK, LAB, and indexed color. The Pro model includes LaserSoft Imaging's SilverFast Ai 6 software with NegaFix for superior negative film-scanning capabilities. SilverFast also helps in dust and scratch removal, grain and noise reduction, and selective color correction.
The ScanMaker 1000XL scanners list for less than $2700 each and will begin shipping in June. (Microtek Lab: www.microtek.com)