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scanner

 [skan´er]
1. a device that converts an image, such as from a patient, to a format appropriate for viewing on a computer or being transmitted electronically.
2. equipment used for producing a scan or scanning.

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr),
A device or instrument that scans.

scanner

(skăn′ər)
n.
1. An optical scanner.
2. A device, such as a CT scanner or PET scanner, for observing internal organs, tissues, and other parts of the body.

scanner

[skan′ər]
Etymology: L, scandere, to climb
equipment used for making a digital representation of an original photographic image or printed material. See also scanning.

scanner

Imaging A popular term for a device used for various imaging procedures–eg, CT scanner Instrumentation A device that measures differences in chromatic or radioactive intensity on a 2-D matrix–eg, electropherogram or chromatogram, to quantify various substances

scan·ner

(skan'ĕr)
A device or instrument that scans.
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Designer 1600 -- VIDAR presents outstanding value in this revolutionary, compact, affordable sheet-fed scanner that delivers high-resolution color and monochrome output for graphic design, trade show production, in-house graphics, and sign/quick copy/pre-press shops.
PaperPort Strobe opens the door for new users who may have hesitated to buy a color sheet-fed scanner in the past due to size, less-than-acceptable quality, and difficulty in use.
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This sheet-fed scanner can handle practically any document you feed it.
availability of PaperPort(TM) mx, a new edition of the company's stand-alone sheet-fed scanner for Windows users.
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PaperPort PowerBar is specially designed to fit the base of the PaperPort Vx sheet-fed scanner.
Effective today, the ScanJet 4s scanner -- a sheet-fed scanner that makes it easy for people to file, share, fax, e-mail and edit documents electronically -- is expected to sell for about $299 ($369 U.
In fact, most of the large-format sheet-fed scanners that are currently on the market have around 400 dpi as actual/optical scanning resolutions.
Flatbed scanners handle image documents better than text while the sheet-fed scanners work fine with text.
The WorkForce Pro GT-S55 and GT-S85 are versatile workgroup or departmental sheet-fed scanners with the ability to scan everything from business cards to rigid ID cards to documents up to 8.
Realtek also provides a full driver for all PC operating systems that support color flatbed or sheet-fed scanners.