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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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The Visioneer OneTouch 8920 USB scanner features an optical resolution of 1200 x 4800 dpi, true 48-bit color, FlashBack Bi-directional AutoScan Technology, and a 35mm transparency adapter.
The transparency adapter enables the scanning of 35mm slides and negatives or transparencies up to 8x10 inches in size, making the Vista-S6E a valuable tool for desktop publishers.
Visioneer, a leader in intelligent imaging solutions, today introduced the OneTouch 8820 USB color flatbed scanner with transparency adapter.
All three models of the scanners come with a lighted transparency adapter for scanning 35mm slides, negatives and transparencies up to 5x5 inches.
The scanners also come with a lighted transparency adapter for scanning 35mm slides, negatives and transparencies up to 5x5 inches.
With the optional Transparency Adapter you can scan 4" x 5" transparencies, slides, or negatives.
The HP ScanJet 5370C scanner, available for PC and Macintosh, features exceptional image quality with 42-bit color depth and 1200 dots-per-inch (dpi) optical resolution; powerful, easy-to-use software for scanning control; and an active lighted transparency adapter.
The HP ScanJet 6390C scanner comes with an active lighted transparency adapter, which lets users scan 35mm slides and transparencies up to 5 inches x 5 inches in seconds.
x and higher) PC (Windows '98 and 2000) Power supply Voltage : 100V - 240V Bundled Software All software on CD-ROM: - Agfa ScanWise for PC and Mac (English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish) - Corel PrintOffice(tm)2000-image editing - ReadIris(tm)- OCR software (Mac and PC) Standard features - 4 (programmable) push buttons for direct access to ScanWise, copy, OCR and e-mail - Transparency Adapter with 2 TPO templates Housing Color Housing: AGFA white Hood handle : 3 colors (replaceable handles and button covers) - translucent Tangerine - translucent Graphite - translucent Blue Berry

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