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A scanner is a device used to convert a physical copy, most often the content of a paper document, into a digital format for further use with the help of a computer. Nowadays, scanners are part of the multifunction devices (printer, scanner and copier in one device), which is the most common option. However, they can be still purchased as a separate computer accessory. Depending on the design and purpose of use, we can distinguish between several types of scanners.

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Types of scanners

Desktop scanner

Desktop scanners

Desktop scanners belong among the cheapest and most widely used types. They are mostly used at home or at the office. Typically, the paper size is an A4, and some models up to an A3. The principle of scanning is to place the original copy on the glass above the scanning mechanism that is in motion.

Film scanners

Film scanners

Film scanners are designed to capture a photographic film - a negative. They are mainly used in professional photography.

Bar Code Readers

Barcode readers

We know this device, for example, from the supermarket or a warehouse. Instead of a scanning unit, barcode readers use a laser beam or laser diodes. They often scan the image in a one-dimensional manner (in one axis).

Portable choppers

Portable

Portable scanners are designed to be frequently transferred. Most models are based on the principle of slipping the scanned document through the device, while the scanner does not move. A USB port or a built-in battery is normally sufficient as a power supply. They are suitable for scanning personal documents as well as regular document copies. Some models allow you to scan onto a memory card. The disadvantage of portable scanners is the small size of the scanned copy – which usually does not exceed an A4 format.

Scanners with feeder

With a feeder

These models are equipped with a document storage tray. The main advantage of scanners with feeders is their high speed, making them suitable for large-scale scanning. They are mostly designed to slip the document through, therefore, they have smaller dimensions than desktop scanners. The most common maximum paper size is A4.

The parameters that need to be considered when choosing a scanner

Maximume template size

  • Most desktop scanners are designed for an A4 maximum paper size by default.
  • Scanners for A3 and larger formats are considerably more expensive and larger.

Resolution

The resolution is stated in DPI (Dots Per Inch), which is the density of pixels per inch. The higher the DPI, the finer the resulting image, however, the scanned file takes up more disk space.

  • The standard resolution is now about 1,200 × 2,400 DPI.
  • Some models allow you to set a lower DPI scanning or a black and white scanning only - it is suitable for common documents and saves disk space.
  •  The value of 300 DPI is sufficient for scanning black and white text documents.

Colour depth

The colour depth represents the number of colour tones of each colour that the scanner can recognise. It is indicated in bits – the higher the value, the higher the number of colour tones the scanner can distinguish. The most common maximum colour depth for modern scanners is 48 bits.

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Brother ADS-1100W
Scanner - mobile, 16ppm, 600 x 600dpi, 128MB, LCD display, Duplex, USB + WiFi

£201.90

excl.VAT £168.25

In stock 3 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: PB455b4
Epson Perfection Photo V850 Pro
Scanner - A4, 6400 x 9600dpi, 4.0 DMax, USB 2.0

Last 3 piece at this price
£686.90

excl.VAT £572.42

Special Offer
In stock 3 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QE0152
Canon Formula DR-C225W
Scanner - 600x600dpi, with duplex automatic document feeder, WiFi, USB 2.0, up to 25pg. per minute

£336.90

excl.VAT £280.75

In stock 3 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QN135b8
Canon DR-M160 Formula II
Scanner - 600x600dpi, with duplex automatic document feeder (ADF), USB 2.0, 60 sheets per minute

Last 3 piece at this price
£760.90

excl.VAT £634.08

In stock 3 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QN135f2
Motorola DS2208
Barcode Reader - 2D, USB cable, stand

Motorola DS2208 - Barcode Reader
More than98%reliability
£127.90
excl.VAT £106.58

In stock 4 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT300d9z
Virtuos HT-900A USB Black
Barcode Reader - Hand-held, with stand, laser, keyboard/RS-232 emulation

£39.90
excl.VAT £33.25

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: PK350d03
Virtuos RS-232 Interface Cable
Connection cable - For HT-10, HT-310, HT-850, HT-900

£7.90
excl.VAT £6.58

In stock 1 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: PK350d00
Epson WorkForce DS-360W
Document Scanner - A4 +, 600dpi, 25ppm, Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Micro USB 3.0

Last piece at this price
£248.90
excl.VAT £207.42

In stock 1 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QE038
Epson WorkForce DS-1660W
Scanner - A4, 1200x 1200dpi, 25p/min, ADF 50-sheet, duplex, USB 3.0, WiFi

£238.90
excl.VAT £199.08

Special Offer
In stock 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QE053n19s
Canon imageFORMULA DR-M140
Scanner - 600 x 600dpi, up to 40 pages per minute, duplex automatic document feeder (ADF), USB 2.0

Last 4 piece at this price
£672.90
excl.VAT £560.75

In stock 4 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QN135f1
Honeywell Stand for MS3780 Fusion Scanner
Accessories for Honeywell scans

£14.90
excl.VAT £12.42

In stock 2 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT037p
Motorola LS2208
Barcode Reader - 1D, USB cable, stand, laser, light gray

£81.90
excl.VAT £68.25

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT300b
CipherLab CCD-1500 USB with stand
Barcode Reader - CCD, USB-HID

£82.90
excl.VAT £69.08

In stock 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT502m1
Rollei DF-S 240 SE
Scanner - scans film negatives, business cards, 10 x 15cm and 9 x 13cm photographs, portable, 1800dpi resolution, 5Mpx CMOS sensor, 2.4" LCD panel, SD/SDHC card support, USB

£60.29
excl.VAT £50.24

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: ROdfs240
Motorola CS3070
Barcode Reader - 1D, small, portable, Li-Ion 780mAh, Bluetooth

Last 4 piece at this price
Motorola CS3070 - Barcode Reader
-24%
£167.90

-24% £220.90
excl.VAT £139.92

In stock 4 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT300d9b
Rollei DF-S 190 SE
Scanner -scans negatives, portable, 3600dpi resolution, 9Mpx CMOS sensor, 2.4" LCD panel, SD/SDHC card support, USB

£69.40

excl.VAT £57.83

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: ROdfs190
Honeywell Laser scanner MS5145 Eclipse black, KBD
Barcode Reader

Last piece at this price
Honeywell Laser scanner MS5145 Eclipse black, KBD - Barcode Reader
-33%
£48.90

-33% £73.19
excl.VAT £40.75

In stock 1 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT010b
Rollei DF-S 310 SE
Scanner - negatives, portable, 3600dpi resolution, CMOS sensor 14MPix, 2.4" LCD screen, internal memory, 128MB, Support SD/SDHC cards, USB

£90.59

excl.VAT £75.49

In stock 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: ROdfs310
GIGA PCR-330M
Reader - RFID, 13.56MHz, USB (Keyboard Emulation), light gray

£79.90
excl.VAT £66.58

In stock > 5 pcs
Can be delivered: Wed 26/9 - Fri 28/9
Order Code: QT300i2
Brother ADS-2800W
Scanner - high speed, up to 30ppm, 600x600dpi, 3.6" LCD touchscreen, ADF, duplex, USB, LAN, WiFi

£402.90
excl.VAT £335.75

Arriving Soon 1 pcs
Expected 26/09/2018
Order Code: PB455d5
Plustek OpticSlim 2680H
Scanner - 1200 dpi, A4, scanning speed up to 20ppm, USB 2.0

£123.90
excl.VAT £103.25

Arriving Soon 1 pcs
Expected 03/10/2018
Order Code: QP1310
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300
Scanner 2400x4800 dpi, 48bit, USB

Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 - Scanner
New
£58.90
excl.VAT £49.08

Arriving Soon > 5 pcs
Expected 27/09/2018
Order Code: QN010f
Canon CanoScan LiDE 400
Scanner 4800x4800dpi, 48bit, USB

Canon CanoScan LiDE 400 - Scanner
New
£75.90
excl.VAT £63.25

Arriving Soon > 5 pcs
Expected 27/09/2018
Order Code: QN010g
IRIS IRISPen Executive 7
Scanner - Pen-shaped machine for scanning text, numbers, and barcodes; functional on any standard paper, works like highlighter, keyboard emulator, integrated translator, charges via USB

£92.90
excl.VAT £77.42

Arriving Soon 2 pcs
Expected 26/09/2018
Order Code: IS001p1
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Scanners

Scanners

Scanners are devices used to scan original documents (paper with text or images, photographs, film or barcodes, etc.) and convert them to an electronic form to work with on a computer.

The most commonly used are the desktop scanners that can be connected to a computer via USB. The document is placed on a glass plate, while the scanning technology is moving below it. A similar principle applies to copiers. Modern scanners scan with a 48-bit colour depth (the older ones use 24 bits, even though a high number of bits indicates that the scanner can capture more colour tones). Choose a desktop scanner according to the paper size you want to scan and select the one that has a high resolution (in "dpi" units) for the best image quality.

Another type of scanner is the barcode reader. A laser or laser diodes are used to read the documents. Most commonly, these handheld readers and found at cash desks, in stores or warehouses.

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