This new 400 scanner, equipped with built-in 4x5inch
FilmView lightlid allows users to scan reflective and transparent media with an
exceptional level of quality. The FilmView lightlid features a transparent media
adaptor and a lightbox so users have the convenience of glancing at their slides
or transparencies prior to scanning. The ScanMaker 5700 supports dual interface
technology - FireWire and USB interfaces so users can enjoy the convenience of
plug and play, making the installation process simple and trouble free.
"The ScanMaker 5700 is the first scanner in the market to use a one-touch,
one-step OCR (Optical Character Recognition) function. Additional buttons that
encompass "one-touch and one-step" functionality include scan-to-web, scan, copy
and e-mail buttons. These ensure ease-of use, plus direct and instantaneous
scanning capabilities" says Kevin Lamb, Sales and Marketing Manager for Northern
Features and Benefits
1200dpi Optical Resolution
ScanMaker 5700's 1200 dpi resolution delivers an image sharpness, that allows
the end-user to enlarge the smallest photographs while keeping the detail
necessary for printing.
42-bit Scanning (Input and Output)
Billions of colours
are captured by the ScanMaker 5700, for true-to-life, natural colour quality.
True 42-bit gives greater colour depth and ensures that the captured image is
rich and saturated, without being 'overblown' in highlight areas. That detail is
maintained in hard-to-reproduce areas of shadow.
USB and FireWire interfaces on one scanner
You have the
choice of the ease of use provided by USB, or the blazing-fast speed for those
large image files provided by the FireWire connection.
JPEG compression as standard and Dual-media
Microtek's hardware JPEG compression technology is included
with the ScanMaker 5700 to keep file sizes down for faster transmission speeds,
while the Dual-Media design improves productivity dramatically by allowing
reflectives to be loaded, while transparencies are being scanned.
Comprehensive Software Offering
ScanWizard 5 - Microtek's
TWAIN-compliant scanning software is just one item in the comprehensive Software
Suite included with the ScanMaker 5700. ScanWizard 5 is a versatile
scan-management tool that turns the ScanMaker 5700 into a multi-function
powerhouse. Designed exclusively for Microtek scanners, ScanWizard 5 applies
intelligent scanning technology to automatically determine the size of a photo
or document and will adjust colour, brightness and contrast for optimum results.
With a user-friendly interface, ScanWizard 5 helps the user process all scanned
images at the click of a button. While the automatic mode is appropriate for
most applications, more experienced users can override the automatic settings
for precise individual control over every aspect of the scanning process.
Automatic features of ScanWizard 5 include:
- A 'follow me' tutorial to direct novices step-by-step through an actual
- Automatic transfer of scanned images to printer, e-mail or image-editing
- Auto-preview and edge detection
- Support for all popular image file formats including JPEG, TIFF, GIF, BMP,
PCX, PNG and PSD
- User-customisable colour schemes and layout options for right- or
The ScanMaker 5700 comes with the following applications:
- Microtek ScanWizard 5
- Adobe Photoshop LE
- ABBY FineReader (OCR SoftWare)
- Ulead PhotoExplorer
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- LaserSoft SilverFast (Option)