By Olivia Cahoon
Part 2 of 2
In part one of this two-part series, we discussed how recent advancements position multifunction devices to go beyond technical markets and the importance of high-end devices. Here, we share available multifunctional wide format products.
Wide Format Scanners
Canon Solutions America features the ColorWave large format color printers and scanners. Certain models of the ColorWave are capable of printing, scanning, copying, and plotting. They are designed for applications in architecture, engineering, construction, and the graphic arts. It handles color and monochrome work and offers flexible media choices including bond, film, polypropylene, waterfast Tyvek, and recycled paper. The Océ ColorWave 500 large format color printer and scanner has a scan resolution of 600×600 dpi with contact image sensor (CIS) technology and Océ Color Image Logic technology.
Contex offers the SDOneMF multifunctional scanner with a maximum width of 44 inches at $4,995. It scans in full color, monochrome, and grayscale. Each user has a pin login number and has full control of the onboard tablet controller, wireless connection, and cloud collaboration. The tablet features red line and mark up capabilities and hooks into any accounting software.
Epson’s SureColor T-Series is customizable as a single or multifunction plotter. The SureColor T7270 multifunction plotter prints up to 44 inches wide and makes D-size copies in less than 40 seconds. Its color scan speed is up to six inches per second. Scan capabilities include sharing images by email and to a remote SureColor T-Series multifunction system.
HP, Inc.’s new line of scanners are available as a standalone unit or integrated with a DesignJet model. They are available in high or standard definition and scan as wide as 44 inches. The SD Pro Scanner is a 44-inch scan width standalone with CIS scanning technology. The HD Pro Scanner is a 42-inch scan width standalone that prints media as thick as 0.6 inches and handles damaged originals. Both scanners are capable of B&W and color.
KIP features the KIP 890 multi-touch color print system. It offers copying, scanning, and printing functions ideal for an enterprise workflow. A dual footprint configuration multitasks scanning and printing with the help of a smart touchscreen at 12 inches wide. The device is also available with optional rear stacking capabilities, front stacking is a standard feature.
Paradigm Imaging Group offers the Colortrac SmartLF Flex SC Xpress series. The SmartLF SC Series of scanners provides fast, high-quality scans or copies of wide format maps, site plans, engineering drawings, blueprints, architectural renderings, and many other technical documents.
The Scanning Space
Wide format scanners are used as standalone or multifunction devices. They produce high-quality images in various markets.
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