Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Plustek Announces New Large Format Scanner

CERRITOS, Calif. (June 24, 2008) – Plustek Technology Inc. (www.plustek.com), a manufacturer of consumer, professional and office imaging devices, is pleased to announce its extension in the large-format scanner arena with the launch of the Plustek OpticPro A360. Following the heels of the widely popular OpticPro A320, the A360 is designed to offer professional results, including seven one-touch scan buttons to simplify and automate the most common scanning functions (i.e. scan, OCR, copy, fax and email) and a hyper-fast scanning speed of 2.4 seconds. The new scanner from Plustek is debuting in the US in early May.

Plustek’s OpticPro A360 takes the pain out of large format scanning through speed and adaptability. Microsoft Vista-compatible, this high-speed USB 2.0 scanning device can scan an A3 size document at high quality in a blazing fast 2.4 seconds. To satisfy any user, from novice to prosumer, the scanner comes bundled with highly effective image processing and document management software, including I.R.I.S. Readris 10 Pro Corporation Edition. The bundled software allows for the latest titles for fast and secure PDF conversion, highly accurate optical character recognition (OCR) and easy sharing of files over a network. The improved engine makes for improved images and faster scanning speeds for the professional workplace. These features make it the ideal scanner for graphic designers, publishing companies, libraries, schools, small office/home office (SOHO) users and for those who regularly require large format scanning such as; financial institutions, government agencies, libraries, museums, educational departments, corporate enterprises, legal firms, architectures, and medical offices. With an estimated street price (ESP) of $1199, the Plustek OpticPro A360 Scanner is an affordable image solution for small businesses and is now available worldwide.

Features
• Large format scanning area (A3 size, 304.8mm x 431.8mm or 12” x 17”)
• Hi-Speed scanning (2.4 seconds for 300 dpi, A3 color size)
• One-touch button design to personalized the program
• Function button design for Scan, OCR, Copy, Fax and Email
• Software : easy-to-use image processing and automatic text recognition
• Multilingual user’s interface

Sales/Purchase

Plustek products can be purchased directly from the Plustek e-store and is in full distribution with Ingram Micro & D&H. The new scanner is also available from TigerDirect, New Egg, PC mall, Buy.com other major e-tailers. Stores and other vendors interested in carrying Plustek’s award-winning line-up of products may contact Plustek directly at sales@plustek.com.

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