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ArtixScan 1100

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ArtixScan 1100
Quick Specs

True 42-bit color; 3.9 Dmax

2,000 x 1,000 dpi

8,600-element tri-linear CCD array

E.D.I.T. for glassless scanning

SilverFast Ai 6.0 with dust and scratch removal

SnapTrans film templates for standard film formats

Get professional-quality scanned images with the Microtek ArtixScan 1100. This 42-bit flatbed scanner has two scanning beds for photos and film, and uses Microtek's patented Emulsion Direct Imaging Technology for incredibly sharp transparency scanning. With E.D.I.T., there is no glass between the scanning lens, film, or light source, eliminating distortion and Newton rings that occur with traditional transparency adapters. An 8,000-element CCD ensures high-resolution clarity at an optical resolution of 2,000 x 1,000 dpi and up to 3.9 Dmax.

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Genuine Fractals


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Bit Depth

42-bit Input and Output

Color Passes

Single pass

Optical Resolution

2,000 x 1,000 dpi

Max. Interpolated Resolution

8,000 x 8,000 dpi

Scan Area

8" x 14" Reflective
8" x 10" Film/Transparencies

Interface Type



Windows & Macintosh

Included Software

LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 6.0 with dust and scratch removal
LizardTech Genuine Fractals Print Pro
Microtek ScanWizard Pro 6 (PC/Mac)
Microtek Scanner Profiler (MSP) (PC/Mac)
Kodak Digital Science Color Management (PC/Mac)
Adobe Acrobat Reader (PC/Mac)

Included Hardware

35 mm mounted slide, 35mm filmstrip, 4"x5", and 6x9cm SnapTrans Templates; 8"x10" SnapTrans glass tray; Adaptec 2903B PCI SCSI card (PC/Mac); SCSI cable; power cable

PC System Requirements

64MB RAM (128MB recommended); Pentium PC or higher
Windows 95/98/2000/Me/NT 4.0/XP

Mac System Requirements

64MB RAM (128MB recommended); Mac OS 9.x, OS X 10.1.3 or later (through ScanWizard Pro 7.01)

Image Sensor

8,000-element tri-linear CCD array



Scanner Weight

45 lbs.

Shipping Weight

59 lbs.

Scanner Dimensions

24" x 15.25" x 6.25" (LxWxH)

Box Dimensions

29" x 20" x 13.5" (LxWxH)

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Features & Benefits

8,000-element CCD

Provides an optical scanning resolution of 2,000 x 1,000 dpi for crisp images, allowing for greater enlargement with richer detail.

Microtek Scanner Profiler (MSP)

Consists of a 4"x5" Kodak Q-60 reflective color target, a 4"x5" Kodak Q-60 transparency color target, and calibration software for maintaining consistent color quality in any work environment.

E.D.I.T. Technology

Emulsion Direct Imaging Technology ensures distortion-free image quality for film scanning, since there is no glass between the scanner lens and film emulsion.

SnapTrans film templates

Template trays are provided for scanning 35mm mounted slides, 35mm filmstrips, 2-1/4" or 4"x5" film. A glass plate allows for scanning 8"x10" or odd-sized transparencies.

ScanWizard Pro 6 software

Allows for direct CMYK, LAB, high-bit RGB (for full 36-bit image data to Adobe Photoshop), 24-bit RGB, Web Color, and Indexed Color scanning. Provides a multitude of pre-scan adjustment tools, including downloadable gamma curves, dynamic range control, user-definable white and black point control, customizable descreening, LCH color space, selective color control, and much more.

LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 6.0

Adds best-of-class scanning performance for maximum professional image manipulation. Intuitive user-friendly interface. Real-time processing. Image-type pre-selection. Super sharpness through unsharp-mask preview. Plug & play-CMYK preview. Permanent softproof CMYK-Channel separation. Multiple densitometer: Displays up to 4 densitometers and allows 4 unique measurements of the image to be displayed simultaneously.

SilverFast Ai 6.0 dust and scratch removal and other new features

SRD (Smart Removal of Defects) allows for the removal of dust and sctaches during the scanning process. ACR (Adaptive Color Removal) restores faded and weak colors from old media. SCC (Selective Color Correction) permits the user to selectively change colors in up to four places on the scan. SC2G (Selective Color To Grey) enables a controlled change of color to grey. User can control details and highlights for greater contrast. GANE (Grain and Noise Elimination) reduces magnitude of film grain or any other abnormalities. MidPip4 allows the removal of color cast in up to four points. SF_App is SilverFast's new stand-alone application. SilverFast 6 also includes new QuickTime tutorials for your convenience.

SilverFast Ai 6.0 NegaFix for superior negative film scanning quality

Adjust and process any negative for optimum results with ability to create your own negative profiles. NegaFix is a real-time negative film optimization facility that has been designed to handle many different types of negative film (black-and-white and color). Includes 120 film profiles for consistency and easier accuracy than ever before. Film options include vendor, type, group, and film speed.

LizardTech Genuine Fractals Print Pro

CMYK and CIE Lab color support. Work with small manageable files yet produce high-res output. Achieve high-resolution photo enlargements from lower-resolution originals. Resolution on demand; enlarge digital images up to 800% with no loss in image quality. Lossless file compression for higher-speed data transfer.

In the Box

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ArtixScan 1100 scanner & SnapTrans templates

Adaptec 2903B PCI SCSI card

SCSI & Power cables

LaserSoft SilverFast Ai 6.0 software CD

LizardTech Genuine Fractals Print Pro software CD

Microtek software CD

* All software shipped in promotional packaging on CD-ROM. All software bundles are subject to change without notice.

* The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies: ScanMaker and ScanWizard of Microtek International, Inc.; Macintosh, iMac, G3, and G4 of Apple Computer, Inc.; Windows of Microsoft Corporation; Kodak, Digital Science, and the ds monogram symbol of Eastman Kodak Company. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.