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ScanMaker 4800

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ScanMaker 4800
Quick Specs

5 Smart-Touch Buttons

True 48-bit input & output

2400 x 1200 dpi optical resolution

LightLid 35 adapter included for 35mm slides & filmstrips

8.5" x 11.7" scan area

USB interface

The ScanMaker 4800 is an entirely new, slim-design scanner with great image quality and scanning features from a 20-year veteran of digital imaging. Microtek's EDGE design retains all of the image quality associated with CCD scanners in a 25% smaller scanner. This scanner has integrated OCR, color copy, 35mm slide and negative filmstrip scanning - the best value in 1200-dpi scanning today.

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Features & Benefits
In the Box
Warranty Info

EDGE Design
ABBYY FineReader OCR


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5 Easy-Touch buttons: Scan, Copy, PDF/OCR, Email, Scan-to-Web

Bit Depth

True 48-bit color

Color Passes

Single pass

Optical Resolution

2400 x 1200 dpi

Max. Interpolated Resolution

9600 x 9600 dpi

Scan Area

8.5" x 11.7"

Interface Type

USB 1.1


Windows & Macintosh

Included Software

Adobe Photoshop LE 5.0(Mac)
ABBYY FineReader Sprint OCR (PC/Mac)
Adobe PhotoDeluxe 4.0 (PC)
Microtek ScanWizard 5 (PC/Mac)
Microtek Scan, Copy, and Email utilities (PC/Mac)
Ulead PhotoExplorer (PC)
Kodak Digital Science Color Management System (PC/Mac)
Adobe Acrobat Reader (PC/Mac)

Included Hardware

USB Cable
Power Adapter

Included Accessory

LightLid 35 35 mm slide & filmstrip adapter

Optional Accessory

MTMA 7"x8" transparency adapter

PC System Requirements

64MB RAM (128MB recommended); Pentium PC or higher with built-in USB port; Windows 98/2000/Me/XP

Mac System Requirements

64MB RAM (128MB recommended); iMac/G3/G4 with built-in USB port; Mac OS 8.6 through 9.x and OS X v10.1.3 to 10.2, Built for Mac OS X

Image Sensor

Sigma Six CCD (6 rows of sensors instead of 3)


110V 50 to 60 Hz

Scanner Weight

6 lbs.

Shipping Weight

7.5 lbs.

Scanner Dimensions

17.1" x 11.3" x 3.1" (LxWxH)

Box Dimensions

21.3" x 15" x 5.3" (LxWxH)

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Features & Benefits

New space-saving EDGE design

New slim design packs CCD quality scanning into a more efficient form factor. New button layout for improved look and functionality. A 25% smaller scanner without sacrificing scan quality. Modern metal finish fits in with any office decor.

New Sigma Six CCD

Six rows of CCD sensors for improved color reproduction. Twice as many sensors as a conventional tri-linear array for more accurate data capture.

FlexScan Lid

Expansion lid for bulky items. Scan books, small 3D objects and odd-sized originals with ease.

Included LightLid 35

Convert old slides and filmstrips into digital photos to share your memories with family and friends.

True 48-bit color

Capture trillions of colors for true-to-life color reproduction. Delivers more subtle detail in the highlights and shadows that 36-bit scanners can't see.

True 2400 x 1200-dpi
Optical Resolution

Enlarge 2400 x 1200-dpi scans up to poster size with great detail and highlights. Create poster-sized images of your favorite photos.

Copy photos and documents at the click of a button

Customize the copy button to suit your needs. Save a variety of scanning settings for one-click scanning through ScanWizard 5.

ScanWizard 5 for Mac and Windows

Scan images from newspapers and magazines and eliminate moire patterns automatically. Just one of ScanWizard 5's many advanced features made simple. Also has advanced programming that automatically enhances printed images

5 Smart-Touch Buttons

Scan, copy, PDF/OCR, email, and scan-to-web with a simple touch of a button. Upload images to where you can share them with friends and family. Customize the email button to suit your needs. Smart-Touch copy and OCR buttons makes high-quality color copies.

Most advanced OCR software in the world

OCR documents with embedded full-color images and complex formatting. Edit text from books and documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and HTML. 99% OCR accuracy.

Included software allows you to do all of the following

Fix old, faded, scratched and torn photos with included image-editing software. Automatically scan photos that open on any Mac or Windows computer. Scan up to four photos at a time.

Easy to set up; easy to use

USB connection sets up in minutes. Step-by-step guide included. PDF documentation for all of the hardware and software included.

Imaging excellence you expect from a 20-year veteran

Microtek has over 20 years of developing, manufacturing, and selling imaging products. Scanners from $59 to $15,000 available all over the world. Worldwide leader in developing, manufacturing, and selling imaging products.

In the Box
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ScanMaker 4800 scanner

USB cable

Power adapter

Microtek software CD

Adobe Photoshop LE CD (Mac)

Adobe PhotoDeluxe CD (PC)

* 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.