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The Real Deal of Image Quality with a Large Format Color Scanner

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Sep 03, 2012 @ 08:39 AM

If it is time to get a new large format color scanner, you will want to look at all of your options before you make a decision. But, be careful, the spec sheets don’t always tell the whole story. One of the first things you'll usually consider is resolution. But, the problem with resolution is that it is a very dynamic topic. Higher resolutions are not necessarily better in every case. Let’s explore overall image quality, and determine what is “good enough” and what is best for your situation.

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4 Primary Functions of Large Format Scanners - What's Yours?

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 06:24 AM

Large format scanners have become essential tools for many engineering and architectural firms. In fact, it is commonplace to see them sitting alongside office plotters to perform a variety of different jobs. Like any other job, though, things are easier when you are armed with the right equipment. So, how do you pick the right tool—the right large format scanner for your company? The first thing you have to consider is the task that you need the scanner to perform. There are four primary scenarios where wide format scanners are most useful. Which ones are the most important to you?

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Top 5 Reasons AEC Firms Should Consider Wide Format Scanners

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 @ 08:39 AM

It is nice to see that AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) companies are starting to make some real advancements regarding new technology. A great example is the use of BIM, or Building Information Modeling. This new software platform allows companies to share and collaborate like never before. This is great for newly designed projects, but what is the job is a renovation that requires the review of some older plans? A simple solution is to convert old, legacy construction documents into a digital format. That is why AEC firms should really take a serious look at wide format scanners.

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See the Best Large Format Scanner for Your Money

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 07:03 AM

There must be something in the air...AEC companies have begun to CRAVE large format scanners. If you stop and think about it though, it really makes a lot of sense. After all, when your company has a large format scanner, you have the ability to digitize all of your old drawings and blueprints into an electronic format--PDF being the file type of choice. But, how do you decide what is the best large format scanner for your money?

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Top 6 uses for tabletop wide format scanners

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 @ 07:01 AM

In case you haven’t noticed, large format document scanning has become commonplace throughout many organizations. Here are a few reasons why wide format scanners have become more abundant.

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Upgrade your large format printer to a copier scanner combo

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 @ 06:05 AM

It is amazing to see how accessible wide-format printing has become. It is no longer the niche industry that it used to be. You can find large format plotter printers just about anywhere:

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