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IBM Ideascan

alaScore 66

12 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of IBM Ideascan. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the IBM Ideascan is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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This summary is based on the product: IBM IdeaScan 0275-011 Flatbed Scanner

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

IBM introduces a new scanner that has performed a revolution in the world of scanning. IdeaScan Color Flatbed Scanner is a perfect home and business solution. This scanner possesses a lot of features that will make your life easier: easy one-button access to the most frequently used scanning tasks, high performance scanning. The scanner increases scanning speed by up to 50% with specially designed compression technology, award winning scanning suite with TextBridge OCR and PhotoStudio imaging software. You can preview, scan, copy, fax and e-mail your creations with the touch of a button. Create image masterpieces with powerful PhotoStudio imaging suite. Save hours of tedious retyping with Textbridge Classic text recognition. Increase scanning speed by up to 50% in Speed Mode with specially designed compression technology.

Dimensions & Weight



Product Line:IBM IdeaScan


Color Depth:36-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:8-bit (256 gray levels)
Interface Type:IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP)
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Supported Media Size:A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:1200dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 95 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0