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Microtek ArtixScan M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner

Microtek ArtixScan M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner
alaScore 76

27 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Microtek ArtixScan M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: review summary for Microtek ArtixScan M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner


alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Microtek ArtixScan M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Scanners on

56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Artixscan M1 Pro with ai Studio Flatbed & Film Scanner 4800 Dpi

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Review: ArtixScan M1 Pro dual media scanner


With its support for many pro-level transparency types and two full-featured professional software packages, the ArtixScan M1 Pro is a step up, both in quality and in price, from consumer photo and document scanners.

The ArtixScan M1 Pro features an 8.5-by-14-inch reflective scanning bed for 48-bit digitizing of documents and printed photos. It connects to your Mac via USB 2.0. The M1 Pro can also scan transparencies, such as slides and film, in sizes up to 8.5 by...

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more headaches than its worth


Inadequate support, no Microtek support at retailer of manufacturer, no definitive answers to problems, ...

Looks great sitting on my desk as a paper weight

After using the Microtek M1 scanner I have spent so much time re-scanning images. I keep hoping that if I read just one more article, I'll get a good scan ; The biggest source of headaches has been the colored lines running through the scan

Product Specifications

The ArtixScan M1 Pro model is designed to deliver outstanding image quality and higher productivity for scanning tasks. The ArtixScan M1 Pro scanner comes with SilverFast Ai Studio software and two sets of SnapTrans film holders.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Model:M1 Dual Media Scanner/M1 Pro Dual Media Scanner
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microtek ArtixScan


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Max Supported Document Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Supported Media Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:9600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Film scanner/Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.3 - 10.4 / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows Vista