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Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro

Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro
alaScore 76

20 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Amazon.com review summary for Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro Flatbed Scanner

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Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro

 

This high-resolution flatbed delivers pleasing scans from prints and film, but it's no speed demon at low resolution.

The Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro's high resolution, versatile transparency adapter, and powerful scanning software make this unit well suited for serious users who are more interested in image quality than in speed.

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Microtek ScanMaker 6100 Pro

 

Among the best flatbed scanners for slide scan quality. Includes conveniences like a built-in light box in the lid for previewing transparencies

No automatic document feeder. When scanning photographic prints, you have to choose between speed and quality, with faster scans using Microtek's software or better scans with the bundled SilverFast scan software

In addition to the usual assortment of document types you'd expect for a flatbed scanner, the ScanMaker 6100 Pro handles slides surprisingly well. It also forces you to choose between its own Twain driver and the slower but higher-quality scans you'll...

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ScanMaker 6100

 

The two EZ-lock film holders work well - one is for 35mm strips, the other for 35mm slides and 6-x-7 film. You pre-load them, then put them on the bed where raised loops engage with slots in the scanner for precise alignment. This lets the scanner...

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Review of the Microtek Scanmaker 6100 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

The Microtek ScanMaker 6100 covers a fair amount of desk space but compensates with a relatively low profile.....

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~Microtek Hit the Bullseye~

 

Can I tell you something? I usually LOATHE scanners. I worked for quite some time as a Graphic Designer and I had my share of P.I.T.A. issues with scanners. Oh the problems I could've avoided if we had invested properly. After the extreeeeeeemely ...

SO simple to install~

Needs a more comprehensive manual.~

Product Specifications

Packed with the latest scanning technology, Microtek's ScanMaker 6100 offers 3200 x 6400-dpi optical resolution, built-in 4"x5" transparency adapter, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) interface, and eight function buttons for automating the most common scanning tasks. With its slim, sleek design, this powerhouse is the perfect choice for small office or home users who demand the highest levels of performance, style and value. SilverFast SE 6 features a host of highly intuitive professional scanning options designed to deliver the best possible scan quality from the ScanMaker 6100. Perhaps the two most significant features are NegaFix and SRD (Scratch and Dust Removal). NegaFix reduces complex negative scanning to a simple, three-step process whilst SRD is a powerful system that dramatically reduces or completely eliminates dust and scratches on your film without impairing the final image quality.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:19.1in/19in
Height:3in
Weight:6.8lbs
Width:11.5in/11.6in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Microtek
Model:6100/6100 Pro
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microtek ScanMaker

Scanner

Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:3200dpi/6400dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in
Max V-Optical Resolution:3200dpi/6400dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Transparencies / Plain paper / Slides / Film
Supported Media Type:Film / Plain paper / Slides / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9.x / Apple MacOS X 10.1.3 - 10.2 / Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Apple MacOS 9.x / Apple MacOS X 10.1.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.2.x / Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Microsoft Windows 98/ME