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Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL
alaScore 70

40 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, 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 Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

26% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL Flatbed Scanner (PC/Mac)Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL Flatbed Scanner (PC/Mac)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (pcworld.com)

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL

 

The ScanMaker V6UPL is hard to beat for SOHO and home users who want to scan large materials, such as artwork, spreadsheets, newspapers, and oversize books. This model is also a good choice for those with PCs lacking USB ports.

Apr, 2000

Expert review by: (zdnet.com.au)

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL

 

Microtek's latest flatbed scanner, the AU$399 ScanMaker V6UPL, is a fast and flexible unit ideal for users seeking an easy way to scan colour images and slides.

Sep, 2001

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Where or where did the image go

 

very good scans, easy to use.

software doesn't support new computers running xp.

Aug, 2003

Consumer review by: Joe H (shopzilla.com)

Don't buy it

 

No pros

Terrible software drivers, terrible support

May, 2003

Consumer review by: raymond compton (shopzilla.com)

dust collector

 

give me a week, maybe I'll think of one

non-existent support, flawed software, microtek management

Dec, 2002

Consumer review by: Danny Ozark (shopzilla.com)

Must mail scanner to MicroTek if bulb burns out $60 CHARGE!

 

Okay Scanner

Must mail scanner to MicroTek if bulb burns out $60 CHARGE!

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: Cdr_Jim (computingreview.com)

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL Flatbed Scanner

 

Originally installed on WinME and worked great. Read most of the recent reviews about XP and thought the worst. Upgraded system to WinXPPro and found scanner works fine for all modes. Even slide attachment works great.

Legal size scanning

None

Nov, 2004

Consumer review by: wayne_e (epinions.com)

Great Scanner

 

Legal size scanning, great color.

Difficult to get to work with Windows XP, low DPI only (600 X 600)

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: Joe G (computingreview.com)

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL Flatbed Scanner

 

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL works with Windows XP. After installing Windows XP Pro, the Microtek Scanmaker V6UPL would not work, even though it worked fine with Windows 98. Downloading the latest driver from Microtek did NOT solve the problem. Windows XP...

Scans legal size paper

Never could get the negative film attachmet to work

Sep, 2003

Consumer review by: ravalynda (computingreview.com)

Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL Flatbed Scanner

 

I wish I had read all of the negative comments about this scanner before I purchased it - I thought I'd done my homework, but I guess I just listened to the hype. It's 3 months out of warranty and in "Preview" mode the carriage is stuck and makes a lot...

Legal size. Fairly easy to use when it works

I hate spending money for something that has to be replaced 3 months outside of the warranty because the repair will cost more than the item

May, 2003

Product Specifications

Connect the Microtek ScanMaker V6UPL to a Parallel or USB port on your computer and you're ready to roll. This legal-size, 36-bit color flatbed scanner features a GO button that instantly activates ScanWizard 5, Microtek award-winning scanner software. With an optical resolution of 600x1200 dpi, this machine gives you enough detail to enlarge a postage stamp to full-page size. You also get the maximum in flexibility with Mickrotek multi-platform design.

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:26.5in
Height:7.2in
Weight:8.8lbs
Width:15.3in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Microtek
Model:V6UPL
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Microtek ScanMaker

Scanner

Color Depth:36-bit color/42-bit color
Form Factor:Desktop
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:USB
Interface Type (2nd):IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP)
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
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:1200dpi
Supported Document Type:Slides
Supported Media Type:Slides
Type:Flatbed scanner

System Requirements

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