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Umax Astra 6700

Umax Astra 6700
alaScore 75

3 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Umax Astra 6700. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Umax Astra 6700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Jantz (

Umax Astra 6700


This affordable scanner is fairly fast, but it's held back by flat image quality and other shortcomings.

The relatively speedy Umax Astra 6700 can scan both photos and film, but other inexpensive models offer better image quality and more robust features.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : James Galbraith (

Umax Astra 6700


The Astra 6700 is an inexpensive, 2400-dpi, flatbed scanner that connects to your Mac via USB 2.0. It does a good job of scanning photos and other reflective media.

Inexpensive ; includes transparency unit

Scans using the transparency adapter were noisy ; included Mac software can't output standard 48-bit scans

Reflective scans of photographs and test charts came out well. Our standard Picnic test image was a little bit on the red side and some of the shadow detail was lost-but it was really not bad for a low-end scanner. The transparency scans were not quite...

May, 2005

Product Specifications

The professional-quality Astra 6700 is targeted toward advanced consumers, film photographers, and imaging prosumers. It offers 2400 x 4800 dpi, 48-bit scanning capability. The Astra 6700 is compatible with Windows PCs and MACs.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:UMAX Technologies
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:UMAX Astra


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:2400dpi
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:4800dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Plain paper
Type:Flatbed scanner

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.1 - 10.3 / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP