Canon CanoScan 9000F MARK II : up to 9600 dpi for film

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Canon updates its CCD scanner with the announcement of the CanonScan 9000 Mark II, a versatile scanner that can scan documents as well as analog films or pictures, in a resolution that can reach 9600 dpi. It comes with a comprehensive software suite including a document management application, a handwriting recognition software (OCR) and interface with the trough via ‘scan to cloud “quite explicit.

CanonScan 9000F MARK II scanner

The CanonScan 9000F Mark II can scan flat documents in 4800 x 4800 dots and can reach 9600 x 9600 dots per inch for the film negatives which will allow prosumer as amateur photographers to digitize their photo library. The CanonScan 9000 Mark II offers the usual photo enhancements softwares to end up with improved scanned image quality. It can scan up to 4 slides at a time or 9 strips of 35mm film together. It is compatible with all films till 120 format.

The Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II is pretty inexpensive. It will be sold $249 and available in April 2013.

 

Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II
Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II scanner.

 

CanonScan 9000F MARK II main technical specs

CanoScan 9000F Mark II
Type Flatbed Scanner with Film Adaptor Unit
Scanning element CCD 12-line colour
Light source White LED
Optical resolution 9600×9600dpi (film) [1]
4800×4800dpi (photo and document) [1]
Selectable resolution 25 – 19200dpi
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Scanning gradation (colour) 48bit input -> 48/24 bit output
Scanning gradation (greyscale) 48 bit input -> 16 bit (Film scanning only) / 8 bit output
Maximum document size A4  / Letter [216 x 297mm]
EZ-Scan Buttons 7 buttons (PDFx4, AUTO SCAN, COPY, E-MAIL)
Preview speed Approx. 3 sec [2]
Scanning speed (colour) 1.2 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)[4]
Scanning speed (greyscale) 1.2 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)[4]
Scanning speed (B&W) 1.2 msec./line (300 dpi), 12.1 msec/line (4800dpi)[4]
Scan speed (A4, 300dpi, Colour) Approx. 7 sec [3]
Film Handling 35mm strip (negative/positive): 12 frames
35mm slides (negative/positive): 4 frames
120 format film max 6 x 22cm (filmstrip only)
Software included ScanGear, Scan Utility, My Image Garden
Power supply AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption Approx. 15W (in operation, maximum)
Approx. 0.9W (standby)
Approx. 0.5W (off – suspend)
Dimensions Approx. 270 x 480 x 111mm
Weight Approx. 4.6kg
Operating range (temperature) 10-35 degrees C
Operating range (humidity) 10% to 90% RH (20% to 80% RH for film scanning), without condensation formation
Supported Operating Systems Windows 8 (32 and 64bit)
Windows 7 SP1 (32 and 64bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64bit)
Windows XP SP3 (32bit)
Mac OS X 10.6.8 – 10.8