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After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. The pass through port on the Zip drive doesn’t work with all printers and peripherals. As more scanners become available to Anandtech, you’ll see better comparisons. Working with VistaScan was a breeze, because the most common settings such as resolution, zoom and color were easy to adjust. Opening up the case and dealing with IRQs is not something the average computer user really wants to do.

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After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. The u’s output was better than the 4p, but certainly not the best money can buy. Tyan Thunder Hard Drive: If you’re looking for an affordable home scanner, and you’d like to jump on the USB bandwagon, the UMAX u is certainly worth considering.

Another drawback is the lack of expansion for LPT devices. Western Digital Caviar 6.

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Setting up a scanner in the past could be difficult, largely attributed to the requirement of a SCSI card. The past few years brought us parallel port scanners that install without a SCSI card, but traditionally speed has been their Achilles heel.

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Opening up the case and dealing with IRQs is not something the average computer user astraa wants to do.

Image Quality Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and subjective. Working with VistaScan was a breeze, because the most common settings such as resolution, zoom and color were easy to adjust. Letter, A5, A5, B5, business cards. Log in Don’t have an account?

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As more scanners become available to Anandtech, you’ll see better comparisons. There are some computers that have no slots or IRQs free from the day you bring it home. The new scanners are easier to install because there are no more IRQ worries, just plug it in and install the driver.

USB is certainly an interface with promise, and has finally gained mass acceptance. The pass through port on the Zip drive doesn’t work with all printers and peripherals.

Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and subjective. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. VistaScan allows you to easily adjust the brightness and contrast to an acceptable quality. Windows 98 detected the u, and prompted for the installation CD. Why is theu faster at umzx, but slower at dpi? In addition to the interface differences, the software is also very different.

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This data shows the expected throughput of the model line. A few months ago, computer peripheral manufacturers seemed to be at the starting line waiting for the USB race to begin with the release of Windows The u scored 42 sec while the HP came in at 37sec.

Now we have USB. Is the UMAX u the best scanner on the market?

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. UMAX is the largest maker or scanners in the world, so look for new models that get faster and easier to use.

The color was very good, but a few test scans looked too bright.