Mon Jun 03, 8: I called Umax’s long distance service hotline only to hold for 45 minutes before getting cut off! Seems like a company like UMAX should work on increasing its user base, not limiting it to stupid people. The Umax U features a wonderful ability to scan plain paper in color mode, so you can efficiently and rapidly acquire digitized files with great fidelity for preservation or processing. Now we have USB. Tue Jun 04, 7: OS X support look good:

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Be sure to mention WHY you’re doing it obviously these u,ax aren’t too bright or they might not understand. Jun 3, Posts: Heh, brings back some fond memories of certain MacAddict staff members destroying PC’s with sledgehammers, death by drowning and blindfolded executions Fujitsu fi Document Scanner Working with VistaScan was a breeze, because the most common settings such as resolution, zoom and color were easy to adjust.


Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. The pass kmax port on the Zip drive doesn’t work with all printers and peripherals.

Another drawback is the lack of expansion for LPT devices. They are probably broke and need to generate revenue from anywhere maybe they can’t afford the bandwidth? Oct 15, Posts: USB is certainly an interface with promise, and has finally gained mass acceptance.

Mon Jun 03, 8: Image Quality Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and 1220i.

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Originally posted by clintatpurdue: Mon Jun 03, 2: Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. You may also like. Do you know where else they’re available? I see dumb jmax Registered: UMAX is the largest maker or scanners in the world, so look for new models that get faster and easier to use.


Cannon scanners are pretty nice, and the beta drivers work really well with OS X. Thaen Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: VistaScan allows you to easily adjust the brightness and contrast to an acceptable quality.

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After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. Well here’s something I won’t have any qualms about carrachoing. Although Epson has been dragging its feet since its self-imposed Jan deadline what’d you mean they missed it?! Show More Show Less. Mon Jun 03, 5: Mon Jun 03, 3: Umaxx Jun 03, And yeah, screw that pay-for-driver-updates BS.

Vue Scan here I come! Originally posted by dam: