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PlanScan 4838Book Scanner

A0+ Book Scanner with highest scan quality and maximum performance

The A0 book scanner PlanScan 4838 is an alternative to the PlanScan 3650. With the camera moving from back to front and vice versa, the PlanScan 4838 achieves its enormous productivity.

With a motorized standard book cradle of 35 cm range it can handle extremely large originals. Operating the PlanScan 4838 A0 book scanner is easy and convenient. Simply place the book and hit the scan button. The rest of the process is fully automatic. All the operator has to do is to flip the page and release the scan. The book scanner is equipped with a special LED light illumination that does not produce any ultraviolet or infrared radiation. Harmless and uniform illumination is guaranteed. The illuminator of the scanner is located inside the scan head and is simply moved across the original. The scanner can be operated independent from ambient light and do not irritate the operator´s eyes.

The PlanScan 4838 A0 book scanner comes with 3D scanning mode, a scanning technology which allows users to scan many different types of originals. It offers the capability of digitizing structured surfaces such as wood, rubber, plastic, fabrics, carpet and many more types of material. Finally, light reflecting items such as coins, seals, metal prints and silver or gold coated originals can be captured at the highest quality. The 3D scanning mode can be disabled and regular 2D scanning can be performed.

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PlanScan 4838 Book Scanner - Functions & Features

  • Scan area more than A0
  • 1200 dpi resolution
  • 9 sec. for A0+ Scan @ 300 dpi
  • Our fastest A0 book scanner
    - extremely high scanning speed
  • Motorized 35 cm pull out book cradle
  • 3D scanning mode
  • Bidirektional scanning
  • Prime and consistent scanning results
    independent from ambient Light
  • Free of IR and UV radiation
  • GBit TCP/IP Network Interface

PlanScan 4838 Book Scanner - Markets & Applications

  • Libraries
  • Archives
  • Government and private commercial organizations
  • Universities
  • Information Facilities
  • Land registries
  • Archiving documents from national and local government agencies,
    registries and nonprofit organizations
  • Scan newspapers, periodicals, catalogs and magazines
  • Digitizing bound and stapled documents like contracts, accounts and documentation
  • Preserving books and sensitive historical documents

PlanScan 4838 Book Scanner - Product brochures

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PlanScan 4838 Book Scanner - Technical Data

Maximum Scan Area 1219 x 965 mm (48 x 38 inch), 17% more than DIN/ISO A0
Scanner Resolution 1200 dpi
Scan Speed DIN A0+ @ 300 dpi: 9 s, DIN A0+ @ 600 dpi: 18 s
Color Depth 48 bit color, 16 bit grayscale
Scan Output 24 bit color, 8 bit grayscale, bitonal, enhanced halftone
File Formats Multipage PDF (PDF/A) and TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNM, PNG, BMP,
TIFF (Raw, G3, G4, LZW, JPEG), AutoCAD DWF, JBIG, DjVu,
DICOM, PCX, Postscript, EPS, Raw data and more
ICC Profiles Embedded for sRGB, Adobe RGB and native.
Individual profiling via web based Scan2ICC subscription
Camera System Four Tri-color CCD cameras, encapsulated and dust-proof
Light Source White LEDs, classified IEC 60825-1: class 1, IR and UV free
Lamp Lifetime 50,000 h typ. Lamps are covered by the Extended Warranty Option
Computer 64 bit Linux, 16 Gigabyte RAM, 320GB HDD
Interface GBit TCP/IP Network interface
Software Batch Scan Wizard, other Software optional available
Standard Book Cradle 35 cm pull-out, motorized
Dimension H x W x D: 1070 x 1490 x 1430 mm (42 x 59 x 56 inch)
Weight 130 kg (287 lbs.)
Environment Operating temperature 5 to 40 °C (40 to 105 °F),
relative humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)

Technical changes, errors and omissions excepted. All information subject to change.