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GTCO Calcomp - 6/2/2008

New Wide Format Scanner Series Balances Both Budget and Quality

Meridian, Idaho - June 2, 2008 - The launch of the GTCO Calcomp Scan Plus 7 HD Series marks the next 
generation of award-winning products for The Other Solutions customers. Easily integrated with most wide-
format printers, the scanners enable users to create visually unified, multi-function copying and printing 
solutions. GTCO CALCOMP’s CCD-based scanners are renowned for bringing unmatched speed, image 
quality and data accuracy to any scanning task - no matter how sensitive or specialized. Providing more
than just a face lift, the scanners’ new black-and-silver casing will slot seamlessly into any modern business 
environment. Now, the HD Series offers even more. 

GTCO Calcomp has upgraded the optical resolution from 508 dpi to 600 dpi. "600 dpi is the highest true 
optical resolution specification in the large-format scanning industry today," says Karin Smitt, VP, Sales and 
Marketing for The Other Solutions operations. "Optical resolution is a key indicator of image quality - and we 
are very pleased to offer our customers this industry-leading capability."

But that is not all; the HD Series also includes the new Hi-Speed USB interface with GTCO Calcomp’s own 
extended data transfer rate, known as xDTR. xDTR speeds up data transfer from the scanner to the PC from 
18MB/sec to 32MB/sec, finally enabling color scanning to be realized at the maximum scanner speed of 3 ips 
(inch per seconds). "Our aim is to balance quality and speed. This upgrade enables our customers to reduce 
the time they spend on daily scanning tasks by up to 50% - while maintaining excellent image quality," Karin 
Smitt says. 

To help customers navigate GTCO Calcomp’s wide product range with ease, GTCO Calcomp has made its 
product names more intuitive. The HD (for high definition) replaces the LF (for Large Format), but the 3 digit 
model code remains the same. GTCO Calcomp’s Scan Plus 7 HD Series scanners at a glance: 
- True 600 dpi optical resolution for outstanding image quality 
- Faster Hi-Speed USB xDTR for high productivity gains on daily scanning tasks 
- Advanced 48-bit CCD technology with on-board image processing for fast, picture-perfect results 
- Up to 12 ips monochrome scanning and 3 ips color scanning 
- Automatic Thickness Adjustment Control (ATAC) for safe scanning of all document types - even up to 0.6" thick 

The new ScanPlus 7 scanner series starts at $9,900 and includes the scanner and the WIDEimage scanner 
software plus two years on-site service warranty in the United States. This scanner can easily be justified with 
scanning and copy requirements of around only 300-500 drawings!

www.gtcocalcomp.com


 
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