The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Scanner is designed to scan all types of originals, including rare and valuable documents up to C size. This scanner solves the problem of scanning media over a half inch thick, such as books, delicate originals and fine art. Embedded iJET technology provides the ability to scan and make copies directly to any computer or printer on the LAN, or directly to an attached USB Printer. The IDEAL /Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed color scanner is designed to meet the requirements for the GIS, fine art reproduction and historical document preservation markets. The COPYmate 18" Flatbed provides a solution for scanning and archiving precious, unusual and rare documents, from original fine art to oversized prints, with high precision and color accuracy at a fast scan speed. This new scanner can be used stand-alone or as an integrated component of a customized solution.
The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Color Scanner creates images in photo realistic color, high quality gray scale, and crisp, clear black and white. Color is captured at 48 bits for maximum color precision passing the best 24 bits of color to the computer. The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Scanner is an accurate, two-dimensional sampling device; document motion is one axis and electronic scan of the Charge Couple Device (CCD) semiconductor cameras is the other. The COPYmate G18 iJET scans with unparalleled accuracy, +/- 0.1% in both the X and Y-axis to ensure the most accurate scan possible. The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Scanner has iJET technology, embedded copying and scanning system in the hardware. The iJET technology incorporates the scanners Dual 2-D Adaptive Enhancement features with Area Diffusion Logic and Error Diffusion Half-toning which allows documents containing mixed photographic and line-art (including text) areas to be captured with greater detail.
Direct Printer Interfacing The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Scanner supports both LAN and USB printer connection options so any printer can be connected and used for copy output directly from the scanner. From the iJET Panel you can set the quality, lightness, number of copies, reduce/enlarge the copy without the use of a PC or software. The iJET Panel also contains advanced settings for special jobs or for setting company defaults. With the scanner’s high precision of details and colors, users can enlarge their creations to full display sizes without losing any quality. The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Scanner has variable resolution from 400 to 9600 dpi, selectable in one dpi increments to match user requirements.
Accuracy Lens Enhancement Technology
The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed Color Scanner uses Accuracy Lens Enhancement Technology (ALE) that electronically maintains 0.1% +/- 1 pixel precision across any two points of the scan line, thus exceeding even the most rigid requirements. With this scanner there is a very high grade of precision stability in the scanned image.
Connect to PC for Indexing and Editing
The IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed supports color and monochrome scanning applications. IDEAL’s ScanOS provides single-field indexing for every document scanned, and automatically generates the filename, time & date, and the computer operator’s name to the database record. ScanOS stores drawings and index data in an ODBC compliant archive in many formats including PDF, TIFF, JPEG, and BMP. Edit drawings in raster with the same ease as editing a CAD file using WiseImage, an optional intelligent raster editing software package from IDEAL. WiseImage is a powerful drawing editor that performs raster to vector conversion and OCR.
Enterprise Wide Sharing
Provide instant network access of scanned drawings with IDEAL’s ArchiveCenter for Workgroups. Archive large format drawings on a company intranet or a secure, password protected internet with IDEAL’s ArchiveCenter for the Enterprise. Search, retrieve, view, and print large format drawings using only a standard web browser. Both software applications require a PC to be connected to the IDEAL/Contex COPYmate 18" Flatbed color scanner. ArchiveCenter can be upgraded to IDEAL's Online PlanRoom for bid management, project management, and ordering drawings.