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UMAX Astra 3450 Scanner w/ Built-in Transparency Adapter

The UMAX Astra 3450 scanner offers the speed of USB technology and 600 x 1200 dpi resolution for fast, versatile, and high quality image capture.  Featuring a 14-bit internal analog-to-digital converter for true 42-bit internal color, the Astra 3450 scanner gives you trillions of sharp, vibrant colors.  The Astra 3450 scanner features a Universal Transparency Cover (UTC) for scanning up to 4" x 5" transparent media.  The UTC enables the Astra 3450 scanner to scan slides, negatives and transparencies, making it a truly versatile scanner.  Scanner software package includes:  UMAX Vista Scan & Vista Shuttle, New Soft Page Type, New Soft Presto! Page Manager, Scan Soft Omni Page LE and Adobe Photo Deluxe Home Edition.


Type Color Flatbed
Method Single-Pass, CCD Sensor
Light Source Cold Cathode Lamp
Hardware Resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
Max. Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
Color Density 42-bit
A/D Converter 14-bit
Scanning Resolution 1 dpi to 9600 dpi
Maximum Scan Size Reflective:  8.5" x 11.7"

Transparency:   4" x 5"

Scan Modes

Color Mode:  24/42 bits per pixel

Gray Scale Mode:  8/14 bits per pixel

Line Art Mode:  1 bit per pixel

Scaling 1% to 1000% in 5% increments
Highlight/Shadow 256 steps
Contrast/Brightness +/- 100%
Hardware Interface USB
Operating Temperature 50-104 degrees F (10-40 degrees C)
Humidity 25%-85%
Power Consumption 12W Maximum
Voltage 100 VAC
Frequency 50-60 Hz
Dimensions 18.2" x 11.6" x 2.6"
Transparency Cover Built-in



Processor Pentium / PowerPC* (minimum)
Operating System Windows 98/2000 / Mac OS 8.1 or later
USB Port Required
Memory 64 MB RAM
CD-ROM Drive Required
Hard Disk Space 250 MB (minimum)

*For Mac users:  Power Mac G3, G4 or iMac recommended

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