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UMAX Astra MX3 Scanner for Macs

The UMAX Astra MX3 scanner is a high resolution Mac compatible scanner.  This versatile scanner gives Mac users the ability to interface using either a USB or SCSI-2 port.  If you are looking for ultra fast scanning and sharp vibrant colors with detailed highlights and shadows, this is the perfect scanner for you.  Software included with the Astra MX3 scanner:  Vista Scan, Adobe Photo Deluxe Home Edition, Scan Soft Omni Page LE, New Soft Presto! Page Manager and Photo Album LE.


Type Color Flatbed
Method Single pass, Color CCD Sensor
Light Source Cold Cathode Lamp
Hardware Resolution 600 x 1200 dpi
Max. Interpolated Resolution 9600 x 9600 dpi
Max. Scan Size 8.5" x 11.7"
Speed SCSI:  31 seconds

USB:  35 seconds

(color image scanned at 4" x 5" : 300 dpi)

Scan Modes Color Mode:  36 bit/pixel

Gray Scale Mode:  12 bit/pixel

Line Art Mode:  1 bit/pixel

Hardware Interface USB Port

SCSI-2 Port

Power Consumption 12 Watts
Voltage 100 Volts
Frequency 60 Hz
Dimensions 18.4" x 12.2" x 3.9"
Weight 7.8 lbs.



Platform iMac / Power Mac
Operating System Mac OS 8.0 or later
Memory 32 MB RAM

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