Canon U.S.A. on Monday introduced four new USB 2.0-based Mac-compatible scanners — the CanoScan 8600F, LiDE 600F, CanoScan 4400F and LiDE 70. Prices range from $79.99 to $179.99.
Most of the scanners scan photos at up to 4800 x 9600 dot per inch (DPI) optical resolution. The 8600F and 4400F scanners include built-in “Film Adapter Units” (FAUs) to simplify the scanning of 35mm negatives and mounted slides.
model can scan up to 12 frames of 35mm film, four mounted slides and medium-format negatives. Seven “EZ” buttons enable users to copy, scan, optimize scans for e-mail and more; the scanner also features four PDF function buttons that generates PDF files without having to involve the user in further interaction with the host computer.
can work vertically or horizontally. It can also open 180 degrees to scan wide or three-dimensional objects. It uses a single cable for both data and power, and uses a CIS scanning element with 48-bit color depth. It features seven EZ buttons and PDF functionality. Also included is an FAU that can scan up to six 35 mm frames at once.
model includes software to correct and enhanced scanned images; a built-in FAU can handle up to six 35mm negatives or four mounted slides simultaneously. It also includes seven EZ buttons.
replaces Canon’s popular LiDE 60 — a slim, flatbed scanner with a metallic finish and $79.99 price tag. It works at 2400 x 4800 DPI color resolution and comes with four EZ buttons. The Z-Lid helps the scanner scan bulky items.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2 or later.