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The u’s output was better than the 4p, but certainly not the best money can buy. In addition to the interface differences, the software is also very different. The color was very good, but a few test scans looked too bright. Is the UMAX u the best scanner on the market? Another drawback is the lack of expansion for LPT devices. Log in Don’t have an account? Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

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USB is certainly an interface with promise, and has finally gained mass acceptance. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

Windows 98 detected the u, and prompted for the installation CD. There are some computers that have no slots or IRQs free from the day you bring it home.

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Letter, A5, A5, B5, business cards. The u scored 42 sec while the HP came in at 37sec. Why is theu faster at dpi, but slower at dpi? The pass through port on the Zip drive doesn’t work with all printers and peripherals.

After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. In addition to the interface differences, the software is also very different.

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Image Quality Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and subjective. Another drawback is the lack of expansion for LPT devices. This data shows the expected throughput of the model line. VistaScan allows you to easily adjust the brightness and contrast to an acceptable quality.

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UMAX is the largest maker or scanners in the world, so look for new models that get faster and easier to use. Is the UMAX u the best scanner on the market? Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Now we have USB.

Log in Don’t have an account? Western Digital Caviar 6. The new scanners are easier to install because there are no more IRQ worries, just plug it in and install the umaax.

Setting up a scanner in the past could be difficult, largely attributed to the requirement of a SCSI card. As more scanners become available to Anandtech, you’ll see better comparisons.

Opening up the case and dealing with IRQs is not something the average computer user really wants to do. A few months ago, computer peripheral manufacturers seemed to be at the starting line waiting for the USB race to begin with the release of Windows The past few years brought us parallel port scanners that install without a SCSI card, but traditionally speed has been their Achilles heel.

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Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and subjective.

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The color was very good, but a few test scans looked too bright. Expected throughput UMAX data.

Working with VistaScan was a breeze, because the most common settings such as resolution, zoom and color were easy to adjust. The u’s output was better than the 4p, but certainly not the best money can buy. Tyan Thunder Hard Asyra If you’re looking for an affordable home scanner, and you’d like to jump on the USB bandwagon, the UMAX u is certainly worth considering.