What types of scanners are available in Ireland?

Drum Scanner – A drum scanner is usually found in a professional printing business, because they provide the highest level of image quality available. They are used with a cylindrical drum that rotates past sensing elements to complete scanning jobs. They are...

Buying Scanners in Ireland

Dynamic range An important criteria for evaluating a scanner is the unit’s dynamic range, which is somewhat similar to bit depth in that it measures how wide a range of tones the scanner can record. Dynamic range is measured on scale from 0.0 to 4.0 and the single...

What things do I look for when choosing a scanner?

Resolution Generally the higher the resolution the better the results. This is the amount of pixels a scanner can see, usually given in dots per inch (dpi). However, there different ways of measuring this and you have to be careful. Firstly, there is optical...

Why should I use a scanner?

Use a scanner to transfer printed materials – photos, drawings, even text – into your computer. The most important things to consider when choosing a scanner are quality and speed. Also keep in mind that your computer will need at least 32 MB of RAM,...