Scan Area Versus Price

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PRICE (Thousands)

Scan area (Square Inches)

Compatible Scanners
200 & 300 DPI B&W (1 bit/pixel)
Scan Area Typical ILL PDI (1) Max DPI Scan time two book pages (2) Total time to scan, treat & send a 10 page article (3)
Bookeye 4 v3 15.3 x 18.9" 200 400 2 seconds 48 - 53 seconds
Bookeye 4 v2 18 x 24.4" 200 600(4) 3 seconds 54 - 59 seconds(3)
Bookeye 4 v1 25 x 33.5" 200 400 4.5 seconds 60 - 70 seconds
Click 16 - 22" 300 300 1 seconds 50 -55 seconds
Click Mini 12.25 x 19.2" 300 300 1 seconds 48 - 43 seconds
BookEdge 11.8 x 17" 200 600(6) 5 seconds 65 - 75 seconds(5)(6)
* * * * 11 seconds 144 - 154 seconds(5)(7)
WideTEK 25 (B&W/GS) 18.5 x 25" 200 1200 3 seconds 66 - 76 seconds(5)
Commercial Flatbed Scanner 11 x 17" 200 600 9 seconds 110 - 120 seconds(5)
Photocopier (MFC) 11 x 17" 300 300 10 seconds 115 - 125 seconds(5)
  • (1) The measure of clan times in this chart used these DPI settings.
  • (2) Sweeping time only, does not include preview or transfer time.
  • (3) Time required to scan a ten page article, clean it up (e.g. deskew, remove fan & gutter), send the article and update the system.
  • (4) Bookeye 4 V2 comes standard with 400 dpi max and has a 600 dpi upgrade option.
  • (5) Turning pages is much faster with a planetary scanner than with a flatbed.
  • (6) Scanning 2 pages at a time (to increase speed) is not book spine friendly.
  • (7) Scanning 1 page at a time using edge of scanner.