Quick Digital Archiving With Epson Scanner
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Epson has launched two high speed sheet-fed scanners that can capture database information and whole documents for immediate use or for archiving purposes.

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Epson claims that the GT-S80 scans 40 pages per minute (ppm) single sided and 80 images per minute (ipm) in a double sided scan, while the GT-S50 scans at 25 ppm single sided and 50 ipm double sided.

The GT-S50 and GT-S80 both have dual CCD technology that scan up to 600 dpi for fast double-sided scanning and comes with a 75 page feeder for rapid capture of large multi page documents. It can scan A4, legal, letter, B5, B6, A5, and A6 documents, as well as ID and business cards. 

The Epson Scan 3.6 software comes with automatic de-skewing and background colour removal, hole punch removal, blank page skip, text enhancement, single colour enhancement or single colour dropout, and image or graphics enhancement for better scanned images.


Documents can be saved as searchable PDF (Windows only), compressed PDF (2 compression levels: Standard and High), encrypted PDF with a password, along with several other PDF save features.

The GT-S50 and GT-S80 can also perform direct scanning to IT applications or folders such as Microsoft Share Point, Network or FTP folders.  Users can customise these job settings by assigning a VBS script to launch actions in Epson Event Manager allowing easy integration of scanning jobs into document management system processes.

The scanners also have Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity to any PC, and are compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

The GT-S50 and GT-S80 will have an RRP of $999 and $1299 respectively and are available from Epson distributors.

See: www.epson.com.au