Color Scanner features built-in Linux processor.

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Providing large format scanning and copying, tri-camera PUMA HS 36 offers 36 in. wide imaging area, handles media up to .6 in. thick, and scans at speeds up to 3 ips full color and 12 ips monochrome. Optical resolution is 600 dpi standard and 1,200 or 9,600 dpi with software enhancements. iJET Panel facilitates setup and activation of full scan-to-print and scan-to-file options directly at scanner. Accuracy Lens Enhancement Technology enables 0.1% ±1 pixel precision.

Original Press Release: Announces New Standard of Large Format Scanners

Embedded Image Technology for Efficient Scan-to-Print with the Seiko LP1010 or Scan-to-File

Rockville, MD, July 15, 2005- IDEAL, the largest U.S. Distributor of Contex scanners, today announced the newest addition to its comprehensive family of large format imaging solutions -the IDEAL / Contex PUMA HS 36 Color Scanner. This tri-camera 600dpi optical color and monochrome scanner is fast and easy to use. The PUMA features the latest development in scanning technology-iJET Technology. This full color scanner has a powerful built-in Linux processor to help process the data quickly and efficiently. The new iJET Panel contains an 'easy to use' menu system that enables the setup and activation of full scan-to-print and scan-to-file options directly at the scanner.

When coupled with the Seiko LP1010 printer, and IDEAL ScanOS or IDEAL PrintOS, the PUMA HS 36 provides a fast front end for high speed monochrome scan-to-print applications. In addition, witn its efficient color scanning speeds and advanced image quality, the PUMA HS 36 makes a perfect front end for any large format color inkjet scan-to-print application.

"Why purchase a monochrome multifunction LED device, when you can have both monochrome speed to feed the Seiko LP1010 printer and color capability to feed your color inkjet printer?" asks Jay Magenheim, president of "With the PUMA HS 36 customers can have the best of both worlds. That's what I call true value."
PUMA HS 36 Features include:
o High quality large format scanning and copying
o Up to 3"/sec full color and 12"/sec monochrome scanning
o Optical resolution of 600 dpi with software enhancements to 1200 and 9600 dpi
o Handles thick media up to 15mm or .6" thick
o High Precision Color is captured at 48 bit color for photo-realistic vivid colors
o 16 bit gray tone capture for perfect reproduction of grayscales
o Advanced image processing
o Four wheel-drive for effective grip and a smooth feed

The PUMA HS 36 also includes Accuracy Lens Enhancement Technology (ALE) for 0.1% +/-1 pixel precision, All-Wheel drive for smoothly feeding different types of originals, and Automatic Thickness Adjustment Control (ATAC) for thicker originals. It features a full 36" wide imaging area, and efficiently handles all types of documents including large color posters, architectural drawings, photographs, detailed maps, and fine art. develops, markets, and supports a wide range of color and monochrome scanning solutions solutions for large format drawings and technical documents including scan-to-print, scan-to-file, Online Planrooms, indexing, archiving, converting and editing software. For more information on the PUMA HS 36, or any IDEAL product, please contact Kathy Magenheim at (301) 468-0123 ext.1230 or contact via email at

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