Ultra Wide Format Scanner allows in-field upgrades.

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Built with xDTR2 extended data transfer rate and Gigabit Ethernet, HD Ultra delivers 6 ips scanning speeds and 901 monochrome and 597 color scans per hour. Camera technology, intelligent calibration, and AccuColor enhancement algorithm optimize image quality, while one-touch control, fail-safe paper loading, and automatic size detection facilitate operation. Available in 36 and 42 in. versions, scanner can be upgraded - resolution, speed, width, color - without changing hardware.

Original Press Release:

Contex Raises the Bar with All-New HD Ultra Wide Format Scanner

ALLEROED, Denmark -- Fastest, Most Productive Scanner is Unmatched for Image Quality, Versatility

Contex, the world's leading developer of wide format scanning and imaging solutions, today announces the all-new HD Ultra wide format scanner.

The HD Ultra is the market's most advanced wide format scanner, featuring unmatched productivity and versatility. Built with Contex's next generation xDTR2, its exclusive extended data transfer rate, and Gigabit Ethernet, the HD Ultra is twice the speed of its predecessor, and more productive than any other scanner on the market. The scanner delivers 6-inch per second scanning speeds and an unprecedented 901 monochrome and 597 color scans per hour.

"Our R&D and dedication to customers have made us a leader in the wide format scanning industry, and we are pleased to offer the most advanced scanner on the market with the HD Ultra," comments Niels Appel, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Contex A/S. "Every detail has been specifically designed with the goal of helping our customers win projects, boost productivity, and lower costs."

The powerhouse HD Ultra delivers unsurpassed image quality with all-new precision camera technology, intelligent calibration, and the innovative AccuColor enhancement algorithm. Energy-Star compliant, the HD Ultra is available in 36- and 42-inches and is the most field-upgradeable wide format scanner in its class. Users can now upgrade the scanning resolution, speed, width, color, or Gigabit Ethernet without changing the hardware.

The HD Ultra comes with intuitive new features that make operation quick and easy, including one-touch control, fail-safe paper loading, and automatic size detection. Contex's new FlexFeed technology with intuitive media handling, allows the scanner to easily insert any document, thanks to right-side loading and funnel-shaped feeding. SnapSize, Contex's sophisticated optical sensor technology, lets users automatically switch between different size documents.

Additionally, SmartShare lets users connect to a LAN, so that any computer in the workgroup can access the scanner.

The HD Ultra comes in two versions: Professional, for high-volume applications, and Office, for occasional use or walk-up scanning. The scanner is also available as a multi-function product (MFP), which includes a space-saving high stand that allows users to combine the wide format scanner with most large format printers.

Contex scanning solutions can be purchased from authorized resellers worldwide. Visit http://www.contex.com/details.

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