What’s the Difference Between Scanner & Plotter? 2 Key Devices

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In the realm of digital technology, the number of tools available for various tasks can be overwhelming. Among these, scanners and plotters are two indispensable devices that serve distinct functions. Understanding their differences and applications can help you to understand which type of device you might need. Herein, we’ll delve into the intricacies of scanners […]

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Why Are Wide Format Scanners So Costly? How To Pay Less!

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Wide format scanners have become essential tools for industries like architecture, engineering, GIS, construction, art, and others. However, their seemingly high price tags often raise questions. So what is the justification for the expense of wide format scanners. Here I’ll provide some insight on the technology, features, and market dynamics driving these prices and also […]

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How to Approach a Large Scan Project: Expert Guide

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So, you’ve finally decided to get rid of all those rolls of paper plans! But wait!  How should you tackle this scan project in the most efficient manor? By understanding the scope and potential challenges, you can approach this scan project with the right strategies. Here we’ll explore expert insights, proven strategies, and essential precautions […]

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Scan Project of Maps & Blueprints: What Options Are Available?

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A comprehensive guide of how to tackle a scan project for digitizing an archive of blueprints &/or maps. In this blog, we will look into the various options available; outsource, buy a scanner, or rent a scanner.  Each path offers an efficient approach for digital conversion.  However, by understanding the advantages and trade-offs of each […]

Best Large Format Scanner To Scan Artwork

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Large Format Scanner to Scan Artwork In today’s digital age, preserving and sharing artwork in high-quality digital formats has become increasingly important. Whether you’re a professional artist, art enthusiast, or gallery owner, finding the best large format scanner is crucial to accurately capture and showcase your artwork. In […]

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What to Know When Buying Used Wide Format Equipment

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The Hidden Dangers of Buying a Used Wide Format Scanner / Plotter When it comes to acquiring office equipment like wide format scanners or wide format plotters, many businesses explore the option of buying used devices to save costs. While purchasing second-hand equipment may seem like a prudent decision, it is crucial to consider the […]

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What Is DPI; And How Does It Impact Scanning & Printing?

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Demystifying DPI: Understanding its Significance in Scanning and Printing When it comes to scanning and printing, you might have come across the term “DPI” quite often. DPI, or Dots Per Inch, is a crucial concept that determines the quality and clarity of digital images. In this blog post, we will delve into the meaning of […]