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Plustek ADF PL7000 Scanner

Mark Peters
Photokina report
Tuesday 29th, August 2006
Posted by: Mark Peters

Plustek a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer and professional imaging devices, announces an industry breakthrough with the launch of their ADF PL7000 Auto Sheetfed Document Scanner. An extension to their popular Smart Office line, the PL7000 breaks the "speed barrier" by delivering up to 70 pages per minute of self-fed document scanning. Ideal for small office/home office (SOHO) users or the heavy corporate user (such as hospitals, law firms, CPA firms, banks and other financial institutions) this new document scanner is designed to provide maximum utility with minimum effort.

Plustek ADF PL7000

Plustek PL7000 Scanner
With an 80-sheet capacity Auto-Document Feeder (ADF) capable of handling a variety of paper weights, coupled with its tremendous scan speeds, the PL7000 ADF scanner aims to reduce office clutter with fast and easy digital conversion of paperwork into searchable PDF documents that can be easily archived or shared. With optical color resolutions of 600 dpi, the PL7000 offers the high performance demanded by today's competitive business arena. Priced at $1,999, this powerful model will begin shipping in September.

Plustek ADF PL7000 Scanner - Hardware
The PL7000 features high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity for fast transfer rates and is designed for heavy workloads. With its 80-sheet capacity auto document feeder (up to 18 lb. paper) and a specially designed heavy-duty feeder mechanism, the units are built for extra-long duty cycles befitting today's fast-paced work style. In addition, the unit features customizable front panel buttons that users can use to short-cut frequent tasks.

Plustek ADF PL7000 Scanner - The Software
Full versions of the newest office workflow software are included;

• ReadIris Pro 10 Corporate Edition: a highly accurate optical character recognition (OCR) application which recognizes 177 different languages and offers a user interface that can be switched to any of 14 different languages.

• NewSoft Presto! PageManager 6.07: a powerful document management software application that transforms OCR documents into easily manipulated Word or Excel files. In addition, it supports instant searchable PDF creation - even if the document contains mixed content (graphics, photos, text).

• NewSoft Presto! ImageFolio: offers complete multimedia image-processing with sophisticated image-editing tools that allow users to quickly create new images or enhance old ones.

• DocAction: Allows users to create easy preset and personalized scanning settings to save time and allows users to work smart (includes Multi-File Saving feature).

Plustek ADF PL7000 Scanner - Price & availability
The Plustek ADF Scanner PL7000 ships in September. It will be available for $1,999 at the company's website as well as at select retail locations. Stores and other vendors interested in carrying Plustek's award-winning lineup of products may contact Plustek.

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