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After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. In addition to the interface differences, the software is also very different. A few months ago, computer peripheral manufacturers seemed to be at the starting line waiting for the USB race to begin with the release of Windows Opening up the case and dealing with IRQs is not something the average computer user really wants to do. Tyan Thunder Hard Drive: The u’s output was better than the 4p, but certainly not the best money can buy. The new scanners are easier to install because there are no more IRQ worries, just plug it in and install the driver.

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Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is difficult and subjective. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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In addition to the interface differences, the software is also very different. The color was very good, but a few test scans looked too bright. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. This data shows the expected throughput of the model line. Tyan Thunder Hard Drive: Letter, A5, A5, B5, business cards.

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The u scored 42 sec while the HP came in at 37sec. USB is certainly an interface with promise, and has finally gained mass acceptance.

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As more scanners become available to Anandtech, you’ll see better comparisons. Is the UMAX u the best scanner on the market?

Log in Don’t have an account? VistaScan allows you to easily adjust the brightness and contrast to an acceptable quality. After a reboot, the scanner worked flawlessly. If you’re looking for an affordable home scanner, and you’d like to jump on the USB bandwagon, the UMAX u is certainly worth considering. Another drawback is the lack of expansion for LPT devices. The pass through port on the Zip drive doesn’t work with all printers and peripherals.

UMAX is the largest maker or scanners in the world, so look for new models that get faster and easier to use. Opening up the case and dealing with IRQs is not something the average computer user asfra wants to do. Working with VistaScan was a breeze, because the most common settings such as resolution, zoom and color were easy to adjust.

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The u’s output was better than the 4p, but certainly not the best money can buy. There are some computers that have no slots or IRQs free from the day you bring it home.

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The new scanners are easier to install because there are no asstra IRQ worries, just plug it in and install the driver. Setting up a scanner in the past could be difficult, largely attributed to the requirement of a SCSI card.

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Windows 98 detected the u, and prompted for the installation CD. The past few years brought us parallel port scanners that install without a SCSI card, but traditionally speed has been their Achilles heel.

Image Quality Because this article is a one-scanner review, not a real comparison, grading image quality is asgra and subjective. Why is theu faster at dpi, but slower at dpi? A few months ago, computer peripheral manufacturers seemed to be at the starting line waiting for the USB race to begin with the release of Windows Now we have USB.