EPSON Perfection 636U Color Flatbed Scanner

EPSON
®
PERFECT SCANS MADE PERFECTLY SIMPLE.
The Perfection 636U is a USB-ready, professionalquality scanner offering superior scans in an extremely
easy-to-use package. This revolutionary scanner lives up
to its name. For home, school, or home office, it’s the
perfect choice.
For all its ease of use, the graphics it delivers are
similar in to those from high-end scanners. In fact, the
Perfection 636U’s advanced internal imaging system
delivers maximum hardware resolution of 600 x 2400
dpi with Epson’s Micro Step DriveTM technology. With
Epson’s ColorTrue® Imaging System, each 36-bit scan
recognizes more than 68 billion colors for accurate
color reproduction. When scanning documents for
written text, the Perfection 636U uses advanced Text
Enhancement Technology to eliminate background
colors from text. For images or text the end result is the
same: perfect scans every time.
Plug the USB connector into your iMacTM or
Windows® 98 computer and add color images to
schoolwork, personalize greeting cards and calendars,
or send snapshots via e-mail. At work or school, use
the Perfection 636U to strengthen newsletters and
reports, customize web sites, and produce colorful
flyers and proposals.
The Perfection 636U includes powerful, intuitive
scanning software. Adobe® PhotoDeluxeTM makes it easy
to retouch photos and add special effects. NewSoft®
Presto!TM PageManager document management
software offers one button scanning. The features of
NewSoft® Presto!TM PageManager OCR (Optical Character
Recognition) software bring out sharp, distinct detail
when scanning text documents. And Broderbund® The
PrintShopTM PressWriterTM features easy-to-use document
templates, so creating artwork is a snap!
For simply perfect scans time
after time, the Perfection 636U
is a perfectly simple
choice.
EPSON Perfection 636U
Color Flatbed Scanner
F E AT U R E S
BENEFITS
• Easy to set up
and use
USB-ready connection for both iMac and
Windows 98 computers. Guided CD installer.
• Superior image
quality
Epson’s exclusive Micro Step Drive
technology delivers 600 x 2400 dpi for
amazing detail and outstanding color accuracy.
• Premium software
bundle
Enhance images and use templates to
create impressive projects from scratch.
• High-speed
performance,
improved
productivity
Faster than many parallel port scanners
in its class.
• Precise image and
document scans
NewSoft Presto! PageManager OCR
software for accurate text scans–even
documents with text over background colors.
• Versatile options
Add an optional automatic document feeder
and an adapter for negative or positive film
and transparencies.
TM
2361 McGaw Ave
Irvine, California 92614
PHONE: (949) 660-7080
FAX: (949) 975-1557
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S P EC I F I C AT I O N S
General Specifications
Scanner type
Subscanning method
Photoelectric
device color
Maximum read area
Flatbed color image scanner
Movement of reading head
Color CCD line sensor
8.5” x 11.7”
(21.6cm x 29.7 cm)
Scanning Specifications
Light source
CCD resolution
Hardware resolution
Maximum resolution
Effective pixels
Image data
Color
Grayscale
Line-art
Scaling (zoom)
Brightness
Reading sequence
Optical density
Interface
Cold cathode fluorescent
lamp
600 dpi optical
600 x 2400 dpi maximum
with Epson Micro Step Drive
technology
9600 x 9600 dpi with
interpolation
5100 x 7020 (600 dpi)
36-bits per pixel internal
24-bits per pixel/external
(selectable)
12-bits per pixel external
8-bits/pixel external
(selectable)
1-bit/pixel
50 to 200% (1% step)
7 levels
One-pass scanning
3.0 Dmax
USB
Scanning Speed (A4, 600 dpi, draft mode)
Color
256 gray level
Line art
8.1 msec/line (approx.)
8.1 msec/line (approx.)
2.7 msec/line (approx.)
Digital Halftoning
Error diffusion
Dither (resident)
Dither (user specified)
3 modes (A, B, C)
4 modes (A, B, C, D)
2 modes (A, B)
Reliability
MCBF
30,000 cycles
Environmental Conditions
Temperature
Humidity
Operating 41ºF to 95ºF
(5 to 35ºC)
Operating 10% to 80%
Storage 10% to 85%
(no condensation)
Power Requirements
Voltage
Frequency
Power Consumption
AC100–120V
49.5–60.5Hz
20W
Physical Dimensions
Width
Depth
Height
Weight
11.3” (28.7cm)
16.75” (42.5cm)
3.47” (8.8cm)
9.91 lb (4.5 Kg)
Contents
EPSON Perfection 636U scanner, CD-ROM: EPSON
TWAIN scan software, Adobe PhotoDeluxe 3.0 Home
Edition (PC), Adobe PhotoDeluxe (iMac), NewSoft
Presto! PageManager, NewSoft Presto! PageManager
OCR; Broderbund The PrintShop PressWriter, USB cable
and Epson’s Scanner Basics Guide
Optional Accessories
Transparency Unit
Automatic Document
Feeder
4” x 5” scan area
20 pages; supports legal
size documents
Product/Accessory Part Numbers
EPSON Perfection 636U
EPSON Perfection 636U
Transparency Unit
EPSON Perfection 636U
Automatic Document Feeder
B071121F
B813132
B813142
Warranty
One year limited in the U.S. and Canada
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Support–The Epson ConnectionSM
Pre-Sales Support U.S. and Canada
800-463-7766
Automated Technical Support
800-922-8911
Internet Website
http://www.epson.com
Windows Minimum System Requirements
486/66 or higher processor, Windows 98 operating
system, 16MB RAM (32MB recommended), 50MB of
available hard drive space (minimum), CD-ROM drive,
VGA monitor with at least 256 color display, USB port
available, mouse or pointing device
Macintosh Minimum System Requirements
iMac with 8.1 operating system or higher, 32MB RAM
(64 MB recommended), 50MB of available hard drive
space (minimum), CD-ROM drive, VGA monitor with at
least 256 color display, USB port available, mouse or
pointing device
Epson America, Inc.
20770 Madrona Ave., Torrance, CA 90503
Epson Canada, Ltd.
550 McNicoll, Willowdale, Ontario M2H 2E1 Fax 416-498-4574
Epson Latin America:
6303 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126 Fax 1-305-265-0092
Specifications are subject to change without notice. EPSON is a registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation; ColorTrue is a registered trademark; Perfection and Micro
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their respective companies. Epson disclaims any and all rights in these marks. © Copyright 1999 Epson America, Inc. CPD-7801 50K 2/99 GAC
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PHONE: (949) 660-7080
FAX: (949) 975-1557
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