We get this question all the time. The answer is, it depends.
If your archive project are books, a book scanner is the best. Our recommendation would be the Image Access Bookeye V1A.
If your archive project are drawings then we would recommend a roll feed scanner. Our recommendation would be the Image Access WT36CL bundle #2 option with touch screen, Batch Scan Wizard, & stand.
So what is the best for both worlds? The answer is the Image Access Bookeye V1A. The reasons are simple:
a. The scan region is a whopping 25 x 33.5 inches.
b. Optical resolution is up to 400 dpi.
c. Color depth is 36 bits for color and 12 bit for grey-scale.
d. Many file format outputs including PDF, PDF/A, JPG, PNM, TIFF compressed, TIFF G4.
e. No installed software needed. Scan using your web browser or on-board touch panel
f. MAC and PC compatible.
g. Adjustable book cradle.
h. Scan to USB, Network, & Cloud
i. Scan books, drawings, materials, thick materials.
j. Ability to scan in 3D compatible mode.
k. Ability to adjust scans without rescanning.
l. Very forgiving, the “Scan & Deskew” feature straightens documents on the fly.
m. Last but not least, it is easy to use.
In summary, the Image Access Bookeye V1A is a flexible scanner that conforms to any and all documents. Let us know what your archive project entails, give us a call at (866) 338-4464. We would be happy to discuss your Large Document Solution.