Types of scanners


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Types of scanners

Let's discuss the kind of scanners you're likely to have access to and to use. Here before us we see three very common types of scanners. We have a flatbed reflective scanner, we have a dedicated film scanner, and then we have a multi-purpose scanner. There is a fourth kind of scanner called the Drum Scanner, we don't show you here and that's a very large and expensive scanner that you are unlikely to encounter. So we are going to focus on these three scanners here. Let's break down each one of these three and talk about how they work and what they are most likely to be used for. This is the flatbed scanner also known as a Reflective Scanner.

It's called a Reflective Scanner because of the way in which it works. A Reflective Scanner like this has three primary elements. It has a cushion top that holds the image in place. It has a glass platen on which you place your image to be scanned or your document page to be scanned. Then there is a scan element that's und...

Types of scanners
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Types of scanners provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Taz Tally as part of the Scanning Techniques for Photography, Art, and Design

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