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Scan documents, photos and film at the push of a button with Canon’s new colour flatbed CanoScan 3200F

  • 03 November, 2003 17:45

<p>Scan documents, photos and film at the push of a button with Canon’s new colour flatbed CanoScan 3200F</p>
<p>Outstanding results with easy operation</p>
<p>Key Points:
· Document, photo and film scanning;
· High resolution 1200 x 2400 dpi scanning;
· Featuring new Ulead DVD PictureShow 2 SE software, photos can be transformed into sophisticated slideshows;
· Complete suite of timesaving and convenient features;
· Fast scanning with a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface; and
· Sleek flatbed design.</p>
<p>Sydney, 3 November 2003 – Canon Australia today announced the CanoScan 3200F, a high speed and intelligent scanner equipped to handle film, photos and documents with precision. Priced at just $269 RRP, the CanoScan 3200F covers all scanning needs and is the ideal solution for the home and small office. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computers and featuring handy one-touch buttons, the CanoScan 3200F offers users convenience and simplicity.</p>
<p>“The CanoScan 3200F takes the fuss out of scanning. Users can effortlessly and accurately capture photos and documents while the built-in film scanner captures transparencies and slides with ease,” said Shannon Tweedie, Product Manager, Consumer Imaging Products Group, Canon Australia.</p>
<p>The CanoScan 3200F is packed with convenient timesaving features. The one-touch Scan/Copy/E-mail/File buttons make document and photo scanning easy by simplifying the process between scanning and output to just one step. The convenient PDF file function allows easy creation of multi-page PDF documents – perfect for archiving and sharing documents.</p>
<p>Similarly, Multi-Photo mode enables trouble-free scanning of multiple images in a single pass. There is no need to waste time perfectly aligning images, rather, images can simply be placed onto to the scanner and the software automatically reads and straightens images before saving into separate files.</p>
<p>Also featuring Ulead DVD PictureShow 2 SE software, photos can be easily transformed into slideshows and viewed on television or the computer. With the help of a CD burner, users are able to scan photos and compose entertaining slideshows incorporating text, music, narration, transitions and DVD menu navigation.</p>
<p>“The CanoScan 3200F is another step in bridging the gap between analogue and digital photography,” added Ms Tweedie. “Now, with the CanoScan 3200F’s Ulead DVD PictureShow 2 SE software, it is even easier for people to access the benefits of digitally storing, managing and displaying photos whether they are film or digital.”</p>
<p>Providing outstanding image quality and clarity, the CanoScan 3200F produces 1200 x 2400 dpi optical resolution with 48-bit input depth. Supported by a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface, the CanoScan 3200F is able to quickly download high-resolution scans.</p>
<p>Professional Results
§ High quality scanning at 1200 x 2400 dpi optical resolution with 48-bit input depth;
§ Built-in film scanning for 35mm filmstrips and slides (negative and positive, colour, black and white); and
§ USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface enables fast, high-quality scanning.</p>
<p>Easy to Operate
§ One-touch scan buttons simplify scanning of documents as well as photos and film, copying images directly to print, and sending images straight to email;
§ Multi-Photo mode makes the scanning of several images into independent files easy while negating the need to align images as the software automatically reads and corrects files;
§ Creating multi-page PDFs is a one-step process with the PDF file function;
§ OmniPage SE OCR software produces high-quality scans of text based documents; and
§ The revised ScanGear Toolbox allows users to preset functions such as scan quality and OCR scanning making scanning as effortless as the click of a mouse.</p>
<p>Uncomplicated Connection
§ Easy connection between Canon scanners and Bubble Jet printers enables one-button colour copying from scanner to the printer via the computer;
§ The CanoScan Toolbox’s print layout function allows modification of paper, output setting and print preview before printing; and
§ The CanoScan 3200F supports Canon Bubble Jet borderless printing and VIVID photo capabilities to ensure the best possible printed results.</p>
<p>Included Accessories and Software
§ Standard accessories include USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, AC Adaptor and 35mm film guide.
§ Comprehensive CD-ROM package includes ScanGear CS, CanoScan Toolbox, ArcSoft PhotoStudio, ScanSoft OmniPage SE, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and electronic manuals in PDF and HTML formats.
All software for Mac OS supports Mac OS 9.1 and 9.2, Mac OS X v10.1.3 or later.
ScanSoft OmniPage SE does not support Windows 98 First Edition.</p>
<p>The CanoScan 3200F retails at $269 RRP including GST and will be available from Canon resellers on 3 November 2003.</p>
<p>Customers can contact Canon on ph: 1800 021 167 or visit the web site at www.canon.com.au</p>
<p>-ENDS-</p>
<p>About Canon
Canon Australia (www.canon.com.au) was established in Australia in 1978 and is a subsidiary of the US$24.5 billion Canon Inc. group. The company is an industry leader in professional and consumer imaging solutions with a comprehensive product line that includes: printers, scanners, fax machines, video cameras, cameras and lenses, video conferencing, image filing systems, networked multifunction devices, digital and analogue copiers (colour and black &amp; white). Canon Australia also operates its own lease finance service, Canon Finance Australia, which facilitates "one stop" shopping for customers wanting to lease or finance their equipment solutions. Canon Inc. is a top patent-holder of imaging technologies with a local R&amp;D centre - CISRA (Canon Information Systems Research Australia) - based in Sydney.</p>
<p>Media contacts:
Georgina Pickett-Heaps
Assistant Executive
Hill &amp; Knowlton
T: 61 2 92861236
E: gpickett@hillandknowltom.com.au</p>
<p>Shannon Tweedie
Product Manager
Consumer Imaging Products Group
Canon Australia
E: tweedie_Shannon@canon.com.au
T: 02 9805 2732</p>
<p>Product Reviews:
Annabel Berkman
Assistant Executive
Hill &amp; Knowlton
E: aberkman@hillandknowlton.com.au
T: 02 9286 1240</p>

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