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    Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Hi all,
    I have been told that some of you knowledgeable people may be able to help with some advice. I am in need of a scanner to scan LP covers which are 13x13" Does anyone know of a flatbed A3+ oversized scanner that will stretch to 13" wide? I'm finding it difficult to locate one here in the UK. I can't afford an A2 scanner. I already have a Mustek but it's only 11.7" wide.
    I hope someone can point me in the right direction at least, as I have googled myself silly all day.
    All the best & happy new 2012,
    Jay

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Quote Originally Posted by SURF View Post

    Hi Surf,
    Not sure why you are showing me this? It's all in German. What are you referring to?

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    I think the Aztek plateu can do up to 14x18, however, its no longer a current product. There are a few used ones out there though, like here(I have no affiliation with them btw)

    towards the bottom of the listings on this page:
    http://cresimaging.com/filmflatbeddrumscanners.html

    pictures:
    http://cresimaging.com/1939.html

    -Dan

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Quote Originally Posted by DanielStone View Post
    I think the Aztek plateu can do up to 14x18, however, its no longer a current product. There are a few used ones out there though, like here(I have no affiliation with them btw)

    towards the bottom of the listings on this page:
    http://cresimaging.com/filmflatbeddrumscanners.html

    pictures:
    http://cresimaging.com/1939.html

    -Dan

    I am in UK not USA. Can't find any over here.

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    That Aztec Plateau is a monster sized Flatbed!

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    IQ3 Smart scanner does 13" i believe

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Quote Originally Posted by felix5616 View Post
    IQ3 Smart scanner does 13" i believe
    Yeah it's 12,000 though.A bit overkill for an extra half inch.

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Why not set up a copy stand and photograph the covers? I'd think that you could do this for well under the cost of a scanner...
    Lachlan.

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    Re: Search for A3+ oversized flatbed scanner 13" wide?

    Quote Originally Posted by Lachlan 717 View Post
    Why not set up a copy stand and photograph the covers? I'd think that you could do this for well under the cost of a scanner...
    +1
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