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introduced Tuesday its highest-resolution color image scanner to date.
The consumer-focused CanoScan 9000F ($250 suggested retail) features a high-speed CCD and built-in professional film scanning to target consumers interested in easily and safely preserving work or family images without sacrificing overall image quality.
Maximum color resolution is listed at 9,600 by 9600 dpi (film). An Auto Scan mode automatically adjusts settings by detecting what is being scanned.
Canon also includes its FARE Level 3 technology, which delivers automatic dust and scratch removal while providing fading, grain and backlight correction.
Auto Document Fix has been added to help maintain readability of important documents by sharpening and blackening the text.
It will scan up to four 35mm slides or 12 35mm filmstrips at one time.
Seven EZ Buttons are added to quickly Auto Scan, copy, email or create a PDF file with the push of a button.
Use of a white LED eliminates warm-up time while decreasing power consumption, Canon said.