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Plustek Opticard 821, Palm Size Multi-function Mobile Business Card Scanner for A6, 4.1x5.8" Size

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About the Plustek Opticard 821

The Plustek Opticard 821, a palm-size mobile A6 scanner, is packed with more advanced functions compared to its predecessor model opticard 820. Aside from scanning photo documents and business cards, it also scans all types of checks, as well as plastic embossed cards such as insurance cards, membership cards, social security cards and credit cards.
• Business Card Management: Despite your occupation, networking is the most valuable assets each individual can obtain in any industry. In this fast changing environment, we cannot neglect the importance of management by digitization.
• The new OptiCard 821 is bundled with the BCR (Business Card Reader) which provides automatic recognition of company name, job title, person's name, address, telephone and fax number as shown on the pre-scanned business cards.

Users then have the flexibility of saving the files to Excel or sending the files to Outlook for further categorization. Of course, any further change or addition of information can be arranged directly through the BCR software.

Image processing
Beside the business card management, the OptiCard 821 features a scanning area of 105mm x 148mm and supports a maximum of 500mm through TWAIN.

Based on the bundled image-processing software, the OptiCard 821 is able to process multi-image such as the conversion of photographs to digital image in terms of providing users the options to save, edit, print or recover the integrity of the original images. The combination of OptiCard 821 and image-processing software generates all-around and sophisticated functions of image editing, categorizing and searching.

Additional Usage
The included document image software enables users to convert Office file (Word, Excel, Power Point) to "Searchable PDF" or scan numerous JPG files to a single PDF simultaneously without any additional installation of PDF software. With the software, users can view the content windows and turn the traditional document management into a trouble-free task.

What is "Searchable PDF"
Searchable PDF indicates that the scanned document (resulting in PDF format) has been processed via optical character recognition (OCR) and users can search the entire file for occurrence of a word or phrase. In the situation when millions of files are being piled up, "Searchable PDF" provides the simplest way to categorize all the documents and allows users to obtain the necessary files in a short period of time.

Users can instantly search documents with keywords or phrases by using any desktop search engine.

Searchable PDF provides more security, reliability and easiness to transit/ exchange of the documents. Preserve the look and integrity of the original documents, including fonts, graphics, images and layout.

Plustek Opticard 821 Includes

  • USB Cable
  • Calibration Sheet x 2
  • Clean Sheet
  • Quick Guide
  • Setup /Application CD-ROM
  • Travel Pouch

Plustek Opticard 821 Features

  • Plustek OptiCard 821 simplifies user's interface. You can define whenever you like for the SCAN button in the DigiScan window.
  • After Set-up DigiScan, the SCAN button can automate a scanning and then save thescanned image.
  • Image Solution: Direct Scan with One Touch Button Direct Scanning To File To Email To Print To Image Editing Programs (ex. Photoshop,Illustrator, PhotoWatermark) Multi Image Format Support: tif, jpg, bmp, png and image pdf
  • Business Card Management: OptiCard 821 bundle HotCard BizCard Finder 2.5 and provides BCR(Business Card Recognition) Technology and photo/document database for contact management.
  • BCR with Business Card Management is the ideal tool for helping you to stay in touch with global business contacts and customer relationship management. Support Batch scan and Process
  • Document Solution:(OCR to Searchable PDF) The new palm-size, multi-function OptiCard 821 includes a new feature "Searchable PDF" which is capable of categorizing files into simplified and searchable PDF automatically.
  • The Searchable PDF Solution offers the function to integrate all the files to one single PDF files or save them to separate files. Through the Searchable PDF Solution, users can create searchable zipped files, shared files and examinable files with efficiency.
  • Efficiency & Intelligent Conservation for Business Card/Photo/Check and Plastic Card
  • Lightest and Smallest Portable Design
  • A6 Size Sheetfed Color Scanning
  • Best Tool for Managing and Organizing Business Card Card/Photo/Check and Plastic Card
  • Multi-function with User-friendly Software Bundled
  • Handy Button Operation Design
  • Power Saving, Efficient Usage Without Warm-up
  • Extra Value! Extra bonus! ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus
  • ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus
  • ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint plus comes with simple user interface, supports recognition up to 177 languages and has the following features,
  • Instantly retype your paper documents
  • Working with multi-page documents
  • Easily create Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, TXT, HTML files
  • Simply share the information in the appropriate digital format
  • HotCard BizCard Finder 2.5
  • BizCard Finder 2.5, provides BCR Technology and Photo /Document database for information management.
  • Through BizCard Finder, you can quickly and easily converts the vital contact information on business cards into a convenient, searchable, digital database that can be easily synchronized between PC, NoteBook, and PDA.

Plustek Opticard 821 Specifications

Interface USB 2.0
Technology Advanced Color CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
Hardware Resolution Hardware optical 600 dpi
(1200dpi software interpolated)
Net Weight Approx. 194g (scanner only)
Scan Mode Single Pass
Power Consumption 2.5W (500mA x 5V)
Cable Length 150cm
Regulatory Certificates CE, FCC
System Requirements IBM Compatible PC, with Pentium 166 MHz or faster CPU
CD-ROM Driver
One available USB Port
64 MB RAM (128 MB recommended)
350 MB free HDD space
High Color graphic card (VGA or higher)
Microsoft Windows XP, Me, 98, 2000
Dimensions (D x W x H) 60.5 x 174.5 x 38.5 mm /2.4" x 6.9" x 1.5" (scanner only)
Weight Approx. 194g (scanner only)
Max. Scanning Area Maximum: 105mm x 148mm (4.1" x 5.8") Minimum: 33mm x 43mm (1.3" x 1.7")
Scan Speed 7 sec @ 300 dpi, gray mode
8 sec @ 300 dpi, colour mode
Paper Sensor Photo interrupter (reflective type)
Environment Requirement ROHS/WEEE
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