The 48-bit ArtixScan 1800f combines an optical resolution of 3,600 x 1,800 dpi and an impressive 4.8 Maximum Optical Density resulting in amazingly sharp, detailed image capture for the demanding standards of service bureaus and pre-press environments. Microtek's patented dual platen design accommodates a variety of reflective, positive, and negative film originals -- from 35mm up to 8" x 10". This professional scanner features glass-free transparency scanning to ensure that only the original image is captured, and not the unwelcome artifacts introduced by glass, to yield superior image quality. Two interfaces are included for superior connectivity -- FireWire and the new Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) interface. Compatible with Windows XP.