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Plustek Launches New Affordable
Book Scanning Solution

Plustek’s OpticBook 3800 Makes It Easy
To Turn Bound Materials Into Digital Files

CERRITOS, CALIF. (July 27, 2011) – Plustek Technology Inc., a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer and professional imaging devices, announced today the launch of the Plustek OpticBook 3800, a cost effective, simple, innovative solution for scanning books, magazines and bound materials. This scanner is ideal for comic book collectors, rare book collectors and sellers, eBay book sellers, education personnel, and college students.

Using Plustek’s patent-pending Shadow Elimination Element (SEE™) Technology, the OpticBook 3800 can scan any book without the book spine shadow and distorted text associated with book scanning on flatbed scanners. The Opticbook 3800 includes everything needed to create searchable PDFs from books, magazines and bound materials. The book scanning and creation software is easy to use and is an affordable solution for all home users, libraries, copy rooms, students, teachers, universities, and anyone that wants to turn books, magazines and other bound material into digital files.

Key Features Include:
• USB 2.0 interface
• SEE Technology for distortion free book page images
• Up to 1200 dpi resolution
• 4 single touch buttons to simplify scanning task
• Fast scan speed seven seconds for an A4-size color, grayscale, black and white scan at 300 dpi
• Ergonomic design for fast and efficient scanning

All Plustek products can be purchased from authorized resellers, DMRs, VARs, and distributors NewWave Technologies, Ingram Micro and D&H. For more information, please contact Plustek at

About Plustek
Respected as one of the world’s leading image solution providers, Plustek manufactures and delivers high-quality scanners and other imaging products to buyers worldwide, reaching millions of consumers. In business since 1986, Plustek began as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for many large companies, creating an innovative array of products including: scanners, IP cameras, servers and imaging-related devices. Through a combination of design innovation and strict attention to usability and manufacturing quality, Plustek has grown to become one of the largest image solution providers in the world. In addition to supporting its sales offices worldwide, Plustek’s state of the art factories and offices are able to provide just-in-time manufacturing and engineering expertise on a contract basis. This combination of skill sets allows Plustek to introduce outstanding new products to the market with superior design, support and with unrivaled after-sales support and service. For more information, please visit

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