[NPL] UMAX Offers Savings on PowerLook & Astra Scanners
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[NPL] UMAX Offers Savings on PowerLook & Astra Scanners

Editorial Contacts:
A&R Partners for UMAX Technologies
Lisa Auslen
(650) 363-0982 x220
lauslen@arpartners.com

UMAX Offers Significant Savings on
PowerLook and Astra Scanners

Customers Save $1000 on the Purchase of a PowerLook III

Fremont, Calif., August 3, 1998 -- UMAX Technologies, Inc., the U.S.
scanner market leader and supplier of imaging and computer technologies,
today announced significant rebate offers and a price reduction on scanners
from the PowerLook professional scanner line and the Astra personal scanner
line.

The PowerLook III, the scanner powerhouse for demanding graphic
professionals, previously available for a list price of $3995, is now
available for $3495. Along with this $500 savings, UMAX is offering an
additional $500 mail-in rebate, available through October 31, 1998, for a
total savings of $1000. UMAX is also offering a mail-in rebate of $200,
available through October 31, 1998, on the purchase of a PowerLook II,
bringing the price as low as $1095. Additionally, UMAX announced a $50
mail-in rebate, effective through December 31, 1998, on the Astra 1200S
home office scanner, bringing the estimated street price to $199.

Through continuous refinement of the manufacturing process at our
state-of-the-art ISO 9000 certified manufacturing facilities, weve been
able to reduce costs and pass these savings on to our users. The result is
high quality scanners at high value price points to meet the needs of users
at all levels, from graphics professionals to novices, said John Roman,
senior director of marketing.

Best-Selling Flatbed Scanner in the U.S. UMAX currently offers the Astra,
PowerLook and Mirage scanner families, with products for both the Windows
and Macintosh platform. The award-winning Astra series offers scanning
solutions for everyone from the first-time user to the business
professional who wants to incorporate quality graphics in personal or
office documents. According to the most recent market research from PC
Data*, the Astra family is the best-selling line of flatbed scanners in the
U.S.

PowerLook III: The Scanner Powerhouse
The PowerLook III is a 1200x2400 dpi resolution scanner optimized for
professionals in electronic publishing, graphic arts, commercial printing,
catalog design, advertising design and service bureaus as well as
professional photographers and photo labs. The PowerLook III combines
42-bit color depth and a maximum optical density of up to 3.4 Dmax for a
full range of color including highlight and shadow details. The PowerLook
III offers the ability to scan a full range of different media types,
flexibility not available with most scanners. The PowerLook III includes
everything a designer needs to scan transparencies, slides, reflectives and
negatives.

Creating quality graphics requires more than quality hardware. The
PowerLook III also delivers a full scanning system with the inclusion of
MagicScan 4.0, an intelligent scanner control application that simplifies
the scanning process, binuscans PhotoPerfect Master for automatic color
correction and separation, Live Picture for real-time image editing on a
Macintosh or Wright Design for real-time editing and illustration on a PC.
Also included are Adobe Photoshop LE and Xerox TextBridge Classic OCR
software.

PowerLook II: Delivering Graphic Excellence For graphic designers, service
bureaus and professional desktop publishers who demand graphic excellence,
the PowerLook II is a high-resolution professional color flatbed scanner
offering 36 bit color depth and a 3.3Dmax. The PowerLook II generates
sharp, clear images at a hardware resolution of 600 x 1200 dpi and a
maximum enhanced resolution of 9600 dpi. Adjustable contrast and
brightness controls allow the user to exactly match input images. The
PowerLook IIs output settings are available at either 36 or 24 bit color
depth. The PowerLook II software bundle includes MagicScan 4.0, binuscans
PhotoPerfect Advanced, Adobe Photoshop LE and Xerox TextBridge Classic OCR
software. It also includes UMAX' proprietary frame holders and
transparency adapter.

Astra 1200S: Affordable Quality Scanning The Astra 1200S features an 8.5 "
x 14" legal size scanning bed and is capable of extending its hardware
resolution from 600 x 1200 dpi to a maximum resolution of 9600 dpi through
UMAX Ultra View Technology. Offering 30-bit color, the Astra 1200S is able
to capture accurate colors and tones, bringing out the preciseness of the
original image. This image quality makes the Astra 1200S ideal for
scanning graphics, photographs, presentations and proposals. With its
SCSI-2 interface, the scanner delivers uncompromised scanning speed and
increased productivity.

With a software bundle that includes Adobe PhotoDeluxe, Newsoft Presto!
PageManager and Caere OmniPage LE OCR, the Astra 1200S is a perfect
scanning solution for desktop publishing and office use. Adobe PhotoDeluxe
is a step-by-step image editor with guided activities to create
screensavers, cards, calendars and more. Presto! PageManager is a powerful
"drag-and-drop" software tool which allows consumers to print, copy, email
and fax scanned images and documents. OmniPage is a quick and easy way to
scan documents into word processing or other text applications.

Customer Service and Support
UMAX backs up its products with some of the most comprehensive free
technical support in the industry. Customers can reach the UMAX technical
support center via telephone at (800) 468-8629 or (510) 651-8883. Hours of
operation are Monday through Friday from 5:00a.m.-8:00p.m. (Pacific Time)
and Saturday from 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. (Pacific Time). Customers can also
contact UMAX for technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via
email (support@umax.com) and via the World Wide Web (support.umax.com).
Additionally, UMAX offers an intelligent expert system also available 24
hours a day, seven days a week, via the technical support telephone lines
or through the UMAX support Website. This system walks users through a
series of questions to diagnose and provide step-by-step solutions to the
most commonly asked questions and problems.

 
AAPL
$118.30
Apple Inc.
+1.83
MSFT
$47.80
Microsoft Corpora
-0.18
GOOG
$539.36
Google Inc.
+1.86

MacTech Search:
Community Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

ForeverSave 2.1.3 - Universal auto-save...
ForeverSave auto-saves all documents you're working on while simultaneously doing backup versioning in the background. Lost data can be quickly restored at any time. Losing data, caused by... Read more
Voila 3.8.1 - Capture, annotate, organiz...
Voila is a screen-capture, recording, and annotation tool that is a full-featured replacement for Mac's screen-capture and screen-recording capabilities. It has a large and robust set of editing,... Read more
SyncTwoFolders 2.0.6 - Syncs two user-sp...
SyncTwoFolders simply synchronizes two folders. It supports synchronization across mounted network drives and it is a possibility to run a simulation showing in a log what will be done. Please visit... Read more
Duplicate Annihilator 5.1.1 - Find and d...
Duplicate Annihilator takes on the time-consuming task of comparing the images in your iPhoto library using effective algorithms to make sure that no duplicate escapes. Duplicate Annihilator detects... Read more
Cobook 3.0.7 - Intelligent address book....
Cobook Contacts is an intuitive, engaging address book. Solve the problem of contact management with Cobook Contacts and its simple interface and powerful syncing and integration possibilities.... Read more
StatsBar 1.9 - Monitor system processes...
StatsBar gives you a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the following areas of your Mac: CPU usage Memory usage Disk usage Network and bandwidth usage Battery power and health (MacBooks only)... Read more
Cyberduck 4.6 - FTP and SFTP browser. (F...
Cyberduck is a robust FTP/FTP-TLS/SFTP browser for the Mac whose lack of visual clutter and cleverly intuitive features make it easy to use. Support for external editors and system technologies such... Read more
Maya 2015 - Professional 3D modeling and...
Maya is an award-winning software and powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering solution. Because Maya is based on an open architecture, all your work can be scripted... Read more
Evernote 6.0.1 - Create searchable notes...
Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from... Read more
calibre 2.11 - Complete e-library manage...
Calibre is a complete e-book library manager. Organize your collection, convert your books to multiple formats, and sync with all of your devices. Let Calibre be your multi-tasking digital... Read more

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

The Sandbox EDU Review
The Sandbox EDU Review By Nadia Oxford on November 24th, 2014 Our Rating: :: COME PLAY IN THE SANDBOX AGAINUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Like its predecessor, The Sandbox EDU offers lots for players to see, do, and... | Read more »
Taichi Panda Hits iOS in December
Taichi Panda Hits iOS in December Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 24th, 2014 [ permalink ] Snail Games has released the first official game play trailer for  | Read more »
Skylanders, Show Off How You Fight Kaos...
Skylanders, Show Off How You Fight Kaos to Win Cool Prizes Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 24th, 2014 [ permalink ] iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad | Read more »
Playdek has Annouced a Delicious Thanksg...
Playdek has Annouced a Delicious Thanksgiving Sale Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 24th, 2014 [ permalink ] Playdek, makers of | Read more »
Pair Solitaire Review
Pair Solitaire Review By Jennifer Allen on November 24th, 2014 Our Rating: :: ADDICTIVE. SO ADDICTIVEUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Welcome to your new ‘five more minutes, oh no, why is it dark outside’ addiction.   | Read more »
DryGin Studios Release a Free-to-Play Ve...
DryGin Studios Release a Free-to-Play Version of Bio Inc Posted by Ellis Spice on November 24th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
The Hunted Review
The Hunted Review By Jordan Minor on November 24th, 2014 Our Rating: :: A GROAN IN THE DARKUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad The Hunted’s multiplayer thrills are overshadowed by bland visuals and average gameplay.   | Read more »
Need for Speed No Limits has Been Unveil...
Need for Speed No Limits has Been Unveiled for iOS Posted by Ellis Spice on November 24th, 2014 [ permalink ] EA and Firemonkeys have announced Need for Speed No Limits, the next mobile installment | Read more »
Space Expedition Review
Space Expedition Review By Jordan Minor on November 24th, 2014 Our Rating: :: ONE SMALL STEPUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad The only thing boring about Space Expedition’s lonely journey is its title.   | Read more »
Ubisoft Gives Everyone Two New Ways to E...
Ubisoft Gives Everyone Two New Ways to Earn In-Game Stuff for Far Cry 4 Posted by Jessica Fisher on November 21st, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Jumptuit Launches One-Tap Windows 8.1 iTunes...
Jumptuit has launched Windows 8.1 support for One-Tap iTunes Sync. with which Windows 8.1 users can now easily sync their iTunes libraries with Microsoft OneDrive. Jumptuit provides easy access from... Read more
CEA Study Finds More People Recycling Electro...
A new study by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) finds that electronics recycling receives the continued and growing support of consumers. According to the CEA,s Recycling and Reuse Study,... Read more
15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro on sale for $17...
 B&H Photo has the 2014 15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro on sale today for $1749. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only. B&H will also include free copies of Parallels Desktop... Read more
27-inch 3.5GHz 5K iMac in stock today and on...
 B&H Photo has the new 27″ 3.5GHz 5K iMac in stock today and on sale for $2299 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $200 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price available... Read more
21-inch 1.4GHz iMac on sale for $979, save $1...
B&H Photo has the new 21″ 1.4GHz iMac on sale for $979.99 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $120 off MSRP. B&H will also include free copies of Parallels Desktop... Read more
13-inch 1.4GHz/256GB MacBook Air on sale for...
B&H Photo has lowered their price on the 13″ 1.4GHz/256GB MacBook Air to $1059.99 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $140 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price for this... Read more
Save up to $400 with Apple refurbished 2014 1...
The Apple Store has restocked Apple Certified Refurbished 2014 15″ Retina MacBook Pros for up to $400 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping... Read more
New 13-inch 1.4GHz MacBook Air on sale for $8...
 Adorama has the 2014 13″ 1.4GHz/128GB MacBook Air on sale for $899.99 including free shipping plus NY & NJ tax only. Their price is $100 off MSRP. B&H Photo has the 13″ 1.4GHz/128GB MacBook... Read more
Apple Expected to Reverse Nine-Month Tablet S...
Apple and Samsung combined accounted for 62 percent of the nearly 36 million branded tablets shipped in 3Q 2014, according to early vendor shipment share estimates from market intelligence firm ABI... Read more
Stratos: 30 Percent of US Smartphone Owners t...
Stratos, Inc., creator of the Bluetooth Connected Card Platform, has announced results from its 2014 Holiday Mobile Payments Survey. The consumer survey found that nearly one out of three (30 percent... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC) - Apple (...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC)- Retail S...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
Project Manager, *Apple* Financial Services...
**Job Summary** Apple Financial Services (AFS) offers consumers, businesses and educational institutions ways to finance Apple purchases. We work with national and Read more
*Apple* Store Leader Program - College Gradu...
Job Description: Job Summary As an Apple Store Leader Program agent, you can continue your education as you major in the art of leadership at the Apple Store. You'll Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions (US) - A...
Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, you're also the Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.