Technical scanners for CAD drawings and blueprints to support your work
Technical Scanners are the superfast scanners which support your work by providing brilliant accuracy.
Use SmartLF wide format scanner for your technical documents.
Perfect for scanning CAD drawings, blueprints or any wide format technical document. No distortion, whatever the image size.
The SmartLF SC scanner range offers excellent image quality each time thanks to the patented Single Sensor technology that guarantees the image is crease and shadow free whatever the condition of the original.
- No errors: Sharp, exact scans suited to technical documents with fine lines like CAD drawings / blueprints.
- Simple to use: Smart Works TOUCH software comprised with the scanner lets you scan to 14 file formats including PDF, TIFF and JPG.
- Flexible: Make copies of your documents on any Windows printer.
- Fast: no warm up, and waiting, fast scan speeds.
Meets your requirements:
- Choice of scanner widths up to 56″ (142.3 cm) – scan documents up to E+ and A0+ in size.
- Fast mono and color scan speeds.
- Upgradeable models: m (monochrome), c (color) and e (express color) – buy what you want when you require it and upgrade by email.
- Affordable: Low cost to buy, economical to run, Energy Star rated.
- Free and easy to use touchscreen software to help you produce great output.
- Excellent output:
- High 600 or 1200 dpi optical resolution – more than sufficient for scanning any technical document.
- Advanced paper transport and illumination systems mean that even folded CAD drawings / blueprints scan sharp and shadow free.
Scanners best for technical drawings
Below is a list of Colortrac scanners that are mainly suited to scanning technical drawings. Click to a product name to know more and download a brochure.
Smart LF SG
Experience the advanced and fastest new SmartLF SG series scanner. Perfect for capturing sharply defined detail on technical/Engineering drawings and maps, as well as the vibrant, accurate colors needed by graphics professional. Create superior quality images and copies of documents up to 36 or even 44 inch wide. Scan all types of paper and mounted documents.
For full flexibility, choose any of your desire SmartLF SG Series from 36″ and 44″ scanners. The SmartLF SG large format document scanner has three high definition models in both size 36in or 44in with features enhanced for different applications. If requirements change, the m (monochrome/greyscale) and c (color) models can be simply remotely upgraded to a higher level using an easy emailed scanner upgrade tool. The e (enhanced) upgrade delivers the highest color scan speed. Monochrome/greyscale scan speeds are identical across all upgrades.
Smart LF Gx+T56
The SmartLF Gx+ T56 provides high 600 dpi optical resolution, superior color CCD technology and the benefits of instant-on bi-directional LED illumination. These scanners meet the wants of AEC, CAD and GIS users while producing the highly precise color reproduction, copying and wide color gamut required for demanding graphics applications. You can access all main functions from a simple to use control panel on the scanner, which includes buttons for Scan, Copy, Stop, Rewind and Forward.The SmartLF Gx+ T56’s Advanced Active Paper Transport looks after your documents.
The SmartLF Gx+ T56 extra-large scanner’s Advanced Active Paper Transport (APT) applies the minimum force necessary for preserving delicate originals, while achieving the required traction and accuracy to ensure images are sharp and shadow free.
SmartLF SC 42 Xpress Series
It is twice as fast at 200 dpi and 300 dpi. With the equal high quality imaging and higher scanning speeds at lower dpis the new SmartLF SC 42 Xpress delivers fast, high quality scans or copies of wide format maps, site plans, engineering drawings, blueprints, architectural renderings and many other technical documents. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is unique to Colortrac and allows the SmartLF SC 42 Xpress scanner to work at full speed using higher resolutions on wider documents than ever before. For those without a USB3 equipped computer SmartLF SC 42 Xpress enhanced USB2 circuitry achieves a 25% improvement in data speed (35MB/sec) above the previously recognised industry average transfer rate of 28MB/sec for a normal USB2 equipped pc. Higher data transfer gives the SmartLF SC 42 Xpress operator the freedom to scan wider and at higher resolutions without affecting productivity. If you have large amounts of archiving then SmartLF SC 42 is the perfect solution.
SmartLF SC 36 Xpress Series
The innovative SmartLF SC 36 Xpress large format scanner is ultimate for Technical and CAD Drawing Offices, Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Facilities Management and Electronic Document Capture (EDC). This new SuperSpeed USB3 digital interface and SingleSensor digital imaging makes this wide format scanner the finest result for general purpose Technical Imaging and Color Graphics for documents up to E-size or A0 format. For those without a USB3 equipped computer SmartLF SC 36 Xpress enhanced USB2 circuitry achieves a 25% improvement in data speed (35MB/sec) above the previously recognized industry average transfer rate of 28MB/sec for a normal USB2 equipped pc. Greater data transfer gives the SmartLF SC 36 operator the freedom to scan wider and at higher resolutions without affecting productivity. If you have large amounts of archiving then SmartLF SC 36 Xpress is the flawless solution.
SmartLF SC 25 Xpress Series
The different compact SmartLF SC 25 Xpress large format scanner is the greatest general drive solution for scanning wide format Technical Imaging and Color Graphics documents up to Arch D, ANSI D, ISO A1 or B2. With a small footprint, it is perfect for Small Office, Home Office, On-site Building Services, Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Facilities Management or Electronic Document Capture (EDC). By using the optional Document Return Guide, it permits you to feed and retrieve documents from the front, creating the reduced footprint of the solution supreme for small offices. The SmartLF SC Xpress large format scanner series are the first scanners to combine the new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 digital interface. With an intense x10 increase in the internal data transfer rates, the new USB 3.0 interface works at up to 5Gb/sec. In terms of speed of scan data saved to the computer this represents more than double the previous rate of 28MB/sec (USB2) to 65 -85 MB/sec for USB3 depending on computer manufacturer. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is unique to Colortrac and allows the SmartLF SC 25 Xpress scanner to work at full speed using higher resolutions on wider documents than ever before.
SmartLF Scan! Is a portable large format scanner for documents of all size. It is a low cost wide format scanner designed for your office or on site. It is small, light weighted, easy to use and self-contained. The scanner comes with a sturdy, wheeled carry case for ultimate portability. It offers you exactly the file types you need like PDF, JPEG, TIFF. From only 11.5 lbs., there has never been a more compact wide format scanner on the market. It works like a digital camera with no computer or software required. It can be operated by your iPhone or iPad; you can scan direct to email or the Cloud.
With 24″ and 36″ options, SmartLF Scan! Helps you collaborate with partners and develop your projects.