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Greetings, gentle people.

After over a decade of dedicated service, and the manufacturer ceasing to update the drivers as of 2011, my scanner has given up the ghost. It was a Canon CanoScan 4200F (yup, old!). While I have had no issue with Canon products, I've decided to look beyond the brand and see what else is out there that will suit my traditional media projects. I also have a limited budget (under $250 US), so buying high-end image scanners is out of the question.

I'm currently hunting for a new scanner for the purposes of scanning:
1. Sketches and Drawings
2. Line Art (inked and/or penciled)
3. Art works done in paint (watercolour, acrylic, gouache), ink,  and/or coloured pencil.

Two models I've been looking at are:
Digitte, my workhorse of a PC, runs on a Win 7 Professional 64-bit OS. I mention this because I saw some chatter about some scanner manufacturers not keeping with the times and making their products 64-bit compatible (which sounds like a silly move, in my opinion). I'm looking for something that will last me over a decade, if not longer, and scans artwork beautifully with minor adjustments required.

If you are a traditional media artist (or know someone who is) and you/they have used these scanners, please leave a message and tell me which I should (not) purchase and why.

Thank you!


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Peta-Ann Smith
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Illustrator, Graphic Artist, Crafter, and Mad Woman.

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Djake Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist

Hey there Peta-Ann,

I just dropped by to say: thanks for adding :iconblackartsociety: to your Watchlist!  I hope you continue to enjoy what we have to offer.

PenBee Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013
Thanks so much for stopping by!
langilalastudios Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Professional General Artist
You are very welcome!
punchyninja Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for watchin
langilalastudios Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
You're very welcome!
SilviaVanni Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!!! ^w^ :heart:
langilalastudios Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Professional General Artist
You're very much welcome! I love your work!
megounette Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
Thank you for the watch♥
langilalastudios Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
You're welcome!
artlyric Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Student General Artist
thank you so much for the fave! :D
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