VIDAR Large Format Scanners (Altek)



VIDAR Systems Corporation of Denmark was founded in 1984.  They describe themselves as a leading provider of wide-format scanning solutions for the CAD, reprographics, and GIS markets.  At some point, Vidar either purchased, merged with or was created from Altek, information on this is sketchy.
VIDAR wide format scanners include the Select and Atlas product lines. In addition Vidar is a developer and manufacturer and the global market leader of medical film digitizers.

Current VIDAR large format scanners

Atlas P54 Color Scanners
Very fast color and monochrome scanning.
54 inch (137.2cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Quadruple 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 42 bit color capture.14 bit graytone capture.
FireWire and SCSI interface.
Special features include Automatic Thickness Adjustment Control, and highly effective all-wheel-drive paper guide.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 1.5"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 8.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: Repro Houses, GIS, Quick Print

Atlas P42 Color Scanners
Very fast color and monochrome scanning.
42 inch (106.7cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Triple 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 5.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 1.5"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbograytone and B/W 10.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: Repro Houses, GIS, Quick Print

Select P42 Color Scanners
Color scanner with ultra fast monochrome scanning capabilities.
42 inch (106.7cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Triple 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 5.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.6"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 10.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.6"/sec.
Optimal applications: CAD, Repro Houses, AEC, GIS

Titan H36 Color Scanners
With iJET technology (integrated copy/scan functionality).
High speed and high optical resolution of 600 dpi.
36 inch (91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Triple 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and LAN interface. USB out port for printer.
Models
BASE - 1200 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 6.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 1.5"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 12.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: Repro Houses, GIS, Quick Print

Designer 18 Color Flatbed Scanners
With iJET technology (integrated copy/scan functionality).
18" x 24" (45,7cmx61cm) imaging area.
Single 4-linear CCD (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and LAN interface. USB out port for printer.
9600 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 10.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: Quick Print, Photo Labs, Graphics Advertising, In House Repro, Libraries, museaums, acrhival institutes, Clipping Services, Education

Nova XP36 Color Scanners
Color scanner with ultra fast monochrome scanning capabilities.
36 inch ( 91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.47"(12mm) thick documents.
Single 4-linear CCD (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 400 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 10.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.3"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 10.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: CAD, Repro Houses, AEC, In-House Repro

Nova MP36 Monochrome Scanners
Monochrome scanner with ultra fast scanning capabilities.
36 inch (91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.47" (12mm) thick documents.
Single CCD with Panchromatic B/W. 16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
One Model
Max 9600 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 10.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: CAD, AEC, GIS

Atlas P36 Color Scanners
36 inch (91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Double 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 3.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 1.5"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi, Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 6.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 3.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: Repro Houses, GIS, Quick Print, Photo Labs, In-House Repro

Select P36 - Color Scanners
Color scanner with ultra fast monochrome scanning capabilities.
36 inch (91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Double 4-linear CCDs (RGB Triplets + Panchromatic B/W). 48 bit color capture.16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 3.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.3"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 6.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.3"/sec
Optimal applications: CAD, AEC, In-House Repro

Select MP36 - Monochrome Scanners
Fast and Quality large format monochrome scanning at an affordable price.
36 inch (91.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Double 4-linear CCDs (with Panchromatic B/W). 16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 600 dpi, speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi, speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 8.0"/sec.
Optimal applications: CAD, AEC, In-House Repro

Atlas SP25 Color Scanners
25 inch (63.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Single tri-linear color CCDs. 48 bit color capture and 16 bit graytone capture.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE - 800 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.5"/sec.
PLUS - 9600 dpi. Speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec. Speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 1.5"/sec
Optimal applications: GIS, Photo Labs, Graphics Advertising, In-House Repro

Select SP25 Scanners - Monochrome and Color
BASE monochrome model upgradable to PLUS color model.
25 inch (63.5cm) wide imaging area. 0.6"(15mm) thick documents.
Single tri-linear color CCDs. 48 bit color capture on PLUS model. 16 bit graytone capture on PLUS and BASE model.
Hi-Speed USB and FireWire interface.
Models
BASE monochrome scanner - 800 dpi, speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec.
PLUS color scanner - 9600 dpi, speed at 400 dpi turbo graytone and B/W 4.0"/sec, speed at 400 dpi turbo RGB 0.3"/sec.
Optimal applications: CAD, AEC, In-House Repro


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