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    VuPoint Solutions PDS-ST410-VP Magic Wand Portable Scanner

    Taking around four seconds to scan an A4-size document in B&W, the VuPoint Solutions portable wand-type scanner, model #PDS-ST410-VP, is designed for copying images from books or documents with thick or fragile spines that don’t allow them to be folded back for placement on a flatbed scanner.

    VuPoint Solutions PDS-ST410-VP Magic Wand Portable Scanner

    It’s also useful for scanning pages that are located a long way from your office.Depending on the size of your microSD memory card (sold separately – up to 32GB) and your desired resolution, the device can store hundreds of images onboard and scans at resolutions up to 600x600dpi.The default setting is 300x300dpi.

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    The VuPoint PDS-ST410-VP has an A4 color contact image sensor and can capture a full-color A4 page in around 28 seconds for high resolution, much quicker with a lower res setting. It just shows how much these type of devices have evolved in the past few months.

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    The scanner has an automatic white balance, utilizes USB 2.0 and is compatible with PC or Mac (drivers available free for PC, not needed with the Mac).

    VuPoint Solutions PDS-ST410-VP Magic Wand Portable Scanner 4 Scanning speeds: 28 seconds high-res color, 14 secs high-res B&W, 8 secs low res color, and 4 secs low res B&W. Accessories including a USB cable, 2 x AA alkaline batteries, OCR software CD, pouch and cleaning cloth.
    The Magic Wand is available for around US$99


    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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