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  • Contex IQ 4490 - high-quality 44" wide-format scanner digitizes documents easily, has optical resolution of 1,200 dpi, good warranty, sturdy construction, available for $8,995, Curt Moreno, Cadalyst, June 20, 2013
  • Scanning For CAD - types of large-format scanners: charge-coupled devices, contact image sensors; tips for scanning in old drawings, Mark Clarkson, Desktop Engineering, Nov 1, 2012
  • Do A1/D-Size Large Format Scanners Present a Viable CAD Solution? - low price of A1/D-size large format scanners encourages companies to buy it, Scanners4CAD, Oct 2009
  • Contex Define Large Format Scanner Productivity in "Drawings Per Hour" - productivity rated as number of D-size and A1 drawings scanned at 200 dpi per hour, Scanners4CAD, Feb 2009
  • Large-Format Scanners Suited For Engineering - Colortrac SmartLF Cx and SmartLF Gx series, Contex HD series, Graphtec IS210 and CSX300 scanners, more, Evan Yares, Desktop Engineering, May 1, 2008
  • The Ins... Move Your Workflow Forward with Large-Format Scanners - reviewed products: Colortrac Cx40 and Gx42, HAWK-EYE G36 and CHAMELEON G600, Graphtec IS200 Series and CS500, ScanPlus 6 LF436 and ScanPlus 6 LF542, Oce CS4136S, and Paradigm ImagePRO Gx42, Henrik Vestermark, Cadalyst, April 1, 2007 (more Colortrac scanners reviews, Contex scanners reviews, Graphtec scanners reviews, Oce scanners reviews)
  • Contex Wide-Format Scanners - scanners range from 25" TOUCAN G25 to the 54" MAGNUM G600, Henrik Vestermark, Cadalyst, August 2, 2006
  • 2004 All-Stars - Cadalyst's semiannual awards for the best new hardware and software, Sara Ferris, Cadalyst, June 1, 2004
  • Go Digital - roundup of wide-format scanners from Colortrac, Contex, IDEAL.com, Oce and Western Graphtec, Ron LaFon, Cadalyst, April 1, 2004
  • Input and Output Tools Get A New Look - a roundup of the latest scanners and print-head plotters, with advice on choosing the right model for a particular engineering application, Alan Joch, Desktop Engineering, August 2003
  • Contex Crystal Tx 400 - this wide-format color scanner offers  superior scanning capabilities in a user-friendly system that combines fast and flexible hardware with excellent software, Michael Lennox, Cadalyst, March 2003
  • Mapping Large-Format Scanner Selection - buying advice for AEC firms looking to purchase a  multifunction machine that can scan, plot and copy documents, Michael Bordenaro,  Architectural Record, December 2002
  • Scanners: Wired for Fire - reviews of FireWire-equipped large-format scanners from ACTion Imaging, Contex and Xerox Engineering Systems, Peter K. Sheerin, CADENCE, December 2002
  • Cadalyst Labs All Stars 2002 - the editors honored 11 products from all those reviewed during the first 6 months of the year: Inventor 5, Contex Cougar 36" scanner, Dell 2000FP flat-panel monitor, Solid Edge v11, Mathcad 2001i, Quadro4 900 XGL graphics card, Rhino 2.0, Syncmaster 240T 240 flat-panel monitor, SolidWorks 2001Plus, Dimension 3D printer, Cad Integrator v6.2 and Xi 4240 MTower SP workstation, Cadalyst, October 2002
  • Contex Cougar - easy to use, precise, and fast 36" wide-format scanner, Michael Lennox, Cadalyst, June 2002
  • Cadalyst Labs All Stars 2002 - 12 winners: Inventor, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, Rhino, CAD Integrator, Contex,  Dell flat panel monitor, Syncmaster flat panel monitor, Mathcad, NVIDIA, Dimension 3D printer and Xi, Cadalyst, June 2002
  • Get the Big Picture—Large-Format Scanners - the Contex Chroma 8040 has good color fidelity and image-enhancing tools, and straightforward software to make it highly recommended by Michael Lennox, Cadalyst, July 2001
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