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Umax Astra 2000U

Umax Astra 2000U
alaScore 69

43 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Umax Astra 2000U. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Umax Astra 2000U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 43 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Umax Astra 2000U

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Umax Astra 2000U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on Amazon.com.

44% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Umax Astra 2000U Flatbed USB Scanner (PC/Mac)Umax Astra 2000U Flatbed USB Scanner (PC/Mac)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (pcworld.com)

Umax Astra 2100U

 

Good scan quality, push-button scanning and copying, optional transparency adapter.

Aug, 1999

Consumer review by: hammerguy (epinions.com)

Only fair performance with a Mac G4 and Photoshop

 

It's cheapScans are of acceptable quality

Frequent crashesNo power switchSlow scanning speed

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: XSarenkaX (epinions.com)

UMAX Makes A Good Basic Scanner

 

Comes with plenty of software for scanning, editing, organizing your graphics and text.

Scans somewhat slowly.

Mar, 2001

Consumer review by: XSarenkaX (epinions.com)

UMAX Makes A Good Basic Scanner

 

I didn't do my research before buying my scanner at a Computer Show last summer. Luckily, I did reasonably well for my intended use. I was looking for a way to scan some color photos, as well as perhaps some graphics from books or magazines for...

Comes with plenty of software for scanning, editing, organizing your graphics and text.

Scans somewhat slowly.

Mar, 2001

Consumer review by: 200067 (epinions.com)

Simple Nice Scanner

 

Great quality, nice price, cool software

Slow

Feb, 2001

Consumer review by: 200067 (epinions.com)

Simple Nice Scanner

 

Construction

Great quality, nice price, cool software

Slow

Feb, 2001

Consumer review by: ViperX3 (epinions.com)

Good reliable scanner

 

Scans fast, easy to install

The warm up time when you first start it

Jan, 2001

Consumer review by: ViperX3 (epinions.com)

Good reliable scanner

 

I got this scanner about a year ago and I have to say it was worth my $125. The price is lower now because UMAX has more advanced and improved scanners. This is a good scanner because it can scan you pictures at a very high DPI (Dots Per Inch),...

Scans fast, easy to install

The warm up time when you first start it

Jan, 2001

Consumer review by: huggle_bear (epinions.com)

Umax Astra-Good squeaky quality

 

I received the UMAX scanner as a Christmas present, because I needed a flatbed scanner for my graphic work. When I opened up the box, I noticed that it had a parallel port instead of USB (so I would have to switch between that and the printer, oops!). ...

Good graphic quality, bulb control, easy installation

Somewhat slow, and it squeaks!

Nov, 2000

Consumer review by: huggle_bear (epinions.com)

Umax Astra-Good squeaky quality

 

Good graphic quality, bulb control, easy installation

Somewhat slow, and it squeaks!

Nov, 2000
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Product Specifications

The UMAX Astra 2100U is the smart, push button scanner for home and office. With a touch of a button you can scan, copy or send images and documents to popular applications such as e-mail, document management and image editing software. With the USB interface, setup is simple. Just plug in the scanner, install the software and you're up and running in minutes. Scanning has never been easier!

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:46.7cm
Height:9.9cm
Weight:3.5kg
Width:31cm

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:UMAX Technologies
Model:2100U
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:UMAX Astra

Scanner

Colour Depth:36-bit colour
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:12-bit grey
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:USB
Interface Type (2nd): None
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Max Supported Media Size:A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Max V-Optical Resolution:1200dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 8.0 or later / Microsoft Windows 98/2000 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition