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Plustek SmartPhoto P60 photo scanner. Photo provided by Plustek Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Plustek Announces Easy To Use Compact Photo Scanner

Plustek launches first photo scanner in U.S. market - simple to use and no additional software required

CERRITOS, Calif. (August 5, 2010) – Plustek Technology Inc., a manufacturer of imaging devices (including portable scanners, sheet fed/flat bed scanners, wide format scanners) and network video recorders for IP cameras, today announced the SmartPhoto P60, the latest offering from Plustek’s award-winning line of scanners. The SmartPhoto P60 converts old photographs into digital files with the touch of a button.

Fast and easy to use, any 4x6 inch photograph can be scanned and imported into a computer in as little as 18 seconds. No additional software is needed to convert or upload photos. Once scanned, digital photos may be shared on-line, thru email, and on digital photo frames just like a photo created by a digital camera. Photos can be viewed with any photo viewing and organizing application including; Microsoft Photo Gallery, Google Picasa, iPhoto and more. The SmartPhoto P60 is great for preserving older photographs that are damaged or beginning to fade. A unique protector sheet is included that allows the user to scan old, fragile or irreplaceable photographs with confidence. The SmartPhoto P60 is powered by an USB port so it may be used anywhere with a Laptop, Netbook, PC or Macintosh computer.


  • Scans at 100 dpi, 300 dpi or 600 dpi for ultimate image quality

  • Does not require external power

  • Simple operation and portable

  • Works with PCs and Macs

  • Does not require any additional software

  • Fast - no warm up time & scans a 4x6” photo in 18 seconds (at 100 dpi)

  • Uses Windows photo viewing application to view and organize images

The SmartPhoto P60 is MSRP USD $99 and is available now. All Plustek scanners can be purchased from authorized resellers, DMRs, VARs, and distributors Ingram Micro and D&H. For more information, please contact Plustek at [email protected]

Plustek SmartPhoto P60 photo scanner. Photo provided by Plustek Inc. Click for a bigger picture!

Plustek SmartPhoto P60 photo scanner.
Photo provided by Plustek Inc.

Respected as one of the world's leading image solution providers, Plustek manufactures and delivers high-quality scanners and other imaging products to buyers worldwide, reaching millions of consumers. In business since 1986, Plustek began as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for many large companies, creating an innovative array of products including: scanners, IP cameras, NVRs, servers and imaging-related devices. Through a combination of design innovation and strict attention to usability and manufacturing quality, Plustek has grown to become one of the largest image solution providers in the world.

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(First posted on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 14:07 EDT)

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