A thousand great uses. Three easy buttons. Scan your old family photos into your computer for safe-keeping, or for e-mailing to relatives. Copy a page from your notebook and use it in a report. Or scan your important documents and archive them to disk for backup. With the CanoScan 3000ex Color Image Scanner, you'll be amazed at what you can do. It's a snap to use, with three easy buttons that automate the scanning process. Just position your original, select Scan, Copy or E-Mail, and the image is ready to be archived, used in a project, or e-mailed. Plus, it delivers clean, colorful scans with a maximum 1200 x 2400 color dpi resolution and 48-bit color depth, for over 281 trillion possible colors. The versatile CanoScan 3000ex scanner is fast, too: a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface1 enables incredibly fast image transfers to your computer, along with the fastest possible scanning speeds. These scans can then be previewed on your monitor quickly, in approximately 8 seconds. Included with the 3000ex scanner is a powerful suite of applications to help you organize your photos, featuring ArcSoft PhotoStudio. Scan multiple photos in one pass. You probably have hundreds of old family photos. Here's the good news: you don't have to scan them one by one. Multi-Scan Mode lets you save time by scanning multiple photos simultaneously. Just arrange them on the glass and select Multi-Scan. Even though your photos are batch-scanned, each one is automatically saved as an individual file.