TECHNOLOGY Post selected a random sample of products and highlighted their features for easy comparison. MODEL: Document Image Scanner GT-300 Manufacturer: Epson Scanning resolution: 300 dots per inch Output resolution: 50 dpi to 600 dpi Greyscale levels: 256 levels Scanning speed: 4 pages per minute Price: $5,600 Contact: Epson Hong Kong Ltd, Tel: 2585-4300 Other models: Colour Image Scanner GT-5000, GT-9000 and GT-800 MODEL: ScanJet 4C Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Scanning resolution: 2,400 dpi Optical resolution: 600 dpi Internal colour: 30-bit Greyscale levels: 256 levels Price: $9,739 Contact: Hewlett Packard Hong Kong Ltd, Tel: 2599-7777 Other models; ScanJet 4Si and ScanJet 4s MODEL: Image Scanner M3096E+/FManufacturer: Fujitsu Scanning resolution: 200 to 400 dpi Greyscale levels: 256 levels Interface: RS232C + local Price: $65,000 CONTACT: AsiaSoft Systems (HK) Ltd, Tel: 2527-0878 Other models: Image Scanner M3099A. AsiaSoft also offers Bell+Howell products MODEL: SprintScan 35 Slide Scanner Manufacturer: Polaroid Optical resolution: Max - 2700 dpi; Min - 72 dpi Pixel size: 7.6 pm square Bit per colour: 10-bit A/D conversion Interface: SCSI-2 (50-pin) Price: $13,000 Contact: Polaroid Far East Ltd Tel: 2894-0333 MODEL: 3006 Scanner/Printer/Fax Manufacturer: Xerox Scanning resolution: 300 dpi Paper tray capacity: 100-sheets Automatic document feeder: 20-pages PRICE: $13,000 CONTACT: Rank Xerox, Tel: 2513-2303 Other models: Xerox DocuCM 620 will be available shortly. Some of the handheld products available in the market are the DataPen Personal Text Scanner and the Colour Direct Parallel Motorised Colour Scanner from Primax, also available are the Scan Man Colour and Scan Man Easy Touch from Logitech. These machines are fairly easy to use. Mustek has a range of products. The Twain Scan handheld comes with 800 dpi and can handle 256 shades of grey. Also available is the plug-n-play which has a PCMCIA interface, portable scanning convenience and 256 grey shades. These models are available at the Computer Mall, The In Square, Windsor House.