Colortrac Portable Color Scanner


Collaborate more, in more places

  • On site
  • On the road
  • On the desk
  • On track, with Colortrac

SmartLF Scan!

Wide format, reformatted

Easy to use


Mark-up and share

Exactly what your project needs


The world’s first self-contained and portable scanner for documents up to AO (E) size.

Weighing from only 5.2 kg. Supplied with a specially designed, tough carry case.


Scanning made simple

SmartLF Scan! works like a digital camera with no computer or software required.

Work your way

Scan to internal memory.

Scan to USB.

Scan to PC, network or Cloud.

Designed for use with good quality documents, SmartLF Scan! is the perfect partner for your live projects.


Brilliant Output

With Colortrac’s proven and patented SingleSensor at its core, you can be sure of a great, accurate scan.




Completely different, same great scans

large format scanning, reformatted




Specification Table

 SmartLF Scan! 24SmartLF Scan! 36
In the boxScan! large format scanner
Tough wheeled carry case
Mains external power supply
Calibration target
RJ45 Ethernet cable
Scan SystemThree modes of operation.
TIFF and PDF files are generated inside the scanner. They can be
1 – stored in the scanner for transfer to a PC later
2 – stored directly on a USB stick
3 – transferred, via wired Ethernet, direct to a network or PC.
When connected to a PC, additional black and white binary files are available.
SmartLF Scan! is self-contained and only requires a power supply to operate.
Scan softwareScan formats are viewable using native Windows Apps. A small Windows program is supplied to receive live or stored scan files from the scanner. This is not required for scan to USB stick operation.
Optical Resolution600 dpi
DocLogicIntelligent image optimisation system automatically sets dpi of document or photos according to physical size to maximise image quality and reduce file size
Max Scan Width24” (609.6 mm)36” (914.4 mm)
Max Image Length50″ (1270mm)
Min Media Width / Thickness6.2” (160mm) / 0.003” (0.07 mm)6” (150 mm) / 0.003” (0.07 mm)
Max Media Width26” (660mm) / 0.02” (0.5 mm)38” (965 mm) / 0.02” (0.5 mm)
Paper sizing (image sizes)ISO DIN / ARCH / ANSI / automatic width and length
Internal memoryApprox. 6 GB or 8 scans
Scan Accuracy0.2 % +/-1 pixel
SingleSensor digital imaging technologySingleSensor is a full width straight-line contact image sensor (US patent #8,922,849) bi-directional long-life LED light system for optimum object illumination and instant-on scanning capability
Operation modesScan to internal memory / scan to USB stick (not supplied) / scan to networked computer
Color space24-bit sRGB and grayscale (plus bitonal using the pc connection)
Scan speeds (maximum at 200 dpi)4.5 inch/sec (114.3mm/sec) grayscale and 3 in/sec (76.2mm/sec) for color.
Paper PathCentered, face-up, front entry
Data interfacesFront: USB2 socket for scan to USB memory stick. Rear: Ethernet RJ45 GBit for scan to computer over network
Power RequirementsExternal power supply Input: 100~240VAC, 50-60Hz, auto-sensing +/-10%, Output: 3.42A at 19V, Scanner power consumption: 19.4 W (scanning), 10.2W (standby), 0.05W (sleep). Energy Star qualified
EnvironmentOperating temperature 10oC – 35oC, Relative Humidity 10% – 90% (non-condensing)
Weight & Dimensions (WxHxD)Scanner only 11.5 lbs (5.2 kg) / 34.3 x 6.3 x 5 inches (870 x 160 x 126 mm)
Scanner incl. case: 22.3 lbs (10.1 kg) / 38.6 x 10.4 x 8.2 inches (980 x 265 x 208 mm)
Scanner only 15.4 lbs (7 kg) / 46.3 x 6.3 x 5 inches (1175 x 160 x 126 mm)
Scanner incl. case: 30.9 lbs (14 kg) / 50.4 x 10.4 x 8.2 inches (1280 x 265 x 208 mm)
Host PlatformWindows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit architectures
CertificationsENERGY STAR qualified, CB, CE, CCC, FCC, UL, RoHS compliant
Warranty12 months / 30,000 linear metres whichever comes first

1) Scanning speeds depend on document width and computer configuration
Contex recommends Intel Core Duo, Core 2 Duo, or better processors, 2GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2.
Speed tests performed using Nextimage software, PC with Intel Core i5-2500 Quad processor, 8GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2, 7200rpm HDD, Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate.

2) Color Fringe Removal (CFR) is a Contex Patent. Color Fringing is a natural consequence of CIS technology sequentially flashing R-G-B. Thanks to Contex innovative thinking CFR will remove this problem with advanced filter technology.

3) Contex applications creates industry standard raster file formats that can be used in any CAD or GIS application.

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