WideTEK 36 Double Sided Scanner, Stand & Touchscreen Monitor


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The WideTEK 36 Double Sided Scanner is the first and only duplex scanner to scan two sides in one pass.

WideTEK 36 Double Sided Scanner  – the world’s first wide format duplex scanner for digitization of two sided printed documents up to 36″ in width. At a resolution of 300 dpi the scanner needs only 2.5 seconds to scan the front and back sides of a newspaper page in a single pass through the scanner.

The idea of double sided scanning in one production step primarily means less production effort: The document no longer needs to be flipped over and scanned again on the other side. That makes the scanner an ideal companion for press clipping, archiving and library services.

The scanner features two camera boxes, both consisting of three CCD systems, integrated into the upper and lower part of the device. The WideTEK 36DS captures both sides of the newspaper at the same time. After scanning, software separates the scanned document into four single images; capturing the left and right half of the front and back of the newspaper – everything in one single step.

The scanner is equipped with two processor units. This allows an extremely fast data throughput. The patented stitching procedure merges the images of the cameras seamlessly together. The scanner resolution of 1200 dpi guarantees brilliant scan results.

The WideTEK 36 Double Sided Scanner encompasses the proven technologies of the entire WideTEK scanner family.


• Floor Stand with Paper Catch

• 22″ Touchscreen Monitor and Arm Stand

• Foot Switch for Scanner

• White Background Drum for Transparent Documents 

•  26″ x 37″ Transparent Document Carrier (ANSI-D and ARCH-D)

• 12 Month Full Coverage Warranty

Compact Design – Double the Scanning Power 

The mechanical construction of the WideTEK 36DS is also a highlight. The more extensive mechanics and additional camera and light units were integrated into the device without dramatically enlarging its dimensions. The duplex scanner is only 13 cm larger than the compact WideTEK 36. The complete camera optical system is integrated in two dust-free sealed housings. Once optimally adjusted, all components are protected against external influences and require no maintenance.

Special transport rollers, with individually spring loaded ball bearing pairs serving as pressure points; ensure the best possible gentle document transport. WideTEK 36DS digitizes even historical and fragile documents without damage to the source document.


• High performance wide format duplex scanner for double sided documents up to 36″ wide

• Compact design – double the scanning power

• 2.5 seconds at 300 dpi for front and back sides of a newspaper page

• Scans up to 36″ in width

• Fastest color scanning at 12.4″ per second

• BW scan speed: Same as 24 bit color

• 1200 x 1200 dpi scanner resolution

• Automatic crop & deskew

• On the fly rotation while scanning facilitates post-processing

• Face up scanning (no more “blind”scanning)

• Real time display of scanned images, modify images without rescanning

• Standalone device with its own integrated PC

• Scan2USB – Walk up Scanning to any USB device

• Scan2Print – Output to any connected printer

• Scan2Network – Output to any network drive


• Scans both sides of a source document in a single pass

• LED lamps, no warm up, IR/UV free

• Large touchscreen for simplified operation

• User interface configurable in your language

• Virus resistant Linux OS

• Operating system independent, runs under Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Unix

• Network scanning via any web browser; i.e. IE, Safari, Chrome, Firefox

• Integrated walk up scanning software

• Easy installation via Scan2Net Technology

• Remote maintenance and troubleshooting

• Firmware updates via web interface

• Dust-free camera technology


• Scanning newspapers, periodicals, catalogs and magazines

• Archiving blueprints and sepias

Additional information

Weight141 lbs
Dimensions43 × 9 × 27 in

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