Flip-Pal Mobile Scanners

The Flip-Pal portable scanner is the first product that was created by the Rocky Mountain Ventures Company and has proved to be one of leading portable scanners available.  However, many people are still relatively unaware of what the Flip-Pal portable scanner is and how it could potentially benefit them.  Here is a quick review to give you an idea of what it is all about.

1.    Mobility

The Flip-Pal portable scanner is extremely lightweight, weighing in at only 1.5 pounds.  This makes it an easy travel companion regardless of the journey.  It is also relatively small.  It is less than a foot wide and just over 6 inches in length, and only 1.25 inches in height.  Additionally, it is completely cordless which means that it can be used anywhere.  It is completely battery powered and stores data on a memory card, just like a camera.

2.    Versatility

Because of its unique flat-bed design, it can be used to complete a variety of tasks.  With its simple design, it is can tackle a variety of different sizes as well as different materials.  The maximum scanning area is 4 inches by 6 inches, however the flip-top opening allows you to place anything over the scanning area.  Even thick or odd-shaped materials such as quilts, jewelry, and coins can easily be scanned.

3.    Accuracy

The Flip-Pal portable scanner has two different scan speeds to ensure that you are able to get as much detail as necessary.  The two speeds are 300 dpi at 6 seconds and 600 dpi at 11 seconds.  You can also see the scan as it progresses using a small color LCD screen that will provide thumbnails.  The two scan resolutions are 300 x 300 dpi and 600 x 600 dpi.

4.    Additional Facts and Tips

Currently, the Flip-Pal portable scanner will be able to complete approximately 150 scans for every set of alkaline batteries and approximately 500 scans can be achieved from photo lithium batteries.  It holds 4 AA batteries.  The supported memory cards are SD and SDHC cards as well as being DCF compatible.  It is also compatible with wireless Eye-Fi SD cards.

5.    What is Included When You Purchase a Flip-Pal mobile scanner?

The portable scanner includes several items including: the scanner, 4 AA batteries, a 2 GB SD memory card, USB adapter, color restoration and stitching software, window protector sheet, user guide, and a 1 year limited warranty.

Flip-Pal Portable Scanner in Review

The Flip-Pal looks to be one of the better portable scanners on the market.  It was designed to focus on 3 basic areas: mobility, versatility, and accuracy.  All of these areas make it very easy to use.  It has been designed to be able to complete a variety of tasks including: creating archive photos on a CD, sending pictures to a digital photo frame, photo sharing with anyone, making copies, allows for reprints to multiple people, and even creating a quick slide-show  All in all, it seems like the Flip-Pal can complete a variety of tasks, while still remaining very mobile, flexible, and versatile.

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