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ECTACO/C-Pen 20 Handheld Scanner

ECTACO/C-Pen 20 Handheld Scanner

Price: $139.95






























The ECTACO/C-Pen 20 is an affordable and reliable handheld data entry alternative to fixed desktop scanners. Letting you capture the exact segment of the text you need, it instantly inserts scanned data into the desired field within your applications. Seamlessly integrating with the software you are already using, you can now scan from curved, laminated and patterned surfaces - something standard scanners just can’t do. Significantly faster and more flexible than a desktop scanner it connects easily with your laptop or Win XP based handheld device and is lightweight and extremely portable. You can use the ECTACO/C-Pen 20 in the library, at the office or even on a plane. Able to read printed text in over 238 languages it lets you send a phrase or a whole paragraph from foreign books or documents to your PC for phonetic pronunciation or to speed up translation and learning. Now you need never again copy-type long sentences or number combinations from contact sheets, business cards or any other printed surface, eliminating the costly and time-consuming mistakes which often occur during manual data entry. In the warehouse, ECTACO/C-Pen 20 enables the creation of custom inventorying and tracking solutions that target the specific needs of your business. Now scan data from any surface directly into standard applications on your computer and continue to process it within the application of your choice. It couldn’t be easier.

The Ectaco/C-Pen scanner is an amazingly convenient handheld data entry tool for use with the NTL-2Ch, NTL-2F, NTL-2Gm, NTL-2I, NTL-2K, NTL-2P, NTL-2Pg, NTL-2R, NTL-2S, Alpine-2Ch, Alpine-2F, Alpine-2Gm, Alpine-2I, Alpine-2K, Alpine-2P, Alpine-2Pg, Alpine-2R, Alpine-2S, Deluxe NTL-2Ch Deluxe NTL-2F, Deluxe NTL-2Gm, Deluxe NTL-2I, Deluxe NTL-2K, Deluxe NTL-2P, Deluxe NTL-2Pg, Deluxe NTL-2R, Deluxe NTL-2S and Partner 850/900 series devices. Letting you capture the text you need, just scan the pen over your favorite book, restaurant menu, newspaper, or anything else you can think of and the text will automatically be uploaded on to the device and translated to your language choice.


  • Selective data entry
  • Better data control
  • Increased scanning speeds
  • Portability
  • Scanning from irregular surfaces
  • Recognizes 238 languages
  • Learning aid
  • Inventory/Tracking Solutions

Technical specifications

Processor:   Custom Argus
Reading speed:   15 sm/s (6 in/s)
Dimensions:   5.1 x 0.74 x 1.2 in
1D Barcode types:   Check Code 39, Check Interleaved 25, Code 128, Code 39, EAN 13, EAN 8, Interleaved 25, CODABAR (without checksum), UCC Code 128, Code 2 of 5 (Industrial, lATA, Matrix), Code 93, UPC-A, UPC-E and Postnet.
Main languages:   Armenian (Eastern, Western, Grabar), Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (The Netherlands and Belgium), English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German (new and old spelling), Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Nynorsk and Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish and Ukrainian.
Character Size:   5-22 pt.
Battery:   Uses USB port
Weight:   83 g (3 oz)
Banking fonts:   OCR-A, OCR-B and MICR (E13B)
Image Resolution:   Grayscale 330 DPI
Scan Area Size:   10 x 6 mm
Additional Languages:   133 Additional Languages with Latin, Cyrillic or Greek characters
Compatibility:   Windows 98/2000/Me/XP/Vista
System requirements (Windows):   IBM compatible PC Intel Pentium 200 MHz or higher processor, 64 MB RAM, 290 MB free hard-disk space, USB connection.


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