ScanMaker 9800XL Plus + TMA

12″ x 16″ X-Ray Films 

  • 1600 x 3200 DPI Resolution with 3.7Dmax Optical Density
  • Optional TMA for Scanning X-Ray Films/Negatives/Slides
  • 35 mm to 12″ x 16″ Films
  • 1 Smart-Touch button, LED, Lan Support
  • Windows and Mac Compatible

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Professional Large A3-sized Graphic Scanner.

Microtek’s ScanMaker 9800XL Plus is a large format A3 scanner with superb and versatile functions specifically designed for professionals who require exceptional image quality.

With the warm-up free energy saving LED light source, ScanMaker 9800XL Plus echoes to going green. An optical dynamic range of 3.7 Dmax which delivers accurate color, superb shadows and highlights crisp details and sharp images without compromise. With a true optical resolution of 1600 dpi scanning, the Scan Maker 9800XL Plus captures a tremendous amount of details from your large-format A3 scanner areas, allowing scans to be printed perfectly and revealing superior image quality.

Microtek Bio-5000 Plus

Large A3 scan area.
The 12” x 17” (tabloid-size) scan bed of the ScanMaker 9800XL Plus lets you easily scan oversized originals, contact sheets, large pieces of art, and mechanical blueprints.
1600 x 3200-dpi resolution with 3.7Dmax optical density.
The exceptionally high resolution of the ScanMaker 9800XL Plus lets you scan even postage-size images and enlarge them with amazing clarity, with little loss of detail. The scanner’s 3.7 maximum optical density allows it to capture a wide range of tones approximating real-life color and hues.

No need to warm up.

Adopting LEDs as the light source, when the ScanMaker 9800XL Plus is detected by the system, there are no requirements for any warm-up time before carrying out the scan, which boots your productivity and reduces energy costs amazingly. With its stable performance, the image quality will remain consistent even after used for a certain period of time.

1 Smart-Touch button.

A Smart-Touch button (Scan) locating at the front panel of the scanner provides you a quick and easy way to capture images that can be automatically saved as files or sent to another application for further processing later.

Optional TMA for scanning films and slides.
With the use of the optional TMA, you can scan positive transparencies, and negative film. The included templates accommodate a variety of film sizes, including 35mm slides, 35mm filmstrips, 4″ x 5″ film, and medium format film from 6 x 4.5-cm up to 6 x 17-cm panoramic film.
Optional bundled with LaserSoft Imaging’s SilverFast Ai Studio 8.
Optional bundled with LaserSoft Imaging’s SilverFast Ai Studio 8SilverFast Ai Studio, which is regarded as the best scanner software in the world, includes the fullfunctionality. The patented and award-winning SilverFast Multi-Exposure® increases the scanner’sdynamic range, removes natural image noise and provides more details. The included Auto IT8Calibration ensures correct colors with just one mouse click.
ScanWizardTM Pro scanning software ( PC Only ).
This is an advanced scanner controller program that provides many powerful, professional-level features for scanning. ScanWizard Pro features two color spaces, allowing users to work in the Native CMYK / RGB mode, as well as in the intuitive LCH (Lightness, Chroma, Hue) mode.
Auto Dynamic Range
The system automatically determines the lightest density or tone (Dmin) and darkest tone (Dmax) of the original; then it captures the image color data with the full input tonal range of the scanner. This setting optimizes color balance and the contrast of the output image, and is most useful for scanning negative films.
Multiple Sampling.
Multiple Sampling is a process in which the scanner samples each line in the image a number of times, then obtains an average to reduce random noise..
Auto Color Restoration.
The Automatic Color Restoration feature is part of Microtek’ s ColoRescueTM system for bringing faded colors back to life.
Descreen feature can remove moire patterns when scanning pictures or photographs printed in magazines or newspapers.
Tailor-made Scanning Software for Mac System.
Bundled with ScanPotter scanning software, exclusively designed for Mac OS. More Details about ScanPotter
Text To Speech ( TTS).
Converts written texts into spoken languages, supporting English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. You can also save the speech in AIFF format and replay it later easily.
Online Update.
When detecting the latest version through the Internet, ScanPotter will automatically remind users to download the update.
Saves scanned images or documents to cloud storage (Dropbox, Google Picasa, Google Drive, Yahoo Flickr) or shares them to social network (Facebook, Twitter).

Additional information

Product Name

ScanMaker 9800XL Plus

Model Type


Scanner Type

Desktop color flatbed scanner

Image Sensor Type



1600 x 3200 dpi

Light Source


Scanning Area

Reflective: 12" x 17"
Transparent: 12" x 16"

Dynamic Range

Transparency ≧ 0.15 to 3.6 D

Paper Size


Bit Depth

48 bit internal


Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)



Smart-Touch Buttons

1 button

Scanable Media Types

Transparent, Reflective

Supported File Types


Supported Film Types

4" x 5" film, 120 mm film strip, 135 mm film strip, 35 mm slide framed

OS Support

Windows XP/ Vista/ Windows 7/ 8 (ScanWizard Pro) ; Mac OS X 10.3~10.6 (ScanWizard Pro) ; Mac OS X 10.6 or later (ScanPotter)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

24.7" x 14.8" x 5.1" / 627.4 x 375.9 x 129.5 mm


26.4 lbs (12 kg)



Power Source

AC 100V ~ 240 V

Power Consumption

28 Watts (Operation mode)
8.4 Watts (Sleep mode)
<1Watts (Off mo

System Requirements PC

CD-ROM drive (for installing software)
Color display with 24-bit color output capability
512 MB RAM or more
Pentium IV PC or higher with USB 2.0 port
Microsoft Windows XP/ Vista/ Windows 7/ 8

System Requirements MAC

CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive (for installing software)
Color display with 24-bit color output capability
1 GB RAM or more (2 GB is recommended)
Mac computer (Intel CPU) with built-in USB port
Mac OS X 10.3 or later

Inbox Contents

Scanner unit
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) cable
Power adaptor
Software CD(s)
User’s manual(s)

Software Included

Microtek ScanWizard Pro
Microtek ScanPotter (MAC)
Microtek Scanner ICC Profiler
Microtek LAN Wizard (Network Scanning utility) (PC)
InterVideo MediaOne Gallery (PC)
Option: SilverFast Ai IT8 Studio


TMA 1600 III (Optional), Template package for TMA 1600 III (Optional)