Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 42

Innovation in Wide Format Scanners and Software

The sixth generation SmartLF Gx+ 42 ENERGY STAR® qualified scanners combine a unique Colortrac designed bi-directional LED light system that has low energy requirements, a longer life and reduced environmental impact with the superior color imaging attributes of CCD technology.

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Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 42 & Gx+ T42 Large Format Scanners

Affordable high quality large format CCD scanners with optimized color imaging performance. Featuring wide color gamut and 1200dpi optical resolution CCD’s that are ideal for full-color graphics, photographs and maps. Fast reliable performance every time.

Three Versions Available

Gx+ / Gx+ T42m Monochrome (T-thick media)
Captures wide dynamic range of b&w photos & CAD drawings at speeds up to 12 ips

Gx+ / Gx+ T42c Color (T-thick media)
Adds wide color gamut scanning to the 42m with color scan speeds up to 2 ips

Gx+ / Gx+ T42e Enhanced Color (T-thick media)
Adds enhanced wide color gamut scanning to the 42c with color scan speeds up to 4 ips


Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ scanners include SmartWorks EZ SCAN/COPY/EMAIL software that combines wide format scanning and copying in one very easy to use program and has full compatibility with wide format printers through standard Windows drivers. SmartWorks EZ is optimized for use with touch-screen monitors using a simple, intuitive user interface suitable for general office use.

  Gx+ 42m/Gx+ T42m
Gx+ 42c/Gx+ T42c
Gx+ 42e/Gx+ T42e
+Express Color
Upgradable m → c
m → e
c → e N/A
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi 1200 dpi 1200 dpi
Extended Resolution5 9600 dpi 9600 dpi 9600 dpi
Max Scan Width 42in (106.7cm) 42in (106.7cm) 42in (106.7cm)
Max Media Width 46in (116.8cm) 46in (116.8cm) 46in (116.8cm)
Max Media Thickness 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm) 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm) 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm)
Imaging Technology 6 x CCD 6 x CCD 6 x CCD
Accuracy +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel
Data Capture (color/grayscale) 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit
Scan Speed 1-bit mono (in/sec) @200dpi 12.00 12.00 12.00
Scan Speed 8-bit grayscale (in/sec) @200dpi 12.00 12.00 12.00
Scan speed 24-bit color (in/sec) @200dpi N/A 2.00 4.00
Paper Path Face-down, Front entry, Rear exit
Interface High Speed USB 2.0/Gigabit Ethernet network-ready
Power Requirements External power supply 100~250 VAC autosensing +/-10%, 50-60Hz
Scanner power consumption: 72Wh (scanning) 4.5Wh (standby)
Weight & Dimensions (WxHxD) 97lbs (44 kg) 56.7in x 7in x 14.6in (114 x 18 x 37cm)
Host Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit architectures
Certifications CB, CE, FCC, UL, RoHS. ENERGY STAR®
Included Software SmartWorks EZ SCAN/COPY/EMAIL software – supports TIFF, JPEG, PNG & PDF; WIA/STI interface
Optional Software SmartWorks Pro SCAN, COPIER or SCAN & COPY software – industry leading, professional scanning and color-copying software

1 CCD (Charged coupled device).
2 Unlike fluorescent tubes, LEDs only come on when scanning and have an estimated working-life of 50,000 hours or 6 years scanning 24/7.

Accessories Floor stand
Paper catch basket
Document return guide
Universal Repro Stand
PC and monitor mounting kit (floor stand required)
Software SmartWorks EZ Touch Download Brochure