Colortrac SmartLF GxT+ 56

Innovation in Wide Format Scanners and Software

The SmartLF Gx+ 56 range offers high 600 dpi optical resolution, superior color CCD technology and the benefits of instant-on bi-directional LED illumination.

These scanners meet the needs of AEC, CAD and GIS users for sharply defined line detail in technical documents and maps while producing the highly accurate color reproduction, copying and wide color gamut required for demanding graphics applications. Can scan documents up to 0.8″ thick!

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Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 56 Series Wide Format Scanner

The Widest Sheet-Fed Scanner on the Market! The Colrotrac SmartLF Gx+ 56 large format scanner breaks new ground, not only in size, but with regards to environmental impact, efficiency and versatility. Equipped with an instant-on, bi-directional, 2D LED illumination system, the Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 56 is Energy Star® compliant, reducing energy requirements by using 30% less power when in operation and 94% less power when idle. The Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 56 HD Plus scanners handle high fidelity color graphics, and are capable of capturing fine line detail in technical documents. This unique combination of vivid color reproduction and highly accurate line and detail replication make the Colortrac SmartLF Gx+ 56 is the perfect fit for the reprographics, fine art, design, architectural, automotive, engineering, and facilities management markets.

Three Versions Available

Gx+ / Gx+ T56m Monochrome (T-thick media)
Captures wide dynamic range of b&w photos & CAD drawings at speeds up to 9 ips

Gx+ / Gx+ T56c Color (T-thick media)
Adds wide color gamut scanning to the Gx 56m with color scan speeds up to 1.5 ips

Gx+ / Gx+ T56e Enhanced Color (T-thick media)
Adds enhanced wide color gamut scanning at speeds up to 3 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+ 56m/Gx+ T56m
Gx+ 56c/Gx+ T56c
Gx+ 56e/Gx+ T56e
+Express Color
Upgradable m → c
m → e
c → e N/A
Optical Resolution 600dpi 600dpi 600dpi
Interpolated Resolution 9600 dpi 9600 dpi 9600 dpi
Max Scan Width 56in (142.3cm) 56in (142.3cm) 56in (142.3cm)
Max Media Width 61.8in (157cm) 61.8in (157cm) 61.8in (157cm)
Max Media Thickness 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm) 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm) 0.08in (2mm)/0.8in (20mm)
Accuracy +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel
Imaging Technology 8 x CCD 8 x CCD 8 x CCD
Data Capture (color/grayscale) 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit
Scan Speed 1-bit mono (in/sec) @200dpi 9.00 9.00 9.00
Scan Speed 8-bit grayscale (in/sec) @200dpi 9.00 9.00 9.00
Scan speed 24-bit color (in/sec) @200dpi N/A 1.50 3.00
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 – 60 Hz
Power consumption 72Wh (scanning) / 5.7Wh (standby)
Weight & Dimensions (WxHxD) 126lbs (57kg) 72.5in x 7in x 14.6in (184 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
PC and monitor mounting kit (floor stand required)
Software SmartWorks EZ Touch Download Brochure