Colortrac SmartLF SC 36 Xpress

Innovation in Wide Format Scanners and Software

The NEW generation of SmartLF SC 36 Xpress large format scanner is ideal for Technical and CAD Drawing Offices, Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Facilities Management and Electronic Document Capture (EDC).

Using the new SuperSpeed USB3 digital interface and SingleSensor digital imaging makes this wide format scanner the best solution for general purpose Technical Imaging and Color Graphics. Shown with optional PC mounting arm.

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Colortrac SmartLF SC 36 Xpress Series Large Format Scanners

The new generation of SmartLF SC 36 Xpress large format scanners encompass many new innovative features that will help make your production scanning quicker and easier. With higher quality imaging, higher scanning speed and SuperSpeed data transfer, the SmartLF SC 36 provides fast, high quality scans or copies of wide format maps, site plans, engineering drawings, blueprints, architectural renderings and many other technical documents.

Three Versions Available

SC 36m Xpress Monochrome
Captures wide dynamic range of b&w photos & CAD drawings at speeds up to 13 ips

SC 36c Xpress Color
Adds wide color gamut scanning to the 42m with color scan speeds up to 6 ips

SC 36e Xpress Enhanced Color
Adds enhanced wide color gamut scanning at speeds up to 12 ips


Colortrac SmartLF SC 36 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.

  SC 36 Xpress m SC 36 Xpress c SC 36 Xpress e
Upgradable m → c
m → e
c → e n/a
Optical Resolution 1200 dpi 1200 dpi 1200 dpi
Extended Resolution Linear interpolation from 100 to 9600dpi in 1 dpi steps
Max Scan Width 36in (91.4cm) 36in (91.4cm) 36in (91.4cm)
Max Media Width / Thickness 38in (96.5 cm) / 0.08” (2.0 mm) 38in (96.5 cm) / 0.08” (2.0 mm) 38in (96.5 cm) / 0.08” (2.0 mm)
Scan Accuracy +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel +/-0.1% +/-1 pixel
digital imaging
SingleSensor is a full width straight-line contact image sensor of 43,200 pixels; a Colortrac invention – patent pending. Bi-directional long-life LED light system for optimum object illumination and instant-on scanning capability
  Black & White (panchromatic full spectrum) 16-bit primary point greyscale image capture 48-bit primary point colour image capture
Data Capture (color/grayscale) 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit 48-bit / 16-bit
Color Space n/a Raw RGB from scanner sRGB using SmartWorks EZ Touch Profiled RGB from optional SmartWorks Pro Raw RGB from scanner sRGB using SmartWorks EZ Touch Profiled RGB from optional SmartWorks Pro
Scan Speed @ 200dpi
8-bit grayscale & mono (inch/sec)
13.00 13.00 13.00
Scan Speed @ 200dpi
24-bit color (inch/sec)
n/a 6.00 12.00
Paper Path Face-up, front entry, rear exit or rewind to front, also front exit with optional Document Return Guide
Interface SuperSpeed USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 85MB/sec
Optimised USB2 transfer rates up to 35MB/sec (using 2m USB cable supplied)
Power Requirements External power supply 100~240VAC auto-sensing +/-10%, 50-60Hz
Scanner power consumption: < 53W (scanning) / 5W (standby)
Operating Conditions 10°C – 35°C, 35% – 80% Relative Humidity non-condensing
Weight & Dimensions (WxHxD) Scanner: 53 lbs (24 kg) / 45.1 x 6.0 x 15 inches (115 x 15.2 x 38.1 cm)
Packed: 60 lbs (27.5 kg) / 50.6 x 9.3 x 20 inches (128 x 24 x 52 cm)
Host Platform Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista – 32-bit and 64-bit architectures
Certifications CB, CE, CCC, FCC, UL, RoHS compliant
SmartWorks EZ Touch software (included) Simple, intuitive user interface designed for touch screen operation Scan-to-file / copy / email / print / USB thumb drive Real-time image brightness adjustment and choice of predefined document presets. Crop, batch and B&W simple and adaptive thresholding. Scan to USB thumb/flash drive. Drivers, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PDF file formats (TIFF max file size 4GB)
TWAIN A Twain driver is included which provides basic control over scanner color mode, resolution and paper size setting.
A compatible application is required – see Colortrac .com for details.
Interface SuperSpeed USB3 (5Gb/s) with 3 metre USB3 cable (PC connector compatible with USB2 and USB3 sockets). Local power cable
Optional Software SmartWorks EZ Touch Plus Additional features: User pre-configurable and real-time adjustable document presets for black and white points, image deskew, rotate, sharpen, invert and mirror. Scan to USB thumb/flash drive with access control. (USB flash drive not included)
SmartWorks Pro 3 product versions SCAN / COPIER / SCAN & COPY ~ professional solutions for best in class image restoration, scan productivity & hi-fidelity copy quality. Fully colour-managed scan, view & copy system.
Accessories Floor Stand – includes Paper Catch Basket plus optional PC, Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse mounting kit.
Repro Stand – adjustable height to fit most popular Large Format printers. Includes Keyboard tray, PC & Flat screen monitor mounting kit.
Optional Document Return Guide for front-feed, front-return capability.
Software SmartWorks EZ Touch Download Brochure