The Plustek OpticSlim 1180 is an A3, tabloid sized scanner, designed for high quality scanning of Art, photos, scrapbooks, genealogy research, newspaper, historical documents scrapbooks, documents, and other items up to 12 x 17 inch in size. OpticSlim 1180 includes four one-touch scan buttons to simplify and automate the most common scanning functions (i.e. scan, OCR, PDF and email). Bundled Software includes image processing, document management, PDF creation, highly accurate optical character recognition (OCR) and TWAIN driver. These features make it the ideal scanner for scrap booking, genealogy, photo organizers, photo scanning, map scanning, historical document scanning, graphic designers, publishing companies, libraries, schools, small office/home office (SOHO) users and for those who require high quality large format scanning at a reasonable price. Scanning of A3 tabloid size documents and graphics up to 1200 dpi make this scanner ideal for art, scrap booking, photo scanning and genealogy! Four one-touch buttons for performing pre-set jobs enables users to quickly: scan, email, OCR, or create PDF files. The OpticSlim 1180's LED light source provides stable illumination that doesn't change from scan to scan or over the life of the scanner. This results in higher quality images and no warm-up time is needed. The OpticSlim 1180 meets ENERGY STAR standards, and contributes to an environmentally-friendly and responsible work space. Bundled with simple-to-use image processing and document management tools, fast and secure PDF conversion, image organizer with thumbnail viewer, and accurate OCR software.