CRYSTAL HS 42" Color Scanner
Wide Format Color Scanner.

The Contex CRYSTAL HS 42” scanners are designed to give professionals the best in very high speed monochrome scanning with the additional option of quality color scanning for special jobs. The scanner’s 42” imaging area handles large E-size/A0 engineering drawings, architectural sketches, blueprints, sepias, detailed maps, drawings and large color posters.

High resolutions, easy maintenance, user replaceable parts and Automatic Thickness Adjustment Control (ATAC) are all combined in the CRYSTAL HS 42” making it the perfect device for effective and reliable high-production scanning.

With highly fast and effective monochrome scanning and the option to scan in perfect color, these devices offer a cost-effective solution for CAD, AEC and GIS professionals worldwide.


  • Fast monochrome scanner with added color capabilities
  • Crisp, clear black-and-white
  • 16 bit graytone capture for perfect grayshades
  • 48 bit color capture for photo-realistic vivid colors
  • All-Wheel-Drive with contour adjustment
  • Scans Thick Media – up to 0.6” (15mm)
  • Automatic Thick Media Adjustment Control (ATAC)
  • Replaceable parts to bring down service costs.
  • Flexible Plug ‘n’ Play connectivity - FireWire and USB 2.0
  • Scan to PDF format option
  • Scan to network, also across the internet
  • Advanced options for printing of grayshades
  • Color matching to printer & media
  • 3C Automatic Maintenance System
  • Built-in Basic calibration – black-and-white points
  • Built-in Precision Color calibration