How does a scanner work?

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How does a scanner work?
 

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Originally posted by tomas
How does a scanner work?
What type of scanner ? :wink:
 
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A scanner typically shines a very bright light at whatever you are scanning, and detects the reflected light with an array of light sensors like CCDs (Charged Coupled Device, like those found in a digital camera), converting them into electrical signals.
 
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Thanks for this article
 

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