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...access to a scanner?

Postby annmt » 19 Dec 2011, 21:16

Are there any common places where I can get something scanned? I've scoured computer cafes etc but the ones near me (Shulin) don't seem to have them. Maybe a Kinko's type place?
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby Taffy » 19 Dec 2011, 21:32

Any 7-Eleven.
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby ironlady » 19 Dec 2011, 22:10

Scanning is called 扫描  sǎomiáO in Mandarin. The easiest way to make the request would be to say "kěyǐ sǎomiáO ma*?" while holding up the document you want to scan.
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby Terry B. » 23 Dec 2011, 21:40

Pretty much every copy machine has a scanning function. The copy shops can do whatever you want, including entire books, with no problem.
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby Chris » 23 Dec 2011, 22:22

Taffy wrote:Any 7-Eleven.

And the scanned file is then emailed directly to you. :thumbsup:
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby Pingdong » 24 Dec 2011, 03:50

also printing shops found around almost any university if you need some more specific stuff done cheaper.

just take your scooter by a few universities and drive around a few blocks, you will see them pretty easily.
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby Hamletintaiwan » 22 Jun 2012, 09:35

One visit to Bade lu.
Bring 3500 NT$ with you and buy a Brother all in one printer with the refill cartridges.
I have the MFC-j410 and printed already more than 10 000 pages.
Not even one failure!
It includes a fax and copy function, color or B&W.
The newer once have wireless also.

The machine is a little heavy which is a good thing. It tells you what it's made of.
The ink will be about 200NT$ every 1000 pages. Just open the top and fill it in without removing the cartridges.

Normally, I don't do any product advertisement but this is the way to go right now.
Forget 7/11, Epson,HP and co.
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Re: ...access to a scanner?

Postby PapaAzucar » 22 Jun 2012, 14:20

Chris wrote:
Taffy wrote:Any 7-Eleven.

And the scanned file is then emailed directly to you. :thumbsup:

Also, any Family Mart has a scanner/copier.
If you have a thumb drive, you can download directly to it.
One word of caution, the options are limited in the 7-11 or Family Mart scanners.
For example, selecting landscape/portrait mode is a crapshoot.
Then again, if you have the money to spend, go to Bade Rd and buy your own printer/scanner/copier.
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