OpticSlim 1180

  • CIS flatbed scanner
  • Large format scanning area (A3 size)
  • 1200 dpi resolution
  • Scan to Searchable PDF


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tabloid sized scanner, designed for high quality scanning of Art, photos, scrapbooks, genealogy research, newspaper, historical documents scrapbooks, documents, and other items up to 12 x 17” in size.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 sSoftware includes image processing, document management, PDF creation, highly accurate optical character recognition (OCR) and TWAIN driver. These features make it the ideal scanner for scrapbooking, genealogy, photo organizers, photo scanning, map scanning, historical document scanning, graphic designers, publishing companies, libraries, schools, small office/home office (SOHO) users and for those who require high quality large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.

Large Format Scanning

Scanning of A3 tabloid size documents and graphics up to 1200 dpi make this scanner ideal for art, scrapbooking, photo scanning and genealogy!

Compact design

With a sleek and compact design, the OpticSlim 1180 uses less desktop and storage space than other A3, tabloid scanners.

Easy to use

Four one-touch buttons for performing pre-set jobs enables users to quickly: scan, email, OCR, or create PDF files.

LED Light Source

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.

Environmentally Responsible and Energy-Saving

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.



Image SensorCIS
Optical Resolution1200 dpi
Light SourceLED
Scan ModesColor: 48-bit input, 24-bit output
Grayscale: 16-bit input, 8-bit output
B/W: 1-bit
Scanning Speed15 sec (300dpi, A3, Color)
9 sec (Grayscale/ B&W, 300dpi, A3)
Scanning Area (W x L)Max. 297 mm x 431.8 mm (12″ x 17″), A3
Scan: Name Card, A5, Quarto, Letter, A4, Folio (F4), Legal, & A3
Daily Duty Scan ( Sheets )2,500
InterfaceUSB 2.0
Net Weight4.32 Kgs (9.52 Lbs)
Dimensions (W x D x H)589 x 407 x 68 mm (23.18” x 16.02” x 2.67”)
ProtocolTWAIN Compliant
OSWindows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Hardware RequirementsPentiumR IV 2.4 GHz processor
CD-ROM Driver
512 MB RAM (1GB or higher recommended)
800 MB free HDD space (1 GB or larger recommended)


Product Weight Specification

Net Weight8 Kg
Bruto Weight12 Kg
Product Dimensions (W x D x H)58,9 x 40,7 x 6,8 cm
Box Dimensions (W x D x H)75 x 17 x 53 cm



Driver Scanner :
Icons Windows OpticSlim 1180 Driver for Windows XP-10
Size : 77.7 mB (updated 20 March 2017)


Icons Windows OpticSlim 1180 Driver for Mac OS 10.8 – 10.12
Size : 170 mB (updated 30 March 2017)
Leaflet :
Icons-PDF  OpticSlim 1180 Leaflet
Size : 1 mB (updated 3 September 2015)


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