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Contex IQ Quattro Series
36" Large Format Scanners

Market leading CIS quality Contex IQ Quattro 3650
Ideal for maps and technical documents
- up to 36" wide

IQ Quattro 36 Inch
Large Format Scanner

B/W: 14 IPS
Color: 14 IPS

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Whether you are in a private business or government, the Contex IQ 36 series is designed for collaboration projects through occasional scanning or the creation of digital archives. The 36" imaging area delivers clean, sharp image quality on technical documents, sketches, and maps.

IQ Quattro 3600 Series Features

IQ Quattro scanners are ideal for technical documents. Scan documents and enhance your files in AutoCAD®, ESRI® and others.

Contex' highly recommended IQ large-format scanner offers you an outstanding collaborative workflow whether you work with in-house scanning activities or in project groups of global players. You get exceptional professional-grade quality with true 1200dpi optical resolution and patented technologies that ensure accurate results the first time.

Unibody CIS Technology
Contex patented Unibody CIS technology, a unique image-capture design, based on a single aluminum extrusion and custom CIS modules ensuring market leading accuracy in every image.
New high standards

Contex sets the highest standards in scanning technical documents, maps and drawings. The IQ 36X0 are built to withstand high-volume use on daily basis and is available in a new sleek and lightweight design. With IQ 36X0 you get a total scanning solution with leading-edge software and network connectivity that fit your existing tools and business processes.

Digital documents at once, anywhere

Instant-on scanning and one-touch interface save time in scanning large documents. Simply load your document and the scanner immediately comes to live. Nextimage software can be purchased as a separate software and installed on a PC. You then connect the PC to the scanner via USB cable. NextImage makes scanning to file, to print, or to the network fast and simple.

Key IQ Quattro features
  • Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR2 standard
  • Enhanced image quality with Contex patented CIS technology and new CIS modules
  • Superior image quality with Contex patented color-fringe removal (CFR)
  • ENERGY STAR compliant, using just 1W in standby
  • 1200dpi optical resolution standard
  • All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) for a perfect grip on your documents
  • See what you scan with face-up scanning
  • One-touch scanning
  • User upgradable – Need color? More speed? Higher resolution? Upgrading is electronic, fast and easy

Delivering 3 times the bandwidth of USB2, our unique Gigabit Ethernet implementation with xDTR2 is lightning fast and accelerates workflows even further via network sharing, where scans can be controlled from any computer.


Common Specifications
for the IQ 36X0 Quattro Series

Maximum Scan Width
36 in.
Maximum Media Width
38 in.
Optical Resolution
1200 dpi
Maximum Resolution
9600 dpi
Maximum Media Thickness
0.08 in. (2mm)
0.1% +/- 1 pixel
Light Source
Dual LED with CIS Clean Scan
Light Type
Data Capture (color/mono)
Color Space
Adobe RGB / sRGB / Device RGB / Raw RGB
USB with xDTR
Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet with xDTR
NOTE: Nextimage 30 day trial included.
File formats
TIF, JPG, PDF, DWF, CALS, BMP, JPEG-2000(JP2), JPEG2000 Extended(JPX), TIF-G3, TIF-G4, others. (Requires NextImage software to create file formats listed above.)
Device Drivers
64-bit Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista
64 Bit TWAIN drivers available for use with EDM and other imaging software
USE / Requirements
10W / 0.5W / 23W – ENERGY STAR compliant
110/220/240V,60/50Hz, 23W
Weight & Dimensions LxWxH
LxWxH 27 kg (66 lbs) / 53 x 19 x 6.3 inches (153 x 48 x 16 cm)
CE, cUL,Customs Union, Ukr, VCCI, FCC Class A, RoHS and ENERGY STAR Certified
*Scanning speeds depend on document width and computer configuration
Contex recommends Intel Core Duo, Core 2 Duo, or better processors, 2GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2.
Speed tests performed using Nextimage software, PC with Intel Core i5-2500 Quad processor, 8GB RAM, Hi-speed USB2, 7200rpm HDD, Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate.
There are TWO 36" models. Each model scans in Black & White or Grayscale at the same speeds. The ONLY feature difference is the COLOR speed and price.
IQ Quattro 3650 model
B/W: 14 IPS
Color: 7 IPS
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IQ Quattro 3690 model
B/W: 14 IPS
Color: 14 IPS
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An activation license can cost between $500 to $4,500, depending on the model.

Nextimage Software

(This software is required to operate the scanner, choose your version below:)

SOFTWARE is NOT included with the scanner because there are two different types of software you may prefer to purchase, based on the type of scanning you will do.

Click here to read about the differences between the two

Choose ONE of the two software versions below to run your scanner.
Scan + Archive

Scan, Batch Scan, Image Adjustment Control
(Digital Download only)

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Repro Software

Scan + Archive, Scan to Copy, Client Batch Accounting
(Digital Download only)

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Nextimage UPGRADE
From S+A to Repro Version

(Digital Download only)

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Stand for the IQ 3600 Series

Low Adjustable Stand
(includes document basket)

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Warranties for the IQ Series

Including the IQ Flex, IQ 3600 and IQ 4400 models
For the IQ Series, the models include a 2 year Parts Warranty where you fix the scanner yourself, but the parts are free. You can upgrade to a Two Year On site Warranty where Contex will fix it on site for you.
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$ 925

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