24-bit color


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24-bit color

Using three bytes per pixel in a display system (eight bits for each red, green and blue subpixel). Also called "True Color" and "RGB color," a total of 16,777,216 colors can be represented in the color palette. See color depth, 8-bit color and bit specifications.
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Through use of the platen glass or the automatic document feeder (ADF) color scans are captured in 24-bit color at an interpolated resolution of up to 9600 dpi.
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