34points

Canon imageFORMULA P-208

36points

Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Canon imageFORMULA P-208
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28 facts in comparison

Canon imageFORMULA P-208 vs Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215
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36
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Why is Canon imageFORMULA P-208 better than Canon imageFORMULA P-215?

  • Has an Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • Has a Skip Blank Page function
  • 4.5W lower power consumption on operation
    2.5W vs7W
  • 1W lower power consumption on standby
    1.5W vs2.5W
  • Has an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Has a multi-feed detection
  • 546g lighter
    454gvs1000g
  • 39mm thinner
    56mmvs95mm

Why is Canon imageFORMULA P-215 better than Canon imageFORMULA P-208?

  • Can synchronize your documents directly with an e-mail
  • Can synchronize documents directly to network
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1
  • Can synchronize documents with Google Drive
  • 1 newer USB version
    3vs2
  • 10sheets higher feeder capacity
    20sheetsvs10sheets
  • 400pages per day longer duty cycle
    500pages per dayvs100pages per day
  • 27mm narrower
    285mmvs312mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.weight

454g

1kg

Best

Plustek MobileOffice S800

78g

2.width

312mm

285mm

Best

VuPoint Solutions PDSBT-ST43-VP

22.86mm

3.thickness

56mm

95mm

Best

Planon DocuPen X

0.5mm

4.has a CMOS sensor
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

5.scanner daily duty cycle

100pages per day

500pages per day

The duty cycle is the maximum number of pages you can scan each day and still get the scanner to live out its full life (measured in days or years).

Best

Kodak Ngenuity 9150

150000pages per day

6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Kodak ScanMate i940

3

Scan quality

1.maximum scan size

216 x 1000mm²

216 x 1000mm²

Maximum scan size shows maximum dimensions of the scanned document.

Best

Kodak Ngenuity 9125

318 x 200000mm²

2.bit depth grayscale

8bit

8bit

Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of grayscales the system can scan.

Best

HP Scanjet N6310

48bit

3.bit depth color

24bit

24bit

Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of colors the system can scan.

Best

HP Scanjet G4050

96bit

4. higher optical scan resolution

600 x 600dpi

600 x 600dpi

The highest resolution the scanner can put out without using software to make it bigger. In dots per inch.

Best

Canon CanoScan LiDE 700F

9600 x 9600dpi

Scan speed

1.Has a Skip Blank Page function
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

With the Skip Blank Page function while scanning one-sided and two-sided documents at the same time, you can delete images of blank pages to produce scanned images without redundancy. This function is also effective with colored-paper documents that are blank.

2.Has a duplex scanning feature
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Duplex scanning means scanning both sides of a page at once.

Connectivity

1.Can synchronize your documents directly with an e-mail
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Synchronize with e-mail feature allows you to send and synchronize documents with your e-mail directly from the device.

2.Can synchronize documents directly to network
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

The device can save and synchronize documents with internal network.

3.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

HP Scanjet Enterprise 7000nx

4

4.Can synchronize documents with Google Drive
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

The device can save and synchronize documents with Google Drive.

5.USB version

2

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Sheet-Fed

3

6.Can synchronize documents with Evernote
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

The device can save and synchronize documents with Evernote.

Power

1.power consumption operation

2.5W

7W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Avision MiWand 2 Pro

1.2W

2.power consumption on standby

1.5W

2.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

ScanShell 800NR

0.2W

Features

1.Has an Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Optical Character Recognition lets you convert images with text into text documents (using automated computer algorithms). The text information is attached to PDF, which is then searchable.

2.Allows scanning documents directly into PDF format
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215
3.Has an Auto Scan Mode
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

Auto Scan Mode detects the type of document being scanned – Photo, Post Card, Business Card, Magazine, Newspaper, Document – and automatically crops and saves files to PDF or JPEG format based on image type.

4.Has a multi-feed detection
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

A special sensor that can detect when two or more pages are stuck together and going through the scanner at the same time.

5.Has an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Canon imageFORMULA P-215

ADF allows multiple pages to be copied or scanned at one time without the need to place each individual page in the copier or scanner. You will need an ADF if you plan to scan documents on a regular basis—particularly documents longer than one or two pages.

6.feeder tray capacity

10sheets

20sheets

If you have lots of long documents, a higher capacity might be of interest.

Best

Plustek SmartOffice PS406

4000sheets

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