Epson Perfection V500 Office
Flatbed scanners are able to scan anything that can be placed against the glass. You need a scanner with a flatbed for photos or other easily damaged originals, bound material, and 3D objects. Usually flexible lid makes it possible to scan thick documents or even books.
Plustek MobileOffice S800
VuPoint Solutions PDSBT-ST43-VP
Planon DocuPen X
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.
Canon imageFORMULA P-208
Planon DocuPen X
215.9 x 297.18mm²
Maximum scan size shows maximum dimensions of the scanned document.
Kodak Ngenuity 9125
318 x 200000mm²
Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of grayscales the system can scan.
HP Scanjet N6310
Bit depth means the number of bits per pixel, so the higher the bit depth, the greater number of colors the system can scan.
HP Scanjet G4050
6400 x 6400dpi
The highest resolution the scanner can put out without using software to make it bigger. In dots per inch.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 700F
9600 x 9600dpi
Synchronize with e-mail feature allows you to send and synchronize documents with your e-mail directly from the device.
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Sheet-Fed
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
Avision MiWand 2 Pro
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
If you have lots of long documents, a higher capacity might be of interest.
Plustek SmartOffice PS406
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.
Planon SlimScan SS100