Microtek ScanMaker s480
21 facts in comparison
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
Planon DocuPen X
216 x 297mm²
215.9 x 2540mm²
Maximum scan size shows maximum dimensions of the scanned document.
Kodak Ngenuity 9125
318 x 200000mm²
4800 x 9600dpi
600 x 600dpi
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
Duplex scanning means scanning both sides of a page at once.
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.
The device can save and synchronize documents with Dropbox.
Synchronize with e-mail feature allows you to send and synchronize documents with your e-mail directly from the device.
The device can save and synchronize documents with Google Drive.
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
Film scanners can scan film negatives.
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.
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.
A special sensor that can detect when two or more pages are stuck together and going through the scanner at the same time.
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