Scanner

Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 Portable Color Scanner Review

The ScanSnap Color Scanner from Fujitsu is one of those products that surprised me when I first used it. It surprised me because it works so well. The scanning was surprisingly fast and the scanned images were a perfect copy.  I had to stop myself from scanning any picture and document I could get my …

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VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Review

I have an e-book reader I’m finding that I want to put everything that I have that is on paper into the device: books, magazine articles, users/owners manuals, cheat-sheets, blah, blah and blah.  But after spending several hours scanning an out-of-print book that was falling apart using my standard Epson desktop scanner a few weeks …

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What a Difference 300 Years Make

If you’ve decided that your e-book reader is your new body part, you may have stumbled upon some of the DIY book-scanner forums or sites such as diybookscanner.org.  While the designs presented on the internet are intriguing, they are not always practical for klutzes.  Ahem. So I was equally intrigued by this, the VuPoint Solutions …

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Pandigital Photolink One-Touch Scans Your Snapshots

The Photolink One-Touch from Pandigital might be an easy way for people to quickly archive old family snapshots without needing a computer. It’s a 600 DPI scanner that can handle up to 5 x 7 inch images and saves the files to a memory card using its built-in 5-in-1 card reader. The price is nice …

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IntelliScanner Comic Edition Review

Listen up, true believers!  Do you (like me) find yourself at the nexus of interests in gadgetry, collecting, and the artistic medium of comic books?  Intrigued?  If so, the IntelliScanner Comic Edition by Apparent may be your perfect storm.

Scanning Digital Picture Frame from Hammacher Schlemmer

The Scanning Digital Picture Frame from Hammacher Schlemmer offers a wealth of options for $199.95  It has an 8″ TFT LCD screen with 800 X 600 resolution, and it has 1 GB of internal storage to store up to 3000 images.  It has a 300 dpi scanner built-in to make adding pictures easy.  You can display pictures, play …

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Planon introduces DocuPen Xtreme X-Series line of scanning pens

Planon has updated their DocuPen scanners with the new X-Series line, which improves upon the DocuPen RC800 scanner that I reviewed 2 years ago. They are now able to support image resolutions of up to 600 dpi (up to 1,200 dpi for the X50) and feature a 200 MHz internal processor and 64MB Fast SDRAM …

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Epson WorkForce 610 Printer Review

We’re a three laptop/one printer household.  Our printer/scanner/copier is several years old now, and it still works well – except for one thing.  It’s not wireless, and it’s stored in a cabinet with no desk space around it.  Printing requires connecting the laptop to the usb cable, balancing the laptop in one arm while getting …

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Tame the paper monster – NeatDesk Receipt Scanner

I have a drawer in my office that is dedicated to receipts. When I get a new receipt, I just open it and shove it in. I don’t organize them at all. Then when tax time rolls around, I kick myself for being so lazy. I think I found a cool solution to my problem …

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Keyboard + Scanner = KeyScan

The KeyScan KS810-Plus Imaging Keyboard is a desktop keyboard with a built in scanner that can scan a full A4 size page in 5 seconds for grey scale or 15 seconds for color. It’s capable of scanning documents in sizes of 2×3” to 8.5×30”, including plastic cards and drivers licenses that are 3.5×2.5” up to …

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Imagelab Slide & Negative Scanner Review

Do you have shoe boxes full of 35mm slides and or negatives that you don’t know what to do with?  Would you like to share memories with your kids or grandkids?  Do you want to remember what you looked like 20,30 or 40 years ago?  If so, the ImageLab Slide and Negative Scanner might be …

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Scan your old 35mm photo negatives to an SD card

I don’t have very many 35mm negatives, but I know that my Dad has a lot of them. I’d love to get copies of all the old family snapshots from my childhood. The ImageLab FS-5T12 12 MegaPixel slide and negative scanner looks like a great solution. It can scan up to 2575 x 1932 pixels …

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