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Brother DS600
7.4 out of 10

Brother DS600

The Brother™ DSmobile® 600 scanner offers easy color scanning fo Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

REVIEW UPDATED 11-2-2013

Tax Accountant "Tax Accountant", Amazon
22 September 2013
  • Summary: It's portable and works well in that respect. It is also USB powered and works off your laptop battery, so you will not need batteries or to plug it in when you are traveling, which is a nice plus. But two major drawbacks: 1. Won't scan to PDF.
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Overall 6
6.0

Brother Mobile Scanner

Ken, Amazon
30 March 2013
  • Summary: There are a few things I like about this scanner: It can save multiple pages into a single document. I can select from some presets documents sizes, and color/gray-scale/b&w before I scan. It scans up to legal size paper. It will also allow me to set the size of paper to be scanned manually.
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Overall 6
6.0

works fine as long as receipts are perfect

dirkjal, Amazon
12 March 2013
  • Summary: has a mechanical switch that registers as no paper in scanner if receipt is bowed up at all. entrance chute wont take the receipt if its wrinkled at all. works fine on letter paper. if you dont want it for receipts, great product.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent scanner, room for improvement

Rane, Amazon
20 November 2012
  • Summary: I've used this scanner to scan documents for work, as well as pictures and drawings. I thought it worked fine for scanning documents into Adobe Pro. I didn't have any problems running OCR after scanning my paperwork. For images and drawings, I am unimpressed.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pretty good, but it'll take some practice.

Christopher Lee, Amazon
28 July 2012
  • Summary: In retrospect, I would likely have been better off purchasing a standard wireless printer and keyboard combination, but I wanted a nimble scanner to digitize my pay stubs. This scanner does a better job than many similar products, but it certainly takes some work!
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Overall 6
6.0

Could be Better

Redaw, Amazon
27 October 2011
  • Summary: Ok, I was looking for a scanner to rid myself of paper clutter and those magazines that I was saving for one or two articles. I was undecided between the Brother DS-600 or the Fujitsu Scan Snap S1100. Since the Brother was less expensive I decided to try it out.
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Overall 6
6.0

mac vs windows

rgrice1947, Amazon
1 October 2011
  • Summary: I have a MacBook Pro using OSX Lion and on Parallels 6.0 am using Windows 7. In windows, accuracy of scan is impeccable. In OSX it stinks. very innaccurate.
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Overall 6
6.0

Beware of black background

Mars, Amazon
19 May 2011
  • Summary: All flatbed scanners I own have a white background, meaning that if you scan a business card in a full letter size, the background comes out white. The downside of this is that if there is written stuff on the other side and the paper is a bit translucent, the other side will show up lightly in the...
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Overall 6
6.0

Slow, Time Consuming

Clevelander83, Amazon
23 December 2010
  • Summary: I returned this scanner after one use, and I believe that the one I received had some defects. Installation was fairly easy. The very brief instructions make it clear that you have to install the software FIRST before connecting the scanner. The software disc has a more detailed PDF guide.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fine for pieces here and there

Greg Park, Amazon
9 August 2010
  • Summary: The unit works fine for single pages, which it is designed for. I am happy with the speed, size and weight of the unit. It is very portable and fits nicely into my laptop back-pack. The only negative I would mention is the paper feeding.
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