Summary: I've had this scanner for many years, I do very light scanning of documents under a Windows OS. When I say light I mean less than 10 times a year. I keep it stored in its original box. When I need to scan something now, I usually take a photo and save as a PDF file.
Excerpt: A little over a year ago my wife gave me this Canon Lide 20 scanner for Christmas, we decided for it because its fairly small and so it fits between the keyboard, screen, mouse and printer and all the junk in my computer desk. The table is full of …
Summary: I like the minimalism of this scanner. I only need to scan things occasionally, and when I do, it gets the job done. The software is pretty old, but mostly still works. My only real gripe is that the scanner is really loud.
An older unit at this point (used), but I am very pleased... (Linux supported too)
Chris D., Amazon
2 January 2014
Summary: Pros: Image quality Mobility - USB powered, slim form factor Linux support - just plug it in, install xsane, and scan away! Cons: A tad noisy Bottem line: I say if you find one for a price you like, and aren't looking for every feature under the sun (it just scans stuff, no coffee brewing, or toast...
Love to review it, but got from The EKlectic Shop LLC
17 August 2013
Summary: Guess you get what you pay for. Silly enough to buy from a place that doesn't bother to check anything and wouldn't refund the money and couldn't replace it. If you do get one *check the contents carefully immediately*! Don't wait!
Summary: I used it to scan in old B&W family/personal snapshots so I could email them to other family members and post on Facebook. It took several attempts to figure out how to use it for that, but ultimately it was successful.