Summary: I needed a small profile scanner to send off to college. I had to be careful of the model since I run Mac Leopard 10.5 so I could get drivers since I purchased it used. This one is great. Runs on USB cable only, no power cord to mess with.
Summary: This is the second scanner I owned and it is much superior to the one that came before. Not only is the scanner aesthetically pleasing and relatively unobtrusive, it is powered via USB, which makes it one of the few doodads I own that doesn't require access to a wall socket.
Summary: This scanner is just what I needed as a professor. I need to prepare class presentations and this scanner works quickly and effectively to scan the diagrams I need to have scanned. It is handy to use because it does not have a separate power supply to haul around.
Summary: I bought my LIDE35 at Fry's Electronics for under $40. I needed a scanner in a hurry since my last Paperport had died. The LIDE35 installed and worked with no problems. The quality of my first scan was much better than any done with the Paperport. I bought this unit because it was cheap and small.
Summary: I was always told that HP scanners were the best. So for the post 13 years I have purchased nothing but HP scanners for my Macintoshes. Maybe 10 in all. I have always battled multitudes of incompatibiltity issues, poor performance, and very combersome scanning applications.