Summary: If you are a blind or visually impaired student living in the US, you may know that some colleges and universities do not have sufficient resources to get your books. The office may either be tangled up in red tape for months, getting sufficient copyright permissions for you to read the book (after...
Summary: Pro: 1. Very fast -- especially in black and white up to 300 dpi. 2. Scans 2-sided pages a fast as single-sided, essentially doubling the number of images per minute it can scan. 3. Compact -- doesn't use up too much space on my desk. 4. Reliable and durable.
Summary: I work at a hospital and have used this scanner for 4 years! We have several and they are all amazing machines! Faithful and dependable. I scan hundreds of documents each day and I can only say this is my favorite machine ever!!
Summary: This is an amazing little scanner! Its easy to install, use, and configure. But what makes this scanner really great is that it never quits! I work for a small Allstate Insurance agency and we decided to go paperless last summer.
Summary: PROS: I'm always shocked to see how expensive this scanner is. I've had mine for five years already - purchased in December of 2006! i can't believe these aren't $50 a pop now and made obsolete by new technology, but alas. I actually think the price has gone UP, as I paid $580 on ebay.
Summary: I work with this scanner everyday. I have mostly used it for PDF scans. I haven't figured out the OCR function but I didn't install it on the CPU so my IT person may have left it out. But, I use this scanner for all types of functions other than OCR and it performs like a champ.
Summary: I have purchased 4 of these scanners for my document scanning business and EACH ONE needed to be replaced or repaired about a year or so after the purchase date. They DO work great for a year, but after that they jam or only scan half of a document.
Summary: I had previously purchased a Japanese standup, gravity scanner, and it would not work correctly with Windows 97. I ordered the Cannon DR-2580-C. When it arrived, I called Canon and told them I was not going to pay $700+ for a machine so small and, I thought useless.
Summary: We had a mountainous job to do and this scanner worked great! We had piles of paper in storage; about 100,000 pages in stacks of boxes. For anyone stuck in this boat, here is what worked for us. First, get this scanner. It is compact, easy to setup, easy to use, and it is fast!