Summary: I never dreamed that a portable scanner would work this well. Wish I had starting using it sooner! It was so easy to install and is perfect for my home office. I have scanned 3 - 6 page documents with no issues. It has a neat future for longer documents where you can scan a few pages at a time and add them to the same document.
Summary: Hm......a great product, as long as you "Do not have Windows 8.1, It just wont sync or run, a waste of money, perhaps with Win 7 OK. I am very dissatisfied. I have a fast lap top, a quad core, with 16GB ram, and also Bought Omnipage 18, and it will not even recognize the P208.
Excerpt: This is a great, handy little scanner for on the go! A few of the nice features are that you do not need an external power source since it receives power from the USB port. Also, and I did not know this when I purchased it, it scans both sides at the same time as it pulls the paper through. Lastly, you do not have to install any drivers or software.
P-208: good for limited use and portable, but steer clear if you need to scan large volumes of docs
The Guardian, Amazon
26 July 2014
Summary: Canon's P-208 scanner is USB-powered, good for limited home use and also portable as it's quite lightweight and compact. Single-side and duplex scanning in color are offered via a rather flimsy document feeder with small fold-out arms, and although scanning is quite slow it's acceptable for the limited-volume use intended by the designers (fastest my P-208 has scanned is 8x pages/minute for simple monochrome documents).
Summary: I have had it now for about two months and so far I'm impressed with this elegant little scanner, it is very light and easily stuffed in your carry-on bag; The paper guides are flimsy and usually need a little help even for just one sheet, sometimes; receipts almost always need a little manual guidance. With all that, it has been very stable and reliable; no crashes, hangs or driver issues so far.
Summary: Bought this for my medical office to easily scan ID's and Insurance cards to my patient charts and it has overall been great. The only problem I had was it had reset or something and my computer wasn't recognizing it was already installed. The problem was fixed and no issues since.