Summary: I had never had one of these before and in the circumstances I was in I needed one that I could carry with me. I was really surprised how well this worked. The scanned items were clear and legitable. It was lightweight and easy to figure out how to use.
Summary: I especially like the portability. Also the capability to scan large documents and knit them together with other graphics software. It uses standard size batteries and that is always a plus. Does not have to be plugged into the computer to scan. Creates a jpg file.
Summary: This scanner is easy to use and produces great jpeg files. At one point my scanner took a tumble, and the glass for the scanner got cracked; even with the crack, it still works as well as it did before. The battery life on this product is not ideal, but I do use product heavily.
Summary: I used this to try to scan 4 books and it was very inaccurate. Like some of the other reviewers posted, it takes a while to get the hang of using this scanner. You have to be consistent in the speed with which you drag the device over the pages otherwise you'll end up with distorted text that is...
Summary: purchased my ion copy cat scanner a little over a year ago for only $60. used it very infrequently until recently. scans were good. then all of sudden it only displays USB - will not scan at all.