Pros: But when it is working, it's AMAZING. Photo scans are very accurate and fast.
Cons: You have to clean the machine entirely too frequently. Dust shows up as green streaks through photos and requires a sticky cleaning sheet and dust free, lint free cloth cleaning wipes...then the wheels become disgusting and need to be cleaned with yet another special cleaning wipe. All of the cle...
Summary: It does what it says, scans quickly in duplex and can reject blank pages. I haven't been able to tune it to stop the bleed through (front being scanned on the back). Doesn't work with Linux. Jams with licenses and credit cards as the angle in the document path is too acute.
Pros: inexpensive, fast, good quality scans
Cons: overly sensitive, flimsy, jams with scan stiff plastic cards.
Decent hardware, but old software. Very hard to justify the price.
Stephen E., Newegg
15 December 2011
Summary: I bought this scanner on sale from NewEgg in January 2009 and have used it alot. Worked great with XP, but not recommended for Windows 7 or x64 Windows. Great hardware, but very disappointing that the software has not been updated.
Pros: Solid hardware, easy to use, quite a few features and highly configurable software, feeds documents well.
Cons: The first unit I received had a bad sensor--color documents had vertical yellow lines. NewEgg replaced it and although the new one was better, it is definitely not usable for scanning photos--there are always vertical white lines on the image. Drivers and software have not been updated for Window...
When they work they are great - don't expect them for more than 2 years.
Scott Williams, Amazon
4 July 2011
Summary: We purchase these desktop scanners for several people in the office that can't be scanning documents at the larger scanners/printer units. The scanners work great when they work, but over the past 3 years, we have found we get roughly two years out of them.