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PLANon DocuPen R700

Scans up to 100 pages into memory, scans a FULL PAGE in 4 second Read more

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Reviews and Problems with PLANon DocuPen R700

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2.0

I Wish It Lived Up 2 the Description

Rice, Amazon
31 January 2008
  • Summary: Do not have high hopes on the performance of this device. It functions poorly and is unreliable. Too much money for what it doesn't live up too.
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Overall 2
2.0

"A great concept that produces bad scans"

carbonboy, CNET
21 June 2007
  • Pros: Ultra-portable and a great idea
  • Cons: Really poor scans
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Overall 2
2.0

Docupen, all looks, no serivce

F. Rothchild, Amazon
29 January 2007
  • Summary: This letter is a summary of my experience with PlanOn for the past 6 months. It all began innocent enough, I saw an article about the Docupen, and saw immediate possibilities for potential use. Over the summer of 2006 I was going to order the DocuPen 800 Pro, for I was going to have great use in my teaching environment with Worcester State College as well as Becker College, both located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Worth It!

One person, Amazon
5 January 2007
  • Summary: We bought this scanner for scanning documents while traveling and the resolution and capacity are not as advertised. The resolution and quality of the scanned image is grainy and not clear at all. The scanner also holds a lot fewer pages than advertised.
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Overall 2
2.0

The technology is just not here yet

Peter C. Kurtz, Amazon
9 November 2006
  • Summary: Unfortunately, this was a very poor functioning item. The idea is great but the technology is simply not here yet. It did not scan properly no matter what I did. I do not recommend this item as I had to ship it back. Fortunately, I purchased it directly from Amazon and was only out of the shipping. If you are going to try this item, I highly recommend the same.
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Overall 2
2.0

false advertising claims

Rhonda Howard, Amazon
19 August 2006
  • Summary: The DocuPen holds, at a maximum, 10 pages. When I called customer service about this, I was told that the unit's capacity was being exceeded because I was scanning "high resolution images." Photos? No. Pictures? No. I was scanning printed pages from books. Apparently the DocuPen can only hold around 10 pages of normal text.
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Overall 2
2.0

More trouble than it's worth

Lord Jim, Amazon
24 July 2006
  • Summary: This is a gadget with more promise than delivery. It was a retirement gift to me and I'm sure glad that not a penny from my pocket went toward the purchase. Difficult to operate and the end product is not worth the trouble. You have been warned!
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2.0

Very Disappointing Product

Kai Zhang, Amazon
10 July 2006
  • Summary: This product looks and feels very flimsy. Do not be fooled by the flashy, metallic-looking picture. The plastic shell of this device is the quality of McDonald's toys. One would think that for $300, the company would at least commission a manufacturer that did not leave plastic whiskers hanging off the rims due to bad cutting. The buttons are hard to press.
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Overall 2
2.0

Wait for Other Options. This is too Hit-or-Miss.

Strick1226, Amazon
7 September 2005
  • Summary: After seeing several fair-to-good reviews on Amazon and a few other sites, I figured my office should try one of these. Not only did the sealed box fail to include the "calibration" sheet, but this thing is impossible to use. Pro's: --Compact --Sounds like a great idea Con's: --Unable to scan smoothly enough NOT to stretch/compress letters --Our sample had an uneven roller--it would "bob" up and down like an uneven wheel, distorting all scans --Paperport 8.0's OCR is...
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