Excerpt: I run a full time studio where I scan images and convert videos, film and audio to digital. I currently had an Epson 836xl for large format scanning and it has developed a problem and is in need of replacing. Recently the problem has become almost unavoidable.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Good Bit Depth, Good Resolution
Can we update the software for this scanner please? It is not 1996
2 September 2014
Summary: I wanted to scan larger than 8x14 documents and this seemed like a great low cost solution. I could be harsh but I want everyone to know what the issues are that I encountered. First, the scanner works as advertised and installed easily. No drama.
Summary: This isn't the first Plustek scanner I have owned. They are wonderful, but his one has been stored for several months because we do not use it that often. The bulb is burned out, after about four uses. Technical support from Plustek says it would cost $400.00 to fix it.
Summary: When the scanner arrived, it had several warning about unlocking the scan head before use. When I went to unlock it, it was already unlocked so it shipped that way. it took a while to set up the scanner but it worked for about three hours and then the head hung up.
Summary: The driver for this scanner is only compatible with older versions of OSX operating systems. I tried to contact the company to see if they would update the driver software anytime soon and didn't get a response.
Summary: Hopeless. Poor software, poor colour resolution, has the feel of something built 10 years ago. Utterly failed to do my modest project and I breathed a sigh of relief when I managed to pass it on via amazon to some other poor sap like a hot potatoe. I didn't think trash like this was still made.
Summary: Questo di cui vi parlo oggi, è uno scanner per formati A3 ( grandi formati ) che, a detta della casa costruttrice, la Plustek Italy , doveva essere uno dei più veloci che uscirono in quegli anni ( circa cinque/sei anni fa ) e, vedendolo durante una dimostrazione che fecero in azienda, pensammo che...