Summary: After seeing the video for the Plustek PL2550, which claimed it has "Dual illumination to eliminate folds or wrinkles" I contacted plustek to learn what other scanners had "Dual illumination to eliminate folds or wrinkles". After a few attempts got someone to reply and after a week of exchanges, the kind representative (I removed her name from this post as she was the middleman) answered my question on June 27, 2013 with the following, small paragraph: Finally got an...
Summary: A lot smaller than expected, but great software and speed. Easy to set up for one-button scanning. Very good image quality. Seems sturdy, but just looks so small sitting there. Highly recommended.
Excerpt: I purchased the scanner to put all the documents into the computer that were needed for a refinance. It handled one- and two-sided documents, check stubs, licenses, ... anything I needed to scan, and it is very fast.The product works very well and it arrived quickly. B&H's price was very good too. I am very pleased with the machine. I have started emptying file drawers and scanning other things in.
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Excellent Software, Good Resolution
Pros: After years of "waiting" on a documate lamp to warmup, this little guy is a breath of fresh air, no more end of the day crunches waiting to scan invoices before sealing up the boxes. Great Product
Cons: limited mac capability - you will need to have parallels to use the readable pdf, business card, etc functions
Excerpt: We use this scanner to scan in medical documents into our EMR software. We went with this scanner becasue it was Twain compliant. Small - our space is limited so it easly fits right where we need it and helps with our efficiency
Pros: Easy To Set Up, Good Resolution, Widely Compatible
Excerpt: I purchased two of these for a utilities billing office. The programmable function buttons are a key feature, allowing the users to perform a variety of functions with a single push of a button. [...] The only con is the software is a bit dated and not all of it is happy on Windows 7.
Pros: Accurate Color, Easy To Set Up, Good Resolution, Widely Compatible, Works on Network