AWESOME scanner! Easy to use, is quick and quiet. Amazing quality.
3 October 2012
Summary: This scanner arrived with a CD to install the drivers for it, it wasn't even necessary to use it. It loaded right up on my daughter's Win XP. It's faster than other scanners we've had, takes up much less room and is QUIETER too. Scanned items show up perfectly. This is a quality product!!!
Summary: This scanner is worthless. I bought it NEW and a vertical black line appeared with the very first scan. I reinstalled the driver and cleaned the screen, but the vertical black line would still not go away. In fact, choosing the "scan" option now resized my desktop and did not allow me to use other applications until I fully closed the "scan" toolbox. Save yourself the frustration and get a decent scanner that's at least moderately expensive.
Summary: I understand that Visioneer never claimed it would work with Linux. That's why I am giving it 3 stars, after my limited use of it with Windows. Will not plug and play in ubuntu 10.10. Spent time overriding "Visioneer OneTouch 7300" in /etc/sane.d/gt68xx.conf. Pulled off Cis3r5b1.fw from an Windows installation. With xsane running as root, scanner would detect. However scanned images have a red hue. You may have to tweak the afe values in gt68xx conf.
Summary: I purchases this scanner for work to replace a Visioneer 7300 that I had been using. There are two of us that often needed to scan in documentation and that Visioneer 7300 had served us well. However, when we were upgraded to Windows 7 machines, we found out the 7300 was not compatible and hence my search for a new machine.
Summary: I had a HP scanner that lasted less than a year and it went clang clang clang and quit scanning. That HP one was a BRAND NEW ONE. I'm sick of buying new scanners so frequently so I decided to take a chance on this beauty. Not only does it NOT REQUIRE A PLUG and runs off of USB entirely, it scans much better than my plug-in (and USB plug too) HP scanner. The installation was a snap and it works great. I have Windows 7 with a 64 bit system so yes I highly recommend it.
Summary: I bought this to replace the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo scanner (95201D-WU) I bought for my second computer upgrade to Windows 7 and it works some what better on the W7 OS than the 9520 model did; not perfect but better.. Like the Visioneer OneTouch 9520 Photo scanner (95201D-WU), I still get random error messages during the preview scan and I still can not get it to crop the image automatically like the Scanner and Camera Wizard did in XP Pro.
Summary: If you are looking for a cheap, decent-quality flatbed scanner that will do most straightforward tasks, this is what you want. It's slim, rests well on most surfaces, and has a hinge to allow for bulkier objects such as books. It has five buttons (customizable) and comes with slightly more than mediocre software. The resolution on this scanner is rather good.
Summary: I love the basic premise of this scanner: small enough to bring with you and scan everywhere, no additional electric - works off the computer power. However I felt that it was a complicated installation - too many steps, when I expected plug & play technology. That being said, it works easily enough, and scans quickly enough, for my purposes on the road.
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