What are the best desktop scanners?

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    #1Epson WorkForce DS-30

    Epson WorkForce DS-30

    Epson is a portable document and image scanner that is compatible with Windows and Mac OS. It has a scanning speed of 4.6 paper per minute and a feature of 600 dpi color. 

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    Carol Medina
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Incredibly easy to use and I love how portable it is. My favourite thing about it though is how fast it is—I'm forever putting these things off to the last moment and this make it possible to do it!"
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    #2PenPower Wordard Pro

    PenPower Wordard Pro

    PenPower&HD4L WCardPro-HD4LPB-01 is a portable USB  business card scanner that is compatible with Windows and Mac OS. It can also import and export contacts from Address Book.

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    Thomas Diaz
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "only one reviw, meets topic"
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    #3VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Kit

    VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Kit

    The VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Kit is a wireless, portable photo scanner that's light, compact and convenient to bring anywhere. The device has a plug-and-play feature scans documents 8.27” wide and up to 98” long in as little as 3 seconds.

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    Jeffrey Black
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "One thing I love about this scanner is that i can carry it anywhere because it is not bulky.I enjoy using this scanner because it is consistent,so far I have backed up old photos with a high resolution.Its very effective"
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    #4Brother DS-720D

    Brother DS-720D

    The Brother DS-720D is a portable color page scanner that can scan single-sided materials at up to 8 ppm and double-sided materials at up to 5 ppm in both color and black/white.




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    Yu Xie
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Although it is a scanner it doesnt have a lot of reviews and it doesnt give me the feel of it being the best."
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    #5Penpower WorldCardColor Color

    Penpower WorldCardColor Color

    The Penpower WorldCardColor Color is a USB-powered color business card scanner that supports Unicode that can display multiple languages. The device can also also import/export contact in CSV, Access, Excel, vCard and Text file formats.

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    #6Epson WorkForce DS-40

    Epson WorkForce DS-40

    Epson WorkForce DS-40 is a wireless, portable document scanner with Windows and Mac compatibility. It can scan online using Google Drive, Evernote, SharePoint, Dropbox, and OneNote.

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    Austin Knight
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "I needed a scanner that would go with me on the road. But in addition, I had to have it connect right to Google Drive. The Epson WorkForce DS-40 managed all of that. It was easy to use and set up and the direct to save file was a piece that I thought made the scanner whole."
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    #7Doxie Go SE

    Doxie Go SE

    The Doxie Go SE smart, portable scanner that allows you to scan documents on-the-go. The scanner can scan full-color pages in just 8 seconds at up to 600 dpi, with a scan capacity of up to 400 pages per charge.

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    Marina Márquez
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This scanner has been a lifesaver. It works wonders."
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    #8Brother DS-620

    Brother DS-620

    The Brother DS-620 is a USB-powered mobile color page scanner with a speed of up to 8ppm in color and black/white. The device is compatible with BR-Receipts. The device is portable with a compact size of 12" in length, weighing less than 1 lbs. 

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    Harry Peters
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I can count the number of times I've needed to use a scanner on one hand. This scanner seems kind of cheap and you know it's gonna have problems as soon as you get it."
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    #9DigitNow All-In-One Scanner

    DigitNow All-In-One Scanner

    DigitNow all-in-one scanner is a film and negative scanner compatible with PC and Mac. The scanner has unique speed-load adapters for faster more efficient photo scanning. 

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    Alexander Valdez
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Very useful scanner to use both in PC and Mac. It also support SD card up-to 32 GB"
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    #10PenPower WCU02A

    PenPower WCU02A

    PenPower WCU02A is a business card scanner and can recognize in 24 languages. It is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems. It can also import and export contacts from Address Book to iPhones. 

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    Ignacio Corona
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "I had so many business cards that I just needed to file, I started filling trash bags with business cards to keep my contacts. This scanner helped me it is so fast and easy and wirelessly uploads the business cards right to my phone. Now My wife will stop yelling at me for being a pack rat. I couldn't even organize them! I had met people I forgot about!"
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    #11Canon imageFORMULA DR-6010C

    Canon imageFORMULA DR-6010C

    Canon imageFORMULA DR-6010C is a highspeed document scanner which is reliable in delivering high-quality images. It has an automatic turn on and off which is connected to the PC which also includes a Standby Mode to conserve energy. 

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    David Price
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "I need the best desktop scanner on earth. My work requires me to upload a lot of documents to the internet and I want a scanner that can do that with the best precision. Cost is not an option for my needs and boy does this scanner satisfy that with a 2,000 price tag. If I ever lose my job, at least I will have an expensive paperweight. "
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    #12Samsung CLX-6260FW

    Samsung CLX-6260FW

    The Samsung CLX-6260FW is a four-in-one device that acts as a wireless color printer, copier, scanner, and a fax machine. Users can print directly from a USB stick or use the device through wireless connectivity.

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    Jeffrey Graham
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "The Samsung CLX-6260FW is a wireless color printer that easily connects to your computer via USB. With a 25 page per minute output, it's not the fastest printer available, however, it does get the job done well. It also offers scanning, copying, and faxing capabilities as well."
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    #13Canon MG5720

    Canon MG5720

    Canon MG5720 is a wireless all-in-one printer with scanner and copier which has a built-in wireless connectivity with easy set-up. You can also easily print from your iPhone, iPad Android or tablet through its mobile device printing. 

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    George Arnold
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This is another great offering from Canon in the printer/copier/scanner arena. Quality, top notch copies, great scans, and a very quite printer is what you can expect once you start using it. Also, these last much longer than any of their competitors. I have had one for almost 6 months now. Still going strong. If you want quality, go buy a Canon printer . Sure they are a little more than the cheap printers you can find, but you also get what you pay for in this world. Great product."
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    #14Canon LiDE110

    Canon LiDE110

    Canon LiDE110 is an image scanner with high-quality and high-speed scanning for photos and documents. It also has a Four EZ Buttons enabling you to scan, copy, email and create a PDF document faster than usual.  This has been discontinued by the manufacturer.

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    Teresa Long
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I have had this scanner for about six months and I couldn't be happier. It is sturdy, reliable, and easy to use. I have never had a single technical difficulty with it, and I use it every day."
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    #15Scanny 7 Portable Portronics Scanner

    Scanny 7 Portable Portronics Scanner

    Scanny 7 is a portable scanner manufactured by Portronics with rechargeable 1200mAh battery. This portable scanner is ideal for small businesses or professionals and can scan invoices, business cards, receipts, etc.

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    $100.02

    Ken Wu
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This is a very slim and portable scanner that uses rechargeable batteries. Use it to scan invoices, receipts, and anything else on the go."

Summary

Best What are the best desktop scanners
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Epson WorkForce DS-30 Electronics 13 Paid
2PenPower Wordard ProElectronics 11 Paid
3VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Kit Electronics 10 Paid
4Brother DS-720D Electronics 9 Paid
5Penpower WorldCardColor Color Electronics 7 Paid
6Epson WorkForce DS-40 Electronics 6 Paid
7Doxie Go SEElectronics 5 Paid
8Brother DS-620 Electronics 3 Paid
9DigitNow All-In-One ScannerElectronics 3 Paid
10PenPower WCU02AElectronics 1 Paid
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