The Epson ES-580W delivers highly accurate OCR, a 100-sheet ADF, network scanning, and much more at an entry-level price.
Whether you need to scan family photos, piles of documents, or expense receipts, there's a scanner built for the task. Here's how to shop for the right one, plus the top performers in our lab testing.
The Epson DS-530 II sheet-fed document scanner scans well and at a reasonable clip, but its price is a little steep given its shortage of features.
Time to convert your snapshots, slides, and negatives to digital format? Get the job done quickly with the right photo scanner. Here are our top performers in testing, along with our deep-dive reviews.
Whether you're scanning specialized items, keeping your luggage light, or yearning to be free of cables and cords, you'll find the perfect portable scanner on our list.
The Epson DS-730N is a capable midrange sheetfed document scanner that scans well for its price but doesn't stand out from the crowd.
At PC Labs we have specific, repeatable tests to evaluate every type of scanner, from basic sheet-fed models to those that handle slides and film. Here's how our experts put scanners through their paces.
Need to scan multipage documents in a hurry? A sheetfed scanner will do the trick. Here are our favorites among the many products we've tested, plus some tips for finding the fast document scanner that's right for you.
The entry-level Epson ES-400 II lacks networking capabilities and mobile device support, but if you're using it with a single computer, it delivers accurate text scanning at a reasonable speed for a very competitive price.
The Epson RR-60 portable receipt and document scanner is fast and accurate, but it depends on a USB connection to your computer, limiting its portability.
The entry-level Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1400 sheetfed document scanner lacks a few key features, such as networking capabilities and an onboard control panel. It's best suited to simpler scanning tasks with just one computer.
The Epson RR-600W desktop receipt and document scanner is fast and accurate, and the bundled ScanSmart Accounting Edition application makes short work of scanning and categorizing financial data gleaned from receipts, invoices, and expense reports.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600 continues the ScanSnap legacy: It's easy to use, fast, accurate, well built, and quiet. Home offices and small offices will find this the ideal sheetfed document scanner.
The Epson RR-70W portable receipt and document scanner is a fast, accurate, and feature-rich lightweight machine designed for scanning on the road.
The Canon imageFormula R10 portable sheetfed scanner, which relies on a USB connection, produces high-quality scans at a low price and is small enough to grab and go.
The Visioneer 7800 scans photos and text well, and the bundled Tag That Photo software does a great job of facial recognition and archiving, though you’ll have to pay an annual fee to use it after the first year.
The swift, accurate Epson DS-970 is a sheetfed desktop scanner designed for high-volume document management and archiving, as well as any other application that requires rapid data collection.
The fast, accurate Epson DS-30000 is a sheetfed document scanner designed for high-volume management and archiving of documents of all sizes, including large-format sheets.
For all it does, Fujitsu's ScanSnap S1300i is surprisingly compact, and it packs a useful interface and document-management software. If you can stomach the price, it's ideal for moderate document scanning on the road.
The Canon DR-C230 is an entry-level desktop document scanner with great software and superb accuracy, making it a good choice for small offices and workgroups.