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Need a suggestion for a scanner

by brad_ry / April 8, 2006 1:58 PM PDT

I have roughly 150 dollars to spend. I want a scanner for my computer that has good quality. (and can do color if the price doesn't jump from it) My computer is an HP Pavilion 304w with XP Pro. Any Ideas.
Oh I have a CompUSA, CircuitCity, and Best Buy near me.

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Check the Newegg forums. You can...
by MartyLK / April 8, 2006 10:47 PM PDT

get a great scanner for cheap at Newegg, ZipZoomFly, TigerDirect. I went for highest DPI/lowest cost on an Epson scanner. Epson seems to make the best scanners.

Also, look at cNet equipment reviews. They'll give you an idea.

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i like canoscans
by ramarc / April 10, 2006 7:23 AM PDT

They have good resolution and are inexpensive. I've had mine for 2+ years and used it to convert about 200 photos to digital. I also use it to copy important docs (e.g.: tax returns, insurance papers, deeds, receipts, etc.) so I can file the originals but still have everything handy on my PC.

The CanoScan Lide 60 is a great scanner for $80 retail.

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Thumbs up on the Canon
by wkilc / April 10, 2006 7:57 AM PDT
In reply to: i like canoscans

I've had a Canon LIDE60, as well.

Great software... amazing images.
No power adapter... it runs of the USB cable.

When I purchase a new one for school it will be the same.

~Wayne

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