The Epson FastFoto does what it sets out to do -- lets you quickly scan your masses of old print photos -- but some folks will find it an expensive and incomplete solution.
Fuel3D showcases at CES 2015 a point-and-shoot 3D scanner, called Scanify, that can capture a 3D image in less than a second and also works on objects that might move during the capture.
Though the ScanSnap is well-built and easy to use, it's not worth its premium price.
Fujitsu's ScanSnap S1500 is a fast, compact, and easy-to-use scanner for digitally archiving all your paper documents.
The HP Scanjet G4050 is a solid scanner that could use a driver overhaul and a better means of handling slides.
The Epson Perfection V700 Photo makes an excellent choice for a deep-pocketed photo hobbyist or a pro who needs to scan originals in a mixture of sizes.
The Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II is a good choice for photographers who need to generate high-quality digital images from 35mm slides and negatives.
If you need an ultralight scanner that slips inside a deep pocket, dig deep into those pockets to splurge on the DocuPen.
A versatile and inexpensive model for producing high-quality scans of photographs and film.
This compact, intelligently designed sheet-fed scanner almost makes it a pleasure to generate expense reports and calculate itemized income tax deductions.
If you can afford $249.99 to avoid typing your contacts into your address book or PDA, this machine will keep your wrists rested.
This is a great entry-level film scanner for advanced amateurs, but it's not quite ready for pros.
An OK scanner for an OK price.
The best flatbed for creative professionals on a budget.
As long as you don't need to scan film, this flatbed scanner should suit you fine.
Unless your stuff appears regularly in National Geographic, this may be the only film scanner you'll ever need.
A nice buy for the penny-pinching hobbyist/amateur photographer who has moderate scanning needs.