document scanner


With ScanSnap Cloud, the Computer Is Now Optional

Scanning straight to the cloud makes so much sense, and it's an awesome upgrade to the scanner you probably already have.


Avoid the All-in-One Printer, Scanner, Copier, and Fax Machine

Law firms should avoid all-in-one printers, but may want to adopt all-in-one practice management software--just not the ones from Lexis and West.


Document Scanner Buyers Guide

A document scanner is no longer optional equipment for lawyers. Here are the ones you should consider.


New Solo Technology Shopping List: the Basics

Choosing a laptop and selecting a document scanner aren’t covered in law school. To make it easier, here is my “shopping list” for new solos. Just get what you need and get back to focusing on your clients instead of poring over practice management software reviews. Obviously, this does not cover everything you need, but […]


ScanSnap iX100 Wireless Mobile Scanner Review

The Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100 is the best portable wireless scanner on the market, but you probably shouldn't get one.


Brother Compact Document Scanners (ADS-1000w and ADS-1500w) Review

The Brother ADS-1000w and ADS-1500w are good scanners with a few flaws, and they would be a smart buy for budget-minded mobile lawyers.


Fujitsu’s New ScanSnap SV600 Can Scan Books and Other 3-D Objects

The Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 is an attractively-priced overhead scanner for someone who regularly needs to scan books, notepads, delicate documents, and small objects.


Panasonic KV-S1026C Desktop Document Scanner Review

The Panasonic KV-S1026C is unremarkable in every way. For less money, you would be much better off with a ScanSnap.


Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Document Scanner Review

The ScanSnap iX500 is absolutely the desktop document scanner you should buy — and as a bonus: it goes mobile.


Fujitsu Announces the ScanSnap iX500 to Replace the S1500

The new Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 desktop document scanner has been announced and will include a number of updates.

Kodak ScanMate i940 Portable Document Scanner Review

The Kodak ScanMate i940 is an easy-to-use portable document scanner powerful enough to serve as a light-duty desktop scanner, too.

Brother ImageCenter ADS-2000 Desktop Document Scanner Review

The Brother ADS-2000 had good looks, speed, and value — and a USB port for remote scanning, which you won't find on any other desktop document scanner.

Canon P-215: The New Best Portable Scanner?

According to the Wirecutter — which advice I generally follow — the Canon ImageFormula P-215 is the best portable scanner. Among its attributes: a 20-page document feeder, embedded software, duplexing, and speed. The Wirecutter called it close between the P-215 and the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i, but gave the edge to the Canon. I got a […]

Brother DSMobile 700D Compact Duplex Scanner Review

The Brother DSMobile 700D isn't especially cheap, and it isn't very good. You will be better off with a ScanSnap S1300i or Xerox Mobile Scanner.

“Hi, When will you be reviewing the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i?”

Commenter Shaun Benater asks “Hi, When will you be reviewing the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i? I look forward to reading your review.” We already reviewed the S1300, so I followed up with a Fujitsu rep, who told me what the i stands for. Here is the answer: The 1300i is 12ppm and the 1300 is 8ppm. […]