Fujitsu ScanSnap FAQ

Since the hundreds questions and answers in the comments on our ScanSnap reviews are getting unwieldy, here are some of the most common questions, with answers.

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.

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.

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.

Epson Workforce GT-S50, A Viable Alternative to the ScanSnap

OK, there, I said it. I no longer use a ScanSnap. I’ve used an Epson Workforce GT-S50 for over a year now, and it is a very good desktop scanner. Whew, it felt good to get that off my chest. This must be what its like to admit you are a Cubs fan. Empowering. I’m […]

ScanSnap iX500 Adds Wireless Scanning from Your Computer

When I first reviewed the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500, the only thing that seemed to be missing was wireless scanning from your computer. Well, Fujitsu just delivered. To start scanning without a wire, make sure your computer and your ScanSnap iX500 are connected. The update to ScanSnap Manager should be pushed to your computer if it […]

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.

Get ScanSnap Manager for Mac

The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 is “made for” Windows, and the S1500M is “made for” Mac. What that really means is that they are different colors and ship with the appropriate version of Acrobat. However, if you switch from Windows to Mac, you may not want to buy a new scanner. Easy enough; you just need […]

ScanSnap Adds “Send to Clio”

Clio just announced that ScanSnap users can now scan to Clio just by pushing the scan button, connecting your desktop scanner to the cloud. That’s pretty cool technology, especially considering the ScanSnap has been the scanner of choice for a few years now.

“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. […]

Desktop & Portable Document Scanners Multiply at #ABATechShow

Document scanners may not be the most sexy peripheral, but it looks like they are getting a lot of attention this Spring.

Review: Doxie Go Ultraportable Document Scanner

The Doxie Go is a game-changer for anyone who needs to scan documents on the go.