|Introducing the "New-In-Box" PS-4100 HandyScan Handheld Scanner. As executive or mobile knowledge worker, your office isn't just the space in your corporate building with your nameplate on it. You need to have meetings with clients, make on-site reviews, respond to emails and phone calls on the road on in an airplane, and generally be accessible and efficient 100% of the time.You've got your phone and your laptop with you, but what about the rest of the office? Portable scanning aren't just luxuries these days -- they're necessities. Handheld scanner PS-4100 is good for scanning documents, books & pictures up to A4 size. It is easy to use with the built-in realtime Scanning Detector to avoid distortion, and over-speed alert to control scanning speed. 600 or 300 dpi, color or monochrome scanning option is provided. JPEG files can be saved directly to your micro SD or to your computer via USB port. It supports Windows 7 / Vista / XP and Mac OS10.4 or above without the need to install a driver. Built-in display shows the selected resolution, remaining battery life, and memory status. Bonus optical character recognition software included! Powered by 2 x AA batteries, that can approximately scan 200 pages.|
Customer Reviews of PS4100 Handyscan Portable Scanner - Travel friendly. Scan documents, books & pictures up to A4 Size - PS4100BK6
Nice item for the laptop6/16/2012
I always like the idea of having a mobile office and this is a good addition. I have a mobile printer for the same reason. The scanner tracks well enough to get good clean images and it's easy to use. I had an old handheld years ago (with a proprietary interface card), so i was a bit doubtful, but it does the job. It's nothing too elaborate, but then I don't need that much on the road. I have more powerful systems on my desk for the heavy lifting.
Easy to use but lacking adequate software6/7/2012
I like the scanner and it has come in handy several times. What I dont like about it is the software. I wish the software could arrange the scanned pages automatically instead of pulling each image individually and then printing/viewing.
I ordered this item and it never worked. i have wasted hrs calling support who are not at all helpful. This item is waste of your money folks. Stay away.
Great Mobile Scanner7/9/2011
I was somewhat skeptical about getting this scanner. It just didn't seem like it should be able to do what it purported to do. But I really needed something like this , and at this price, well... It arrived, sans the micro SD chip, as promised. Since it only functions with the chip, they really should include one, but such is life. The gist of it all is that it works great. It does take some slight practice to make sure that you scan the pages smoothly, but it does most of the work itself. The results are simply amazing. The scans are crystal clear and exactly like the material scanned. I found myself scanning practically everything in sight just for the fun and practice. But it is not a toy. As a lawyer I often find the need to scan documents or reference materials. This tool fits easily in my briefcase with all my books and files. Its best function is that it does need a bulky computer to go with it. It scans right to the micro chip inside it. With a few gigabit chip, you could scan an encyclopedia (not that you would want to). Back at the office I simply plug the chip into a chip reader, or attach the included USB cord, and down load the file in PDF format. Couldn't be easier. Although the soft cover that comes with the scanner is probably suitable, I would, and did, opt for the hard case. It provides a certain comfort level, considering all the other stuff crammed into my briefcase.