Scanner professionnel: choisir le bon scanner

Which scanner will best suit my business needs?

Needless to say that waiting for your current scanner to reach the end of its life until you finally start thinking about assessing which equipment you need is not the best way to go about things. A careful consideration of your needs will be needed to best improve productivity. Should your scanner be portable or not? Do you require scanning on a daily basis or only every so often? Do you need to scan a variety of formats ranging from a simple A4 sheet to ID or business cards? Before we answer these questions with an overview of the 5 best business scanners, we recommend you review, if you haven’t already done so, our previous article on the subject.

1. THE BROTHER DS-720 D: Portable scanner

The most convenient scanner on the go

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  • Easily portable
  • Scan to email
  • OCR

Whenever you find yourself needing to pay one of your clients a visit and you have to scan some documents whilst on site, the BROTHER 720 D portable scanner will deal with it ! This slim, sleek scanner will accompany you on all your business visits. You’ll also have the added benefit of the OCR feature, which will allow you to convert all your scanned documents into editable text files straightaway. This seriously light scanner will prove to be a great time-saving option!

2. CANON CANOSCAN LIDE 220: flatbed scanner

The Most Affordable

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  • Low price
  • Compact
  • USB charging

If you only have to scan documents occasionally but still require a decent scanning quality, we recommend getting the CANON CANOSCAN LIDE220. Its great affordability will please those with smaller budgets. Simple yet efficient, it twill easily deal with your occasional scanning needs.

3. BROTHER ADS 2700W: Desktop scanner

The best cost-effective option

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• Capable of dealing with high scanning volumes
• Document Feeder
• Deals with multiple media types

Do you need to scan all types of documents on a regular basis and want to purchase the right equipment to meet your specific needs? Then look no further, the BROTHER ADS 2700W is the one for you. ! This is one of the most cost-effective scanners on the market right now. It stands out with its highly user-friendly design. You’ll be able to scan large documents in one go with a 50 page automatic document feeder and a scan speed of up to 35 pages per minute.

4. EPSON WORKFORCE DS-310 : Portable Scanner

The Most Compact


• Portable Scanner
• Document Feeder
• Automatic Duplex Scanning

If you visit clients on a regular basis, and you not only require high volume scanning of documents, but also need your scanner to perform a variety of other tasks, then the EPSON WORKFORCE DS-310 is the scanner to go for. You’ll be able to scan a variety of documents hassle-free. This is a compact, portable and thoroughly efficient scanner that is designed with an ultrasonic sensor that prevents double feeds and averts paper jams.

5. FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX 1500: Desktop Scanner

The Most Complete

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• Scan Speed
• Document Feeder
• Deals with multiple media types
• Good Resolution

Enter the scanner “King”! Make way for the FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX 500! This scanner will boost productivity and help you save on your precious time. With an impressive 25 page per minute scan speed you’ll be able to scan quicker than DC’s The Flash, whilst acheiving an impeccable capture resolution. With a whole slew of features and myriad of functions this scanner will deliver at every single turn, your wish will be its command. You’ll be able to connect your scanner to other devices via Wi-Fi (using WPS for instance) or USB, and you will be able to scan to mail.

Features Summary:

Maintenant que nous vous avons présenté chaque scanner séparément, il est temps de vous dévoiler le chef d’oeuvre de tout “top” qui se respecte: un tableau récapitulatif. Vous pourrez trouver dans ce magnifique tableau toutes les machines comparées sur une base de critères communs:

If you still are in two minds as to which scanner you ought to choose, our printer specialists are here to help via the chat option of our website, or you can always call us free on 0800 028 3197.


The author Claire