Document Scanner

We have a scanning project involving 1000+ paper sheet size 8-1/2" wide x 3" tall. No OCR, just a digital copy 300 dpi sufficient. 250 sheets filed by year. Going forward this will be an annual event of 250+ one time per year. These are proxy votes for our HOA annual meeting required to be archived. The past years have been rubber band together and are a bit wrinkled so ADF is not likely an option. Thinking along the lines of Doxie or ScanSnap series. Looking for opinions, suggestions, etc.

ScanSnap are good scanners, as long as you have a current model and a current operating system… He currently has the iX1400, which is a good workhorse.

My brother-in-law has used them for about 15 years. His previous one was working fine, when he moved from Windows 7 to Windows 10, but he had to really fight with support to get a working driver, they really wanted to push a newer one on him, I think it was 2 weeks of back and forth with support, until they finally gave him a download link for a driver that would work with Windows 10 - and he had waited a good 2 years, before moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

Epson DS or ES scanners are probably also worth a look. I used their high-end professional scanners on a government project that was scanning thousands of documents a day (we had a bank of them). The ES and DS are lower end, but look pretty good.

The Doxie looks a little flimsy, in comparison, but I have no experience with their devices, so I can’t comment on how good they are.

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