Scanners for E-Text


High-speed precision feeding technology, compact design, high-speed color capability and even flexible configuration options.

From $600 to $10,000. Commonly recommended is the DR-9080C Color Production Scanner Canon which can be found for about $5000.
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Scanners priced from $500 to $25,000. See their Scanner FAQ ( for help with meeting your center's needs. Support for older Fujitsu scanners can be found through the Canadian site.


Consider the Epson Perfection line for small jobs or for student work stations. Epson scanning software is not as robust, but does come with two sets of drivers (TWAIN and WIA) that offer flexibility for integrating with learning support software. Automatic document feeders are sold separately and cost apx. $200, generally more than the scanner itself.