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Nice scanner. The Manual could be improved.
on July 5, 2014
Not something I thought of when I purchased the scanner but it's obvious now that every photo that you scan with this scanner will have to be cropped. This is by no means a fault of the scanner. Another concern I had after receiving the scanner, the system requirements do not include Windows 8 in the description. However, I was able to install the software on my Windows 8.1 laptop with no problem.
Set up of the scanner was challenging due to the very small and hard to see user's manual. Additionally, it is not very well laid out and is somewhat confusing. Nowhere in the manual does it even tell you how to turn the scanner off. Since it does tell you to press the scan button for 2 seconds to turn the scanner on, you just have to guess that holding the scan button will turn it off.
Some things on the scanner itself could be better. The selection of the resolution and color is almost impossible for me see even with a magnifying glass. The format and time set buttons are small and require something like a pen to push in the hole for setting.
I haven't used the scanner that much as of this writing but the test scans I've done are of good quality. One last thing, even though the scanner comes with three AAA batteries, you should plan to have some on hand. After using the ones provided to set up the clock the batteries were dead and I had to go to store to purchase more.