Document Scanners

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Document scanners play a pivotal role in the journey toward digital transformation, acting as the gateway for converting physical documents into digital assets. This process is essential for modernizing business operations, improving efficiency, and ensuring the accessibility of information.


Document scanners come with a variety of features that enhance their functionality, efficiency, and ease of use. Here are some of the essential features to look for when choosing a document scanner:

Resolution and Image Quality

High DPI (Dots Per Inch): Higher DPI (e.g., 600 DPI or more) ensures clearer and more detailed scans, essential for documents with fine print or images.

Color Depth: Ability to capture a wide range of colors and shades, which is crucial for scanning photographs and color documents.

Speed and Efficiency

Pages Per Minute (PPM): Indicates the number of pages the scanner can process per minute. Higher PPM is ideal for high-volume scanning environments.

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF): Allows multiple pages to be loaded and scanned automatically, saving time and reducing manual intervention.

Duplex Scanning: Scans both sides of a page simultaneously, significantly speeding up the scanning process for double-sided documents.

Paper Handling

Capacity: The number of pages the ADF can hold at one time. Higher capacity feeders are better for large batches of documents.

Paper Size and Type: Ability to handle various paper sizes (e.g., A4, legal, letter) and types (e.g., thick paper, envelopes, cards).


USB Connectivity: Standard method for connecting scanners to computers.

Wireless and Network Connectivity: Enables scanning to be done from multiple devices over Wi-Fi or network, facilitating shared use in office environments.

Mobile Connectivity: Allows scanning directly to mobile devices via dedicated apps.

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Text Recognition: Converts scanned images of text into editable and searchable digital text.

Language Support: Supports multiple languages, useful for international businesses.

Image Processing Features

Auto-Cropping and Deskewing: Automatically adjusts the scanned image to correct alignment and remove unnecessary borders.

Blank Page Removal: Detects and removes blank pages to optimize file size.

Color Detection: Automatically detects and preserves color where necessary while converting other parts of the document to black and white to save space.

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If you need personalized assistance in choosing the right document scanner for your needs, contacting a document scanner expert at Shanco is a great idea. Click Below to reach out our Expert Team.

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What to Prepare for Your Consultation

Before reaching out to Shanco’s document scanner expert, consider preparing the following information:

  • Scanning Needs: Describe the volume of documents you need to scan regularly.
  • Document Types: Specify the types of documents you will be scanning (e.g., standard paper, receipts, photos).
  • Features Required: List any specific features you are looking for in a scanner (e.g., duplex scanning, OCR capabilities, connectivity options).
  • Integration Needs: If applicable, mention any existing software systems (like ERP or CRM) that the scanner should integrate with.
  • Budget: Have a budget range in mind for thButtone scanner purchase and any additional services.

What to Expect from our Expert?

During your consultation with Shanco’s document scanner expert:

  • They will assess your scanning needs and recommend suitable scanner models.
  • Discuss features, capabilities, and compatibility with your existing systems.
  • Provide insights into best practices for document scanning and management.
  • Offer information on installation, setup, and ongoing support options.