Flat Bed Scanners

  Seve23 18:04 24 Aug 2005
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I need a new scanner and am totally confused as there are so many around. Help. I don't want to spend more than around £100/120 and would like one with PDF. Any recommendations?

  Jackcoms 19:21 24 Aug 2005

Why not take a look at PCA's reviews? click here

  Stuartli 13:56 25 Aug 2005

This link has a Canon flatbed with document to PDF capability at just under £48 - Canon scanners are first class:

click here

  Seve23 14:03 25 Aug 2005

Thanks that was very helpful. I've actually been looking at the Lide500 but didn't know anyone with experience of any Canon scanners.

  Sans le Sou 21:32 25 Aug 2005

I have a canon 8oooF with the toolbox console you can do it all with the buttons on the front which are programmable to a variety of functions, does PDF and scans slides and 35mm negs as well. Will not make tea though.

  Sans le Sou 21:33 25 Aug 2005

PS - If you like your scanners thin and dainty, this is not for you.

  Seve23 10:09 26 Aug 2005

Thank you both for your help. I have purchased a CanonScan LiDE 500F and am just about to install it. I've had two Visioneer one-touch in the past and, whilst pretty good scanning etc., both terminated entirely after about 4 years.

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