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Transforming Healthcare With Kodak Alaris S3000 A3 Scanners

Digitisation is an efficient way to integrate technology into daily operations and Kodak Alaris S3000 A3 scanners are a great solution for healthcare organisations looking to streamline their workflow. Kodak’s A3 scanners help create efficient workflows that benefit both staff and patients, making it easier to manage paperwork and ultimately enhance patient care.

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Best Compact A4 Document Scanner

Compact document scanners are popular devices that allow users to quickly and conveniently digitise A4 documents, photos, driving licence cards, passports and more. A4 compact scanners are designed to be portable, space-saving, and user-friendly. Compact A4 document scanners are ideally situated on the desk top of a small business but also portable enough to carry between locations, making the compact mini scanner ideal for business users who split their time between small office and home office work environments.

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Epson A4 Scanner Cashback Promotion

Epson customers can claim up to £150 cash back on selected A4 scanners. With over 21 products to choose from, including A4 document scanners and A4 flatbed scanners there really is something for everyone.

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How to scan a document into Microsoft Word

Physical documents can take up a lot of space! If you’re trying to organise a cluttered home or office, having piles of papers lying around can make tidying hard. So, how can you use your document scanner to make changing documents in Microsoft Word easier?

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Best Paper Shredder

Shredding documents is a common practice for disposing of sensitive or confidential information to prevent unauthorised access or identity theft. From now until 30th April 2024 ScanSnap are offering a FREE Leitz IQ home office P4 business shredder with every ScanSnap iX1300, iX1400 and iX1600 A4 document scanner purchase.


Everything You Need to Know About Flatbed Scanners

A flatbed scanner provides a flat, glass surface for scanning documents, photographs and other items, making it a great choice. This topical scanner operates similarly to a photocopier, yet it creates a digital copy instead of a paper document.


5 Great Benefits of Large Format Scanners

Large format scanners include advanced technology that allows them to capture and enhance details in high resolution. This makes them ideal for architectural blueprints, detailed maps, and intricate designs.


7 Best Portable Scanners of 2023

Portable scanners are lightweight, compact, and have just as many technical capabilities as full-size scanners. Select a manual or sheetfed model depending on your daily requirements.

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Best 35mm Film Scanners

Plustek OpticPro 8200i SE and Epson Perfection V850 Pro are two excellent choices for 35mm film scanning.


How does a scanner work?

Scanners might be an integral part of your workplace, whether in the office or at home, but have you ever considered how a scanner works?


Finding a Scanner for Drawings: Top 5 Products for 2023

Today, The Scanner Shop will take you through the process of finding a scanner for drawings, paintings and various art forms. We’ll tell you exactly what artists should look for and how each of our top five picks could make your life easier.

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BMI Solutions Has Now Ceased Trading

The Scanner Shop were saddened to hear of the recent demise of BMI Solutions. For cost-effective document scanner repair, service and support, contact us today.

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The Shoebox Scanner

A shoebox scanner, or A4 photo scanner, is a compact desktop scanner that is capable of quickly processing large batches of photographs. In this blog post we compare the Canon imageFORMULA RS40 and the Epson FastFoto FF-680W.

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ScanSnap iX1600 Jabra Headset Promotion

With hybrid work styles becoming increasingly popular in 2022, it is important to optimise your workspace. Fujitsu’s fantastic new offer helps you to digitise your paperwork and collaborate in comfort. From 1st June until 30th September 2022 when you buy the super-efficient ScanSnap iX1600 document scanner you will receive a free* Jabra Evolve2 30 headset.

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Canon Gold Partner Award 2022

The Document Management Group are proud to announce that we have been awarded the coveted Canon Gold Partner status for 2022. Our local knowledge and expertise, within document management solutions ensure that you, the customer, can rely and depend on us.

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Creating Mesmeric Images With The Epson V850 Pro

Paul Kenny is a celebrated British photographer who’s been creating and developing critically acclaimed artworks for over half a century. Paul now uses the Epson V850 Pro flatbed scanner as a medium for his creativity.

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Wi-Fi v Network Document Scanners

What are the differences between Wi-Fi and network document scanners? We have compared attributes, explained the technology and suggested product examples.


Epson LED Flatbed Scanner Technology

ReadyScan LED technology is a major advancement in Flatbed scanners. We have selected three scanners that incorporate LED lamps and explain the benefits.


An Introduction to Overhead Book Scanners

Overhead Book Scanners are taking the document management market by storm. Recently, we have seen a surge in sales to the home user market. If you are thinking of purchasing a new document scanner, an overhead style scanner may be the perfect solution

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The 4 Best Receipt Scanners in the UK 2021 | The Scanner Shop

The Scanner Shop is seeing a rise in requests for receipt scanners and double-sided scanning (duplex scanning). Whilst nearly all modern-day document scanners are duplex ready as standard, some are better than others when handling receipts. Read our review of some of the best receipt scanners in 2021

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Adobe Acrobat vs Adobe Acrobat PRO DC – What’s the difference?

Adobe Acrobat PRO DC is available as a free download online, although Fujitsu ScanSnap are currently offering a promotion with their iX1400 & iX1600 document scanners whereby customers can claim a free version of the upgrade Adobe Acrobat Pro DC license for 12 months.

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What is Perfect Page Image Enhancement?

Perfect Page is a document scanner driver provided by Kodak Alaris. It not only connects the scanner to your computer, allowing it to be identified as a compatible device, but also acts as a piece of image enhancement software.


Best Document Scanners for Home Office in 2021

The Scanner Shop has rounded up some of the best document scanners for home office scanning and document management in 2021. These are compact desktop scanners, ideal for daily and routine paper scanning for those working from home.

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The Best A3 Scanners in 2021

We are often asked, “which is the best A3 scanner?” Well, there is a lot of choice available and they can be purchased in both flatbed and sheet-fed forms. We’ll explain a few of our choices for the best A3 scanners in 2021 in this post.


How to choose a networkable scanner for office documents in 2021

Networkable scanners offer versatility and advanced push-scan features in comparison to USB-connected document scanners. They are connected via ethernet cable, once initially installed to a lead computer, and then are able to be placed anywhere in an office environment. Find out which networkable scanners to choose in 2021

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6 Best A4 Document & Photograph Scanners to Buy in 2021

If you are looking to digitise the documents which have been piling up whilst working from home in lockdown or want to streamline your business’s document retrieval process, then these are the best A4 document or photo scanners to do so in 2021.

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Bureau Scanning: Returning to Work, Saving Space

Your office might be able to remap the layout of its desks in order to create more even space between stations. Though, to do this you will need to remove as many unnecessary objects as possible. Filing cabinets filled with paper are a heavy, clunky waste of space. Find out how Bureau Scanning can help your business

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Fujitsu Launch New SP-N Range

Fujitsu have launched their latest editions in the SP range of document scanners. These three new scanners, the SP-1120N, SP-1125N and SP-1130N, continue in the same vain as their popular predecessors and add a range of new features to improve functionality. In this blog post, we will be looking at some of the key improvements and how they benefit their target audience.

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Image Enhancement: Vital Scanner Software

Image Enhancement is a critical step in document scanning. Essentially, it is a process in which a physical document is scanned, then digitally enhanced, so that it may be more clearly readable onscreen. Continue reading to find view options!