Xerox DocuMate 152i

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The Xerox DocuMate 152i($299) is a hi-speed, duplex color scanner that provides convenience and connectivity. With an amazingly small footprint, the scanner be fit comfortably on any desk making it the proper solution for small and large paper-intensive enterprise that need the capability to quickly convert paper documents into searchable PDF files which can be simply shared, organized and protected, together with firms inside the banking, education, energy, financial, government, healthcare and production industries. The DocuMate 152i features dependable paper-handling from enterprise cards and checks to legal-sized and other long paperwork, in addition to high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity.

Fast Info

  • Small desktop scanner manages up to 50 pages in document feeder
  • Able to scan up to 2,500 pages a day
  • Scans 25 double-sided documents in one minute at 300 dpi
  • Fresh and improved paper feeding mechanism and LED lamps
  • Creates searchable PDF files in one step with included software bundle

Design and Features

Reduce your desktop clutter with the touch of a button. The Xerox DocuMate 152i rapidly turns a stack of papers into digital documents that may be filed, searched, e-mailed, and more. A hi-speed document scanner, it will possibly deal with every little thing from business cards and checks to legal and oversized.

The DocuMate 152i scanner is compact, measuring 12.9 by 12 by 17.6 inches (HWD) when open, but with a 5.5-by-5.5-12-inch footprint when closed. It weighs 6.3 pounds. The automatic document feeder (ADF) can hold up to 50 sheets of paper, and it can scan up to legal-size documents.

Speed 

It scans quickly, even scanning double sided documents in a single cross, and rarely ever misfeeds or reads two sheets at once. OCR shouldn’t be perfect, but that is a drawback with the OCR software, not the scanner.
 
The DocuMate 152i has a rated speed of 25 pages per minute (ppm) for the simplex scanning and 50 ipm (images per minute, where the each side of a page include as one image) for a duplex scanning. The scanner’s rated speed is here based on the time really spent scanning the pages (what We call the raw speed), while the official timings of measure from during we give the scan command until scanned document’s file is saved in storage. The 152i’s raw speeds for both simplex and duplex in testing were nearly a match for its rated speed, while our official timings were 22.7ppm for simplex and 44.2ipm for duplex.

Product Specifications

  • Image Enhancement Technology: Visioneer Acuity
  • Weight: 6.3 lbs.
  • Interface: Hi-speed USB 2.0 (1.1 compatible)
  • Optical Resolution: 600 dpi
  • ADF Capacity: 50 sheets (20 lb. paper)
  • Visioneer OneTouch Technology (PC): Yes
  • Duty Cycle: 2500 pages/day
  • ADF Maximum Paper Size: 8.5″ x 14″ in
  • ADF Minimum Paper Size: 2.5″ x 2″ in
  • Dimensions: 12″ x 17.6″ x 12.9″ (W×D×H)
  • Output Bit Depth: 24-bit color, 8-bit grayscale, 1-bit black & white
  • Scan Method: Duplex Automatic Document Feeder
  • Light Source: Dual White LED lamps (Instant-On)
  • Drivers: PC: TWAIN, WIA, ISIS Mac: TWAIN, ICA
  • Imaging sensor: Dual CCD (Charge Coupled Device)

Minimum System Requirements

PC

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent processor
  • Windows® 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista® / XP®
  • 2GB RAM
  • 350 MB available hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • USB port

Mac

  • Mac: 1.6 GHz or faster PowerPC G5 or 1.83 GHz or faster Intel® Core processor
  • Mac OS® X v10.6 to 10.10
  • 2GB RAM
  • 350 MB available hard disk space
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • USB port

Pros:

  • Easy to maintain
  • Very fast, and the most recent revisions of the driver package are very customizable.
  • cheap

Cons:

  • Takes endlessly to warm up.
  • Sometimes needs to be turned on and off to get its act together.
  • Scan speed slow doesn’t scan as fast as specifications state.

Conclusion

We found the product easy to assemble and the software was also easy to install and positively to make use of. The quality of the scanning of documents can also be evident when converting files to Phrase as not like with our previous scanner We are not finding here for making an endless revision. But our only criticism could be the feed to the scanner as this may generally be a little awkward and may sometimes crush paper. However when you’ve got previously used a flatbed scanner there’s very little to complain about as documents may be scanned almost instantly.

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