I have a Epson perfection scanner that only needs a USB port to work, no external power required. It is easy to use and works well.
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On 1/9/2019 6:40 AM, Gerald Levy wrote:
Try to find a dedicated, stand alone scanner, which is likely to be more accessible and easier to use than an all-in-one unit, which may have an LCD screen with inaccessible menuoptions. I would recommend Epson Perfection scanners. My Epson Perfection 4490 has been performing like a work horse with Open Book and JAWS convenient OCR for ten years.
On 1/8/2019 9:00 PM, Mike Terry wrote:
I just learned today that, starting with version 2018, Jaws supports
some limited OCR scanning. The Jaws tech support would not recommend
a scanner. The only thing they said is that it had to be TWAIN
I have started researching scanners and would like the list's
opinions. Especially from those using the Jaws OCR feature. Right
now I just want to OCR my mail. Eventually, I plan to purchase
OpenBook. In the mean time, I can't decide if I should go with one of
the lower end Brother's mobile scanners or if I should purchase a
multi function printer/scanner/fax models.
Looking on Amazon, there a a lot of scanners to choose from. I'd like
to keep the cost under $250 unless this isn't reasonable.
All opinions are welcome.