Portable scanners are pretty commonplace instantly and are a useful peripheral for those who require to memory access this sort of functionality on the move. Most are quite determined when it arrives to flexibility and characteristics, however, and in the AD450, Plustek undertakes to negotiate some sort of middle ground.
Component of the MobileOffice series, the device is only about little plenty to fit in a briefcase when closed up, and arrives with its own soft carry case for surplus protection. There's quite a bit more to it than a conventional portable scanner in that it extends automatic duplex scanning, a twenty-sheet automatic paper feeder, can accept document weights up to 105g/m2, can scan business cards and plastic cards such as IDs and is able of an visual resolution up to 600 dpi.
The AD450 is immediate to install and offers a selection of USB or AC power, on with an additional USB cable for information. 1ce initial install is complete you're reminded to utilize a button configuration utility to customise each of 3 immediate-access controls on the exterior: so-named PDF, BCR (business card reader) and SCAN.
These merely offer a fast path to scan messages to a particular format, and by the software it's potential to choose a file type and format, duplex setting, size, resolution, automatically set brightness and contrast levels and rotate an picture.
Assembling these settings is reasonably straightforward and it's a useful way to avoid creating manual adjustments each time.In our tests a single page A4 took around ten seconds to run by a scan - with no additional overheads here for duplex scans - and a promote ten seconds for the outcome PDF to come out in its folder.