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Recommendations for portable scanner??

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Re: Recommendations for portable scanner??

Posted: 2 Feb 2012 12:38PM GMT
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Thanks Bryan for recommending the Flip-Pal. I read some great reviews on it. When I Google reviews for flip-pal, I get lots of great ones but it's interesting that when I just Google portable scanners, this one never comes up. Hmmm. Most of the reviews were from people who were doing genealogy work and they seemed really happy. Only one person says it doesn't work if the photo is in the frame under glass and I fear I might find that when visiting relatives. But it sounds like a great little machine. Thanks for the tip.

In case anyone else is reading this looking for a good portable scanner, one of the nicest features is that you don't need to turn off the scanner, hook it up to the computer, find the icon, check it, then unplug it and go back to scanning. It has a little SD card which you can either put directly into your computer or into a little flash drive looking device which is really a USB--stick your SD card from the scanner into that, plug the little USB into your computer and there it is. It also has software to edit it and also if your document is larger than the scanner, it will stitch it together once on your computer. The Magic Wand I first got and will return does not have that feature, nor does it have editing software that works on a Mac.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
knittingnana 1 Feb 2012 9:50PM GMT 
BryanMehn 2 Feb 2012 12:27AM GMT 
knittingnana 2 Feb 2012 7:38PM GMT 
Andrew Askey 2 Feb 2012 3:07AM GMT 
knittingnana 2 Feb 2012 11:00PM GMT 
jmdt1129 16 Feb 2012 9:31PM GMT 
knittingnana 16 Feb 2012 9:46PM GMT 
MizDeeee1 11 Feb 2013 6:21PM GMT 
Brownrichardm 13 Feb 2013 9:19AM GMT 
ovington1_1 13 Feb 2013 1:38PM GMT 
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