DDI has validated that Inform supports the following scanners:
- Epson DS-530
- Epson WorkForce ES-500W Wireless Color
- Visioneer PP15-U
- Brother High Speed ADS-2700W
- Fujitsu Fi-7030 Color Professional
- Brother Wireless Compact 1700W
- Epson Workforce ES-50 Portable
- Epson DS-780N Network Color
Important: TWAIN compliant drivers are required for all document scanner compatibility with Inform.
Though large, the Epson DS-530 is large can scan up to 4,000 pages per day:
- 50-sheet automatic document feeder
- Next-day replacement for 3 years
- Networking needs a separate module
Epson WorkForce ES-500W Wireless Color
The Epson WorkForce ES-500W Wireless Color uses the company's ScanSmart software, which offers automatic file naming, as well as the ability to preview your scans before you save them or send them to a variety of destinations.
- Works with evernote and filebound
- Great for receipts
- Easy to connect to wi-fi
The portable Visioneer PP15-U includes a document feeder that will make quick work of longer jobs. It can be powered via USB or the included mains adapter.
- Works with both macs and pcs
- Accepts pages up to 118 inches long
- Not the fastest option
Brother High Speed ADS-2700W
The Brother High Speed ADS-2700W lets you send scans to a variety of locations over Wi-Fi, including mobile devices that run the scanner's app.
- Also supports ethernet networking
- Creates searchable pdfs
- Setup can be a challenge
Fujitsu Fi-7030 Color Professional
The Fujitsu Fi-7030 Color Professional is a duplex model capable of scanning both sides of a document at once, potentially cutting the time you spend digitizing in half. Its 600-DPI optical resolution provides high-quality images.
- 1000-page daily duty cycle
- Skew reducer minimizes misfeeds
- Works very slowly in hi-res mode
Brother Wireless Compact 1700W
This scanner is small but reliable, featuring a dedicated slot for business cards, so you won't have to fumble around trying to line them up in the main feeder tray.
- Excellent software suite
- Full color touchscreen display
- Automatic start option
Epson Workforce ES-50 Portable
This device is a good choice if you need to be able to take your chosen device out on the road with you, as it weighs in at just over half a pound.
- Scans business cards with ease
- Optical character recognition
- Can send files straight to the cloud
Epson DS-780N Network Color
The Epson DS-780N Network Color is capable of scanning up to 45 pages per minute through its high-capacity automatic document feeder. Its includes a large, color touchscreen interface and offers
- 30 user-defined job settings
- Generates editable text files
- Three-year warranty