Review of Brother’s DSmobile DS-740D Portable Manual-Feed Document Scanner

Brother DSmobile DS-740D Review at PCMagPROS

  • Small and light.
  • Fast scanning and processing.
  • Accurate OCR.
  • Easy to use.
  • USB 3.0 connectivity.

CONS

  • Lacks ADF.
  • Lacks business card archiving app.
  • No battery.
  • No wireless or mobile connectivity.

THE BOTTOM LINE

The quick, accurate Brother DS-740D portable document scanner is a great fit for scanning directly to your laptop over USB, but it’s overshadowed by a slightly more expensive sibling with lots more features and versatility.

MSRP $129.99


ByWilliam Harrel March 19, 2020
Editors’ Rating: good


A manual-feed portable document scanner designed primarily for use on the road, Brother’s DSmobile DS-740D ($129.99) is a step down from our recent Editors’ Choice, the DSmobile DS-940DW. For its $50 savings over its fancier sibling, the DS-740D makes you give up a lot, including wireless and mobile connectivity, a built-in battery for use in the field, the ability to operate the scanner apart from a computer by saving your scans to a microSD card, and a few other features. Otherwise, the DS-740D is fast, accurate, and ideal for scanning to your laptop on the road.


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