IRIScan Pro 5 Book, Passport, Magazine Scanner and Presentation Video Camera

Review of the IRIScan Pro 5 at PCMag

  • PROS

    Highly accurate OCR. Strong software bundle with cloud and business card archiving. Relatively fast. USB 3.0 connectivity.

  • CONS

    Lacks wireless, network, and mobile connectivity. No battery. Pricey.


    The IRIScan Pro 5 is a highly accurate portable sheet-feed document scanner designed for tethering to your PC or laptop.

ByWilliam HarrelAugust 27, 2019 2:43PM EST
Editors’ Rating: GOOD

The IRIScan Pro 5 ($299) is a portable document scanner that’s similar in many ways to our current Editors’ Choice, the Epson WorkForce ES-300W. It has two key differences, though: It lacks a battery and Wi-Fi connectivity. This means you can’t use it without connecting it directly to a PC, nor will it work with most smartphones. While the Pro 5 is slightly more accurate when converting scanned text to editable text and it comes with an impressive software bundle, the ES-300W is faster and more feature-packed, and remains our Editors’ Choice.

Read the entire review at PCMag

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