The quality of entry-level desktop document scanners has improved so much in recent years that almost all of them land in the range from very good to excellent. The Epson WorkForce ES-580W ($399) is very good, with one standout feature: the most accurate optical character recognition (OCR) we’ve ever seen. There are other sheetfed document scanners in this price range that perform even better, including the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600 ($495, often discounted), our Editors’ Choice. But the ES-580W is more than acceptable in all respects.
EPSON WORKFORCE ES-580W WIRELESS DUPLEX TOUCHSCREEN DESKTOP DOCUMENT SCANNER SPECS
|Maximum Optical Resolution||1200 pixels|
|Mechanical Resolution||600 pixels|
|Automatic Document Feeder||Yes|
|Maximum Scan Area||8.5″ x 215″|
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