Ink cartridge manufacturer Canon has released a new portable scanner ideal for Macbook users. Called the ImageFormula P-150M, the scanner weighs only two pounds and fits comfortably in a briefcase alongside your Macbook. Below we've compiled a list of the key features of the ImageFormula P-150M alongside the best comments from around the web – meaning you can decide if the Canon
release is a worthwhile upgrade to your existing scanner. Of course the ImageFormula P-150M is difficult to compare with other machines – this Mac-oriented portable scanner is one of a kind!Features:
• Small Size - 11 inches x 3.7 inches x 1.6 inches, so you can easily carry the ImageFormula P-150M around with you.
• 'Plug and Play' Functionality – meaning you simply plug the scanner into your Macbook and begin scanning, wherever you are.
• 15 ppm scanning speed – enabling you to upload pages quickly and easily.
• CaptureOnTouch software – so you can transfer your upload images to your iPad or iPod almost instantly.
• EverNote compatibility – meaning you can upload pages to Evernote.com, enabling you to access your files from any computer anywhere on the planet.
• Energy Star Certified – saving you money on electricity.Reviews:
Robin Morris, PCAdvisor.co.uk: “If you want fast quality scans on the road, the Canon ImageFormula P-150 scanner is currently the perfect balance of performance and portability.”
Anonymous, TechnoTalks.com: “The all-new Canon P-150M scanner is not only affordable but also extremely usefull for those who use iMac on the go.”
Kat Orphanides, ITPro.co.uk: “If your business relies on travelling representatives who need to file signed documents with a distant head office, this sturdy, high quality scanner is an excellent choice.”
Kat Orphanides, ExpertReviews.co.uk: “This lightweight portable scanner makes sense for business users on the road, but it's a niche product.”Summary:
The Canon ImageFormula P-150M can't compare to ordinary flatbed scanners. However, for travelling businessmen it is almost faultless.Price:
$295 from CanonSources
R Morris, 'Canon imageFormula P-150 Review,' PCAdvisor, January 2010.K Orphanides, 'Canon imageFormula P-150 Review,' ITPro, January 2010.'Canon P-150 Scanner Review,' TechnoTalks, May 2010.K Orphanides, 'Canon imageFORMULA P-150,' ExpertReviews, January 2010.
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