I am interested in this scanner. Could you elaborate a bit on the user-friendliness of the included divers/software? I have a Fujitsu fi-6130 and it's pure frustration. The TWAIN driver is an total mess, integration with Kofax VRS is completely inconsistent and the ISIS driver is not much better. You need VRS because the TWAIN driver does not support auto-cropping. The software of Fujitsu fi-6130 is far from intuitive and user-friendly (even Fujitsu support admits this). And Fujitsu's scan software ScandAll Pro is a scandal! You need to read hundreds of pages of user manuals to perhaps get proper quality scans. And even if you spend hours on doing this and testing scans and presets, you just get inferior results.LA2 wrote:I can report that the Canon ImageFormula DR-M160 is a good buy.
On the other hand, I am quite fine with the software/drivers of Canon flatbed scanners that I use(d). But these flatbeds are rather consumer level devices.
How are the software/drivers that are bundled with the Canon ImageFormula DR-M160? Would you say the use is intuitive and you get good scans with reasonable amount of time needed for fine-tuning driver settings and presets (scan profiles)? Or is it rather that kind of "professional" software where the manufacturer did not care to iron out numerous inconsistencies that drive even knowledgeable users mad.
Do you have any experience with Canon's flatbed units 101 (A4) and 201 (A3) that can be connected to the ImageFormula DR-M160?