The best photo scanners

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Three of the best photo scanners on a purple background

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1. Best overall: Epson V600
2. Best budget: Plustek Z300
3. Best speed : Epson FF-680W
4. Best pro: Epson V850 Pro
5. Best portable: Canon P-208II
6. Best slim: Canon DR-C225W II
7. For Mac: Xerox XD-COMBO
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Photo scanners offer an easy and inexpensive solution to digitising printed photos or other material, quickly and simply. This allows you to back up printed images to the cloud before they physically deteriorate, or get lost or damaged over time.

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Beren Neale
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Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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