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Plustek Opticbook 4800

Plustek Opticbook 4800
alaScore 85

14 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Plustek Opticbook 4800. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Plustek Opticbook 4800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Plustek Opticbook 4800 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners on

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This summary is based on the product: Plustek OpticBook 4800 A4 Flatbed Book Scanner

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Plustek OpticBook 4800


Book scanners like the Plustek OpticBook 4800 ($800 street) are definitively niche products. Most people don't need to scan book pages very often, and for occasional scans of a page or two they can usually get away with using a standard flatbed...

Platen comes to edge of scanner so book can lie flat. Scan software designed for books. LED light source eliminates warm-up time

No ADF. No photo-related features, like dust removal or color restore

The Plustek OpticBook 4800 is designed for books, with a platen that comes to the edge of the scanner so a book can lie flat with one side hanging over the edge.

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Works great!


I purchased this scanner to help us when scanning books and needed another scanner. I works well great, the software that came with it is easy to learn and use.


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Book Scanning without the Hassle


The obvious advantage of the 4800 is its well designed approach to scanning book pages: Having the scanner glass come to the edge of the unit so that scanning pages without any hint of a binder shadow is simply part of the design is a great idea. Of...