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Visioneer ONETOUCH 5820

Visioneer ONETOUCH 5820
alaScore 66

42 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Visioneer ONETOUCH 5820. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Visioneer ONETOUCH 5820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 42 reviews)

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Piece of Crap



Factory bug..scanners never worked when shipped and generate

Aug, 2003

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"Unlock" Error


Good scans.

"Unlock" error. Manufacturer unresponsive.

Jan, 2003

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No more Visioneer products for me!


The price was reasonable.

Never could get it to function.

Dec, 2002

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The most disgusting scanner I've seen in my life!


This flatbed scanner has gross quality.

After a week of use, it spontaneously combusted.

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (

Good scanning, POOR quality!!!!


Good scanning quality, nice features (inc. slide adapter)

Quality stinks. Broke down twice in two months.

Jun, 2002

Consumer review (

Scan -dalous Value!


Scanners come and scanners go, but this one's a pretty straight forward piece of equipment with a few bells and whistles to make the value even better. For instance, the built-in 35mm transparency adapter allows you to scan both 35mm slides and...

Price, quality scans, adequate software package, built-in 35mm transparency adapter, ease of use, appearance.

The one-touch option doesn't really do much for me.

May, 2003

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I was frustrated like the general public waiting to say I screwed up again by going cheap. I was getting that unlock error thing and tried everything other consumers had tried but having little money was not giving up. I was just about to do so and...


Getting past the unlock error

Feb, 2003

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Sure it's cheap, but there are plenty that are better


Fast, effective, cut and dried scanning

Software allows for minimal manipulation of images

Feb, 2001

Consumer review (

Sure it's cheap, but there are plenty that are better


I purchased the Visioneer OneTouch 5300 scanner as part of a package in the summer of 1999.

Fast, effective, cut and dried scanning

Software allows for minimal manipulation of images

Feb, 2001

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A good light-duty scanner


Like most home computer users, I'm sure, I need to use a scanner only a few times a year. For several months I debated whether I needed a scanner, but the Visioneer OneTouch 5300's reasonable price, ease of use, and PaperPort software prodded me to...

Inexpensive, good scan quality, easy to use.

Long warmup time.

Feb, 2001

Product Specifications

Capture memorable moments with Visioneer's OneTouch 5820 USB flatbed scanner. Scan 35mm slides easily with the OneTouch 5820. With its 48-bit true color capability, the OneTouch 5820 USB recognizes over 281 trillion colors, capturing the finest nuance and detail of your images. Just press a OneTouch button to scan and send an image to the destination of your choice. While intelligent default button settings give perfect results on common scanning tasks, the OneTouch preferences utility makes it simple to customize the buttons. OneTouch 5820 USB has 3 convenience buttons for scanning, copying and e-mailing your favorite photos or documents to family and friends.

Dimensions & Weight



Model:5820 USB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Visioneer OneTouch


Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max Supported Media Size:8.5 in x 11.7 in/A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:1200dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Transparencies / Plain paper/Transparencies / Plain paper / Bulk objects (such as books)
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Plain paper / Transparencies/Plain paper / Transparencies
Type:Flatbed scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME / Microsoft Windows XP/Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional / Microsoft Windows 98 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP