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Xerox DocuMate 162

Xerox DocuMate 162
alaScore 80

15 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Xerox DocuMate 162. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 Xerox DocuMate 162 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 15 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review by: winrambo (

Super Buy at a great discount


I've used the DocuMate 150 for years and literraly wore it out. When the 162 model came available at a substantial discount, I jumped on the opportunity. This model is much faster and will allow me to digitize my paper files very quickly. I highly...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: (

You get what you pay for.


Would not interface with my document management software. It only wants to use its software. It sucked!

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Don't last much after Warranty is up.


After using for just a little over a year and warranty expired, scanner glide plastic strips which allows that pages to go through the scanner started coming loose. Now that the strips are coming unglued, 4 out of 5 pages are jamming. I was told by...

Very Quick Scans, Converts to Excel

Lamp warn up time is slow

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

no good





Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Poor Quality


Small and compact. May be acceptable scanner for home use

Software doesn't work well with scanner. Poor quality. When scanning document with text and color came out to light and very unprofessional looking. Not legible when you print document and very light on computer screen. Scanned document comes out...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Snafu77 (

Great Scanner


This scanner is great. The DocuMate 162 comes with an ISIS driver. Works flawlessly with Acrobat Pro 9.3 and Abbyy Finereader 10 Corp. Unless others received lemons chalk up anything less than 5 stars as user error. The included software is both good...

Duplex Scanning ; Fast ; Decent Document Load ; One Touch Preset for Simplex and Duplex ; ISIS Driver ; Kofax VRS ; Scan quality is fantastic. (I get small clear grayscale docs with great OCR at 300dpi and less than 500kb.)

No Mac drivers included* (there are Mac drivers available though from a 3rd Party) ; Software is pretty weak for this market segment ; I honestly don't have any problem whatsoever with this scanner but those are cons some other people might have. For...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Bill in PA (

Great scanner!


Works great in my insurance agency environment. We've just started the change to a paperless environment and this scanner is working well. We don't use the included software as our agency management system uses it's own proprietary software. Very...

None yet

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Dcarflip (

Great little scanner


There are several software programs included to help you scan some were easier than others and the only limited help is in the e-manual. I found the one touch the simplest.

Small footprint. Fast Scans. I have been using the one touch interface to scan directly to .pdf or for OCR and it is simple. Great scanner - with $200 off promo code - this is a good deal

None so far

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Fast scanner,


Great buy at NewEgg sale price, provided you bring your own software.

Fast Scanner, works in Windows 7 64 bit, small, portable, very well priced when on sale at NewEgg

Outdated, or older versions of software, including some bloat and limited use trial ware and un-upgradable oem ware

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

Didn't work for us


price is right

On sale, this scanner was the best price to performance. However, upon installation we found that the Xerox scanner took much longer to warm up to the first page than other scanners in our clinic, the TWAIN driver was buggy, it would inconsistently...

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

The Xerox DocuMate 162 color document scanner scans up to 50 images per minute (ipm) in duplex mode and includes a 50-page automatic document feeder that handles everything from business cards and checks to legal size documents.

Dimensions & Weight



Model:DocuMate 162
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Xerox


Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7


Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Color Depth:48-bit color
Document Feeder Type:Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K gray levels)
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload
Supported Document Type:Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Plain paper
Type:Document scanner

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP