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Canon DR M160

Canon DR M160
alaScore 92

15 reviews

Sep, 2022

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Canon DR M160. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design, but many are negative about the reliability and price.


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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Canon DR M160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon DR M160 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on

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Sep, 2022

Expert review by : William Harrel (

Canon imageFormula DR-M160II


Have lots of documents to scan in a hurry? The Canon imageFormula DR-M160II is speedy at two-sided scanning and saving to searchable PDF format.

Scans quickly. Very fast text recognition when scanning to searchable PDF files. Includes terrific PDF creation and editing software.

In testing, paper occasionally jammed when scanning in simplex mode. Lacks bundled document management and business card archiving software.

Overall, the Canon imageFormula DR-M160II did well on our tests, except for a couple of paper jams when scanning in simplex mode. Otherwise, it scanned accurately and the software did a terrific job of converting scans to searchable text, even though...

Dec, 2016

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Canon imageFormula DR-M160 Document Scanner


The Canon imageFormula DR-M160 scanner is a compact document imaging solution suitable for a variety of office environments. According to Canon, the DR-M160 scanner provides the basis for effective and efficient records management and paperwork...

Expert review by : Robin Morris (

Canon DR-M160 review


Resembling a small grey printer, the Canon DR-M160 doesn't perhaps look like a high-calibre document scanner costing close to £950. Look closer, however, and you see a design that improves considerably on that of Canon's much cheaper DR-C125.

The Canon DR-M160 comes with a relatively high price tag. And while it is a step up on the DR-C125, it may not offer enough of an improvement to justify the extra expense. The paper feed capacity isn't especially high, and that's a shame, since the...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Khidr Suleman (

Canon DR-M160 scanner review


The advent of all-in-one printers has seen a fall in demand for scanner-only devices, and you'd be forgiven for overlooking specialist models such as the Canon DR-M160.

Batch scanning, fast, durable, high quality images

Resource-hungry software, no Mac support

A high quality scanner that can handle batch input and is suitable for businesses that run daily scanning jobs. The DRM160 comes with heavy duty replaceable rollers to extend its life, but is let down by resource hungry software.

Oct, 2011

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