Epson DS-410 Review

Good: Three-year limited warranty with Next Business Day replacement program, scanning to cloud storage accounts, versatile paper handling.
Bad: Wireless connectivity and mobile scanning are not supported.
Bottom Line: Affordable scanner with strong features to help businesses improve their scanning needs.
Vendor:
Product:
Price:
Intended Users:
Epson
DS-410
$379
Small, Medium
Speed Black:
Speed Color:
Processor:
Memory:
26ppm
26ppm
Not applicable
Not applicable

Product Overview

The new Epson DS-410 is the latest entry in Epson’s lineup of scanners targeted to small-to-medium-sized businesses. Like the Epson DS-780N Series, the DS-410 also includes a three-year limited warranty with next business day device replacement.

The DS-410 ($379) scans at up to 26ppm simplex (52ipm in duplex) in both black and color. The scanner scans both sides of a page in a single pass. There is also a 50-sheet automatic document feeder. The daily duty cycle is 3,000 sheets.

Users can program up to 30 jobs on the DS-410 for automating common workflows.

More details on this scanner is in our Features section below.

The DS-410 provides strong features to improve productivity for the small-to-medium-sized business with medium-volume scanning needs.

Features

The DS-410 can read in a wide range of formats, from business cards to 11″ x 17″ paper.  It also has a wide range of scanning features with the Epson Image Processing Technology, including text and image adjustments, background removal, auto crop, black page removal and skew correction.

Documents can be saved as JPEGs or PDFs. Double-feed detection is also supported.

The DS-410 is compatible with both PCs and Macs. USB connectivity is supported. There is an optional network interface unit.

Users can scan files to searchable PDFs and editable Word and Excel with the built-in OCR software; they can also scan to various cloud storage accounts, such as Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, SharePoint and FileBound.

Bundled software includes Epson Scan, Epson Document Capture, ABBYY FineReader OCR and NewSoft Presto! BizCard OCR. The Document Capture software has been updated with a streamlined user interface and includes color enhancement tools and the ability to change the file name of scanned document.

Finally, the DS-410 integrates with most document management software.

  • Automatic Document Feeder?
  • Duplexing?
  • Ethernet Connectivity?
  • Wireless Connectivity?
  • Mobile Printing/Scanning?
  • Finishers?

Shortcomings

The DS-410 doesn’t support wireless connectivity or mobile scanning.

About

Epson America is a division of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of imaging products, semiconductors, liquid crystal displays, and watches. The company has been an innovative designer of ink jet printers and sells an extensive product line. Most of these are geared to home and school use, but Epson continues to extend its line further into the office environment.

Epson has been making a more aggressive play for the document scanner market, although the company’s been in the multipurpose office scanner business for years. The models and other additions to its model line seem to be part of an effort to further extend its current scanner technology. As part of this effort, Epson makes these scanners available in consumer electronics stores such as Best Buy, along with Epson dealers and on its website.

Send feedback or corrections to feedback@betterbuys.com.

Related Products






User Reviews

  • User Rating
  • No Rating Yet!
  • 0%
  • (0) No reviews yet!

No Rating Yet!

0%

  • Features
    User: 0%
  • Ease of Use
    User: 0%
  • Ease of Implementation
    User: 0%
  • Support
    User: 0%


No one has rated this yet, be the first! No one has rated this yet, be the first!



Write a Review

*