Docking station adds automatic document feeder.
Fast text recognition.
Digitally enhances hard-to-read originals.
Removable dock for USB bus-powered portability.
Capable of duplexing.
Software allows users to search inside PDFs.
Both attaching the scanner to and removing the scanner from the docking station is a little tricky.
Bundled software very limited.
Scans of images contained strange artifacts.
Included software has a complicated UI.
By PC Advisor on February 22, 2011
Overall, the Visioneer Strobe 500 portable scanner is an excellent choice for scanning and converting paper documents into easily readable electronic files for storage and distribution. Richard Jantz...-
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
We recommend this scanner for those that do not need to scan large amounts of...63
By PC Mag on March 12, 2010
The Visioneer Strobe 500 is a personal desktop document scanner complete with an automatic document feeder, but it's also portable if you need it to be. Buy it nowVisioneer is offering a $50 Mail-in Rebate on all Strobe 500 purchases made between...80
By Macworld on February 11, 2010
The Strobe 500 marks the return to the Mac by scanner maker Visioneer after an 11-year absence. The Strobe 500 is a document scanner that features a removable dock that, when removed, allows it to operate as a USB bus-powered, portable scanner. It can...60
By LaptopMag on January 22, 2010
This portable scanner can process two sides of a page at once, and has a removable document...70