Epson WorkForce DS-510 Color Document Scanner
I picked up this scanner since we are switching Electronic med records... I can scan an entire chart in the matter of a few clicks... It even does double sided and is much faster than scanning on a flatbed scanner. It has a small footprint... and is really fast...
Cant beat the price... Must be a hot item because when I went back to staples to pick up a second one there were no more to be found... Best scanner I ever bought... for the price of 140 dollars... and I have paid more for scanners in the past...
March 25, 2015
It has taken me a while to get used to this machine. When I first started using it the two-sided function would regularly quit in the middle of a job and you wouldn't know until you reviewed the completed job. After I removed and then reinstalled the software TWICE it finally would complete two-sided forms without fail. When it works, it works just fine, but if it fails again, I'm going to return it to the store where I purchased it and get my money back. I said I would recommend this unit, but with reservations.
March 22, 2015
Has an 87 page guide book,, Tried to connect and use. It is too complicated to use. I could not get it to sort into files as I expected it to do.
March 21, 2015
I just started a telecom consulting business and had a old scanner that only did one sided and operated very slow. I started going to my wifes office that had a big floor model commercial copier, scanner, fax which was great BUT after purchasing the Epson DS-510 I have no need to leave my office to go anywhere to do scanning. The Epson DS-510 has exceeded all of my expectations. The speed, simplicity of use, the size (so compact). the quality, the price, and I could go on. I would highly recommend this product to anyone who has a need for copying small are large quantities of material.
February 25, 2015
Been using this scanner for about 2 months. It has really helped me digitize my documents. Why 4 stars? Has to do with the software included. It's very basic and doesn't have any document management features in it. I decided to move to Alfresco Community Edition which is a document management solution. This has allowed me to easily import scanned documents and tag them for future look ups. The Epson doesn't scan directly into the app but I think with additional research it could. I merely drag/drop or upload documents into the system.
Hardware is 5 star. I've not encountered any issues. It reads in documents of different sizes and shapes; however, it does have an issue if the document is longer than 14 inches I noticed (e.g. car purchasing signing papers).
I'm glad I got it.
February 12, 2015
Epson advertises software for Mac users that won't run on Mac 10.10 or PCs only. Still trying to find Business Card Software before I return the scanner.
February 9, 2015
I labored several days over the selection of a document scanner. I needed to archive boxes of paperwork accumulated in in my business for over twenty years. It worked right out of the box. There was an 10 minute install that required very little input from the user. I was sceptical about the document feed claims so I purposely placed into the feed tray at once ten color pages front and back, a text page on dark red paper, a sales receipt from the grocery store, and believe it or not one of those 3 foot long rebates receipts from staples (I cut it in three pieces with scissors). I selected scan both sides and make searchable PDF. It fed perfectly. All docs were as readable as the originals. I did a word search for mayo and up came my grocery receipt with mayo highlighted. In the past two weeks I have fed over three thousand docs in the little critter and there has not been one misfed. I usually put about 45 in the tray at one time. It scans papers faster than I can accumulated of new stack of 45. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to archive docs. It can be set up to scan to multiple folders and I can scan directly to dropbox and the cloud.
January 31, 2015
DS510 will not install on win 7
Multiple attempts to install the software failed.
Download Epson driver off of the website. Failed.
I will try to contact epson tech support for a resolution then I might be able to give this a better review.
January 11, 2015
WORKFORCE DS-510 SCANNER
PREPARING FOR TAX TIME, THE DS-510 DOES AN EXCELLENT SCANNING JOB ON 8.5" X 11" SHEETS OF PAPER AND BUSINESS CARDS. USING A CURRENT READER PROGRAM. FOR MOBILITY, RETRIEVING FILES IS A SIMPLE PROCESS. FILES CAN BE E-MAILED, BURNED ON A CD, PRINTED, OR, SAVED ON A THUMB DRIVE. ACQUIRING HELP ON THE HELPLINE NUMBER PROVIDES EXCELLENT INFORMATION.
December 27, 2014
I had no problem with the setup. It took me a while to try the product, but after I read in the user's guide how to operate, it has done just what I need, to rid myself of papers and put everything in a digital file. I do hope that finding the paper needed will be as easy.
December 25, 2014