Work at home job seekers must have a small office in their homes for better performance of their works. It is better to have a scanner attached to the PC and this will assist you in many ways with your works. Also there are many jobs like image to text will need a image scanner to perform those work at home jobs.
You can buy them from a local store or can be purchased online too.
Scanners are very sensitive gadgets. You can buy only the image scanner product or the one which come along with other gadgets as two in one or three in one where they may come with photocopier or printer or fax for you to select. Some even come with a PC Less copier.There are many models to suite your home office need with different prices In the market there are three kinds of image scanners with different power supply.
- Working with the independent main power supply like 200V/110V A.C power supply.
- Works through the independent power adaptor with the power supply of 16V.
- This type of image scanners gets their power supply through the USB port of your PC. (USB power supplied scanner’s normally have maximum of 600 DPI only.)
A4 size image scanners are the standard one used popularly. Also A3 to and other larger sizes are available at special prices for you to buy according to your jobs.
There are image scanners available with the auto feed to scan multiple pages to scan at one go.
Some scanner Care tips.
It is necessary to lock it with the provided safety lock clip on the scanner before you are transporting it to another place.
Before you connect a scanner to the PC install the scanner's operating program which used to come in a CD along with the scanner.
Then only you have to connect them through the given cable.
If your scanner is not working restart your computer, normally it will solve the problem.
Most of the scanners allow you to scan in high resolution to get a better quality image and you can save it in your PC in any of the image file format or send it directly to a desired email address or fax through the given connection. This can be adjusted to low resolution too depending of your work requirement.
Also there are scan to text software available in the internet which allows you to transfer newspaper like articles in to editable word files. So there is no need to type an entire article from a paper instead you can use the scan text software and save the result as a typed text in word format. The program will work with certain languages only.
Your scanner normally comes with a USB connection code and a 12V power adaptor. You can keep the scanner connected to your PC through the given USB code to one of the PC's USB port. The power adaptor can be put on when ever you need power to operate the scanner.