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Does exist ethernet scanner ?

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Does exist an ethernet scanner compatible with windows 7 and server 2003/2008 ?
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by:John Hurst
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You can use a USB Print Server I think to do this if you already have a scanner. Certainly I have a print server working on my Windows 7 machine so I think that part is OK.  ... Thinkpads_User
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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Yes, but what are your needs - color? flatbed? ADF? duplex? speed? duty cycle (pages per day)? etc? And how much money is in the budget for it? All of this makes a big difference in what we recommend. Also, do you want just a scanner or a multi-function/all-in-one device (scanner, printer, copier, fax)? Regards, Joe
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by:dimensionav
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I Didn´t know that a print server would be a solution for a scanner too....
Which software support IP scanners?
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by:dimensionav
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The scanner has a very low use, maybe 10 pages per day
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>>> I Didn´t know that a print server would be a solution for a scanner too....

There are some limitations of this approach. Here is one possibility:

http://www.fabulatech.com/usb-over-network.html

I only put it forward in the event you had a scanner you were partial to. A network scanner would work better.

... Thinkpads_User
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Some of the HP and Canon 'All-in-One' devices have software to scan over the network.
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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Well, for such low use (10 pages per day), there are many options. How much money do you want to spend? Regards, Joe
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by:dimensionav
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HP has the scanjet software but I wonder if its only compatible with devices of the same brand
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by:Dave Baldwin
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The HP software for scanning over the network is not the same as the USB software, at least the driver part isn't.
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by:dimensionav
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joewinograd: we pretend to spend less than 350usd
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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To be clear, are you looking for a network scanner (hardware) or scanning software (that works with a network-connected scanner)? The original question had me thinking hardware, but the last few posts have been about software. Regards, Joe
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by:Dave Baldwin
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You have to have both.  Go here http://www.shopping.hp.com/all-in-one and you will find many machines under $350.  As far as I can tell, all the ones that have wireless also have ethernet connections.
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Originally was hardware but now could be any of them
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE
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For less than half that price, I recommend the Brother MFC-7360N. It is a multi-function device (print, scan, copy, fax) that provides scanning on both a flatbed and with an automatic document feeder (ADF). It has a built-in Ethernet network interface and comes bundled with software for scanning. It costs just $165 at Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Brother-Printer-MFC7360N-Monochrome-Networking/dp/B004QM99K0/

Here's a link to the specs at the Brother site:
http://www.brother-usa.com/mfc/modeldetail.aspx?PRODUCTID=MFC7360N

It will provide plenty of room for growth in your volume. Regards, Joe
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Or the cheapest solution *only if you have a wireless ready network:

Walmart: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Canon-PIXMA-MP495-Wireless-All-in-One-Printer-Value-Bundle/15042566

$58.00 dollars. All in one, which includes Scanning document capabilities.
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by:dimensionav
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hrr1963:

The LAN is like this:
The computers that need to scan are under ethernet but there is a WiFi Router in which all workstations are concentrated, is that enough ?
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by:dimensionav
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thinkpads_user:

have you ever used the software that you recommended with a print server?
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by:John Hurst
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On Windows 7, I have only used printers. On an older USB server using Windows XP, I got one scanner working at a client. I cannot speak with first hand experience for newer devices. ... Thinkpads_User
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by:hrr1963
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dimensionav:

If the router is in the same ip address  range of the workstations that need to scan, it should be enough.

:)
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Thank you. I was pleased to assist and good luck going forward. ... Thinkpads_User
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