The DocuPen may someday evolve into a laudable product. From here, I could export and save the file. Even if you think you have an accurate scan, you have no way of knowing this for sure until you connect the device to your computer. Overall, the DocuPen’s Mac software and documentation felt sloppy and incomplete. For starters, just getting the DocuPen to make an accurate scan requires considerable practice.

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I can tell you that the picture of the memory slot, as shown the DocuPen manual, is wrong. DocuPen R Windows Drivers. Later, when you are back at your desk, you transfer the scans to your Mac via a USB connection. To download open the Docupen from the Applications and click download bank and follow the prompts.

When you do that click ok and the scanner will be downloading. Still, when I later connected the DocuPen to my Mac, the new scan was nowhere to be found.

More likely, you would only have the scanner with you when you planned to use it, meaning that it won’t even be around when unexpected scanning opportunities pop up. Taken ,ac with the DocuPen’s other more serious limitations, there is no way that I can recommend this device. Speaking of connecting the DocuPen to your computer, the included software for transferring scans to your Mac is and I am being generous here primitive.


Windows logo testing During the installation of the Docupen Software, you may see the message possibly more than once: The DocuPen may someday evolve into a laudable product. To send comments regarding this column directly to Ted, click here.

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The first problem is a conceptual one. Don’t show this again. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. In docupn, as far as I could tell, there is no DocuPen manual for the Mac. For starters, just getting the DocuPen to make an accurate scan requires considerable practice. A corrected image is posted on the Planon Web site.

It works on battery power, with its own built-in memory, completely untethered from any computer. Download the latest version of Paperport hereonce you download you will need to email send an email to: While there are status lights on the DocuPen, supposedly to warn if you are scanning too fast or running out of memory, I did not find them very helpful.

Erasing the contents of the DocuPen’s memory can only be done while it is connected to a computer? In this case, it would be preferable to wait until you are back at your computer and locate the article on the Web.

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This gives you a complete and perfect copy. DocuPen R Mac Drivers.


Otherwise, the DocuPen will wind up spending more time in your drawer than anywhere else. At about the length of a straw, the thickness of a cigar, and weighing less than 2 ounces, it’s indeed very portable. However, this was not mentioned in the DocuPen manual.

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Now plug the pen in to the USB. There were no low memory warnings or any other sign of trouble. Not if the article is from most newspapers or magazines. But it’s not easy. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

A handheld scanner misses the mark Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Move your hand too slowly and the DocuPen will abort and shut itself off, thinking you are done scanning before your really are.