The 8 Best Large Format Scanners

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you have any outsized items that you need to digitize, like maps, blueprints, books, or photography collections, you can get it done with one of these large format scanners. They come in a variety of sizes to suit different needs, but there's sure to be something on our list that will meet the task you have before you. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best large format scanner on Amazon.

8. CZUR ET16 Plus

7. Plustek Opticpro A320L

6. Epson DS-70000

5. Epson Expression 12000XL-PH

4. Contex SD One+ Sheetfed Scanner

3. Contex America IQ Quatro ScanStation

2. Colortrac SmartLF Scan

1. Graphtec America Full Color Image


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on June 19, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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