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Should You Buy a Kodak Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 23 April 2021
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should you buy a Kodak Scanner?

Kodak is one of the most popular scanner brands as well as being well known for its photo printers, projectors and inkjet printers.

We've collated all the key information on Kodak scanners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 6,900 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 380+ scanners to impartially compare each scanner brand.

Kodak are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular scanners. Their scanners start at $415 for the Alaris S2040 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and a sheetfed / adf scanner and go up to $3,613 for the i3400 Scanner which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 304.8 max scan size and an adf scanner. The average price of a new Kodak scanner is $1,028.

Kodak are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular scanners.

Is Kodak the Best Scanner Brand?

So are Kodak scanners any good? We give every scanner a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all scanners we are able to impartially rank all the scanner brands.

Kodak is ranked the No. 6 best scanner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kodak is the 6th best scanner brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
2,446 reviews
#2
Japan
94%
94%
565 reviews
#3
89%
89%
538 reviews
#4
Japan
87%
87%
1,162 reviews
#5
86%
86%
469 reviews
#6
82%
82%
120 reviews
#7
HP
United States
82%
82%
432 reviews
#8
Iris
77%
77%
91 reviews
#9
I.R.I.S.
76%
76%
193 reviews
#10
Visioneer
75%
75%
59 reviews
#11
Japan
72%
72%
0 reviews
#12
Avision
71%
71%
9 reviews
#13
Japan
67%
67%
2 reviews
#14
Adesso
63%
63%
0 reviews
#15
Lomography
58%
58%
0 reviews
#16
Veho
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Kodak scanners compare to the other scanner brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All scanner Brands
Kodak Scanners

Kodak have better reviews than the typical scanner brand, with the average rating of a Kodak scanner being 78%.

The average review score for a Kodak scanner is 78%.

There's a smaller selection of Kodak scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with only 10 Kodak scanners currently on the market in the US. Kodak scanners also tend to be more expensive than most other scanner brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$531
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $17,499
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$1,028
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $14,499
Price Distribution of Kodak Scanners

What Do the Kodak Scanner Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Kodak scanner to work out the average distribution of reviews for Kodak and then compared this to the other scanner brands.

Kodak logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
4
4 stars
21
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Kodak logo

User Reviews

5 stars
49
4 stars
13
3 stars
10
2 stars
3
1 star
5
Kodak has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its scanners than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 96% of expert reviews and 78% of user reviews for Kodak scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 82% respectively across all Scanner brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Kodak scanners by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other scanner brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Plustek Fujitsu Kodak HP Iris
PC Mag logo
65%
10 reviews
80%
2 reviews
79%
10 reviews
73%
7 reviews
75%
2 reviews
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
2 reviews
87%
3 reviews
76%
5 reviews
82%
2 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
73%
4 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
60%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
88%
1 review
72%
1 review
61%
3 reviews
alphr.com logo
50%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
83%
1 review
pcquest.com logo
90%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
diskidee.nl logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
chimerarevo.com logo
74%
1 review
80%
1 review
73%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
mrhightech.fr logo
88%
2 reviews
46%
1 review
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
pcproffesionale.it
70%
1 review
90%
1 review
IT Reviews.com logo
70%
2 reviews
about.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
pcworld.com.vn logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
macitynet.it logo
86%
1 review
82%
1 review
macnn.com logo
85%
2 reviews
everyeye.it logo
75%
1 review
65%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
72%
17 reviews
75%
20 reviews
63%
4 reviews
66%
9 reviews
58%
10 reviews
Average
74%
52 reviews
85%
41 reviews
77%
26 reviews
75%
23 reviews
66%
21 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Kodak Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for Kodak scanners. The table below compares the number of awards received by Kodak to other popular scanner brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Kodak has won 6 awards for its scanners.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Plustek Fujitsu Kodak HP Iris
alphr.com logo
2
1
Ephotozine logo
3
itpro.co.uk logo
1
2
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
chip.com.my logo
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
in4.pl logo
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
bitsandchips.it logo
1
pcfoster.pl logo
1
betterbuys.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
vonguru.fr logo
1
whatnext.pl logo
1
winmagpro.nl logo
1
xtremehardware.com logo
1
Total
9
6
6
3
6

How Reliable Are Kodak Scanners?

We checked over 6,900 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Kodak scanners. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Kodak scanner owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Kodak scanners are reliable.

So, most people think that Kodak scanners are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Kodak scanners that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

the overall build quality is consistent with the price point (although at this price I'd expect a higher grade interface
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Kodak Scanner?

Kodak Scan Station 710

$2,002.25
Overstock
Kodak Scan Station 710
Buy Now
Kodak Scan Station 710
600 X
600
DPI
70ppm
ADF SCAN

A great mid range choice, priced at $2,002.25 is the Kodak Scan Station 710, which has a Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Bundled software

Owners report that this flat-bed scanner is not {more} expensive. It's an award winning and fully featured 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

92
Reviews
5 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Kodak Scan Station 710 has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%.

winmagpro.nl Editor's Choice

The cheapest price that we could find for the Scan Station 710 in the US is $2,002.25 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Kodak Scanner?
Is Kodak the Best Scanner Brand?
What Do the Kodak Scanner Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Kodak Scanners Received?
How Reliable Are Kodak Scanners?
What is the Best Mid-Range Kodak Scanner?

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