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Should You Buy a Kodak Scanner?

Matthew
Updated 04 July 2020
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should you buy a Kodak Scanner?

Kodak is well known for its digital cameras, inkjet printers, camcorders and photo printers.

We've collated all the key information on Kodak scanners in this handy guide. We've analysed over 4,300 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 and start at $299 for the ALARIS S2070 which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a 216 max scan size and an adf scanner and go up to $9,757 for the i4250 Scanner which is a 600 x 600 scanner, a scanner that has a misc max scan size and an adf scanner. The average price of a new Kodak scanner is $1,982.

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. 7 best scanner brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Kodak is the 7th best scanner brand out there.

#1
Japan
95%
95%
590 reviews
#2
Japan
95%
95%
1,500 reviews
#3
Japan
88%
88%
871 reviews
#4
85%
85%
230 reviews
#5
84%
84%
105 reviews
#6
HP
United States
79%
79%
400 reviews
#7
78%
78%
41 reviews
#8
Visioneer
77%
77%
43 reviews
#9
Iris
76%
76%
65 reviews
#10
I.R.I.S.
74%
74%
9 reviews
#11
Avision
72%
72%
7 reviews
#12
Japan
69%
69%
0 reviews
#13
Adesso
61%
61%
0 reviews
#14
Veho
52%
52%
0 reviews
#15
Japan
50%
50%
2 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 67%.

There's a smaller selection of Kodak scanners available compared to other scanner brands, with only 11 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
$698
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $14,999
Price Distribution of All Scanners
No. Of Scanners
Average Price
$1,982
$0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 $3,500 $4,000 $4,500 $12,499
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
2
4 stars
15
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Kodak logo

User Reviews

5 stars
10
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
3
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 94% of expert reviews and 77% of user reviews for Kodak scanners are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% 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 HP Epson Iris Kodak
PC Mag logo
64%
13 reviews
77%
3 reviews
73%
8 reviews
80%
8 reviews
80%
1 review
77%
6 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
73%
4 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
88%
1 review
72%
1 review
72%
1 review
61%
3 reviews
itpro.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
80%
2 reviews
82%
2 reviews
70%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
40%
1 review
80%
1 review
80%
1 review
60%
1 review
60%
1 review
80%
1 review
alphr.com logo
50%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
83%
1 review
Ephotozine logo
83%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
about.com logo
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
in.pcmag.com logo
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
80%
1 review
everyeye.it logo
75%
1 review
73%
2 reviews
mrhightech.fr logo
88%
3 reviews
digitalfotoforalla.se logo
85%
1 review
83%
2 reviews
diskidee.nl logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
chimerarevo.com logo
74%
1 review
80%
1 review
73%
1 review
bitcity.it logo
82%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
90%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
88%
2 reviews
macnn.com logo
85%
2 reviews
pcquest.com logo
90%
1 review
80%
1 review
mymac.com logo
90%
2 reviews
Other Expert Sites
71%
15 reviews
78%
23 reviews
64%
8 reviews
61%
5 reviews
55%
12 reviews
63%
3 reviews
Average
71%
48 reviews
84%
46 reviews
76%
24 reviews
76%
22 reviews
69%
21 reviews
75%
16 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Kodak Scanners Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 4 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 4 awards for its scanners.

Compare all award winning scanners

Number of Awards Plustek Fujitsu HP Epson Iris Kodak
PC Mag logo
1
1
3
1
Ephotozine logo
3
1
alphr.com logo
2
1
in4.pl logo
2
whatnext.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
toptenreviews.com logo
2
pcfoster.pl logo
2
insidehardware.it logo
2
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
chip.com.my logo
1
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
hardwaregeeks.com logo
1
frazpc.pl logo
1
benchmark.pl logo
1
techadvisor.co.uk logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
tipa.com logo
1
buyerslab.com logo
1
bitsandchips.it logo
1
Other Expert Sites
2
2
Total
8
8
4
7
11
4

How Reliable Are Kodak Scanners?

We checked over 4,300 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

Totally reliable
amazon.co.uk

What is the Best Mid-Range Kodak Scanner?

Kodak Scan Station 710

$1,800.00
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Kodak Scan Station 710
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Kodak Scan Station 710
600 X
600
DPI
70ppm
ADF SCAN

A great mid range choice, priced at $1,800 is the Kodak Scan Station 710, which has a Kagoo Score of 78.

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

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.

93
Reviews
3 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
68
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Customers 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 $1,800.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Kodak Scanner?

Kodak i3400 Scanner

$3,499.99
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Kodak i3400 Scanner
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Kodak i3400 Scanner
600 X
600
DPI
304.8MM MAX
SCAN SIZE
90ppm
ADF SCAN

If you're looking for a high end Kodak scanner then the Kodak i3400 Scanner takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 72, but is a bit more expensive at $3,499.99.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Multi feed detection
Smaller than average scanning noise level (40dB)
Big auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity (250 sheets)

A good spec but only ok value for money 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf flat-bed scanner. It has a duplex scanning and a multi feed detection and supports colour scanning.

79
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
62
Value for Money
Good
72
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the i3400 Scanner in the US is $3,499.99 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Ultimate Kodak Scanner?

Kodak i4250 Scanner

$9,950.99
Adorama
Kodak i4250 Scanner
Buy Now
Kodak i4250 Scanner
600 X
600
DPI
110ppm
ADF SCAN
SPEED (B/W,

For those with an unlimited budget then the Kodak i4250 Scanner is the best Kodak scanner out there. At $9,950.99 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 70.

Features We Love:
Supports colour scanning
Duplex scanning
Supports legal paper size

A good spec but only moderate value for money 600 x 600 DPI sheetfed / adf scanner. It supports colour scanning and has a duplex scanning.

78
Features
Good Features
60
Value for Money
Good
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the i4250 Scanner in the US is $9,950.99 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?
What is the Best High End Kodak Scanner?
What is the Ultimate Kodak Scanner?

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