There are several portable devices for the scanning needs when you are on the go or away from home. But the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 scanner is one of the better options available in the market. The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 is a small and portable scanner, when closed, is a mere 273 x 48 x 34 mm.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 scanner is not battery-powered but has a single USB connection to a PC or Mac for both power and data. It scans only one side of a sheet of paper at a time. The device does not have an automatic document feeder, so each sheet of a multi-page document must be loaded individually.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 scanner offers 600 dots/inch optical resolution and scans in color, grayscale and monochrome as it automatically detects the type of page. The files can be saved in JPEG, PDF and searchable PDF formats. It is not TWAIN compliant.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 scanner features Abbyy FineReader OCR software that allows users to scan documents to Microsoft Excel and Word directly. It can also send scans directly to Evernote and Google Docs.
The Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 scanner weighs only 12.3 ounces. It can be purchased at amazon.com with the price tag of $190.