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Plustek Mobileoffice S420

Plustek Mobileoffice S420
alaScore 85

5 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Plustek Mobileoffice S420. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Plustek Mobileoffice S420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 5 reviews)

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Plustek MobileOffice S420 review


This scanner has a good set of features and a useful docking station, but it's expensive and its scan quality is disappointing.

There isn't a great deal of competition in this class, but while Fujitsu's ScanSnap S1100 (£158 from is simplex only, it's cheaper than the MobileOffice S420 and comes with Fujitsu's brilliant software. Alternatively, HP's similarly...

Expert review by : Paul Lester (

Plustek MobileOffice S420 review


Plustek has most bases covered when it comes to scanning devices for the modern office, and has recently expanded its MobileOffice range with the S420.

Very fast at the default resolution; portable enough to carry around; convenient

Issues with dock design; quality not great; expensive

The S420 is fast, portable and convenient, but design issues and rather average results mean that the asking price is very high for the benefits on offer.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Tony Hoffman (

Plustek MobileOffice S420


The Plustek MobileOffice S420 is very fast for a manual-feed portable scanner, and comes with a dock that allows it to be shared between two PCs. This scanner, which is geared to business use, lacks features like duplex (two-sided) scanning and an...

Lightweight and portable. Very fast for a manual-feed portable scanner. Two programmable scan buttons. Dock with paper guide for shared scanning. USB powered

Limited to simplex scanning. Lacks an ADF

The Plustek MobileOffice S420 is speedy for a manual-feed portable scanner, and comes with a dock, but lacks an ADF and the capacity for duplex scanning.

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-in Display:N
Colour of product:Black, Silver
Scanner Type:Pen

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):295 x 40 x 50

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4


Sensor Type:CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Colour scanning: Yes
Film scanning: No
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:216 x 355
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 1200

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:Window 2000, Window XP, Window Vista, Window 7

Weight & Dimensions