Top Rated in Document Cameras

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Top rated products in Document Cameras

4.7 | 1,773 customer ratings
94% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I really love this document camera!! I was looking for something easy to use in my classroom that is light weight and durable. This document camera is just that. The picture is very clear, the software is easy to download and use on my computer and it’s very easy to move the camera. Highly recommend for the
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By Olivia
I bought an Inswan document camera a while ago and have been using it to take pictures of all my paperwork for filing purpose. It worked pretty well. Recently, due to the Corona virus situation, my daughter was forced to do all her school projects at home. As a result, she had to look for a solution to effectively demonstrate how to
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By Roy G.
This is a great, easy to use document camera. It plugs into the USB port on my computer and you get prompts to install the software (similar to a new mouse or simple add on).
I’m using this for remote teaching of art classes during the Covoid crisis. And it’s been easy to navigate. I can zoom in for close ups of samples. The
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By Tracie L Folger
4.6 | 1,891 customer ratings
91% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I have a very good document camera in my classroom provided by my school, but I needed something at home. I had an "HUE HD Pro USB Document Camera" but I was unsatisfied with the resolution and video quality, the base was not heavy enough to keep it standing up, and it doesn't auto-focus or auto-brightness. The V4K is better in every
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By Marc Whitaker
I absolutely love this document camera. I use it daily because it is so easy to use and allows all my students to be able to see. I plug it in to my computer and download the app which was very easy to do then use my projector to project it onto my board. I love that I can move the arm around and the self adjust works great. My students
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By A. R.
I got it to work. It comes with no instructions. There's the address of a website on the foot of the camera. You have to go to the website to download the visualizer program to make it work. At first, it would not work, I had to go into my privacy settings to give the software permission to access the camera. It took me a while to
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By Michele G.
4.6 | 372 customer ratings
91% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I purchased the "Ipevo 5-883-4-01-00 VZ-R HDMI/USB Dual Mode 8MP Document Camera" for my girlfriend that for the longest time has used the large transparency-sheet projectors for school and personal art projects. She would project images on a walls to create larger versions of drawings, etc. This particular camera, coupled with
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By Amazon Customer
Most reviews here talk about this camera being used in a classroom. Another application would be to use it as a medical device for people with low vision and it does a great job here.

Aging parent with macular degeneration cannot read newspaper and books anymore without some magnification aid. This device plus a TV does what
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By W. Lo
I didn't even look for directions. Everything was just plug and play. There are two wires needed: 1) the HDMI that plugs into whatever monitor or projector you're using (which is NOT included), and 2) a micro-USB cable for power (which IS included) just like you probably use for your non-Apple phone.

I didn't bother with the
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By Jules P
4.4 | 177 customer ratings
85% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
When I left a message for Ipevo about an issue I was having, I thought I'd never get a response back, but within 2 hours I had a response. Great customer service!!!
I was able to solve the problem myself, it wasn't the Ipevo doc camera at all. I'm using this with Zoom and didn't realize that Zoom settings automatically have the
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By melzgroovin
this is an amazing piece of technology! I got WIFI because I have a newer mac that doesn't have the USB and I just thought it would be handy. However, it really should be Bluetooth--if I connect to WIFI, I can no longer use the WIFI on my computer, whereas with Bluetooth, you can use both. So, this is not going to be a feature I use
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By Ali S
Paid $100 extra for the wireless model and this turned out to be a big mistake. The VZ-X creates/broadcasts its own wireless network to which you can connect your Apple TV or iPad. But sometimes our 4K Apple TV would fail to connect, and sometimes it would connect but then be so laggy that it was unusable. The image would freeze
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By flyboy in SLC
4.3 | 441 customer ratings
82% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I have used an older model of this document camera for the past few years in my kindergarten classroom for everything from showing illustrations in books larger so that the kids can see the details to dissecting owl pellets (again, so the kids can see the details) to demonstrating hands-on math activities. I recently moved to a new
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By Busy Mommy
I wanted to have several months with this before writing a review. (pet peeve: reviewers that rush to put out a review after using the product for less than an hour, these are typically the reviews that get the most "helpful" clicks simply because they were first. There are also typically the most useless reviews)

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By Frek
The Ipevo Ziggi-HD is definitely the best value / most minimal presenter camera I've used. It's lightweight, carry-able, and really simple to use. It has almost no extraneous features, and in general just works well.

Really good visual quality.
Very few things to fiddle with or set. It just
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By Amazon Customer
4.8 | 15 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I bought this to support learning in my middle school classroom but it has proven invaluable during the covid lock down teaching from home. I have been able to switch to it during google meets to demonstrate things and also use it to film demonstration videos for my art classes. Once we get back to school its definitely going to be used
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By SamS
Easy installation and operation. Works as advertised and presents a lot of nice features in a lower cost
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By bcsknmkdad
By Angel Berry
4.2 | 86 customer ratings
82% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I do love it! It has been a life saver in the classroom. Have been using an iPad to mirror but always have issues with the WiFi connection. No more WiFi issues. I like that it’s easy to simple and easy to use, the picture quality isn’t bad. Sometimes I wish I could zoom a little more and have the focus quality better, but overall,
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By Lynnie
We purchased the DC-21 primarily to use as a document scanner while doing research in university libraries. We found that the image quality (for PDFs) is very poor - fuzzy at best, problems with glare, auto-focus often just a bit off the mark - manual adjustment required. Doubtless it is great for its other intended uses such as
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Images are 1080p, videos are only 720p. This is not what I was looking for. Everything in the description says 1080p or high def video. Buried in the manual that came with the unit it says maximum of 30fps, 720p video. No response from the sender when I asked about
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By Juliana Gordon
4.3 | 46 customer ratings
78% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Bought this as a purchase for a family member who is an educator. Considering the current situation, this felt like a perfect gift for anyone who utilizes written notes or information that is only accessible in a physical form, like a book, pamphlet, etc. Setup was almost too easy. It simply calls for a USB port, and comes in two pieces
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By Emily Smith-Cogswell
Can get the same one at Walmart for half the cost. Also, tips over if you try to move the camera to close to the page; the pole should probably be more centered. Picture is pretty clear. Plug and play is nice unlike other brands that require
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By Danette M. Arndt
I have a Macbook Pro with the latest operating system and Apple support. We could not get it to work. They have no tech support. I had to get a refund. It is NOT plug and play. I am happy with another
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By Leticia
4.4 | 30 customer ratings
87% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
This document camera was easy to set up and use while teaching virtually on Zoom. I have not had any issues at all. I’m very pleased with my
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By Gina
Item worked perfectly but was not needed because district had purchased many unbeknownst to
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By john Garner
The image on this camera is acceptable in good ambient light. Don't count on the built-in light to make up for low ambient light conditions, though. It's not very bright. It's fine for high contrast documents on light backgrounds, but I'm not sure it would be effective for stop motion animation, say, which I always want in my doc
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By J.M. Jaco
4.1 | 264 customer ratings
80% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
This is really such a cool product. l am not sure what the other reviewer is talking about--I got mine to work very easily. Software was a bit slow to install but that's OK. I had it working on my Windows 10 PC in about 20 minutes. It's really cool because the scanning application has a TON of features. You can do all kinds of different
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By Hayden Jackson
My current document camera is about nine years old and is starting to become unreliable. It was top of the line when I got it, but compared to the features on this...It might as well be an antique. It's worked well enough, but I'll be moving to a new class this upcoming year and decided to upgrade. I've got two uses for this device
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By Ryno D. Bones
You get what you pay. This portable scanner is extremely useful for people on the go, fast installation, very useful software; but...I classify it as a tool for beginners with limited budget (And for people who want to experiment with this kind of devices without investing too much money at first). For me, its very handy because I'm
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By Cesar Carrero
4.6 | 14 customer ratings
90% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
My twelve year old Elmo finally stopped working and I needed a replacement. The newer model works so much better than the older model: better picture quality, higher magnification, lighter, but just as sturdy. I really want to try the recording feature on the newer
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By H. Chun
teachers at the school i help with love
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Purchases with own funds for use with my classroom ($619) since I am not provided with technology. I am a mobile teacher and as such have a cart that this rides on. The neck falls lower and lower with any jostling of moving cart between classrooms but still works. Was later assigned a room due to increase in class sizes I teach. Elmo
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By Patrick M Thomas
4.0 | 138 customer ratings
72% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Ok so I ordered one - and I could NOT get it to work. So I chatted with the tech... he sent me a return label. So 3 days later I get a new camera!
OMG. So I could not figure out how to get it to work... did not push there correct combo of buttons - but when I did! WOW! There is a little hesitation but the image is perfect! I
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By MUnger
I bought this to use in my classroom, and the first one was defective. I contacted the company directly to invoke the warranty and had a reply within a day. They sent a brand new one, no questions asked. I haven't had a lot of opportunity to use the replacement yet, but the little bit that I have used it, it's impressive. This
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By Mathmateer
I would have loved this product more if it came with the power cord... Just an FYI for anyone wanting to purchase this, you will need a DC-5V wall charger. The charger is not
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By Sara
4.1 | 48 customer ratings
83% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I must say that I am very impress with this device. I recently scanned a 946 page book in 52 minutes. This was at a normal pace and performing some realignment as needed ( I will explain shortly). To add context, I had previously scanned the same book and it took me a couple hours a day for 2 days and I did not get near the quality I
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By William Slofer
This has been a life changing device for my shop. I have lots of old service manuals which are not available in digital format and I'm afraid will get damaged one day. I used to use a photo scanner to scan the important specs and save em to my computer, but this is so much more convenient.

With this I can set it to auto mode
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By AmazingBeans
1. I had serious issues with recognizing this device by one of my computers (both are new ones). It was, however, resolved smoothly by Ms. Rita from CZUR Customer Service, who guided me step by step until the happy ending.

2. I disconnected CZUR from my computer for one day (no place on my desk). When connected again CZUR
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By Kaz
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4.3 | 19 customer ratings
79% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Nothing like a Lumens Ladibug to effectively teach your
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By Lisa
Works great! my only issue is that remote came with a dead battery, but easily
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By Crystal
It lasted for about 4 months, after it stopped turning
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4.3 | 17 customer ratings
76% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I bought this cam after a chain of bad cam purchases. I purchased based on a very limited review number( 6) which were all 5 star. I hooked it up on a USB extension and it worked wonderfully no fussing around with extra plugs or downloads. I hope they continue to sell it because it truly is a good deal for those who make the purchase
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By William B. Meredith
I is very easy to install. You only have to connect it and then switch the camera options in your computer to activate the webcam. The quality of the video is not that high but it’s much more better than the quality of the cámara of the computer. It’s more comfortable to have a clearer video image when communicates with my
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By David G. Grabrovac
I have been wanting a webcam for some time, and now with the pandemic and multiple Zoom meetings it became more important. I got it today, and I was concerned that it might be difficult to set up. But I was wrong. It easily mounted on top of my monitor, I plugged it into a USB port, and went on Zoom to check it out. And it worked like a
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By richard Carduci
4.4 | 10 customer ratings
86% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
This is an excellent document scanner that comes in very handy.


Slim and compact design
Very easy plug and play scanner
Easy Installation and set up
Good quality camera with 8 MP lens
LED lights for additional lighting when dark
Automatic exposure option in the software is
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By thym
I was under the impression that this camera had a 'hard surface' that it mounted to to provide you with a consistent platform for scanning.

While it turns out that this is not the case, and in fact it is a soft rubber surface, don't let that dissuade you.

In terms of effectiveness, this camera is spot on. I did not
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By James Anderson
This document scanner has advantages and constraints. The advantages are: (1) it is pretty much plug and play; (2) it scans high resolution images in jpeg format; (3) it has OCR capability to convert image files to editable text; and it is under $100.
The constraints are: (1) the software comes in the package on a thumb drive, so
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3.9 | 61 customer ratings
70% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
An excellent product overall. Very easy to use. Since I primarily use this product for archiving and researching old books/documents, I really like being able to scan and export keyword searchable PDF files and e-book files. The software is very intuitive and easy to use. Set up of the scanner is extremely simple and only took about a
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By Matthew Raul
Although I am still getting to know it, I am very pleased with it's performance. Would like to report to you at a later date.

However..., since I need to take it with me, when I go out, in my visits to government offices, in order to scan, official documents, of my interest, if you could advise me of a "carrying case," that
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By Federico Buendia-Izquierdo
I was hesitant before buying, but after trying it out, I am very impressed. The quality of the scans is good, and the scanner is very easy to set up and use. The cable to connect the scanner to the computer has an extra USB attachment, I'm not sure what it is for, but it seems to work fine without it. Overall, the software is good and
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By Amazon Customer
3.9 | 49 customer ratings
67% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I do a LOT of document scanning for various purposes. From business docs, training material, books, and important, personal papers -- digitizing items AND make them searchable has been a great way to help me clear out the garage, book shelves, and more. I purchased the X7 model for my office last year and loved the time it helped my
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By Outdoor Enthusiast | Geek | Photographer
One of the things that I was looking for a scanning software and hardware was its ability to convert files immediately to a word document. I used to type pdf into docx—- which was a hassle. With their scanner I just edit a bit and I am all done. This is what caught my attention when I saw this product advertised. Of course no product
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By A. T. Esmen
For background: I have a number of rare books as well as personal documents (and also history, family material etc.) This is material that simply can't be found in digital form and would be very hard, if not impossible to acquire. I once had a book digitized by an area service, and they were the cheapest local option, and were about 300
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By Central NJ camera person
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3.9 | 27 customer ratings
72% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Works very well. I had another brand before this one and the cheap arm broke, but this one works well so far. I use it with Skype to tutor students online in math and the kids like it much better than my older
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By Marcos
This was so easy to set up and the answer to every teacher's prayers! Thank
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By Miss Scott
It can't zoom in and out. It only zooms in and out for scanned picture you took with this
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3.8 | 69 customer ratings
61% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
this thing is awesome.. it "almost" fits in your pocket. We bought it to use in a trial that had everything BUT a presenter. It worked great and, frankly, is better than a much older, much bigger ELMO that we have that we bought years ago. It worked right out of the box. Easy to zoom in. Lighting was great for our use. The fact
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By Benjamin W. Glass
I have had 3 different document presenters including a much larger elmo, an educational version, with a hard fixed arm. Large, does not break down but works well. That said, this smaller unit does everything the largrer unit does. Becuase it is not as largely, admittedly it is not as stable that is not to say this is not stable. I used
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By Dan
OK, yes, I spoil my granddaughter. She loves to play school with her friends and had this on the top of her Christmas list (right next to a Hover Board and a Large Beanie Boo stuffed animal; she's 10 and all over the place!) But if this promotes longer periods of school playtime where she's imitating her teacher, having fun and
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