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Canon Canoscan 8600 F

Canon Canoscan 8600 F
alaScore 84

338 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 338 reviews of Canon Canoscan 8600 F. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Canon Canoscan 8600 F is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 281 user reviews of Canon Canoscan 8600 F from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on

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Aug, 2018

Product Specifications


Scanner Type:Flatbed

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon CanoScan


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):283 x 467 x 120

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Comprehensive software package with SilverFast SE


Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Power Consumption (Standby):5
Power consumption (typical):18


Colour Depth:48-bit colour
Document Feeder Type:Manual load
Form Factor:Desktop
Grayscale Depth:16-bit (64K grey levels)
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:4800dpi
Max Supported Document Size:216 x 297 mm
Max Supported Media Size:216 x 297 mm
Max V-Optical Resolution:9600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Manual load
Supported Document Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides
Supported Media Type:Bulk objects (such as books) / Film / Plain paper / Slides
Type:Flatbed scanner


Colour scanning: Yes
Film scanning:Y / Yes
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:216 x 297
Optical scanning resolution:4800 x 9600

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:-Windows 98, 98SE, 2000 Pro, ME, XP;\n-Mac OS X v10.2.8;
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:450
Minimum processor:Pentium II 300MHz
Minimum RAM:128
Minimum system requirements:-CD ROM drive;\n-High colour (16bit);\n-1024 x 768 display; / -CD ROM;\n1024 x 768, 16bit;

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 - 10.4 / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 or later / Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:4.3 / 4300