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Canon Canoscan 8600 F

Canon Canoscan 8600 F
alaScore 84

338 reviews

Jun, 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 Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners 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 Scanners on

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Jun, 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