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Plustek PS286 PLUS

Plustek PS286 PLUS
alaScore 86

42 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Plustek PS286 PLUS. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, 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 Plustek PS286 PLUS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Plustek PS286 PLUS from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, 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


Certification:FCC Class B, CE
Energy Star certified: Yes


Built-in Display:N / Y
Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey
Scanner Type:ADF scanner / Flatbed / Flatbed & ADF

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50
Standard input capacity:50

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):263 x 127.5 x 148
Image formats supported:JPG, PNG, TIF
Minimum scan size:13.2 x 13.2 mm
Power requirements:24 V, 0.75 A
Scan media weight:50 - 105
Simplex scan speed (black & white):25
Simplex scan speed (colour):8
TWAIN compliance interface: Yes
Weight (imperial):3.66

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Calibration sheet included:Y
Cleaning cloth:Y
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y

Paper Handling

Auto Document Feeder (ADF) media weight:50 - 105 / 50 - 150
ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4 / A4, A5, A6 / A4, A5, A6, A7, A8
Legal: Yes
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4
Maximum scan area (ADF):216 x 1270 / 216 x 356
Maximum scan length:2.5
Maximum scan width:22
Minimum scan area (ADF):13.2 x 13.2
Scanning media types supported:Business Card, Plastic Card / Card stock, Envelopes, Photo paper, Plain paper / Envelopes, Plain paper, Plastic Card, Recycled paper, Thick paper, Thin paper, Transparencies


Button functions:Down, Scan, Up
Daily duty cycle (max):1500
Light Source:LED
Maximum duty cycle:45000
Scan drivers:TWAIN
Scan file formats:JPG, PDF, TIFF
Scan to:E-mail, File, FTP, OCR / E-mail, File, OCR
Sensor Type:CIS / CMOS dual CIS

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Input Voltage:24
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):18
Power supply type:AC / AC/USB / DC


ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):25
ADF scan speed (colour, A4):25 / 8
Black/white scanning colour modes:Grayscale, Monochrome
Colour scanning: Yes
Duplex ADF scan speed (b/w, A4):50
Duplex ADF scan speed (colour, A4):8
Duplex scanning: Yes
Film scanning: No
Input colour depth:48
Maximum scan size:216 x 1270 / 216 x 356 / 220 x 356
Optical scanning resolution:600 x 600
Output colour depth:24
Output grayscale depth:8
Output monochrome depth:1

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / Windows 2000\nWindows XP\nWindows Vista\nWindows 7 / Windows XP/2000/Vista.
Linux operating systems supported:Y / Yes
Mac compatibility: No
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Minimum hard disk space:800
Minimum processor:1 GHz / Intel Pentium III, 1.0 GHz / Pentium IV 2.0 GHz / Pentium IV 2.0 GHz processor (Pentium IV 3.0 GHz processor recommended)
Minimum RAM:1000 / 1024 / 256
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM / CD-ROM, USB
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Weight & Dimensions

Height :14.8