The scanner of any brand and model can be used to scan the OMR sheets. A normal document feeder scanner is required that simply scans at a good speed. You can use any scanner which is available in India.
Later the OMR Answer Sheet Checker Software or OMR Form Reader Software is utilized for OMR information extraction and result handling of the scanned OMR sheet images.
Image Scanners with Automatic Document Feeders for good OMR Scanning Speed.
You can use ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) scanner or multiple sheet fed scanner if you need high speed scanning. Many types of document feed scanner are available which can be used as the OMR sheet scanner for different workloads.
The exertion in putting every sheet to the flatbed scanner is minimized as you can put 30-50 sheets in ADF scanner pocket.
Flatbed or ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) Image scanners are available everywhere and very reasonably priced.
Starting Range > Cheapest model of multiple sheet fed scanner used for OMR Sheet Scanning are priced around INR 10,000/-. These multi feed document scanners scan at an approx. speed of 5-10 pages per minute. These are reasonably good machines well suited for a workload of around 1000 sheets at a time.
Professional Range > High speed ADF Image scanners or Document Scanners for OMR Sheet Scanning have a price range of INR 20,000-15,00,000/-. Lower end scanners scan at a speed of approx. 20-30 pages per minute while high end scanners scan at a speed of around 80-120 pages per minute.
The document feeder scanners available in market work well for Addmen OMR Sheet Scanner Software. We have received a good feedback about the performance of most of the scanner models from 3500 users of the OMR Software.
You can choose the scanner as per the workload you have and your budget. The use of flatbed scanner is very rare as it scans the sheet one by one. The automatic scanner is preferred by most of the users.
Various models are available from regular brands like HP, Canon, Samsung, Epson, Fujitsu, Avision, Kyocera, Plustek, Brother etc. Starting price range of ADF scanners is Rs. 10000/- which is the price of multifunction scanner from HP and is able to scan about 5 pages/min or 5 ppm. There are many models in this price range.
You can opt high speed professional scanner which scans 20-150 pages/min. The price range of such scanner varies from INR 20000-20,00,000/-.
The PPM is concept related with the speed of the scanner. Try not to mistake it for OMR software sheet checking velocity. OMR Software speed is 1-5 pages/sec. So after scanning, you can expect to get result of 100 sheets in 2 minutes.