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Three Xerox DocuMate Scanners Receive Editor’s Choice Awards from Better Buys for Business


Xerox DocuMate 162, DocuMate 3640, and DocuMate 3460 scanners honored in the 2011 Scan-to-File Guide

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today announced that the Xerox DocuMate® 162, Xerox DocuMate 3640, and Xerox DocuMate 3460 document scanners all received Editor’s Choice Awards in the Better Buys for Business 2011 Scan-to-File Guide, document scanner section, published in November 2010 for good price, strong features, imaging software, excellent document scanning features and affordability.

Awards selections were based on rigorous analysis of all current models. Representing truly “best-in-class” machines, these models are awarded the Better Buys for Business Editor’s Choice Award.

“We evaluate hundreds of models from all major manufacturers, yet generally only one or two from each category receive the coveted “Editor’s Choice” award — our way of telling buyers which products provide the best performance and the best value,” said Melissa Pardo, Editor at Better Buys for Business.

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The Xerox DocuMate 162, a small sheetfed scanner designed for the desktop priced at $595, won in the Economy category for its excellent document scanning features. According to the review, “the Xerox DocuMate 162 offers simplex and duplex scanning at speeds up to 25 pages per minute and 50 images per minute. It combines proven technology, good software, fast duplex scanning, and a low cost. It is a very good low-cost document scanner and gets our Editor’s Choice Award.”

The Xerox DocuMate 3640, priced at $1,995, won in the Low-volume Production category for its affordable price. Better Buys for Business commended this midrange document scanner for having “solid features and a low price tag.” The Xerox DocuMate 3640 scans at 40 pages per minute in simplex and 80 images per minute in duplex, includes ultrasonic double feed detection and a legal sized flatbed for scanning large documents.

The Xerox DocuMate 3460, priced at $1,595, won in the Midrange Production category for good price, strong features and strong imaging software. The Xerox DocuMate 3460 scans at a fast 60 pages per minute and 120 images per minute in duplex mode. It has a 50 page automatic document feeder that holds documents as small as 3.5” x 2” and up to 8.5” x 38”.

All three Xerox DocuMate scanners are currently available through major resellers and online channel partners.

About Xerox
Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 133,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit, or For investor information, visit

About Better Buys for Business
Better Buys for Business is an experienced team of office equipment analysts and experts who together provide readers with objective product reviews to help them make informed buying decisions about all types of office equipment. Their research is grounded in real-world performance testing of equipment, and every recommendation in every guide is backed by more than 15 years of experience in equipment research and analysis.

They also solicit and incorporate feedback from users about equipment performance, ease of use and brand satisfaction. They talk off-the-record to dealers and manufacturers, attending trade shows and touring manufacturing facilities worldwide to stay on the leading edge of advancements, inspecting and reporting on many new machines before they ever hit the market.

About Visioneer
Visioneer provides a broad range of scanning solutions for the desktop, distributed and departmental document imaging markets as well as the mobile and remote business scanning segments. In 2003, Visioneer combined its leading scanner technology with the Xerox brand recognition to develop the Xerox DocuMate product line. Visioneer and Xerox DocuMate high-performance business scanners and imaging software solutions offer users speed, image quality, advanced paper handling and ease-of-use with exclusive Visioneer OneTouch technology. For additional information on Visioneer and Xerox scanning solutions, visit or

Visioneer offers both product lines under a single reseller partners program. The 20/20 Perfect Vision program optimizes VAR margins and sales opportunities through volume incentive rebates, sales support and marketing tools. Additional information can be found at


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