SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2013) - Plustek Technology Inc. (, a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer and professional imaging devices, announced today its Plustek SmartOffice PS456U won an Outstanding Achievement Award for "Value" from Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI).

"The award was given based on the fact that Plustek's SmartOffice PS456U offers the fastest speeds of any A4 device tested and gave a solid overall performance during testing all for a suggested retail price that is significantly lower than other comparably equipped models," said Lisa Reider, BLI's senior product editor for scanners. Buyers Laboratory has been the leading source for unbiased and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry.

The Plustek SmartOffice PS456U is an 80 page-per-minute, duplex color document scanner that is fast, reliable and cost effective. Its ultrasonic misfeed detection ensures all documents are imaged correctly. Robust paper handling, advanced image processing and a high daily duty cycle all add up to the perfect departmental scanning solution for document management, content management and forms processing applications. For more information, please visit

Key Features:

  • High quality imaging and robust paper handling
  • Scan documents and plastic cards
  • Scan to Searchable PDF with the touch of a button
  • Scan speed up to 80ppm/160ipm
  • Scans long documents up to 50"
  • Scans plastic cards, insurance cards, license cards, and business cards up to 1.2mm
  • 100 page ADF capacity
  • 8,000 page-per-day duty cycle
  • Single touch scanning
  • LED instant warm-up technology
  • New improved paper feeding
  • Quiet operation
  • Automatic advanced image enhancement
  • Auto wake-up and continuous scan
  • Ultrasonic multi-feed detection
  • TWAIN, ISIS and WIA drivers

For over 45 years, Buyers Laboratory (BLI) has been the leading source for unbiased and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry. BLI's testing processes and subsequent reporting are completely independent. All of its product evaluations are conducted by highly experienced employees in on-site testing facility where they evaluate and report on hundreds of new products each year.

Respected as one of the world's leading image solution providers, Plustek manufactures and delivers high-quality scanners and other imaging products to buyers worldwide, reaching millions of consumers. In business since 1986, Plustek began as an original equipment manufacturer for many large companies, creating an innovative array of products including: scanners, IP cameras, servers and imaging-related devices. Through a combination of design innovation and strict attention to usability and manufacturing quality, Plustek has grown to become one of the largest image solution providers in the world. In addition to supporting its sales offices worldwide, Plustek's state of the art factories and offices are able to provide just-in-time manufacturing and engineering expertise on a contract basis. This combination of skill sets allows Plustek to introduce outstanding new products to the market with superior design, support and with unrivaled after-sales support and service. For more information, please visit

Contact Information:

Betsy Roberts
Plustek USA
949-502-6200 ext. 321