Computer scanners are a necessity in the office as they deal with paperwork in a more efficient and faster process. But what if your company is short of budget? Well, there's no need to worry about that as there are scanners out there that are targeted at the budget-conscious market. And even though they're affordable, they're not of low quality as they can still compete with the higher-end models.

Below are some of the best affordable computer scanners priced below $100.

1. Canon CanoScan Lide 300
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The Canon CanoScan Lide 300 has a fast scanning capability of a maximum of 10 seconds. It has a 2400 x 2400 DPI resolution that goes alongside its dust reduction and fade correction features as well as 4 EZ buttons that provide superior control.

2. Epson Perfection V19
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The Epson Perfection V19 is one of the best budget scanners out there despite it being packed with advanced features like a 4800 DPI optical resolution and 10-second scanning speed. It also comes in a sleek black finish.

3. HP ENVY 5055
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The HP ENVY 5055 is a feature-rich budget scanner that has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Smart capabilities. It doesn't just scan, but can also print and copy documents in a crisp and HD output.

4. Brother DS-640
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The Brother DS-640 is one of the fastest budget scanners out there as it has a minimum scanning speed of 16PPM. It weighs a light 1.5 lbs. and has a length of 1 foot, making this a portable computer scanner. This also has color reduction and image adjustment settings and a built-in OCR software.

5. Epson WorkForce ES-50
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The Epson WorkForce ES-50 is a fast scanning machine that can scan a full document in just 5.5 seconds. It comes with Nuance OCR that creates Word, Excel, and PDF files. This can also directly scan and send documents to a cloud system for storage.