MiniScan a2 overhead scanner

MiniScan now comes in A2, bringing at last the ability to scan larger items such as maps, drawings and all for a marketing leading price
With its smart, stylish design and software, all you have to do is position your item under the scanning head and click scan on the supplied software; it’s that quick and simple.

Being capable of scanning up to A2, MiniScan can now handle a variety of larger items such as manuscripts, maps and broadsheet newspapers. Our unique yet compact design means full A2 functionality but without the large footprint of similar solutions.

Still USB powered, our MiniScan A2 also benefits from improved LED lighting and features automatic focusing to make configuring your scanner for capturing simple and easy with no complicated settings to configure.



Designed especially, our A2 lens technology captures at full A2 size without compromise.  Scan in colour, greyscale and B&W

Scan upto A2

Scan big with the ability to capture up to A2. Great for scanning larger items such as manuscripts, bound volumes, maps and more

LED lighting

Add extra illumination with the in-built, cool lit LED lighting which you can set at 4 brightness levels as and when required

automatic focus

Avoid blurred or out of focus images thanks to the scanners adjustable automatic focus and exposure for perfect results everytime

Ambient light based

Automatic light balancing, and exposure controls match your environments lighting , ensuring perfect illumination of your item

image to text

With in-built OCR, MiniScan A3 allows you to turn text within images into editable text files with just one quick click

simple & easy

Simply and easy to use, MiniScan A2 makes scanning and digitising fast and efficient without complicated settings and buttons


Still USB powered and foldable, you can scan almost anywhere to allow you work on the go or from multiple locations

miniscan service and support plan

Our specially created MiniScan service and support plans have been designed to offer our users a range of key features and benefits from just £75.00 per year. Enjoy peace of mind knowing our expert knowledge and advice is always close at hand.

Telephone Support

Our friendly support team are always on hand to answer general user and technical questions. Whatever your question, we’re hear to help.

Remote assistance

We can log into your computer remotely to help explain how to use key features or help resolve technical issues quickly.

Software Updates

Keep your MiniScan up to date with our latest features, improvements and benefits with access to key software updates and enhancements.

future savings

Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts during your plan that can be used on additional accessories or equipment from BDM ArcScan.
MiniScan A2 Service and Support starts from just £75.00 per year and why not add installation and training for just £125.00

To purchase either option, please add to your order when checking out

Service and Support Plans are subject to additional terms and conditions. Prices excludes VAT. UK customers only.

MiniScan A3

MiniScan A2

MiniScan A3 Plus

MiniScan V-Master 3000

Why choose BDM ArcScan ?


Expert Advice

With over ten years of experience and knowledge within the heritage, library and archive sectors, you can trust BDM ArcScan to offer you expert advice and support to help you make the perfect, informed choice or to help you understand how our services work with your requirements.

Customer Support

BDM ArcScan prides itself on offering exceptional customer care that ensures you always have our advice and support close to hand. We aim to respond to all service and technical enquiries within one hour to help minimise your down time and hopefully get things back on track.

Onsite Support

Our dedicated engineers are always on hand should your equipment require onsite attention. Provided as part of our service contract, we usually have engineers onsite with 24 hours to get you back up and running as quickly as possible with call out charges, parts and labour all included.

Flexible Warranties

Providing extra piece of mind and extra value, our equipment solutions are offered with extended warranties carefully tailored to them. With choices of 1, 2 or 3 years, you can choose the ideal period of cover and enjoy our range of benefits such as technical/user support and software updates.

Installation and Training

Ensuring your equipment is correctly setup, our installation service will get your equipment ready to use and connected up. We will also provide hands on user training, helping you and your colleagues understand all your equipment features and help you get started on your projects fast.

Innovative Solutions

BDM ArcScan has always lead to offer our customers the newest and most featured equipment solutions. From leading brands, we have also created our own product ranges such as MiniScan and BookMaster to bring choice, value and quality to everyone looking to digitise and archive.   
Please Note: Level of service/s offered can vary from product to product and is based on the level of service purchased. Some services may not be available or limited on certain products or level of service purchased. Please check specific product pages for more information or ask a member of the team for more information.

Contact BDM Arcscan

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Welcome to BDM ArcScan

The creative and dynamic company leading the development and revolution of digitisation services and solutions.

BDM ArcScan
1 Darin Court
Milton Keynes

Contact Details
Telephone: 01908 410 414

BDM ArcScan
Suite 301
Digital World Centre
Media City
The Quays, Salford 
M50 3UB

Contact Details
Telephone: 0161 216 4030