Experience the Benefits

The DataLink 600 and DataLink 600 FC Test Scanners provide versatility and options.  The DL 600 FC reads both DataLink and competitor forms, while the DL600 model caters to affordable Apperson forms.

With outstanding features that allow educators to run over 30 formats of low-cost answer sheets, the DataLink 600 and the DataLink 600 FC puts convenience at your fingertips that is both powerful and portable, along with the proven quality of over 40,000 Apperson scanners in use.



An answer for every situation! Daily quizzes, drill & practice exams, common assessments, final exams, benchmark testing, teacher evaluations, student elections, surveys and ballots.


Fast Processing

Provides fast document scanning at up to 35 sheets per minute.


Powerful Analytics

Captures full 6-digit ID field for data collection and reporting.



Scores exams with up to 200 questions (50 questions/pass).



Three pre-programmed multi-function touch pad switches for the ultimate in convenience.

Who Uses the DataLink 600 and DataLink 600 FC?

Curriculum directors, principals, department heads, and classroom teachers rely on the DataLink 600 and DataLink 600 FC family of scanners for fast grading with 100% accuracy. The Apperson 600 series of scanners allows educators to focus on developing curriculum, facilitating learning, and helping students grow professionally, intellectually, and emotionally. These test scanners are the definition of versatility with a wide range of scoring capabilities—from small quizzes to district-wide assessments.

DataLink 600 and DataLink 600 FC Tech Specs

Cost $995/$1,195 (FC)
Speed 35 ppm / 2100 pph
Document Transport Manual Feed
Channels 6
Max Student ID 6 digit
Max Questions Per Test 200
Read Head Simplex reflective, pencil read
DataLink Connect Software Yes
PC/Mac Compatible Yes
Stand-Alone Item Analysis Yes
OMR Scanner No
Pre-Mark Software Compatible No
Integrated Bar Code Reader No
Min. Document Size 3 1/2″ x 6″
Max. Document Size 5 1/2″ x 12″
Scanner Dimensions 20″ x 6″ x 7″
Scanner Weight 3 lbs
Printing Type Ink-jet Technology