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FUJITSU Image Scanner ScanSnap iX500

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Overview

The ScanSnap iX500 provides PC and Mac users an effective way to greatly reduce paper clutter, storage space, and security risks associated with unmanaged paperwork at home or the office. For even greater accessibility and usefulness, users can now scan wirelessly to a PC or Mac as well as iOS or Android mobile devices.


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  • One button searchable PDF creation
  • Advanced paper feeding system
  • Blazing 25ppm color scanning
  • 50-sheets Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Built-in GI microprocessor
  • USB 3.0 (or lower)
  • Scan wirelessly to a PC or Mac
  • Scan wirelessly to iOS or Android mobile devices
  • Comes with Adobe® Acrobat® Standard for Windows®
  • Faster searchable PDF creation
  • More Quick Menu Productivity

Features

Easily Transform Paper with the Touch of a Button

Achieving organization with the ScanSnap iX500 starts with the touch of a single button and ends with a host of productivity features that keep you ahead of the stack.

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Scan to:

  • PDF
  • Searchable PDF
  • JPEG
  • Word (editable)
  • Excel (editable)
  • Business Cards
  • Mobile


Wi-Fi or USB connectivity to a computer

Break free from USB and place ScanSnap just about anywhere in the room with Wi-Fi connectivity to a PC or Mac*

*May require latest online updates. Requires use of an existing wireless router. Only one computer can be registered for Wi-Fi connection

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Scan Directly to Mobile Devices

Quickly bypass the computer altogether and scan
a PDF or JPEG file directly to an iOS or Android mobile device or tablet*

* See list of supported devices http://scansnap.fujitsu.com

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Fast Double-Sided Scanning

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Typically, higher quality means lower performance, but the iX500 maintains a double sided scanning speed of up to 25 pages per minute even at 300 dpi in Color!


Built-in "GI" microprocessor

A dual-core CPU-mounted "GI" processor performs the intelligent image enhancement responsible for great looking images with dramatically faster results and more sophisticated connectivity:

  • Image processing: Automatic corrections and image output
  • Supports Wi-Fi:WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) wireless LAN (IEE802.11b/g/n)
  • Supports USB 3.0
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Advanced Paper Feeding System

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Inheriting the superior paper feeding technology of our professional-grade scanners, iX500 achieves exceptional feeding reliability using "Separation Roller" technology to minimize jams and multi-feeds.



Advanced Paper Detection

ScanSnap iX500 is equipped with an ultrasonic sensor that can be turned on to help operators avoid losing images. What's more, an interactive interface allows users to easily bypass intentional double-feed such as a taped-receipt on an expense report.

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Accelerated Searchable PDF creation

Making PDF files searchable at the point of scanning is a great way to keep them instantly accessible and now you can create a searchable PDF at nearly the same speed as a standard PDF.



Compatible with PC or Mac

The ScanSnap iX500 works on both Mac and PC operating systems, making flexibility a breeze.

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More Scanning Options = More Quick Menu Productivity Space

The ScanSnap Quick Menu for PC and Mac automatically pops up after scanning to provide you a variety of ways to be immediately productive with your scans. It can be easily customized to display just your favorites, present a recommendation, and even display custom profiles

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  • Scan to Folder: Store PDF scans to a folder
  • Scan to Email: Eliminate faxing and share electronic documents over email
  • Scan Business Card: Scan business cards and automatically extract contact information
  • Scan to Print: Use ScanSnap with your printer to create copies
  • Scan to Word (.doc): Scan directly to an editable Word file
  • Scan to Excel® (.xls): Scan directly to an editable Excel file
  • Scan to PowerPoint (.ppt): Scan directly to an editable PowerPoint file
  • Scan to Picture Folder: Store JPEG scans to a folder.
  • Scan to Mobile: link to Android or iOS
  • Scan to Cloud: Scan to Evernote, GoogleDocs, Salesforce CRM, Salesforce Chatter, SugarSync, Dropbox and SharePoint® Online (for WindowsR).


Productivity Software for Mac

CardMinder Business Card Software
ScanSnap iX500 can quickly scan business cards, extract the content information, and place it into editable fields that can be exported to Address Book.

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ABBYY FineReader Express Edition
Quickly convert PDF documents into searchable PDF's with a simple drag and drop functionality of FineReader Express.

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Productivity Software for PC

ScanSnap Organizer
View, manage, and edit PDF and JPEG files scanned with ScanSnap on a Windows platform. Organizer allows users to convert scanned PDF files into searchable content, embed custom keywords, attach to email or SharePointR, and remain productive with paperwork long after it is scanned.

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CardMinder Business Card Software
ScanSnap iX500 also quickly scans loads of business cards, extracts the contact information, and places it into editable fields that can be exported to Outlook.

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ScanSnap Folder*

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ScanSnap Folder converts ScanSnap into a virtual file folder providing direct scanning into virtually any application or cloud service from a PC.Scan 'outside-the-box' into virtually any application or cloud service from PC.

*ScanSnap Folder is only available on PC

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More Ways to Scan to the cloud

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Scan to:

  • Evernote
  • Dropbox
  • Google Docs
  • Salesforce
  • SugarSync
  • SharePoint® (PC only)


Specifications

Product Name ScanSnap iX500
General Technical Specifications
Scanner Type Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Duplex Scanning
Scanning Modes Color, Grayscale, Monochrome, Automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome detection(3))
Image Sensor Color CIS (Contact Image Sensor) x 2 (front / back)
Light Source 3 Color LED (Red / Green / Blue)
Optical Resolution 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi)
Scanning Speed (A4 portrait)(1) Auto Mode(2) Simplex or Duplex, 25 pages per minute (ppm)
Normal Mode Color & Grayscale 150 dpi, Monochrome 300 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Better Mode Color & Grayscale 200 dpi, Monochrome 400 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Best Mode Color & Grayscale 300 dpi, Monochrome 600 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Excellent Mode(3) Color & Grayscale 600 dpi, Monochrome 1200 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 7 ppm
Document Size Normal Mode without Carrier Sheet A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business Card, Post Card, Letter, Legal and Custom Size.
Max: 216 mm X 360 mm (8.5 in. X 14.17 in.), Min: 50.8 mm X 50.8 mm (2 in. X 2 in.).
Automatically recognizes document size.
Normal Mode with Carrier Sheet(3) Use of a Carrier Sheet permits the scanning of A3, B4, 279.4 mm X 431.8 mm (11 in. x 17 in.) and photographs as well as the document sizes listed above.
Long Paper Scanning(3)(4) 863mm (34 in.)
Multi-feed Detection Supported (Standard) ultrasonic multi-feed detection sensor
Paper Weight (thickness) 40 g/m2 to 209 g/m2 (11 lb. to 56 lb.)
Paper Chute Capacity(5) Maximum 50 sheets (A4, 80g/m2 or 21 lb. )
Interface USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 / 1.1 Compatible)(6)
Wi-Fi Interface(7) Observed Standards IEEE802.11b / IEEE802.11g / IEEE802.11n
Communication Mode Infrastructure Mode
Frequency(8) 2.412 GHz to 2.462 GHz / 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz
Communication Distance Indoors, 50 m (Recommended: indoors, within 25 m)
*May vary depending on surrounding environment and the access point to be connected
Security(9) WPA-PSK (TKIP / AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP / AES),
WEP (64-bit / 128-bit)
Easy Installation WPS2.0 supported (button / PIN code)
Power Requirement AC Adapter AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption / USB Connected Operating Mode 20 W or less
Sleep Mode 1.6 W or less
Auto Standby (Off) Mode less than 0.4 watt
Power Consumption / Wi-Fi Connected Operating Mode 20 W or less
Sleep Mode 2.5 W or less
Auto Standby (Off) Mode less than 0.4 watt
Operation Environment Temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Relative Humidity 20 % to 80 % (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H)(10) 292 mm x 159 mm x 168 mm (11.5 in. x 6.2 in. x 6.6 in.)
Device Weight 3.0 kg (6.62 lb.)
Driver Specific driver
· Windows®: Does not support Twain/ISIS®
· Mac OS: Does not support Twain
Environmental Compliance ENERGY STAR® V2.0 Compliant / ROHS(11) / EPEAT Silver Compliant
Inbox Contents ScanSnap, AC cable, AC adapter, USB cable (USB 3.0 supported), Safety Precautions, Setup DVD-ROM, Adobe® Acrobat® DVD-ROM, ScanSnap Carrier Sheet
  1. Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used
  2. Documents measuring 5.8 inches (148 mm) in length or less are scanned in "Best Mode", while other documents are scanned in "Better Mode".
  3. Only Computer connection
  4. ScanSnap iX500 is capable of scanning documents that exceed A4 size in length. ScanSnap iX500 supports the scanning of longer documents in all modes except in “Excellent Mode”
  5. Maximum capacity varies depending upon paper weight.
  6. Some computers do not recognize the ScanSnap when it is connected to a USB 3.0 port. In this case, please use a USB 2.0 port
  7. Mobile devices that can be connected include iPad / iPhone / iPod touch and Android™. Refer to ScanSnap website for details
  8. Values depends on Country
  9. IEEE802.1X Authentication is not supported
  10. Excluding the stacker and other external attachments
  11. PFU LIMITED, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2002/95/EC).

System Requirements for PC

Compatible
Operating
Systems
  Windows® 8/8.1
(32-bit / 64-bit)
Windows® 7
(32-bit / 64-bit)
SP1 or later
Windows® Vista®
(32-bit / 64-bit)
SP2 or later
Windows® XP
(32-bit)
SP3 or later
Driver
/Applications(1)(2)
ScanSnap Manager V6.0(3) Supported Supported Supported Supported
ScanSnap Organizer V5.0 Supported Supported Supported Supported
CardMinder™ V5.0 Supported Supported Supported Supported
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 5.0 Supported Supported Supported Supported
Scan to Microsoft® SharePoint® 3.4(10) Supported Supported Supported Supported
Adobe® Acrobat® Standard Please refer to the website of Adobe Systems Inc. for the latest support information
Evernote for Win 4.5 Supported Supported Supported Supported
Hardware Requirements(4) CPU (5) Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or higher (Recommended: Intel® Core™ i5 2.5 GHz or higher)
Memory Capacity(5) 64-bit: 2 GB or more (Recommended: 4 GB or more)
32-bit: 1 GB or more (Recommended: 4 GB or more)
Display 1,024 pixels × 768 pixels or higher;
800 pixels x 600 pixels or higher
Disk Capacity(6) 4.5 GB free hard disc space for installation
DVD ROM Drive Required for installation(7)
USB Port(5)(8) USB 3.0(9) / USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
  1. This product supports Microsoft® Windows®.
  2. Please refer to the ScanSnap Support Site for latest support information
  3. It is necessary to update ScanSnap manager to V6.1 or later in order to use Wi-Fi connectivity between iX500 and a computer
  4. The ScanSnap device may not work if the connected computer does not meet these requirements
  5. Scanning speed may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB 1.1 requirements are not meet
  6. .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 will be installed (requires 500 MB of desk space) together with either ScanSnap Manager, ScanSnap Organizer or CardMinder for systems that do not have .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 installed
  7. If you have no DVD-ROM, please visit the following webs page: http://scansnap.fujitsu.com/g-support/en/
  8. ScanSnap operates on both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 without any difference in performance.
  9. Some computers do not recognize the ScanSnap when it is connected to a USB 3.0 port. In this case, please use USB 2.0 Port
  10. Limited version support

*System requirements may change depending on the duration of support and the support policy of the companies that make the software listed in the table above.


System Requirements for Mac

Compatible
Operating
Systems
  OS X v10.9
OS X v10.8
(Recommended: 10.8.1 or later)
Mac OS X v10.7
(Recommended: 10.7.4 or later)
Mac OS X v10.6
(Recommended: 10.6.8)
Driver
/Applications
(1)(2)
ScanSnap Manager V6.0(3) Supported Supported Supported Supported
CardMinder V5.0 Supported Supported Supported Supported
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 5.0 Supported Supported Supported Supported
ABBYY FineReader Express
Edition for Mac 8.3
Supported Supported Supported Supported
Evernote for Mac 4.5 Supported Supported Supported Supported
Hardware Requirements
(4)
CPU(5) Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or higher (recommended: Intel® Core™ i5 2.5 GHz or higher)
Memory Capacity(5) 2 GB or higher (Recommended: 4 GB or more)
Display 1,024 pixels x 768 pixels or higher
Disk Capacity 2.8 GB free hard disk space for installation
DVD-ROM Drive Required for Installation(6)
USB Port(5)(7) USB 3.0(8) / USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
  1. This product supports Mac operating systems.
  2. Please refer to the ScanSnap Support Site for latest support information
  3. It is necessary to update ScanSnap Manager to V6.1 or later in order to use the Wi-Fi connectivity between iX500 and a computer
  4. The ScanSnap driver device may not work if the connected computer does not meet these requirements
  5. Scanning speed may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB1.1 requirements are not met
  6. If you have no DVD-ROM drive, please visit the following web page: http://scansnap.fujitsu.com/g-support/en/
  7. ScanSnap operates on both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 without any difference in performance
  8. Some computers do not recognize ScanSnap when it is connected to USB 3.0 port. In this case, please use a USB 2.0 port

*System requirements may change depending on the duration of support and the support policy of the companies that make the software listed in the table above.

Accessories

Part Number Description
ScanSnap iX500 Consumables (1)
Roller Set PA03656-0001 Lifetime: Every 200,000 sheets or one year
(For ScanSnap iX500 only)
Cleaner F1 PA03950-0352 100 ml bottle
For use on the Brake roller and Pick roller
Cleaning Wipe PA03950-0419 1 pack (24 sheets)
For use on the Brake roller and Pick roller
ScanSnap iX500 Options
ScanSnap Carrier Sheets(2) PA03360-0013 5 Carrier Sheets
Intended for ScanSnap iX500, S1500, S1500M, S510, S510M, S500, S500M and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX Series scanners
ScanSnap Bag PA03951-0651 Intended for ScanSnap iX500, S1500, S1500M, S510, S510M, S500, S500M and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners and included items
  1. These recommended lifetimes are for 80 g/㎡ (21 lb) A4 sized documents. Therefore, appropriate replacement lifetimes may vary for other document types.
  2. Although ScanSnap Carrier Sheets have a listed lifespan of 500 scans, the lifespan may vary with usage. ScanSnap Carrier sheets are intended to scan paper documents with weights of 127 g/㎡ (34 lb.) or less. They also support the scanning of folded documents that are as large as 216 mm x 297 mm (8.5 in. x 11.69 in.).

*We recommend the use of our genuine products for the consumables. Failures, troubles, and damage of this product resulting from the use of consumables other than our genuine products are subject to repair fees even within the warranty period.

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