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ScanSnap S1500M

ScanSnap S1500M

Delivering "total support" from digitization to application.

Product Information
 ScanSnap S1500M
Feature

Enhanced with new features
  • Seamlessly sync to iPad / iPhone and Android™ devices
  • Easily link to Dropbox and more from Quick Menu

Premium bundled software
  • Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro
  • Cardiris™ (Mac) & CardMinder™ (Win)
Windows® 2000 Windows® XP Windows Vista™ Windows 7 Mac OS X v10.4 Mac OS X v10.5 Mac OS X v10.6 Mac OS X v10.7

Reliable Technical

ENERGYSTAR® compliance PFU Limited, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR® is a registered trademark of the United States.

Universal Applications
Bundled with Adobe® Acrobat® 9 PROFESSIONAL
POWERED BY ABBYY® FineReader® OCR
ABBYY® FineReader® OCR

ABBYY™ FineReader™ Engine ©2011 ABBYY. OCR by ABBYY
ABBYY and FineReader are trademarks of ABBYY.

General Specifications

Parameter Specification
Product name ScanSnap S1500M
Model number FI-S1500M
Scanner type ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), Duplex scanning
Scanning modes Color, grayscale, monochrome, automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome detection)
Image sensor Color CCD (Charge-Coupled device) x 2 (front x 1, back x 1)
Light source White cold cathode discharge lamp
Scanning speed (Note1)
(A4 portrait)
Auto mode (Note2) Simplex / Duplex: 20 ppm
Normal mode Color / Grayscale: 150 dpi, Monochrome: 300 dpi, Simplex / Duplex: 20 ppm
Better mode Color / Grayscale: 200 dpi, Monochrome: 400 dpi, Simplex / Duplex: 20 ppm
Best mode Color / Grayscale: 300 dpi, Monochrome: 600 dpi, Simplex / Duplex: 20 ppm
Excellent mode Color / Grayscale: 600 dpi, Monochrome: 1,200 dpi, Simplex / Duplex: 5 ppm
Document size Normal mode without Carrier Sheet A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business card, Post card, Letter, Legal and Custom sizes (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 Use of a carrier sheet permits the scanning of A3, B4, double letter and photographs as well as the document sizes that are listed above
Long paper scanning (Note3) 863 mm (34 in.)
Paper weight (Thickness) 52 g/m² to 127 g/m² (14 lb to 34 lb)
Paper chute capacity (Note4) Maximum 50 sheets (A4, 80 g/m² or 20 lb)
Interface USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compatible)
Power requirement AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption Operating: 35 W or less
Sleep mode: Less than 4.5 W
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) (Note5) 292 mm (Width) x 159 mm (Depth) x 158 mm (Height)
(11.5 in. x 6.3 in. x 6.2 in.)
Device weight 3.0 kg (6.62 lb)
Environmental compliance ENERGY STAR® / RoHS (Note6)
Multi-feed detection Supported (Standard) ultrasonic multi-feed defection sensor
Driver Specific driver
  • Windows®: Does not support TWAIN / ISIS™
  • Mac OS: Does not support TWAIN

[Note]

  1. Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used.
  2. Documents measuring approximately 148 mm in length or less are scanned in "Best mode", while other documents are scanned in "Better mode".
  3. ScanSnap S1500M is capable of scanning documents that exceed A4 size in length. It supports the scanning of longer documents in all modes, except for "Excellent mode".
  4. Maximum capacity varies, depending upon paper weight.
  5. Excluding the stacker and other external attachments.
  6. PFU LIMITED, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2002/95/EC).

Software

Software Mac OS Windows®
Driver (Note1)(Note2) ScanSnap Manager V3.2 ScanSnap Manager V5.1
Applications - ScanSnap Organizer V4.1
- CardMinder™ V4.1
Cardiris™ 4.0 for ScanSnap -
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.1 ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.1
- Scan to Microsoft® SharePoint® 3.4
Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro -
Evernote for Mac 2.2 (Note3) Evernote for Win 4.4 (Note3)

[Note]

  1. TWAIN or ISIS™ applications cannot be used directly.
  2. “One touch” image file (JPEG, PDF and searchable PDF) generation. These functions are operable with ScanSnap Manager (ScanSnap specific driver).
  3. Download and install the latest version of Evernote, which is available from the official website of Evernote Corp.

ScanSnap S1500M System Requirements

Mac OS

Compatible operating systems Mac OS X v10.7 Mac OS X v10.6(Note1) Mac OS X v10.5 (Note2) Mac OS X v10.4 (Note3)
Driver / Applications (Note4)(Note5) ScanSnap Manager V3.2 Supported Supported Supported Supported
Cardiris™ 4.0 for ScanSnap Supported Supported Supported Supported
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.1 Supported Supported Supported Supported
Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro (Note6) Not Supported (Note7) Supported
(Note7)
Supported (Note8) Supported (Note9)
Evernote for Mac 2.2 Supported
(Note10)
Supported Supported (Note11) Not Supported
Hardware requirements(Note13) CPU (Note12) Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or higher) Intel® Core™ Duo 1.83 GHz or higher (recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or higher) - PowerPC® G5 1.6 GHz or higher
- Intel® Core™ Duo 1.83 GHz or higher (recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or higher)
Memory capacity (Note12) 2 GB or more 1 GB or more 512 MB or more (recommended: 1 GB or more)
Display 1,024 pixels x 768 pixels or more
Disk capacity 3,095 MB free hard disc space for installation
DVD-ROM drive Required for installation
USB port (Note12) USB2.0 / USB1.1

[Note]

  1. Mac OS X v10.6.6 or later recommended.
  2. Mac OS X v10.5.8 recommended.
  3. Mac OS X v10.4.11 recommended.
  4. This product supports Mac operating systems.
  5. Please refer to the "Software Downloads" for latest support information.
  6. Requires Safari 3.0.4 or later.
  7. The version of Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro must be compatible with Mac OS X v10.6 and v10.7 to run on those systems. For more information, refer to the Adobe Systems Incorporated Web site.
  8. It is recommended that this scanner be used with Mac OS X v10.5, which has been uploaded with the latest updates.
  9. Requires Mac OS X v10.4.11.
  10. Download and install the latest version of Evernote, which is  available from the official website of Evernote Corp.
  11. Mac OS X v10.5.8 only.
  12. Scanning speeds may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB 1.1 requirements are not met.
  13. If the system requirements above are not satisfied, the ScanSnap may not operate.

* 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.

Windows®

Compatible operating systems Windows® 7
(32-bit / 64-bit)
Windows Vista®
(32-bit / 64-bit)
Windows® XP
(32-bit)
Windows® 2000
Professional
Driver / Applications (Note1) (Note3) ScanSnap Manager V5.1 Supported Supported Supported (Note4) Supported (Note5)
ScanSnap Organizer V4.1(Note2) Supported Supported Supported (Note4) Supported (Note5)
CardMinder™ V4.1 (Note4) Supported Supported Supported(Note4) Supported(Note5)
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.1 Supported Supported Supported(Note4) Supported(Note5)
Scan to Microsoft® SharePoint® 3.4 Supported Supported Supported(Note4) Supported(Note5)
Evernote for Win 4.4 Supported Supported Supported(Note4) Not
Supported
Hardware Requirements(Note9) CPU (Note6) Intel® Pentium® 4 1.8 GHz or higher
(recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or higher)
Memory capacity(Note6) 64-bit: 2 GB or more
32-bit: 1 GB or more
512 MB or more (recommended: 1 GB or more)
Display 800 pixels x 600 pixels or more
Disk capacity(Note7) 2,220 MB free hard disc space for installation
DVD-ROM drive Required for installation
USB port (Note6)(Note8) USB3.0 / USB2.0 / USB1.1

[Note]

  1. This product supports Microsoft® Windows®.
  2. The Windows® Desktop Search function supports Windows® 7, Windows Vista® and Windows® XP. Search functionality for Windows® 2000 Professional is only supported by Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0 and Adobe® Acrobat® 8.
  3. Please refer to the "ScanSnap Downloads" for latest support information.
  4. For use with Service Pack 2 or higher. Compatible with Windows® XP Professional / Home Edition.
  5. For use with Service Pack 4 or higher.
  6. Scanning speeds may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB 1.1 requirements are not met.
  7. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 will be installed (requires 500 MB of disk space) together with either ScanSnap Manager or ScanSnap Organizer for systems that do not have .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 installed.
  8. ScanSnap operates on both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 without any difference in performance.
  9. If the system requirements above are not satisfied, the ScanSnap may not operate.

* 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.

Options

Description Model number Remarks
ScanSnap Carrier Sheets (Note1) PA03360-0013 5 Carrier Sheets
Intended for ScanSnap S1500M, S1500, S510M, S510, S500M, S500 and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners
ScanSnap Bag PA03951-0651 Intended for ScanSnap S1500M, S1500, S510M, S510, S500M, S500 and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners and included items

[Note]

  1. 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/m² or less. They also support the scanning of folded documents that are as large as 216 mm x 297 mm.

Included Items


  • 1 USB cable (2.0 m)
  • 1 AC adapter
  • 1 AC cable
  • 1 ScanSnap Carrier Sheet
  • 1 Adobe® Acrobat® DVD-ROM
  • 1 Getting started
  • 1 Safety Precautions
  • 1 Set-up DVD-ROM

Consumables

Description Model number Remarks
Pad Assy PA03586-0002 Lifetime: Every 50,000 sheets or one year
(For ScanSnap S1500M and S1500 only)
Pick Roller PA03586-0001 Lifetime: Every 100,000 sheets or one year
(For ScanSnap S1500M and S1500 only)
Cleaner F1 PA03950-0352 100 ml bottle
Used to clean Pad Assy and Pick Rollers
Cleaning wipe PA03950-0419 1 pack (24 sheets) Used to clean Pad Assy and Pick Rollers


*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.

*These recommended lifetimes are for 80 g/m2 (20 lb) A4 sized documents. Therefore, appropriate replacement lifetimes may vary for other document types.

For details on how to buy cleaning tool, please contact the Fujitsu scanner dealer where you purchased your scanner.

Do not use aerosol sprays near the scanner.
Do not use any aerosol sprays or alcohol based sprays to clean the ScanSnap. Dust blown up by strong air from the spray may enter inside of the ScanSnap. This may cause the ScanSnap to fail, malfunction or scanning errors. Sparks, caused by static electricity, generated when blowing off dust and dirt from the outside of the scanner may cause a fire.

[Cleaning the Inside of the Scanner]
Clean inside of the ScanSnap with a cloth moistened with Cleaner F1. In an alternating succession of scanning documents, the accumulated paper-powder and dust inside the ScanSnap causes a scanner error. As a guideline, clean the inside of the ScanSnap every 1,000 scans. Note that this guideline varies according to the type of the documents you are scanning. For example, the inside of the ScanSnap must be cleaned more frequently when scanning documents with loose toner. Clean the inside of the ScanSnap according to the following procedure.

The scan glass surface inside the ADF becomes hot during ScanSnap operation. Before you start to clean the inside of the ScanSnap, disconnect the AC adapter and power cable from the AC outlet and wait at least 15 minutes to let the ScanSnap cool down.

  • Do not use water or neutral detergent to clean the inside of the ScanSnap.
  • It may take a long time before the cleaner vaporizes if a large quantity is used. When cleaning the ScanSnap parts, dampen a cloth with modest quantities of the cleaner. In addition, wipe off the cleaner completely with a soft lint-free cloth to leave no residue on the surface of the cleaned parts.

Clean the following locations with a cloth moistened with Cleaner F1.


This scanner is designed to digitize materials that can be reproduced lawfully, in accordance with applicable copyright regulations and other laws. ScanSnap users are responsible for how they use this scanner. It is imperative that ScanSnap users comply with all applicable local rules and laws, including, without limitation, copyright laws when using this scanner.

  • Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, PowerPoint and SharePoint are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Word and Excel are the products of Microsoft Corporation in the United States.
  • Mac, Mac OS, Mac logo and iPhoto are trademarks of Apple Inc.
  • Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, and Adobe Reader are either registered trademarks or tradenames of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Intel, Pentium, and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.
  • ISIS™ is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States.
  • ABBYY™ FineReader™ Engine ©2011 ABBYY. OCR by ABBYY
    ABBYY and FineReader are trademarks of ABBYY.
  • Cardiris is a trademarks of I.R.I.S.
  • Evernote is a registered trademark or trademark of Evernote Corporation.
  • Google and Google Docs are registered trademarks or trademarks of Google Inc.
  • Salesforce and Salesforce CRM are registered trademarks or trademarks of salesforce.com which is based in the U.S.
  • SugarSync is a registered trademark of SugarSync, Inc.
  • ScanSnap, ScanSnap logo, and CardMinder are the trademarks of PFU LIMITED.
  • Other company names and product names are the trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.