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Fujitsu ScanSnap S300 Instant PDF Sheet-Fed Scanner

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The ScanSnap S300 PDF Scanner – Makes Document Management a Snap!

Take document scanning to a whole new level with the ScanSnap S300 mobile scanning solution. Whether you're at home digitizing receipts, bank statements or term papers, or at the office capturing mission critical documents for a business trip, ScanSnap takes scanning beyond the desktop and into your world.

The ScanSnap S300 is the world’s smallest duplex ADF scanner. It's designed to provide best-in-class performance inside or outside of the home or office.

ScanSnap S300 PDF Scanner: The Easy Way To Organize and View PDF Files

With the S300 scanner, you can:

  • View PDF and JPEG files with the thumbnail viewer
  • Arrange files with simple drag and drop actions
  • Easily insert and delete images
  • Change thumbnail display sizes
  • Automatically create searchable PDF files
  • Quick drag and drop to e-mail or to a printer

The ScanSnap S300 PDF Scanner: Easy To Use One-Button Scanning!

It’s easy to digitize documents with the ScanSnap S300! Just press the "SCAN" button and the duplex scanner quickly captures both sides of documents, presenting images as they are meant to be seen.With its built in automatic image correction features, the S300 ensures great scanning results.

Simply load a stack of documents into the hopper and press the "SCAN" button. The S300 automatically recognizes the size of each document, detects and corrects for skew, and shows images in their proper orientation with blank pages removed.

The S300 PDF Scanner Instantly Creates Searchable Content From Your Scans

The ScanSnap S300 automatically converts scanned data into searchable PDF files. Now you can quickly and easily locate your images and find information contained within your documents using keyword searches.

Compact Mobile Scanning Solutions

At half the size of other ScanSnap scanners, the S300 is designed to be the smallest Fujitsu ADF scanner. As a mobile alternative, the ScanSnap S300 is compact enough to carry around, and its desktop footprint is so small, you’ll never have to worry about finding a spot to put it.

Automatic Document Feeder Holds Up To 10 Sheets

The ScanSnap S300 PDF scanner features double-sided multi-sheet feeding. The automatic document feeder holds up to 10 sheets of paper , and the scanner scans images at up to 8 pages per minute.

The S300 Scanner Operates on USB Bus Power For Ultimate Portability

For added mobile convenience, the Fujitsu ScanSnap S300 can be powered though the PC’s USB port* when an AC power source is not available.

*When using the USB bus power cable, the PC must have two USB ports; one for power feeding and the other for USB cable connection.

Scans anything from thick business cards and postcards to legal size documents

In addition to automatically recognizing document size, the ScanSnap S300 de-skews images, removes blank pages and shows them in their proper orientation. The ScanSnap S300 is also able to scan business cards and postcards that are thicker than normal (Up to 56 lb.)

Efficiently Manage Business Cards and Contact Information with the S300 Scanner

The ScanSnap S300 is a business card scanner as well as a PDF scanner. Quickly scan business cards for fast and easy reference. Digitize both sides of a business card in a single pass. Information on the business card is captured by bundled CardMinder software and can be exported to Outlook, CSV (Excel), and other contact management systems.


Part Number Description
ScanSnap S300 Service
S300 1 Year Advance Exchange S300-AEPWNBD-1 Parts, Labor, Shipping
ScanSnap S300 Consumables
Pad Assembly(1) PA03541-0002 Lifetime: Every 10,000 sheets or one year
Pick Roller(1) PA03541-0001 Lifetime: Every 100,000 sheets or one year
Cleaner F1 PA03950-0352 100ml bottle. Used to clean Pad ASSY and Pick roller
Cleaning Wipe PA03950-0419 1 pack (24sheets) Used to clean Pad and Pick Roller
ScanAid Kit CG01000-524701 Cleaning and Consumable Kit
ScanSnap S300 Options
ScanSnap Carrying Case PA03541-0004 Intended for ScanSnap S300 and included items
Rack2-Filer V5.0 "Full" PA43403-E703 Full Version of Rack2-Filer Software for PC Version only
Rack2-Filer V3.0/V4.0 Upgrade to V5.0 PA43403-E705 Rack2-Filer software upgrade for PC Version only
These recommended lifetimes are for 17 lb. (64g/m2) A4 sized documents. Therefore, appropriate replacement lifetimes may vary for other document types.
Product Name ScanSnap S300
General Technical Specifications
Scanner Type ADF (Automatic Document Feeder). Duplex color scanning
Scanning Modes Color / B&W / Automatic Color & B&W detection
Image Sensor CIS (Color Image Sensor) X 2
Light Source 3 color LED (Red / Green / Blue)
Optical Resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Scanning Speed(1)
(A4 portrait / AC adapter)
Normal mode Color 150 dpi, B&W 300 dpi:
8 pages per minute / 16 images per minute
Better mode Color 200 dpi, B&W 400 dpi:
6 pages per minute / 12 images per minute
Best mode Color 300 dpi, B&W 600 dpi:
4 pages per minute / 8 images per minute
Excellent mode Color 600 dpi, B&W 1,200 dpi:
0.5 pages per minute / 1 image per minute
Scanning Speed(1)
(A4 portrait / USB bus power)(2)
Normal mode Color 150 dpi, B&W 300 dpi:
4 pages per minute / 8 images per minute
Better mode Color 200 dpi, B&W 400 dpi:
3 pages per minute / 6 images per minute
Best mode Color 300 dpi, B&W 600 dpi:
2 pages per minute / 4 images per minute
Excellent mode Color 600 dpi, B&W 1,200 dpi:
0.5 pages per minute / 1 image per minute
Scanning Range A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business card, Letter, Legal and Custom sizes. Max: 8.5 X 14.17 in. (216 X 360mm),
Min: 2 X 2 in. (50.8 X 50.8mm), Automatically recognizes document type by paper length.
Paper Weight (Thickness) 17 to 28 lb. (64 to 104.7 g/m²)
Paper Chute Capacity Maximum 10 sheets (A4 size at 20 lb. or 80 g/m²)
Interface USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compatible)
Driver(3) ScanSnap specific driver (TWAIN/ISIS® not supported) (3)
Applications ScanSnap Manager V4.2, ScanSnap Organizer V3.2, CardMinder™ V3.2
Included Items USB cable, USB bus power cable, AC adapter, AC cable, Getting started guide and Setup CD-ROM
Power Requirement AC Adapter AC 100V to 240V, 50 / 60 Hz
USB Bus Power 5V / 1A (0.5A X 2 Port)
Power Consumption Operating: 9W or less
Sleep mode: Less than 5W
Operation Environment Temperature 41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
Relative humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H)(4) 11.18 in. x 3.74 in. x 3.03 in. (284mm x 95mm x 77mm)
Device Weight 3.08 lb. (1.4kg) without power adapter
Environmental Compliance ENERGY STAR® Compliant / RoHS
Limited Warranty 1 year Limited Warranty. For full details, visit the warranties page or call (800) 626-4686.
Service Options In-warranty Upgrade: Advance Exchange. Post-Warranty: Advance Exchange Plus, Depot Plus, ScanAid Kit,
Cleaning and Consumable Kit. For full details on all service programs, visit
Part Number PA03541-B005
Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used.
Requires simultaneous connection to two active powered USB ports on computer.
TWAIN or ISIS® applications cannot be used directly.
When hopper is closed.

System Requirements

Windows 2000® Professional Windows® XP Windows® Vista™
Compatible Operating Systems ScanSnap Manager V4.2 Supported Supported(1) Supported
ScanSnap Organizer V3.2 Supported Supported(1) Supported(2)
CardMinder™ V3.2 Supported Supported(1) Supported
Hardware Requirements(4) CPU Intel® Pentium® III processor 1.2GHz or higher (Intel® Celeron® M 430 1.73GHz or higher is recommended) Intel® Pentium® 4 1.8GHz or higher (Intel® Celeron® M 430 1.73GHz or higher is recommended)
Memory Capacity(3) 512MB or higher
(1GB or higher is recommended)
1GB or higher
(1GB or higher is recommended)
Disk Capacity Spare capacity of a least 920MB is necessary to install the software that is included in this table.
CD-ROM Drive Required for installation
USB Port USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
Compatible with Windows® 2000 Professional and Windows® XP Professional / Home Edition (Service Pack 1 or higher).
Operates most effectively with Windows Vista™ compatible versions of Adobe Acrobat. Use with non-Windows Vista™ compatible versions of Adobe Acrobat might result in the generation of PDF files that cannot be searched.
Memory capacity of 1GB or higher is recommended when scanning in "Excellent mode".
Scanning speeds may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB 2.0 requirements are not met.


For more information about warranty, please visit Warranty & Service Programs.