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Introduction of FUJITSU Image Scanner fi-Series "fi-5530C".


The fi-5530C image scanner with dual interface capability (Ultra-SCSI and USB2.0) expand the market for production scanning. These features will insure Fujitsu's customer's productivity.

Product Information
  • High-speed A3 Duplex Color Scanner
  • Color / Binary Scanning Speed: 35ppm / 70ipm
  • Superior ADF digitizes both sides of scanned cards in a single pass
  • 100 sheets of large capacity hopper
  • High quality image by the image-processing function
  • Multi Feed Detection (Ultrasonic detection)
  • Ultra SCSI & USB2.0 Dual Interface
  • Inprinter (Option)
Windows® 95 Windows NT® 4.0 Windows® 98 Windows® Me  Windows® 2000 Windows® XP Windows Server™ 2003 Windows Vista™
TWAIN supporting drivers are available as web downloads.
A3 Duplex Color Color 70 ipm Monochrome 70 ipm Multi Feed Detection, Ultra Sonic
Technical Specifications Accessories, option, Consumables, Cleaning Tool

Reliable Technical

Bundled with Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0

As an ENERGYSTAR® Partner, Fujitsu has determined that this product meets the ENERGYSTAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
ENERGYSTAR® is a U.S. registered mark.

Kofax VRS (Virtual ReScan) bundled
The included Virtual ReScan (VRS) enables users to:
  • VRS verification and adjustment features generate perfect images every time.
  • The ability to efficiently digitize large volumes of documents dramatically improves scanning productivity.
  • Easy to use. Automated functions remove the need for skilled scanner operators.

Technical Specifications

Parameter Specification
Product name FI-5530C
Scanner Type ADF (Automatic Document Feeder)
Scanning modes Simplex / Duplex, color / grayscale / monochrome
Image Sensor Type Color CCD (Charge-Coupled Device) x 2
Light Source White cold cathode discharge lamp
Scanning range Maximum: A3 (297mm x 420mm or 11in. x 17in.)
Minimum (portrait): A8 (52mm x 74mm or 2in. x 3in.)
Paper weight (Thickness) 52g/m2 to 127g/m2 (14 to 34lb)
and 127g/m2 (34 lb) only for A8 sheets
Scanning speed *1 Color *2 [A4 Landscape]
Simplx: 47ppm (200dpi)
Duplex: 94ipm (200dpi)
[A4 Portrait]
Simplx: 35ppm (200dpi)
Duplex: 70ipm (200dpi)
Grayscale *2
Paper chute capacity 100 sheets (A4: 80g/m2 or 20 lb)
50 sheets (A3: 80g/m2 or 20 lb) (active loadability)
Background colors White or Black (switchable)
Optical resolution 600dpi
Output resolution *3 Color (24 bit) 50 to 600dpi (can adjust by 1dpi increments)
Grayscale (8 bit)
Monochrome (1 bit)
Output format Color: 24 bit, grayscale: 8 bit, monochrome: 1 bit
AD converter 1024 levels (10 bit)
Interface *4 Ultra SCSI or USB2.0 / USB1.1 (Selectable)
Connector shape SCSI: Shield type 50 pin (pin type), USB: B type
Output mode (half-tone) Dither / error diffusion
Voltage or voltage range AC 100 to 240 V, +10% / -10%
Power Operating: 57W or less (Sleep mode: less than 12W)
Operational environment Temperature: 5 to 35 Degrees Centigrade (42 to 95 Degrees Fahrenheight)
Relative humidity: 20 to 80% (Non-condensing)
Dimensions: Width x Depth x Height *5 399mm x 225mm x 193mm (15.7in. x 8.8in. x 7.5in.)
Weight 8.5 kg (21.3 lb)
Terminator Built-in
Included drivers *6 TWAIN, ISIS™
Environmental compatibility RoHS *7
Others Multi feed detection Yes (Standard) Ultrasonic Method Multi Feed Detection Sensor
Long paper scanning *8 863mm (34in.)
Paper counter Yes

*1 Actual scanning speeds are affected by data transmission and software processing time.
*2 JPEG compressed figures
*3 Actual maximum scanning range may vary from the designated maximum.
*4 Ultra SCSI interface cannot be used simultaneously with USB2.0
*5 Excluding the ADF paper chute and stacker.
*6 ISIS™ does not support Windows 95.
*7 PFU Limited, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets its RoHS (2002 / 95 / EC) guidelines.
*8 The fi-5530C is capable of scanning documents that exceed A3 sheets in length.

Recommended SCSI card

maker SCSI card cable
Adaptec SCSI Card 2910C ACK-H2H-1M(1m)
SCSI Card 2915LP
SCSI Card 2930LP
SCSI Card 2940AU

Use of other SCSI card may cause unstable scan operations.
If you use ADAPTEC SCSI card,please install the correct drivers and the updates.
Refer to FQA "Before you buy" - "Q6 What type of SCSI board can I use?"


No. Name Quantity
1 AC adapter 1
2 AC Cable 1
3 USB Cable 1
4 ADF paper chute 1
5 Setup CD-ROM 1
6 Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0 CD-ROM 1
7 Getting Started (Book) 1
8 QuickScan™ Pro brochure 1
10 Packing list 1


No. Name Specifications Function
1 fi-553PR PA03334-D401 Imprinter (Post printing, Maximum 40 characters).
2 Image Processing Software Option V2.5 PA43402-D22901 For Image processing (Binarization)


No. Name Specifications Quantity
1 Pad Assy PA03334-0002 1
2 Pick Roller PA03334-0001 1
3 Print Cartridge CA00050-0262 1

Recommended replacement cycle
The replacement cycle is based on 64g/m2 A4 plain paper.
This may very depending on the paper type or condition.

Cleaning Tool

No. Name Notes
1 Cleaner F1 Daily cleaning use for pads and pick rollers
2 Cleaning paper Daily cleaning use for all rollers
Use this paper with "Cleaner F1"