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FUJITSU Image Scanner fi-Series "fi-5900C"


The fi-5900C image scanner (Ultra Wide SCSI interface / Third Party Slot Interface) offers high-speed, duplex color scanning, and other excellent features achieved by Fujitsu expertise. And these products will be widely used in your business scene.

Product Information
  • High-speed A3 Duplex Color Scanner
  • Color Scanning Speed : 100ppm / 200ipm
    Binary Scanning Speed : 100ppm / 200ipm
  • Efficient pre and post scanning processing
  • 500 sheets of large capacity hopper
  • High quality image by the image-processing function
  • Multi Feed Detection (Ultrasonic detection)
  • Ultra Wide SCSI & USB2.0 Dual Interface
  • Pre and post imprinter options
Windows® 95/98 Windows® Me Windows NT® 4.0 Windows® 2000 Windows® XP Windows Server? 2003 Windows Vista™ Windows Server? 2008 Windows 7
TWAIN supporting drivers are available as web downloads.
A3 Duplex Color Color-125ppm mono-125ppm Multi Feed Detection, Ultra Sonic
Technical Specifications Accessories, option, Consumables, Cleaning Tool

Reliable Technical

ENERGYSTAR® compliance
VRS Professional
Bundled with Adobe® Acrobat® 8

As an ENERGY STAR® partner, 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.

Now bundled with Kofax VRS (Virtual ReScan) Professional for Production
Previously bundled Virtual ReScan (VRS):

  • 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.

Now, the newly bundled Kofax VRS Professional lets users do what they could always do with the VRS Basic as well as:

VRS Professional

  • Automatically rotate documents based on content to present a correctly oriented image
  • Automatically detect color images without having to change scanner settings
  • Output an smoothed image with a solidified background color

VRS Professional for Production

  • Supports all of the above functions as well as the Adrenaline Image Processing Engine (AIPE), which is capable of generating PDFs and processing bar codes

Technical Specifications

Parameter Specification
Product name FI-5900C
Scanner Type ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) + Manual Feed
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 12in. x 17in.)
Minimum: A8 (portrait) (53mm x 74mm or 2in. x 3in.)
Paper weight (Thickness) A4 / Letter size or Smaller: 31 to 209 g/m2 (8 to 56lb)
Over A4 / Letter size: 52 to 157 g/m2 (14 to 42lb)
Scanning speed*1 Color *2 [A4 Landscape]
Simplx: 125ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 250ipm (200dpi / 300dpi)
[A4 Portrait]
Simplx: 100ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 200ipm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Scanning speed*1
(VRS use)
Color*2 [A4 Landscape]
Simplx: 120ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 230ipm (200dpi) / 160ipm (300dpi)
[A4 Portrait]
Simplx: 100ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 200ipm (200dpi) / 160ipm (300dpi)
Grayscale*2 [A4 Landscape]
Simplx: 120ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 240ipm (200dpi) / 200ipm (300dpi)
[A4 Portrait]
Simplx: 100ppm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Duplex: 200ipm (200dpi / 300dpi)
Paper chute capacity*3 500 sheets (A4: 80g/m2 or 21lb)
Background colors Black / White (switchable on command)
Optical resolution 600dpi
Output resolution*4 Color (24 bit) 50 to 600dpi (adjustable by 1dpi increments)
VRS: 100 /150 / 200 / 240 / 300 / 400dpi
Grayscale (8 bit)
Monochrome (1 bit)
Output format Color: 24 bit, Grayscale: 8bit, Monochrome: 1bit
AD converter 1024 levels (10 bit)
Interface*5 Ultra-wide SCSI / USB2.0 / VRS*6(Selectable)
Connector shape SCSI: Shield type 68pin (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: 250W or less (Sleep mode: less than 7W)
Operational environment Temperature: 15 to 35°C (59 to 95°F)
Relative humidity: 20 to 80% (Non-condensing)
Dimensions: Width x Depth x Height*7 540mm x 540mm x 500mm (21.3in x 21.3in x 19.7in)
Weight 50 kg (110lb)
SCSI Terminator Built-in
Included drivers*8 TWAIN, ISIS™
Environmental compatibility ENERGY STAR®, and RoHS*9
Others Multi feed detection Yes (Standard) ultrasonic multi-feed detection sensors x 3
Long paper scanning*10 863mm (34in.)
Paper counter Yes

*1 Actual scanning speeds are affected by data transmission and software processing times.
*2 JPEG compressed figures.
*3 Maximum capacity varies, depending upon paper weight.
*4 Maximum output resolutions may vary, depending upon the size of the area being scanned and whether the scanner is scanning in simplex or duplex.
*5 Ultra-wide SCSI interface cannot be used simultaneously with USB2.0.
*6 VRS is supported by Windows XP Professional and Windows 2000 Professional operating systems.
*7 Excluding the ADF paper chute and stacker.
*8 ISIS™ does not support Windows 95.
*9 PFU Limited, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2005 / 95 / EC).
*10 The fi-5900C is capable of scanning documents that exceed A3 sheets in length.

Recommended SCSI card


No. Name Quantity
1 AC cable 1
2 USB cable 1
3 Document smoother 1
4 Setup CD-ROM 1
5 Adobe® Acrobat® CD-ROM 1
7 Getting Started 1
8 QuickScan™ Pro brochure 1
9 Operator panel overlay 5
10 fi-5900C Convenient Operation 1
11 Packing list 1


No. Name Specifications Function
1 fi-590PRF (Pre Imprinter) PA03450-D700 The imprinter option enables users to print information on original documents for document management purposes. While the FI-590PRF (pre imprinter) prints information on the front of documents prior to scanning, the FI-590PRB (post imprinter) prints information of the back of the original documents after they have been scanned. Although both the FI-590PRF and the FI-590PRB may be attached to the same scanner unit, both imprinters cannot be used simultaneously.
2 fi-590PRB (Post Imprinter) PA03450-D710


No. Name Specifications Quantity
1 Pick Roller PA03450-K011 1
2 Separator Roller PA03450-K012 1
3 Brake Roller PA03450-K013 1
4 Pad Assy PA03450-K014 1
5 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 sheet Daily cleaning use for all rollers
3 Cleaning paper Daily cleaning use for all rollers
Use this paper with "Cleaner F1"
4 Cleaning wipe Daily cleaning use for all rollers
Use this paper with "Cleaner F1"

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