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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1500 Instant PDF Multi Sheet-Fed Scanner

We're sorry this model is no longer available
May we suggest the following replacement model: ScanSnap iX500

The ScanSnap S1500 provides Windows® users an effective way to greatly reduce paper clutter, storage space, and security risk associated with unmanaged paperwork at home or office. Even better, documents scanned by ScanSnap take on a higher level of accessibility and usefulness once liberated into the digital realm.

Compact Color Duplex Scanner for Microsoft ® Windows ®

  • One button searchable PDF creation
  • Intelligent paper feed detection
  • Blazing 20ppm color scanning
  • 50-page Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Comes with Adobe® Acrobat® X Standard
  • Enhance productivity with Fujitsu service and support
  • The S1500 replaces the fi-4110EOX, fi-5110EOX, fi-5110EOX2, S500 and S510

Easily Transform Paper with the Touch of a Button

Achieving organization with the ScanSnap S1500 starts with the touch of a single button and ends with a host of productivity features that keep you ahead of the stack.

Scan to:

  • PDF
  • Searchable PDF
  • JPG
  • Word (editable)
  • Excel (editable)
  • Business Cards

Intelligent Scan Correction

ScanSnap converts disorganization into order with intelligent features that work behind the scenes to correct images so you don't have to.

  • Auto Color Detection
  • Auto Rotation
  • Blank Page Removal
  • Straightens and Crops
  • Auto Quality

Fast Double-Sided Scanning

Typically, higher quality means lower performance, but the S1500 maintains a speed of up to 20 pages per minute even at 300 dpi in Color!

Advanced Paper Detection

ScanSnap S1500 is now 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- feeds such as a taped-receipt on expense report

Productivity Software for Windows

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 SharePoint, and remain productive with paperwork long after it Is scanned.
Cardminder Business Card Software

ScanSnap S1500 also quickly scans loads of business cards, extracts the contact information, and places it into editable fields that can be exported to Excel, Outlook, and other contact managers.

Scan to Mobile

With the free ScanSnap Connect app operators can link* their ScanSnap to their iPad or iPhone for viewing on the go.

*Requires compatible PC to Mac Computer and a Wi-Fi connection to mobile device

More Ways to Scan to the cloud

Scan to:

  • Evernote
  • Google Docs
  • Salesforce Chatter
  • SugarSync

Advance Exchange Service Program Maximizes Your Scanner's Uptime

The ScanSnap S1500 scanner is covered by a one-year Limited Warranty. An upgrade to the Advance Exchange service program (sold separately) is also available to eligible purchasers at For full details on the Limited Warranty and on all service programs, go to or call (800) 626-4686


Part Number Description
ScanSnap S1500 Service
S1500 1 Year Advance Exchange S1500-AEPWNBD-1 Parts, Labor, Shipping
S1500 2 Year Advance Exchange S1500-AEPWNBD-2 Parts, Labor, Shipping
S1500 3 Year Advance Exchange S1500-AEPWNBD-3 Parts, Labor, Shipping
S1500 Co-Term Advance Exchange (min qty 6) S1500-AECTNBD-X Parts, Labor, Shipping
S1500 1 Year Depot S1500-DEPW5DY-1 Parts, Labor, Return Shipment
ScanSnap S1500 Consumables
Pad assembly PA03586-0002 Lifetime: Every 50,000 sheets or one year.
Pick roller PA03586-0001 Lifetime: Every 100,000 sheets or one year.
Cleaner F1 PA03950-0352 100 ml bottle. (Used to clean Pad Assy and Pick roller)
Cleaning wipe PA03950-0419 1 package contains 24 sheets. (Used to clean Pad Assy and Pick roller)
ScanAid Kit™
CG01000-530501 2 Pad assemblies, 1 Pick roller and a cleaning kit
ScanSnap S1500 Options
ScanSnap Carrier Sheets(1) PA03360-0013 5 Carrier Sheets
Intended for ScanSnap S1500, S1500, S510M, S510, S500M, S500 and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX Series scanners and included items
ScanSnap Carrying Case PA03951-0651 Intended for ScanSnap ScanSnap S1500, S1500, S510M, S510, S500M, S500 and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners
Rack2-Filer V3.0/V4.0 Upgrade to V5.0 PA43403-E705 Rack2-Filer software upgrade for PC Version only
Rack2-Filer V5.0 "Full" PA43403-E703 Full Version of Rack2-Filer Software for PC Version only
Although ScanSnap Carrier Sheets have a listed lifespan of 500 scans, variations may occur. ScanSnap Carrier Sheets are used to scan documents containing paper that weighs less than 34 lb. (127g/m 2 ) as well as folded documents as large as 8.5×11.69 in. (216×297mm).
Product Name ScanSnap S1500
General Technical Specifications
Scanner type Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Duplex Scanning
Scanning Modes Color, Grayscale, Monochrome, Automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome Detection)
Image Sensor CCD (Charge coupled device) x 2 (front x 1/ back x 1)
Light Source White cold cathode discharge lamp
Optical Resolution 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi)
Scanning Speed (A4 portrait)(1) Auto mode(2) Simplex or Duplex, 20 pages per minute (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(3) Color & Grayscale 600 dpi, Monochrome 1200 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 5 ppm
Scanning Range Normal Mode without Carrier Sheet A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business Card, Letter, Legal and Custom Size.
Max: 8.5 X 14.17 in. (216 X 360 mm), Min: 2 X 2 in. (50.8 X 50.8 mm).
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 listed above.
Long Paper Scanning(4) 34 inches in length (863 mm)
Multi-feed Detection Ultrasonic Sensor or Length Detection (selectable)
Paper Weight (thickness) 14 to 34 lb (52 to 127 g/m²)
Paper Chute Capacity(5) Maximum 50 sheets (Letter size at 20 lb or 80 g/m2)
Interface USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compatible)
Driver(6) ScanSnap specific driver (Does not support TWAIN / ISIS™) operable with ScanSnap Manager V5.0
Software Applications(7) ScanSnap Organizer V4.0 (for PC only)
CardMinder™ V4.0 (for PC only)
Adobe® Acrobat® X Standard (for PC only)
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.0 PC Edition
Power Requirement AC 100V to 240V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption Operating Mode 35W or less
Standby Mode 4.5W or less
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)(8) 11.5 x 6.3 x 6.2 in. (292 x 159 x 158 mm)
Device weight 6.62 lb (3.0 kg)
Environmental compliance(9) 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 PA03586-B005
Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used.
Documents measuring 5.8 inches (148 mm) in length or less are scanned in "Best Mode", while other documents are scanned in "Better Mode".
Excellent 1200 dpi resolution for Black & White provided by interpolation.
ScanSnap S1500 is capable of scanning documents that exceed A4 size in length. ScanSnap S1500 supports the scanning of longer documents in all modes except in "Excellent Mode".
Maximum capacity varies depending upon paper weight.
One button image file (JPEG, PDF, and searchable PDF) generation.
Applications listed are not supported on Mac operating systems.
Excluding the stacker and other external attachments.
PFU limited, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2002/95/EC).
Application Support
Compatible Operating Systems(1) Description Windows® 2000 Professional Windows® XP (32-bit only) Windows® Vista™ (32-bit & 64-bit) Windows® 7 (32-bit & 64-bit)
ScanSnap Manager V5.0(2) Supported(3) Supported(4) Supported Supported
ScanSnap Organizer V4.0(5) Supported(3) Supported(4) Supported Supported
CardMinder™ V4.0 Supported(3) Supported(4) Supported Supported
Adobe® Acrobat® X Standard(6) Not Supported Supported(4) Supported Supported(7)
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.0 Supported(3) Supported(4) Supported Supported
This product supports Microsoft® Windows®.
ScanSnap Manager V5.0 is for use on select Windows operating systems; however, ScanSnap Manager V3.0 is also bundled with this product and supports select Mac operating systems. For complete details, see
For use with Service Pack 4 or higher.
For use with Service Pack 2 or higher. Compatible with Windows® XP Professional / Home Edition.
The Windows® Desktop Search function supports Windows Vista™ and Windows® XP. Search functionality for Windows® 2000 Professional is only supported by Adobe® Acrobat® 7.0 and Adobe® Acrobat 8.0.
Requires Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.
Requires Adobe Acrobat 9.2 or higher.
System Requirements
Hardware Requirements CPU(5) Intel Pentium® 4 processor 1.8 GHz or higher (recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor 2.2 GHz or higher)
Memory Capacity(5) 512 MB or higher (1GB or higher is recommended)
Disk Capacity 2,920 MB free hard disk space for installation
DVD-ROM Drive Required for installation
USB port(5) USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
Scanning speeds may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity, and USB requirements are not met.


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