Setting Up SV600

Set up the ScanSnap so that it is ready to scan with ScanSnap Manager.

The following preparations are required before you set up the ScanSnap.


Do not connect the ScanSnap to the computer before installing the software.

  • Check that all items are included in the package

    For details, refer to Package List for SV600.


    When Getting Started is included in the package, refer to "Package List" in Getting Started.

  • Remove the tape (1) and tape seal (2) from the ScanSnap
    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Attach the extenders to the ScanSnap

    The following preparations are required before you attach the extenders.

    • Wipe off dust and dirt such as oily dirt on the place where the extenders will be attached
    • Peel the protective tape off the bottom of the extenders

    Leaving about 3 to 5 mm of space between the extenders and the back and side of the ScanSnap, push the extenders down until they lock in place. If the extenders are placed against the side of the ScanSnap base or the protrusion of the extenders are placed on the ScanSnap base, the bottom of the extenders may not stay in place firmly.

    Attaching the Extenders

The procedure to set up the ScanSnap is as follows:

1 Downloading the Software

2 Installing the Software/Connecting the ScanSnap

3 Checking the Scanning Operation

1Downloading the Software

  1. Turn on the computer and log on as a user with Administrator privileges.
  2. Access the website "ScanSnap Installer".
  3. Download [ScanSnap Installer] and save it on your computer.

    By using the installer that you downloaded, you can install the following software programs.

    • ScanSnap Manager
    • ScanSnap Online Update
    • ScanSnap manual

    Install software applications other than the above if needed.

    For the overview for each software program, refer to Overview of the Software Related to the ScanSnap.

2Installing the Software/Connecting the ScanSnap

  1. Run the installer that you saved on your computer.
  2. Follow the instructions on the [ScanSnap Installer] window that appears.

    When you are asked whether you accept the license agreement terms, read the confirmation message and select [I agree to all terms and conditions].

  3. When [Installation complete] appears, click the [Complete] button.
  4. When the [About ScanSnap's Auto Power OFF function] window appears, read the message and click the [Next] button.
  5. Follow the instructions on the [ScanSnap - Connecting the ScanSnap] window to connect the ScanSnap to a computer.

If there are available updates for ScanSnap Online Update on the server, you will be asked whether you accept the license agreement terms for ScanSnap Online Update.

For details about ScanSnap Online Update, refer to the ScanSnap Online Update Help.

3Checking the Scanning Operation

  1. Place the Background Pad with a document towards the ScanSnap so that they are in contact with the ScanSnap (1) and then press the [Scan] button (2) to start a scan.

    Place a document with the scanning side facing up on the Background Pad.

    For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning Documents with SV600.

    Placing a Document and Scanning It
  2. Click the [Finish Scanning] button in the [ScanSnap Manager - Image scanning and file saving] window.
  3. Select [Crop and save flat document images as-is] and then click the [Save this image] button.
    Selecting Images to Be Output

Once the Quick Menu for selecting an application to perform a particular action appears, the check process for the scanning operation is complete.

Clicking an icon on the Quick Menu allows you to save images created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap to your desired folder, or attach them to an e-mail.