Parts and Functions

This section explains the names and functions of the ScanSnap parts.

Front

Front
Front
Front
Front
Front
Front

No.

Name

Description

1

ADF paper chute (cover)

Feed guide

Open it to use the ScanSnap.

Opening it turns on the ScanSnap. Then, you can load a document on it.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, close the ADF paper chute (cover) and open it up again to turn it back on.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, close the feed guide and open it up again to turn it back on.

2

ADF top section

Open it to remove jammed documents, replace the Roller Set, or clean the inside of the ScanSnap.

Open it to remove jammed documents, replace the Roller Set, or clean the inside of the ScanSnap.

3

Extension

Pull out when scanning long documents.

4

Side guide

Adjust to the width of documents to prevent them from getting skewed.

5

ADF release tab

Pull this tab to open the ADF top section.

2

Output guide

Open it to eject documents from the front of the ScanSnap.

Select an ejection method depending on the document type you are scanning.

For details, refer to Documents That Can Be Scanned with the ScanSnap.

  • When the output guide is closed

    When the Output Guide Is Closed
    When the Output Guide Is Closed
  • When the output guide is open

    When the Output Guide Is Open
    When the Output Guide Is Open

3

Top cover

Open it to remove jammed documents or clean the inside of the ScanSnap.

6

Touch panel

Used to display the connection status of the ScanSnap, select a profile to start scanning, or change the settings of the ScanSnap.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, press the touch panel to turn it back on.

1

Head

-

2

Neck

-

6

4

3

[Scan] button

[Scan/Stop] button

Starts scanning documents. It can be pressed even when the stacker is closed.

Starts scanning documents.

Starts and finishes scanning documents.

Turns on the ScanSnap.

Starts scanning documents.

Indicates the status of the ScanSnap.

Blue (lit): Ready

Blue (flashing): Scanning

Orange (flashing): Error

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, press the [Scan] button to turn it back on.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, press the [Scan/Stop] button to turn it back on.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, press the [Scan] button or [Stop] button to turn it back on.

4

[Stop] button

Turns on the ScanSnap.

Finishes scanning documents.

When the ScanSnap is turned off automatically, press the [Scan] button or [Stop] button to turn it back on.

5

Base

-

6

Power LED

Indicates the status of the ScanSnap as follows:

Blue (lit): Ready

Blue (flashing): Scanning

Orange (flashing): Error

7

White sheet

Used to determine the starting position for scanning documents and is also the standard color reference for the color of documents when documents are scanned.

8

Centering mark

When placing a book or standard size document, align the center of the document with the centering mark.

5

Battery indicator

Indicates the remaining battery power and battery charging status.

  • When the power is on

    Blue (lit): Fully charged

    Orange (lit): Charging

    Orange (flashing): Low battery

  • When the power is off

    Orange (lit): Charging

7

Wi-Fi Indicator

Indicates the status of the ScanSnap connected via Wi-Fi.

Blue (lit): Ready

Blue (flashing): Standby

Orange (lit): Not Connectable

Orange (flashing): Not Connectable (WPS error)

When establishing a link with a cloud service, refer to The Status of the ScanSnap When Using ScanSnap Cloud.

For regions where a cloud service linkage is available, refer to here.

6

Wi-Fi Indicator

Indicates the status of the ScanSnap connected via Wi-Fi.

Blue (lit): Connected (Access Point Connect mode)

Blue (flashing): Standby

Green (lit): Connected (Direct Connect mode)

Orange (lit): Not Connectable or waiting for connection in Direct Connect mode

Orange (flashing): Not Connectable (WPS error)

When establishing a link with a cloud service, refer to The Status of the ScanSnap When Using ScanSnap Cloud.

For regions where a cloud service linkage is available, refer to here.

78

Stacker

Pull it out to use it.

Open to use the stacker.

It stacks up the ejected documents.

7

5

Feeding section

Insert a document into the feeding section.

8

Receipt Guide

Attach it to the ADF paper chute (cover) for it to be used.

If you use the Receipt Guide, you can place documents with different widths such as receipts in it to scan them at the same time.

ATTENTION
  • When carrying the ScanSnap, hold its base and neck. Do not carry the scanner by the head.

    Holding the ScanSnap

BackSide

Back
Back
Side
Back
Side
Side
Side

No.

Name

Description

9

Security cable slot

Used to connect an anti-theft security cable (commercially available).

9

10

USB connector

Slide the cover of the USB connector up to open it and then connect the USB cable to the USB connector.

The cover of the USB connector slides up either one or two levels. Open the cover according to the type of the USB cable you have.

  • First level: USB 2.0 cable

  • Second level: USB 3.0 cable

Used to connect a USB cable.

10

11

Power connector

Used to connect a power cable that is an AC cable which is connected to the AC adapter.

Used to connect the AC cable.

9

8

7

6

Tape seal

Remove this tape seal after installing the software.

11

10

8

Security cable slot

Used to connect an anti-theft security cable (commercially available).

11

9

Power connector

Used to connect a power cable.

12

10

9

7

7

USB connector

Used to connect a USB cable.

12

13

Ventilation port

Holes for ventilating hot air from inside the ScanSnap.

14

WPS button

Press this button to connect to a WPS compatible wireless access point by using the push button method.

15

Wi-Fi switch

Turn this switch on to use the ScanSnap via Wi-Fi.

Back

Back

No.

Name

Description

10

WPS button

Press this button to connect to a WPS compatible wireless access point by using the push button method.

11

Wi-Fi switch

Turn this switch on to use the ScanSnap via Wi-Fi.

Scanning Unit

Operates when documents are scanned.

Scanning Unit

No.

Name

Description

12

Camera

Detects page turning and glossy papers.

13

Infrared LED

Irradiates the scan area with infrared to detect page turning and glossy papers.

14

Glass

Protects the lens used to scan a document.

15

Lamp

Illuminates the document to be scanned.