Power for the ScanSnap

This section explains the power statuses (on, off, startup mode, and sleep mode) of the ScanSnap and the auto power off function. This section explains the power statuses (on, off, and sleep mode) of the ScanSnap and the auto power off function. This section explains the power statuses (on, off, and sleep mode) of the ScanSnap.

Turning on and Turning off the ScanSnap

Turning the ScanSnap on

Open the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

Open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

Press the [Scan] or [Stop] button on the ScanSnap to turn the power on.

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Turning the ScanSnap off

Close the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power off.

Close the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power off.

The ScanSnap is turned off by pressing the [Stop] button for more than 3 seconds until the power LED of the ScanSnap is turned off.

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Startup mode of the ScanSnap

The action that the ScanSnap takes when the ADF paper chute (cover) is opened and the ScanSnap is turned on depends on the start up mode setting of the ScanSnap.

The ScanSnap has two startup modes as described below.

  • Fast

    The ScanSnap is ready to be used. The ScanSnap enters sleep mode (standby mode) when the ADF paper chute (cover) is closed.

  • Normal

    The ScanSnap is turned on. The ScanSnap is turned off when the ADF paper chute (cover) is closed.

The procedure to change the setting for the startup mode of the ScanSnap is as follows:

  1. Press Settings in the home screen on the touch panel of the ScanSnap to display the [Settings] screen.

  2. Press Scanner settings to display the [Scanner settings] screen.

  3. Press [Startup mode] to display the [Startup mode] screen.

  4. Change the setting.

  5. Press Home to return to the home screen.

Sleep mode of the ScanSnap

When the ScanSnap is on and has not been used for 15 minutes, it enters sleep mode (standby mode).

When the ScanSnap is on and has not been used for 14 minutes, it enters sleep mode (standby mode).

When the ScanSnap is on and has not been used for 1 minutes, it enters sleep mode (standby mode).

Perform one of the following to resume the ScanSnap from sleep mode (standby mode).

  • Load a document in the ScanSnap

  • Press the touch panel of the ScanSnap

  • Press the [Scan] button on the ScanSnap

  • Press the [Stop] button on the ScanSnap.

  • Press the [Scan/Stop] button on the ScanSnap

  • Close the ADF paper chute (cover) and open it again

  • Close the feed guide and open it again

Auto power off for the ScanSnap

When the ScanSnap is turned on and left unused for a specified time, it turns off automatically.

Perform one of the following to turn on the ScanSnap.

  • Press the touch panel of the ScanSnap

  • Press the [Scan] button on the ScanSnap

  • Press the [Stop] button on the ScanSnap.

  • Press the [Scan/Stop] button on the ScanSnap

  • Close the ADF paper chute (cover) and open it again

  • Close the feed guide and open it again

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  • When the startup mode of the ScanSnap is set to [Fast], the ScanSnap does not turn off and stays in sleep mode (standby mode).

To change the time of the ScanSnap to turn off automatically or change the setting so that it will not turn off automatically, perform the operations in the following procedure:

  1. Press Settings in the home screen on the touch panel of the ScanSnap to display the [Settings] screen.

  2. Press Scanner settings to display the [Scanner settings] screen.

  3. Press [Automatic power off] to display the [Automatic power off] screen.

  4. Press the setting field for [ScanSnap will automatically power off] to display a list.

  5. Change the setting.

  6. Press Home to return to the home screen.

Windows
  1. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    For details, refer to To Display the Main Window.

  2. Select [Settings] in the menu [Preferences] to display the preferences window.

  3. Click the [Power settings] button in [Scanner information] in the [Scanner] tab.

  4. Change the setting in the [Power settings] window and then click the [OK] button.

  5. Click the [OK] button to close the preferences window.

Mac OS
  1. Display the Main Window of ScanSnap Home.

    Click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

  2. Select [ScanSnap Home] on the menu bar [Preferences] to display the preferences window.

  3. Click the [Power settings] button in [Scanner information] in the [Scanner] tab.

  4. Change the setting in the [Power settings] window and then click the [OK] button.

  5. Click Close at the upper left of the window to close the preferences window.