Connecting an Additional ScanSnap Unit to a Computer

Connect an additional ScanSnap unit to a computer. The ScanSnap that is connected to a computer is registered with ScanSnap Home. Up to ten ScanSnap units can be registered. In the scan window, you can switch ScanSnap units that are registered in ScanSnap Home.

HINT
  • If you are using the ScanSnap for the first time, you first need to configure the initial settings for the ScanSnap, download, and install the software.

    If you are using the ScanSnap for the first time, you first need to download and install the software.

    For details, refer to Setting Up the ScanSnap for the First Time.

Connect the supplied USB cable to the USB connector on the ScanSnap and the USB port on a computer, and open the ADF paper chute (cover) to turn on the ScanSnap.

Connect the supplied USB cable to the USB connector on the ScanSnap and the USB port on a computer, and open the feed guide to turn on the ScanSnap.

Connect the supplied USB cable to the USB connector on the ScanSnap and the USB port on a computer, and press the [Scan] button or the [Stop] button to turn on the ScanSnap

The ScanSnap is registered with ScanSnap Home and you can perform a scan.

When Connecting the ScanSnap and a Computer with a USB Cable

Connect the supplied USB cable to the USB connector on the ScanSnap and the USB port on a computer, and open the ADF paper chute (cover) to turn on the ScanSnap.

Connect the supplied USB cable to the USB connector on the ScanSnap and the USB port on a computer, and open the feed guide to turn on the ScanSnap.

The ScanSnap is registered with ScanSnap Home and you can perform a scan.

When Connecting the ScanSnap and a Computer via Wi-Fi

  1. Connect the ScanSnap to a wireless access point.

    For details, refer to Connecting the ScanSnap and the Computer Via a Specified Wireless Access Point.

  2. Click the [Scan] button in the upper left of the Main Window of ScanSnap Home to display the Scan Window.

    Windows

    If the main window is not already displayed, refer to To Display the Main Window.

    Mac OS

    If the main window is not already displayed, click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

     

  3. Select [Add a ScanSnap] from the [Select a scanner] list.

  4. In the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window, select the ScanSnap model to be connected and then click the [Start setup] button.

  5. In the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Connection with the ScanSnap), select the scanner name of the ScanSnap to be connected, and click the [Next] button.

    HINT
    • When an IP address is set for the ScanSnap, you can connect the ScanSnap to a computer by specifying the IP address.

    • Specify the IP address for the ScanSnap to be connected in the window that appears when you click [Using an IP address].

  6. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Connection is complete) appears, click the [Next] button.

  7. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Let's use it!) appears, check the contents and click the [Close] button.

The ScanSnap is registered with ScanSnap Home and you can perform a scan.

HINT
Windows
  • You can also connect the ScanSnap by clicking the [Add] button under [Scanner information] in the [Scanner] tab of the preferences window. To delete the ScanSnap that you do not need, select the ScanSnap from the list of ScanSnap units and click the [Remove] button. It is also deleted from the [Select a scanner] list in the scan window.

    To display the preferences window, select [Settings] [Preferences] from the menu.

Mac OS
  • You can also connect the ScanSnap by clicking the [Add] button under [Scanner information] in the [Scanner] tab of the preferences window. To delete the ScanSnap that you do not need, select the ScanSnap from the list of ScanSnap units and click the [Delete] button. It is also deleted from the [Select a scanner] list in the scan window.

    To display the preferences window, select [ScanSnap Home] [Preferences] in the menu bar.

 

When Connecting the ScanSnap and a Computer via Wi-Fi

Use ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool to connect the ScanSnap and a computer via Wi-Fi

For details about how to start the ScanSnap Wireless Setup Tool, refer to Configuring the Wi-Fi Settings.

HINT
  • Even when connecting the ScanSnap and a Computer via Wi-Fi, you need the USB cable.