Basic Flow of the ScanSnap Operations

This section explains the basic operation procedure to scan a document with the ScanSnap.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning a Document.

  1. Turn on the ScanSnap.

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

    Open the feed guide to turn the power on.

    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the Feed Guide

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

    Turning On
  2. Select a profile.

    In the home screen on the touch panel, select a profile.

    Select a profile in the Scan Window of ScanSnap Home.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details about how to change the profile settings, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    Selecting a Profile
    Selecting a Profile
    Selecting a Profile
    Selecting a Profile
    Selecting a Profile
    Selecting a Profile
  3. Select a feeding method.

    Select a feeding method in accordance with the document to be scanned.

    Selecting a Feeding Method
    The feeding methods are the following three modes:
    • Normal scan Normal scan

      Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.

    • Continuous scan Continuous scan

      Scanning documents continues until the [Finish] button is pressed.

      Select this mode when you scan a large number of documents in one go.

    • Manual scan Manual scan

      Automatically scans documents loaded one sheet at a time in the ScanSnap until the [Finish] button is pressed.

      Select this mode when you scan documents that have overlapping areas, long page documents, or thick documents.

  4. Load a document in the ScanSnap.

    Load a document in the ADF paper chute (cover).

    Insert a document in the feed guide.

    Loading a Document
    Loading a Document
    Inserting a Document
    Loading a Document
    Inserting a Document

    Place a document on the Background Pad.

    Placing a Document
  5. Scan the document.

    Press the [Scan] button to start scanning the document.

    Press the [Scan] button on the ScanSnap to start scanning the document.

    Press the [Scan/Stop] button on the ScanSnap to start scanning the document.

    To continue scanning, insert the next document to be scanned. When the document is inserted, scanning starts automatically.

    When the scanning of documents is complete, press the [Scan/Stop] button to finish scanning documents.

    Starting the Scan

    When Continuous scan or Manual scan is selected for the feeding method setting, the screen for checking whether to continue scanning documents is displayed after the scanning of documents loaded in the ScanSnap is complete. Press the [Finish] button to finish scanning.

    The image created from the document that you scanned is saved in the folder which is specified for [Save to] in the profile.

    To continue scanning, place the next document to be scanned and press the [Scan] button.

    When the scanning of documents is complete, press the [Stop] button to finish scanning documents.

  6. Select a method to save an image.

    In the [ScanSnap Home - Image scanning and file saving] window, select a method to save a document according to the document type, and then click the [Save this image] button.

    To check or correct the result for the cropping of an image or the result for the correction of a distorted image, which is displayed in Preview, click the [Check/Correct] button.

    The image created from the document that you scanned is saved in the folder which is specified for [Save to] in the profile.

  7. Check the content data record.

    In the content data record list view in the Main Window of ScanSnap Home, check the content data record created from the document that you scanned.

    Main Window

ScanSnap Home enables users to manage, search, edit, and use content data records for a variety of purposes.