Displayed Screens on the Touch Panel

The screens displayed on the touch panel of the ScanSnap are either the home screen to start scanning or the [Settings] screen to check or modify the settings of the ScanSnap.

This section explains the following screens:

Home screen

The home screen is the screen in which you can select a profile and start scanning a document.

The settings for a profile can be modified or added in the Scan Window of ScanSnap Home.

Home Screen
Home Screen

A window example when [Selected user] is set for a method for displaying profiles

User icon (1)

Displays the [Selecting a User] screen.

In the [Selecting a User] screen, user names of the computers that have been connected to the ScanSnap before are listed. Selecting a user name in the list can change the current computer to the computer that you want to connect the ScanSnap to.

A user icon is displayed in the following cases:

  • The following settings are selected in the [Settings] screen on the touch panel.

    • [Selected user] for [Display of profiles] in the [Scanner settings] screen

    • [Access point connection] or [Direct connection] for [Wi-Fi connect mode] in the [Wi-Fi settings] screen

  • Two or more history records of computers that have been connected to the ScanSnap before exist

User name (2)

Displays a user name that is connected with the ScanSnap.

A user name is displayed in the following cases:

  • The following settings are selected in the [Settings] screen on the touch panel.

    • [Selected user] for [Display of profiles] in the [Scanner settings] screen

    • [Access point connection] or [Direct connection] for [Wi-Fi connect mode] in the [Wi-Fi settings] screen

  • Two or more history records of computers that have been connected to the ScanSnap before exist

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Connection status (3)

Displays the connection statuses of the ScanSnap.

Wi-Fi Connection Status

Displays the signal status between a wireless access point and the ScanSnap in four levels.

When the ScanSnap is searching for a wireless access point or is not connected to a wireless access point, Wi-Fi Connection Status appears.

USB Connection Status

Appears when the ScanSnap and the computer are connected via a USB cable.

Direct Connection Status

Appears when the Wi-Fi connect mode for the ScanSnap is set to Direct Connect mode which connects the scanner and the computer via Wi-Fi without a wireless access point.

If you are in an environment where you cannot establish a connection to a wireless access point, the ScanSnap and the computer or mobile device can be connected directly via Wi-Fi.

Settings

The [Settings] screen appears. You can specify the settings for the ScanSnap.

When there is a maintenance notification, Notification appears on Settings.

Profile list (4)

Displays the profiles. Select a profile to be used from this list.

Displays up to 30 profiles.

Run your finger over the profile list horizontally to scroll through the profiles. A scroll bar appears under the profile list while you are scrolling through the profiles.

Press the selected profile to display the following information on the [Scan] button:

  • Description of the profile

  • Name of the user who created the profile

    The information above is displayed when [All users] is set for [Display of profiles] in the [Scanner settings] screen that can be displayed after displaying the [Settings] screen on the touch panel.

The profiles provided in ScanSnap Home by default vary depending on the region where the ScanSnap is used. For details, refer to What is a Profile?.

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  • Profiles displayed in the profile list can be switched between profiles created only with a computer that is using the ScanSnap and profiles created with all computers that have been connected to the ScanSnap before.

    For details, refer to Changing Users in order to Display the User's Own Profiles.

Up Arrow / Down Arrow

Switches the display of the profile list.

Displays a profile name of the selected profile in the profile list.

By pressing the displayed profile name, the following information is displayed:

  • Description of the profile

  • Name of the user who created the profile

    The information above is displayed when [All users] is set for [Display of profiles] in the [Scanner settings] screen that can be displayed after displaying the [Settings] screen on the touch panel.

Section to display and modify the scan settings (5)

Displays the scan settings for the selected profile. Press each icon to display the scan settings screen where you can change the scan settings temporarily. Scanning a document will return the scan settings back to the settings before any changes are made.

If you want to scan documents under the same settings all the time, change the scan settings for a profile in the [Edit profiles] Window window of ScanSnap Home.

The following scan settings can be changed on the touch panel.

Color mode setting

Select a color mode for scanned images.

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Parameter

Description

Auto

Auto

Automatically detects the color of each document and scans in color, gray, or black and white.

Color

Color

Always saves the scanned image in color.

Gray

Gray

Always saves the scanned image in gray.

B & W

B & W

Always saves the scanned image in black and white.

Suitable for scanning black and white documents that only contain text.

Scanning side setting

Select a scanning side for documents.

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Parameter

Description

Duplex

Duplex

Scans both sides of a document.

Simplex

Simplex

Scans only one side of a document.

Image quality setting

Select an image quality level (resolution) for scanned images.

Scanning speeds vary depending on the image quality.

For details, refer to Specifications of the ScanSnap.

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Parameter

Description

Auto

Automatic

Scans documents at an optimal resolution according to the paper size of the documents.

The image quality is determined based on the length of the short side of the document.

  • When the short side is longer than 115 mm: Better

  • When the short side is 115 mm or shorter: Best

Normal

Normal

A scan is performed at a resolution of 150 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to color or gray, and 300 dpi when it is set to black and white.

Better

Better

A scan is performed at a resolution of 200 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to [Color] or [Gray], and 400 dpi when it is set to black and white.

Best

Best

A scan is performed at a resolution of 300 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to [Color] or [Gray], and 600 dpi when it is set to black and white.

Excellent

Excellent

A scan is performed at a resolution of 600 dpi when [Color mode setting] is set to color or gray, and 1200 dpi when it is set to black and white.

Selecting [Excellent] may slow down the speed of scanning documents depending on your system environment.

This is not displayed when a profile that is linked with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud is selected.

For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.

Feed mode setting

Select a feeding method for scanning documents.

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Parameter

Description

Normal scan

Normal scan

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

Normal scan

Continuous scan

Continuous scan

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

You can scan a large number of documents in a single scan.

Continuous scan

Manual scan

Manual scan

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

Scan with [Manual scan] for documents that have overlapping areas, long page documents, or thick documents, such as the following documents:

  • Documents folded in half

  • Envelopes

  • Documents with sticky notes attached

  • Multi-layered documents such as transfer paper

  • Long page documents such as long receipts

  • Plastic cards

Manual scan
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  • When a profile in which the scan settings are configured to detect a document type automatically is selected, the following icons are displayed. These icons are not changed even if the color mode, scanning side, or image quality is changed in the scan settings.

    • Color mode setting(Color mode setting)

    • Scanning side setting(Scanning side setting)

    • Image quality setting(Image quality setting)

  • When the profile is set to detect the document type automatically, the [Settings for each document type] button is displayed in the scan settings window. To change the scan settings for each document type that is detected automatically, select one of the document type tabs that appear when you press the [Settings for each document type] button and change the settings.

[Scan] button

Starts scanning.

When Warning is displayed on the [Scan] button, scanning does not start. Follow the message that is displayed when you press Warning to solve the problem.

[Settings] screen

The [Settings] screen is the screen in which you can check the ScanSnap, Wi-Fi, and maintenance information, and specify settings.

Home

Returns to the home screen.

Maintenance
Maintenance

Displays the [Maintenance] screen.

The following operations can be performed in the [Maintenance] window.

  • Specifying the setting to notify you when the scanner detects dirt on the glass which causes vertical streaks on scanned images

  • Checking when to replace consumables

  • Starting the cleaning operation for the feed rollers and eject rollers

  • Updating the firmware to a newer version

In the following cases, Notification appears on Maintenance.

In the following cases, Notification appears on Maintenance.

  • When dirt on the glass is detected

  • When the scanned page count exceeded the replacement cycle

  • When a newer version of firmware is released

Scanner settings

Displays the [Scanner settings] screen.

The following operations can be performed in the [Scanner settings] window.

  • Checking the information on the ScanSnap, Wi-Fi, or network

  • Setting the following items

    • Name of the ScanSnap

    • Whether or not to display the results of saving scanned images to a cloud service

    • Startup mode

    • Auto power off

    • Method for displaying profiles

    • Language displayed on the touch panel

    • USB operation

  • Resetting the following settings

    • Other than the [Display language] setting in the [Scanner settings] window

    • [Notify when the latest is available] checkbox setting in the [Update firmware] of the [Maintenance] screen

    • [Notify when glass is dirty] checkbox setting in the [Dust detection] of the [Maintenance] screen

Wi-Fi Settings

Displays the [Wi-Fi settings] screen.

The following operations can be performed in the [Wi-Fi settings] window.

  • Switching the Wi-Fi connect mode for connecting the ScanSnap to a computer or mobile device

  • Modifying the settings for each connect mode

  • Checking the information such as the Wi-Fi connection status and the signal strength

  • Resetting the Wi-Fi settings that are configured for the ScanSnap.

When there is a device with the same IP address as that of the ScanSnap on the network, Notification is displayed on Wi-Fi Settings.

Connection Guide (for Adding Devices)

Displays the [Connecting Devices] screen.

Shows the following information which is necessary for connecting the scanner to a new computer or a new mobile device.

  • Scanner name

  • IP address

  • Network name (SSID)

  • Security key

The displayed information varies depending on the connection method for the ScanSnap.

Help
Help

Displays the [Help] screen.

Shows the reference page on ScanSnap Help.