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:
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.
- Header ()
Displays the connection statuses of the ScanSnap.
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, appears.
Appears when the ScanSnap and the computer are connected via a USB cable.
Appears when the ScanSnap and the computer are connected directly via Wi-Fi.
This is displayed when a profile (which uses ScanSnap Cloud to save scanned images) is selected in the profile list.
This is displayed when the following profile is selected in the profile list.
A profile that saves scanned images to a local folder or network folder
A profile that saves scanned images to a cloud service by using a client application for the cloud service
- Profile list ()
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
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
- Section to display and modify the scan settings ()
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.
Automatically detects the color of each document and scans in color, gray, or black and white.
Always saves the scanned image in color.
Always saves the scanned image in gray.
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.
Scans both sides of a document.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scanning automatically finishes when all of the documents loaded in the ScanSnap are scanned.
Scanning documents continues until the [Finish] button is pressed.
You can scan a large number of documents in a single 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
Documents with sticky notes attached
Multi-layered documents such as transfer paper
Long page documents such as long receipts
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)
(Scanning side 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
Press this to start scanning.
When is displayed on the [Scan] button, scanning does not start. Follow the message that is displayed when you click to solve the problem.
The [Settings] screen appears. You can specify the settings for the ScanSnap.
When there is a maintenance notification, appears on .
The [Settings] screen is the screen in which you can check the ScanSnap, Wi-Fi, and maintenance information, and specify settings.
Returns to the home screen.
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, appears on .
When dirt on the glass is detected
When the scanned page count exceeded the replacement cycle
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
Specifying the ScanSnap name, Automatic power off, or the display language for the touch panel
Resetting the ScanSnap settings other than the language setting
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, is displayed on .
The [Connecting Devices] screen is displayed.
Shows the folder which necessary software for connecting a new computer or a new mobile device is downloaded to.
Displays the [Help] screen.
Shows the reference page on ScanSnap Help.