Scanning Documents Such As Photographs and Clippings (with the Carrier Sheet)

Using an optional Carrier Sheet allows you to scan documents that can be damaged quite easily such as photographs, or non-standard size documents that are difficult to load directly such as clippings.

  1. 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.
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Opening the Feed Guide
    Turning On
  2. Configure the settings for a profile.
    1. 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.

       

    2. Click Edit Profiles to display the [Edit profiles] Window.
    3. Select a profile for which you want to modify the settings from the profile list.
      HINT
      • When creating a new profile, click Add Profiles.

        From the template list in the [Add new profile] Window that appears when you click Add Profiles, select a template profile and modify the settings.

    4. Click the [Option] button in [Feed] to display the [Feed option] Window.
    5. Click the [Carrier sheet] button to display the [Carrier Sheet settings] window.
    6. Select [two separate images (front and back)] in [Save as] and click the [OK] button.
    7. Click the [OK] button to close the [Feed option] window.
    8. Click the [Save] button to close the [Edit profiles] window.
    9. From the profile list in the scan window, select a profile that you have configured.
  3. Insert a document in the ScanSnap.
    1. Place the document inside the Carrier Sheet.

      Open the Carrier Sheet and place the top of the document against the top center of the Carrier Sheet.

      Placing the Document inside the Carrier Sheet
    2. Insert the part with the black and white pattern on the Carrier Sheet straight into the feeding section of the ScanSnap, with the scanning side facing up.

      Make sure that the Carrier Sheet is fed into the ScanSnap and is held firmly.

      Inserting the Document in the ScanSnap
      Inserting the Document in the ScanSnap
  4. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to start scanning the document.

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

  5. Press the [Scan/Stop] button to finish scanning documents.

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

The saved image can be checked on the Content Data Record List View in the main window of ScanSnap Home.

HINT
  • In the following cases, place a blank (white) sheet of paper underneath the document when scanning:

    • The scanned image is not saved with the same length and width as those of the document

    • Shadows appear around the edges of the scanned image

    • Black lines appear around the edges of a uniquely shaped cutting document if you place the document in the Carrier Sheet

      Placing a Blank (White) Sheet of Paper underneath the Document
  • When the size of a scanned image to be saved becomes smaller than the size of the original document or a part of the image may appear missing, select [Carrier Sheet size] in [Paper size], and then scan the document.

  • When [Automatically detects the document type as "Documents", "Business Cards", "Receipts", or "Photos" and scans the document with the appropriate scan settings] is selected for [Document type detection] in the settings for a profile, detecting a document type may fail if the size of an image to be saved is smaller than the size of the document.

    If the type of document that you scanned differs from the document type of the content data record displayed in the main window of ScanSnap Home, change the document type of the content data record.

  • You can receive a notification on your computer about the document type for the content data records and the save destination for the scanned images after the scanning of documents is complete.

    For details, refer to Specifying Actions of ScanSnap Home.

    When you establish a link with a cloud service with ScanSnap Cloud, refer to Specifying Actions When Using ScanSnap Cloud.

    For details, refer to Specifying Actions of ScanSnap Home.