Scanning a Book

Scan a book or magazine without having to pull each page out.

  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. Place the Background Pad on the front side of the ScanSnap.

    Place the Background Pad so that it is in contact with the ScanSnap.

    Placing the Background Pad
  3. 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.

     

  4. In the Home screen on the touch panel, select a profile from the profile list. Select a profile from the profile list.

    You can create a new profile or modify the settings for a profile in accordance with the purpose of scanning a book.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Scan Settings in a Profile for the ScanSnap.

  5. Place a book in the scan area of the ScanSnap.
    Placing a Book
  6. Press the [Scan] button to start scanning the book.

    To continue scanning the book, open the next page to be scanned and press the [Scan] button.

    ATTENTION
    • Do not cover the white sheets on the ScanSnap with your hands or with something else while scanning a book. The color reproducibility of the scanned image will be affected.

    • Do not shake the table or desk when the ScanSnap is being used or move the book while it is being scanned. Doing so may distort the scanned image or blur the color.

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  7. Press the [Stop] button to finish scanning the book.
  8. Select a method to save scanned images in the [ScanSnap Home - Image scanning and file saving] window of ScanSnap Home.
    Windows

    Select [Correct and save double-page spread document images (book/magazine)], and then click the [Save this image] button.

    Mac OS

    Select [Double-page spread (Book/Magazine)] and then click the [Save this image] button.

     

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The image created from the book 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.

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