Scanning a Long Page Document

Documents with a length of up to 3,000 mm (118.11 in.) can be scanned. Documents with a length of up to 863 mm (34 in.) can be scanned.

The length of a document that can be scanned varies depending on the setting for [Image quality] in the scan settings and the number of bits for the operating system of the computer that you are using.

Image quality Document length
Automatic
32-bit operating system

863 mm (34 in.)

64-bit operating system

3,000 mm (118.11 in.) (*1)

Normal
Better
Best
Excellent (*2) 360 mm (14.17 in.)
*1:

When you establish a link with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud, the document length that can be scanned differs depending on the setting that is set for [Scanning side] in the scan settings.

  • Simplex: 1,726 mm (67.95 in.)

  • Duplex: 863 mm (33.98 in.)

To scan only one side of a document, specify the document type for [Document type detection] in the scan settings. If you select the setting to detect the document type automatically, both sides of a document are scanned.

*2:

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.

  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. Pull the stacker towards you.
    Pulling the Stacker towards You
  3. Pull out the extension and the stacker on the ADF paper chute (cover). Pull out the extension on the ADF paper chute (cover) and open the stacker. Pull out the extension.
    Pulling Out the Extension
    Pulling Out the Extension and Opening the Stacker
    Pulling Out the Extension
  4. 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.

     

  5. 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 according to the purpose of scanning documents.

    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.

  6. Load only one document in the ADF paper chute (cover). Load only one document in the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap.

    Load the document face-down and top-first with its back facing you. Hold down the document with your hand so that it does not fall out of the ADF paper chute (cover).

    Loading a Document
    Loading a Document
    Loading a Document
  7. Align the side guides with both ends of the document.

    Hold each side guide in the middle to adjust them. Otherwise, the document may be fed skewed.

    Adjusting the Side Guides
    Adjusting the Side Guides
    Adjusting the Side Guides
  8. Hold down the [Scan] button for 3 seconds or longer in the home screen on the touch panel to scan the documents. Hold down the [Scan] button for 3 seconds or longer until it flashes blue to scan the document.
    ATTENTION
    • To continue scanning, load the next document in the ScanSnap after the "Load the next document." message is displayed on the touch panel. If you load the next document while "Scanning" is displayed on the touch panel, scanning starts immediately, which may cause the document to skew during scanning.

      If the documents are skewed during scanning, the following problems may occur:

      • Part of the scanned image appears missing

      • Slant lines appear in the scanned image

      • The size of the scanned image differs from the document size

      • Paper jams occur

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    • You can change the feeding method by pressing the feed mode setting icon in the lower right of the screen for checking whether to continue a scan.

      To scan multiple sheets of documents such as office paper, change the feed mode setting to [Continuous scan].

  9. Press the [Finish] button. In the window of ScanSnap Home, where the "Load the next document." message is displayed, click the [Finish Scanning] button.

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.

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

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