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.

The length of a document that can be scanned varies depending on the setting for [Image quality] for the scan settings.

Image quality (*1) Document length
Automatic
For 32-bit OS

863 mm (34 in.)

For 64-bit OS

3,000 mm (118.11 in.) (*1)(*2)

863 mm (34 in.)

Normal
Better
Best
Excellent (*2)(*3) 360 mm (14.17 in.)
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When you establish a link with a cloud service by using ScanSnap Cloud, if [Normal] or [Better] is selected for [Image quality] in the scan settings, long page documents can be scanned.

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], whether long page documents can be scanned or not will depend on the setting that has been set for [Image quality] in the [Documents] tab in [Scan settings]. The images created from the documents that you scanned are saved as "Documents" for the document type regardless of the setting in [Document type detection], and the document type cannot be changed.

*1:*2:

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.)

  • Simplex: 1,117 mm (43.98 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:*3:

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.

ATTENTION
  1. Open the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power on. Hold the right side of the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap then open it or press the [Scan] button to turn it on. Open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on. Press the [Scan] button or [Stop] button on the ScanSnap to turn the power on.
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)

    Open the ADF paper chute (cover) fully so that the [Scan] button lights up in blue.

    When the ADF paper chute (cover) is opened, the extension will rise automatically.

    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. Hold the right side of the ADF paper chute (cover) on the ScanSnap, and then open it to turn it on.

    Open the ADF paper chute (cover) fully so that the [Scan] button lights up in blue.

    When the ADF paper chute (cover) is opened, the extension will rise automatically.

    Opening the ADF Paper Chute (Cover)
  3. Pull the stacker towards you.
    Pulling the Stacker towards You
  4. 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
    Pulling Out the Extension and Opening the Stacker
    Pulling Out the Extension
  5. Click the [Scan] button at the top 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.

     

  6. 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.

    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.

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    • When multiple users share one ScanSnap unit, make sure that a profile that was created with another computer is not selected.

      You can switch to the profile list which displays only profiles created with the computer that is using the ScanSnap.

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

  7. 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).

    Load the document face-up and top-first with its front 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
    Loading a Document
    Loading a Document
  8. 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
    Adjusting the Side Guides
    Adjusting the Side Guides
    ATTENTION
    • Make sure that the document support tab is open.

      Otherwise, a paper jam may occur.

      If the document support tab is closed, pull it up with your fingers.

      Pulling up the Document Support Tab
    • If the document support tab comes off, contact the distributor/dealer where you purchased this product.

  9. 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. 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

    HINT
    • You can change the feeding method by pressing the feed mode setting icon in 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].

    ATTENTION
    • Give support to the document to avoid feeding the document in a skewed way when you scan a long page document. Feeding a document in a skewed way may damage the document.

      Providing Support to the Document
  10. Press the [Finish] button. In the window of ScanSnap Home, where the "Load the next document." message is displayed, click the [Finish Scanning] button. In the window of ScanSnap Home, where the "Load the next document." message is displayed, click the [Finish Scanning] button or press the [Scan] button on the ScanSnap to finish scanning the document.

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

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