Scanning Documents Using Timed Mode

Scan documents using timed mode, which automatically starts scanning after a specified time has elapsed.

This scanning method is very useful when you scan multiple documents continuously.

  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. 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.
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      • 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.

    3. Select a profile for which you want to modify the settings from the profile list.
    4. Click the [Option] button in [Feed] to display the [Feed option] Window.
    5. Select [Automatic detection (Maximum)] for [Document size].
    6. Set the time period before the ScanSnap starts scanning a document.
      • To set the time period before the ScanSnap starts scanning a document after the [Scan] button is pressed:

        Select the [Specify the waiting time to start scanning after pressing the [Scan] button] checkbox, and then specify a time period for [Waiting time].

      • To set the time period for the ScanSnap to start the next scan when a document is scanned continuously:

        After selecting the [Configure settings for starting the next scan] checkbox, select [Timed interval (Timed mode)] and then specify a time period for [Scan interval].

    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.
  4. Place a document in the scan area of the ScanSnap.
    Placing a Document
  5. Press the [Scan] button to start scanning the document.
  6. Place a document to be scanned continuously in the scan area within the time specified in step 3 (f).

    To continue scanning, place the next document after the current scan is complete.

    ATTENTION
    • Do not cover the white sheets on the ScanSnap with your hands or with something else while scanning documents. 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 documents while they are being scanned. Doing so may distort the scanned image or blur the color.

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

    Select a method to save a document according to the document type, and then click the [Save this image] button.

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    • Click the [Check/Correct] button in the [ScanSnap Home - Image scanning and file saving] window to correct the scanned image.

      For details, refer to Correcting a Scanned Image.

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.

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