Setting Up the ScanSnap That You Purchased as a Replacement or as an Additional Scanner

Set up the ScanSnap that you purchased as a replacement or as an additional scanner so that it is ready to scan with ScanSnap Home.

The following preparations are required before you set up the ScanSnap.

  • Check that all items are included in the package

    For details, refer to Package List.

    For details, refer to "Package List" in Getting Started that is supplied with the scanner.

    HINT
    • When Getting Started is included in the package, refer to "Package List" in Getting Started.

  • Remove the protective inner cover and tape (1) and the cardboard sheet (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Remove the protective inner cover and tape (1) and the cardboard sheet (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Remove the materials used for protection from the ScanSnap

    For details, refer to Getting Started that is supplied with the scanner.

  • Remove the protective inner cover and tape (1) and the cardboard sheet (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
    • The data on the card may be lost if the black magnetic part of a magnetic card or IC card is in contact with the magnetic part (3).

  • Remove the tape seal (1) and tape (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Remove the tape (1) and tape seal (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Remove the tape seal (1) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Remove the tape seal (1) and tape (2) from the ScanSnap

    Removing the Materials Used for Protection
  • Connect the ScanSnap and the computer with a USB cable, and charge the battery until the battery indicator light turns off

    Charging the ScanSnap
    ATTENTION
    • Do not open the feed guide until the instructions are displayed on the window for installing software.

    • The ScanSnap can be charged with the supplied USB cable or optional USB power adapter. For purchasing details of the USB power adapter, refer to "Suppliers of Consumables/Optional Parts" in Customer Support.

  • Attach the extenders to the ScanSnap

    ATTENTION
    • The following preparations are required before you attach the extenders.

      • Wipe off dust and dirt such as oily dirt on the place where the extenders will be attached

      • Peel the protective tape off the bottom of the extenders

    Leaving about 3 to 5 mm of space between the extenders and the back and side of the ScanSnap, push the extenders down until they lock in place. If the extenders are placed against the side of the ScanSnap base or the protrusion of the extenders are placed on the ScanSnap base, the bottom of the extenders may not stay in place firmly.

    Attaching the Extenders

The procedure to set up the ScanSnap is as follows:

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  1. Click the [Scan] button at the top of the Main Window of ScanSnap Home to display the Scan Window.

    If the main window is not already displayed, refer to To Display the Main Window.

    If the main window is not already displayed, click [ScanSnap Home] Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

     

  2. Select [Add a ScanSnap] from the [Select a scanner] list.

  3. The window for selecting a model to be connected appears, select a ScanSnap model that you want to connect and then click the [Start setup] button.

    Select a Scanner to Be Connected and Start the Setup
  4. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Connect the ScanSnap to your computer) is displayed, follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to a computer via a USB cable and click the [Next] button.

    • Do not use a cable other than the supplied one to connect to the ScanSnap. Using other cables may cause a scanner failure.

    HINT
    • If you cannot connect a USB cable to a computer, click [If you cannot connect the USB cable to the computer, refer to this link] displayed in the lower left of the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Connect the ScanSnap to your computer), and follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to the computer via Wi-Fi.

      The default scanner name of the ScanSnap is "ModelName-<Serial No.>".

      To connect the ScanSnap and a computer via Wi-Fi, you need to connect the computer and the ScanSnap to the same wireless access point.

    HINT
    • If you cannot connect a USB cable to a computer, click [Setup without the USB cable] displayed in the lower left of the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Connect the ScanSnap to your computer), and follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to the computer via Wi-Fi.

  5. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (How to connect ScanSnap) is displayed, follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to a computer via a USB cable and click the [Next] button.

    • Do not use a cable other than the supplied one to connect to the ScanSnap. Using other cables may cause a scanner failure.

  6. Follow the instructions on the window and open the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap to turn the power on, then click the [Next] button.

    Turning On
    Turning On
    Turning On
  7. Follow the instructions on the window and hold the right side of the ADF paper chute (cover) of the ScanSnap, and open it to turn the power on, then click the [Next] button.

    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)
  8. Follow the instructions on the window and open the feed guide of the ScanSnap to turn the power on, then click the [Next] button.

    Turning On
    Turning On
  9. Follow the instructions on the window and press the [Scan] button or [Stop] button on the ScanSnap to turn the power on, and then click the [Next] button.

    Turning On
  10. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Select a startup mode.) appears, select a startup mode and click the [Next] button.

  11. When the "Connection is complete" window appears, click the [Next] button.

    Connection is complete
  12. When the "ScanSnap has been connected successfully." window appears, click the [Finish] button.

    ScanSnap Has Been Connected Successfully
  13. The window for checking whether to configure the Wi-Fi settings for the ScanSnap is displayed.

    Wi-Fi connection
    ATTENTION
    • To connect the ScanSnap and a computer via Wi-Fi, the computer must be already connected to the wireless access point that you want to connect the ScanSnap to.

    Click the [Yes] button.

    When the wireless network setup wizard appears, follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to a wireless access point.

    USB cable connection

    Click the [No] button.

    The Wi-Fi settings for the ScanSnap can be configured later.

    For details, refer to Connecting the ScanSnap and the Computer Via a Specified Wireless Access Point.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Wi-Fi Settings.

  14. When the [ScanSnap wireless network setup] window appears, select whether to configure the Wi-Fi settings for the ScanSnap.

    Wi-Fi connection
    ATTENTION
    • To connect the ScanSnap and a computer via Wi-Fi, the computer must be already connected to the wireless access point that you want to connect the ScanSnap to.

    Click the [Setup now] button.

    When the wireless network setup wizard appears, follow the instructions on the window to connect the ScanSnap to a wireless access point.

    USB cable connection

    Click the [Later] button.

    The Wi-Fi settings for the ScanSnap can be configured later.

    For details, refer to Configuring the Wi-Fi Settings.

  15. When the [ScanSnap Home - Connecting ScanSnap] window (Let's use it!) appears, check the contents and click the [Close] button.

The ScanSnap is registered with ScanSnap Home and you can perform a scan.