The ScanSnap iX500 provides PC and Mac users an effective way to greatly reduce paper clutter, storage space, and security risks associated with unmanaged paperwork at home or the office. For even greater accessibility and usefulness, users can now scan wirelessly to a PC or Mac as well as iOS or Android mobile devices.
Compact Color Duplex Scanner for Mac or PC
One button searchable PDF creation
Advanced paper feeding system
Blazing 25ppm color scanning
50-sheets Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
Built-in GI microprocessor
USB 3.0 (or lower)
Scan wirelessly to a PC or Mac
Scan wirelessly to iOS or Android mobile devices
Able to edit scanned images in various ways with Nuance® Power PDF Standard (for Windows) / Nuance® PDF Converter for Mac (for Mac)
Faster searchable PDF creation
More Quick Menu Productivity
General Technical Specifications
Scanner Type Automatic Document Feeder (ADF), Duplex Scanning
Scanning Modes Color, Grayscale, Monochrome, Automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome detection(3))
Image Sensor Color CIS (Contact Image Sensor) x 2 (front / back)
Light Source 3 Color LED (Red / Green / Blue)
Optical Resolution 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi)
Scanning Speed (A4 portrait)(1)
Auto Mode(2) Simplex or Duplex, 25 pages per minute (ppm)
Normal Mode Color & Grayscale 150 dpi, Monochrome 300 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Better Mode Color & Grayscale 200 dpi, Monochrome 400 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Best Mode Color & Grayscale 300 dpi, Monochrome 600 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 25 ppm
Excellent Mode(3) Color & Grayscale 600 dpi, Monochrome 1200 dpi, Simplex/Duplex, 7 ppm
Normal Mode without Carrier Sheet A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business Card, Post Card, Letter, Legal and Custom Size.
Max: 216 mm X 360 mm (8.5 in. X 14.17 in.), Min: 50.8 mm X 50.8 mm (2 in. X 2 in.).
Automatically recognizes document size.
Normal Mode with Carrier Sheet(3) Use of a Carrier Sheet permits the scanning of A3, B4, 279.4 mm X 431.8 mm (11 in. x 17 in.) and photographs as well as the document sizes listed above.
Long Paper Scanning(3)(4) 863mm (34 in.)
Observed Standards IEEE802.11b / IEEE802.11g / IEEE802.11n
Communication Mode Infrastructure Mode
Frequency(8) 2.412 GHz to 2.462 GHz / 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz
Communication Distance Indoors, 50 m (Recommended: indoors, within 25 m)
*May vary depending on surrounding environment and the access point to be connected
Security(9) WPA-PSK (TKIP / AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP / AES),
WEP (64-bit / 128-bit)
Easy Installation WPS2.0 supported (button / PIN code)
AC Adapter AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Dimensions (W x D x H)(10)
292 mm x 159 mm x 168 mm (11.5 in. x 6.2 in. x 6.6 in.)
3.0 kg (6.62 lb.)
Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used
Documents measuring 5.8 inches (148 mm) in length or less are scanned in "Best Mode", while other documents are scanned in "Better Mode".
Only Computer connection
ScanSnap iX500 is capable of scanning documents that exceed A4 size in length. ScanSnap iX500 supports the scanning of longer documents in all modes except in œExcellent Mode
Maximum capacity varies depending upon paper weight.
Some computers do not recognize the ScanSnap when it is connected to a USB 3.0 port. In this case, please use a USB 2.0 port
Mobile devices that can be connected include iPad / iPhone / iPod touch and Android. Refer to ScanSnap website for details
Values depends on Country
IEEE802.1X Authentication is not supported
Excluding the stacker and other external attachments
PFU LIMITED, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2002/95/EC).