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ScanSnap ix500 scanner

The Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 Scanner

scan snap ix500

This model has been discontinued. Please see the new IX1500 model.

The ScanSnap iX500 provides PC and Mac users an effective way to greatly reduce paper clutter, storage space, and security risk associated with unmanaged paperwork at home or office. For even greater accessibility and usefulness, users can scan documents directly to an iOS or Android mobile device or tablet.

  • 25 pages per minute 50 images per minute in Color or Black-White
  • One Button Searchable PDF creation
  • PC-less scanning to iOS and Android mobile devices

Fujitsu Scansnap ix500

List Price

NOT TWAIN or ISIS Driver COMPATIBLE....this means you must use the software that comes with it and only that software.

Scansnap ix500 Scanner

ix500 scanner
Easily Transform Paper with the Touch of a Button
Achieving organization with the ScanSnap iX500 starts with the touch of a single button and ends with a host of productivity features that keep you ahead of the stack

Fujitsu scansnap ix500 scanner
  • Searchable PDF
  • JPG
  • Word (editable)
  • Excel (editable)
  • Business Cards
  • Mobile
Scan Directly to Mobile Devices

Quickly bypass the computer to
scan an image enhanced PDF or JPEG file
directly to an iOS or Android mobile device or tablet*.

ScanSnap iX500 scanner handheld
Fast Double-Sided Scanning

Typically, higher quality means lower performance, but the iX500 maintains a speed of up to 25 pages per minute even at 300 dpi in Color!

Built-in "GI" microprocessor

A dual-core CPU-mounted "GI" processor performs the intelligent image enhancement responsible for great looking images with dramatically faster results and more sophisticated connectivity:

  • Image processing: Automatic corrections and image output
  • Supports Wi-Fi:WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) wireless LAN (IEE802.11b/g/n) SEE REQUIREMENTS !!!
  • Supports USB 3.0
Fujitsu scansnap ix500 scanner
Advanced Paper Feeding System

Inheriting the superior paper feeding technology of our professional-grade scanners, iX500 achieves exceptional feeding reliability using "Separation Roller" technology to minimize jams and multi-feeds.

Advanced Paper Detection

ScanSnap iX500 is equipped with an ultrasonic sensor that can be turned on to help operators avoid losing images. What's more, an interactive interface allows users to easily bypass intentional double-feed such as a taped-receipt on an expense report.

ScanSnap iX500 scanner
Compatible with PC or Mac

The ScanSnap iX500 works on both Mac and PC operating systems, making flexibility a breeze.

ScanSnap ix500 Scanner Specifications

Product Name
Scansnap ix500
Scanner Type
ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), Duplex color scanning
Scanning modes
Color, grayscale, monochrome,
automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome detection)3
Image Sensor
Color CIS (contact image sensor) x 2
Light Source
3 Color LED ( Red / Green / Blue)
Optical Resolution
600  x 600 dpi
Scanning Speed (A4) (1)
Auto Mode(2)
Simplex or Duplex, 25 PPM/ 50 IPM
Normal mode
Color & Grayscale 150dpi, B&W 300dpi:
Simplex/Duplex 25 PPM/ 50 IPM
Better mode
Color 200dpi, B&W 400dpi :
Simplex/Duplex 25 PPM/ 50 IPM
Best mode
Color 300dpi, B&W 600dpi :
Simplex/Duplex 25 PPM/ 50 IPM
Excellent mode (3)
Color 600dpi, B&W 1,200dpi :
Simplex/Duplex 7 PPM/ 14 IPM
Document Size
Normal Mode without Carrier sheets
A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business or Post card, Letter, Legal and
Custom sizes 2x2" up to 8.5x14 length.
Normal Mode with Carrier sheets (3)
Use of Carrier sheet permits the scanning of A3, B4, 11x17"
and photographs as well as those listed above.
Long paper scanning (3),(4)
34 inches in length
Paper Weight (Thickness)
11 to 56 lbs
Multi-feed Detection
Ultrasonic multi-feed detection sensor
USB 3.0 (USB 2.0/1.1 Compatible) (6)
Paper Chute Capacity(5)
Maximum 50 Sheets (letter Size at 21#)
Optical Resolution
600 x 600 dpi
Wi-Fi Interface(7)
Observed Standards: IEEE802.11b/g/n
Communication Mode
Infrastructure Mode
2.412 GHz to 2.462 GHz / 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz
Communication distance
Indoors, 50 meters (Recommended: indoors, within 25 m)
*May vary depending on surrounding environment and the access point to be connected
WEP (64-bit / 128-bit)
Easy Installation
WPS2.0 supported (button / PIN code)
Driver (2)
Specific driver:
• Windows®: Does not support Twain/ISIS®
• Mac OS: Does not support Twain
Software Applications (5)
Nuance Power PDF Standard, Scansnap Manager v6.5, ScanSnap Organizer, ScanSnap Receipt, ABBYY FineReader® for Scansnap 5.0, CardMinder v5.2, Scan to Microsoft Sharepoint,
Nuance Power PDF for Mac, ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac 8.3, Scansnap Manager for Mac v6.3k, ScanSnap Organizer for Mac V1.1, ScanSnap Receipt for Mac V1.5
See Chart For Software Compatibility !
Compatible Operating System for Hardware
See Brochure for Compatibility Requirements !
System Requirements
See Brochure for System Requirements !
Power Requirement
AC 100 to 240V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption
USB: 20W or less, Standby: 1.6W or less,
WI-Fi: 20W or less, Standby: 2.5W or less,
Operation Environment
Temperature:41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
Relative humidity
20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H)(10)
11.5"W x 6.2"Dx 6.6"H
Device Weight
6.62 lbs. without power adapter
Environmental Compliance
ENERGY STAR® Compliant / ROHS (11)
Limited Warranty
1 year Limited Warranty.
Service Options
In-Warranty Upgrade - Advance Exchange
Post-Warranty - Advance Exchange Plus, Cleaning and Consumable Kit
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