Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Wireless Duplex Scanner Review - Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 allows you to scan for dozens of documents, pictures or a business card in a few seconds. ScanSnap process template pasted on both sides, so you don't need to enter the document again. ScanSnap ix500 scan up to 25 A4 sheets in one minute. This document scanner is not only suitable for medium-sized companies. Private users can also archive all the documents in a matter of minutes in a very simple way. Using OCR software, fonts and tables can be automatically transferred to Word/Excel format. In addition, the scan is saved as PDF or JPG images.
The installation is quite simple. Drivers or programs for the Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 is enclosed on the CD, which starts automatically after loading. Here you can now Remove unwanted programs. The installation took about 10 minutes, depending on your notebook/PC.
After the software installation is complete, the Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 must be connected to a computer with a USB cable. By from the ScanSnap software allows you to create different settings such as location or quality scan.
On a scanner Fujitsu document, there is only one button that starts the process of scanning. All incorporated documents are automatically scanned and transferred to a computer that is connected. The documents are scanned on both sides of the slides, skipping blank pages on request. This means that you can only insert up to 50 sheets of A4 without having to sort them manually and turn it upside down. If all the included template is processed, the ScanSnap software is started on a computer that is connected. Here you can now decide what happened to scan a document/image/table.
In the ScanSnap software interface, scan templates can now be saved as a PDF, searchable PDF or JPEG. If you want to edit the text or table scan at a later date, you choose the appropriate icon (scan words) or scan to excel. If Office is installed, the appropriate application starts after scanning and text or table is imported.
In addition to scanning documents, You can also use the Fujitsu ScanSnap to scan ix500 card. This feeder is placed in AfD, regardless of which side is at the top. When scanning a business card, both sides are processed at once.
The software automatically detects the information on business cards and set into the appropriate fields in the database. In my tests, 10 business card has been inserted and every name, company, phone number and email address are assigned correctly. Only for the logo had a problem of recognition of text. Our company logo (the arrow next to font notebooksbilliger.de) is recognized as a "3".
All fields in the Cardminder software also reworked so that small errors scan quickly ironed out. With very good hit rate, post-processing problems a few minutes. Tapping the data will take much more time.
With the Fujitsu ScanSnap Connect app, document scanner can also be used with a mobile device (mobile phone or tablet). The scan is then not sent to PC or notebook, but to a smartphone or tablet.
- Type : Document scanner - desktop.
- Max Supported Document Size : 8.5 in x 34.0 in.
- Additional Functions : Email, scan to network share.
- Nominal Voltage : AC 120/230 V.
- Frequency Required : 50/60 Hz.
- Power Consumption Operational : 20 Watt.
- Type : external power adapter.
- Max Document Size : 8.5 in x 34 in.
- Supported Document Size Details : ADF - up to 8.5 in x 34.0 in.
- Supported Document Type : Plain paper, business card.
- Feeder Capacity : 50 sheets.
- Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep : 1.6 Watt.
- Weight : 6.61 lbs.
Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 Drivers System Requirements & Compatibility :
- Windows 10, 8.1, 7 (32&64bit).
- Mac OS (v10.12, 10.11, 10.10).