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ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac

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    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 now scan wirelessly to a PC or Mac as well as iOS or Android mobile devices.


  • Manufacturer: Fujitsu
  • Manufacturer Part Number: PA03656-B005
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://us.fujitsu.com
  • Brand Name: Fujitsu
  • Product Line: ScanSnap
  • Product Model: iX500
  • Product Name: ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac
  • Product Type: Sheetfed Scanner
  • Large Format: No
  • Image Sensor: CIS
  • Optical Resolution: 600 dpi
  • Hardware Resolution: 600 x 600 dpi
  • Scan Color: Color
  • Maximum Mono Scan Speed (ppm): 25
  • Maximum Color Scan Speed (ppm): 25
  • Media Type: Embossed Card
  • Media Size: 2" x 2", Custom Size, B6 4.92" x 6.93", A5 5.83" x 8.27", A3 11.69" x 16.54", A4 8.27" x 11.69", B5 6.93" x 9.84", Ledger 11" x 17", Letter 8.50" x 10.98", A6 4.13" x 5.83"
  • USB: Yes
  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Height: 6.6"
  • Width: 11.5"
  • Depth: 6.2"
  • Weight (Approximate): 6.61 lb
  • Package Contents:
    • ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac
    • AC Cable
    • AC Adapter
    • USB Cable
    • Safety Precautions
    • Software DVD
    • ScanSnap Carrier Sheet
  • Platform Supported: Handheld
  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: EPEAT Silver
Model No:
PA03656-B005
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General Information
Manufacturer:
Fujitsu
Manufacturer Part Number:
PA03656-B005
Manufacturer Website Address:
http://us.fujitsu.com
Brand Name:
Fujitsu
Product Line:
ScanSnap
Product Model:
iX500
Product Name:
ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac
Product Type:
Sheetfed Scanner

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  • ScanSnap faster than a Speeding bullet

    Easy install and software isn't too intrusive. I installed this for one of our older CSRs and she picked it up right away. No issues in understanding how and where to scan. Really fast too, my boss had to scan a document that was over 100 pages and it was done before he got a cup of Coffee. Had to buy one for his office too.

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    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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  • great tool !!

    we love this scanner for husbands office !. its real good quality , we decided to buy since we had a scansnap older version that is still going after 8 years no problems . this thing is built quality , very convenient . comes with adobe x which is a great saving of $100 0r more. organizes all types of paper sizes you can also customize and creates a filing system to organize all that clutter . really love it oh also the size is small enough to fit anywhere

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    flowerpowermd from nj, Apr 7, 2014

  • Solid, Speedy Machine

    I'm happy with this scanner. The first one I ordered was inconsistent about grabbing the paper to draw through, but a simple call to O.com solved that with an easy return and replacement with the same model. This unit is great and I'm very happy with it. It's fast and has plenty of options as to how you want to save and organize the information. The only downside is the online manual. It's too involved to follow with the installed applications. I don't think it's a particularly great manual so I've been supplementing my education with youtube videos. This scanner can do a lot of wonderful things, my suggestion would be better instructions on how to best maximize the capacity of the unit. It's compact, wireless to ONE computer, and folds up nicely for easy storage when not in use. This is one purchase you should feel good about spending a little more on.

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    jmaillot from Jericho, VT, Feb 6, 2014

  • Best Scanner I've ever used

    This scanner is everything you could want. It's fast, easy and compact. The only thing I would probably add to it is support for Paperport.

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    npatel1900 from Loma Linda, CA, Nov 1, 2013

  • Pricey scanner worth every cent many times over !!

    Let me start by saying kudos to Overstock overall!! No sales tax, free shipping and great customer service keeps me as a repeat customer. Have noticed their selection of goodies expanding recently so plan to start paying more attention to their email specials!! SHIPPED OVERNIGHT WITHOUT ASKING FOR IT - I ordered this scanner on Monday am - order status shows shipped from Ontario, CA by Monday pm and it was on my doorstep Tuesday @ 4pm (delivered by Ontrac). GOOD ONLINE ORDER HISTORY - I've made a handful of purchases since 2003 that I can go remind myself anytime I need a sanity check on how much I really spend online. Most of the items (such as the down pillows for my head) are still being enjoyed so overall i've been happy with the quality of products I've received from overstock. NOW FOR THE ACTUAL PRODUCT REVIEW..... If you've ever hunted for a receipt (for warranty) or looked at older faded receipts that are no longer readable (I usually tuck into the appliance manual), then cursed yourself for not photocopying (like me) - then for a mere $*** those days of frustration can be a thing of the past. This is a workhorse - scans single sided and double sided papers in no time. Receipts on flimsy thermal paper smushed in my handbag do not bother it. It does not have a TWAIN compliant driver so i can't scan directly to Acrobat or Quicken like i can with my $*** canon multifunction 4570. However my Canon ADF (auto doc feeder) cannot do receipts. Scanning receipts one at a time on the glass is VERY time-consuming. At $400 this is pricey however for the amount of time it has saves me has more than paid for itself many times over. I scanned a years worth of receipts and papers in an hour and took another 3 hrs to name each of the PDFs - made getting everything over to my accountant much less of a chore than prior years. FUJITSU BUNDLED SOFTWARE is FANTASTIC once you get used to it. I thought I would hate it as I am so used to scanning directly to Acrobat with the canon and then adjusting each file and naming as I go along. Talk about being in the dark ages and not knowing it!! It took about a day to get used to doing this differently and it is so much faster to batch scan and then rename afterwards. I tweaked my fujitsu scanner software for minimum size and auto detect color mode. The PDF file size (done by fuitsu) is half of what the canon can do, in color and much clearer (even with min file size). I'm sure there will be people that say storage is cheap however you have not factored in the amount of time it takes to do full backups. I say every little bit counts and have been able to get rid of 3 filing cabinets plus a wall of 3 ring binders (those have been donated to our local school). Total of 20 years worth paper baggage scanned in one weekend. We labeled each PDF with the date of the doc, short name $ amt (for receipts and invoices) plus short description if space permitted. I found that once you have a logical way to name each doc you will find that they semi sort themselves in the folder. POST SALES SERVICE I had some problems getting the wireless scanning to work from Ipad directly to scanner. Was able to get a live knowledgeable person to help troubleshoot within 5 minutes. 4.5* for no twain compliant driver but 5* for the user friendliness and quality of the scans. 5***** (to the power of 5) for Fujitsu post sales customer service. 5* overall for the hardware.

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    laylasee from SF Bay Area, CA, Oct 9, 2013

  • Fujitsu Scansnap IX500

    If you have a Apple computer you are crippled using this scanner. You can make folders and scan documents to these folders which is what I am doing. There is additional Windows software that I can only imagine is the beauty of this scanner allowing for greatly improved productivity by allowing you to scan multiple documents at once and sort them out into folders. (This is what the video shows on the Fujitsu Website). Not available with a non-windows computer.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? This is the partially open picture
    • Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Seems okay
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    geyhan from Everett, WA, Feb 26, 2013

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How many pages is this scanner able to scan at a time? deirdre111 on Apr 1, 2014
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Hi deirdre111, 25 page per minute. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 2, 2014
 
25-50PGS flowerpowermd on Apr 7, 2014
 
 

Is this item brand new in box, refurbished, or reconditioned? Does it come with all standard cables, software discs, hardware, etc? phreeflow on Oct 7, 2013
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Hi phreeflow, The new ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac Package Contents: ScanSnap iX500 Desktop Scanner for PC and Mac AC Cable AC Adapter USB Cable Safety Precautions Software DVD ScanSnap Carrier Sheet Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 7, 2013
 
Mine just arrived. It appears to be brand new in box. Plugged it in ad working within 10 minutes. Contains scanner, USB cable (I assume 3.0 compliant), small power brick and cord, full copy of Acrobat XI Standard (with serial printed on CD sleeve so DONT THROW AWAY) and a longer plastic sleeve for scanning fragile and odd sized docs. laylasee on Oct 9, 2013
 
 

the title states its a printer? I thought this was only a scanner. dmm999 on Jan 31, 2013
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You are correct this is only a scanner, we are very sorry about the confusion. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 1, 2013
 
 

does this scanner perform two sided scanning? tuckerdoodle on Jan 30, 2013
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Thanks for your interest, yes this scanner has duplex scanning. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 1, 2013
 
 

Does this Bundle come with Adobe X fordpeeter on Jan 28, 2013
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This bundle only comes with the Adobe Acrobat. Have a great day. overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 30, 2013
 
 

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