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ScanSnap S1500M for Mac

( Fujitsu )
Price: $560

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The small and speedy ScanSnap S1500M for Mac is perfect for home and small business users.


  • Able to scan up to 20 colored pages per minute / 40 images per minute (double-sided)
  • 50 pages continuous scan in one go with Automatic Document Feeder


  • Easy to use "One Touch" scanning to file, organize, email or share your documents
  • Creates searchable PDF files instantly

Ultrasonic multi-feed detection

  • Highly valued ultrasonic multi-feed sensors ensure documents are scanned as intended and data is not lost.


  • Scans anything from newspaper cuttings, business cards to A3 sized documents (Using a carrier sheet)
  • Auto page size detection allows mixed documents scanning
  • Auto color detection which automatically outputs color/monochrome documents in its respective format to minimize your storage requirements
  • Auto page orientation and deskew
  • Auto blank page removal
  • Scan directly to Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Occupies less space than a notebook computer at 292mm x 159mm x 158mm

Bundled Software

  • Cardiris 3.6 for ScanSnap
  • ABBYY FINEREADER for ScanSnap 4.0 Mac Edition (OCR)
  • ScanSnap Manager 3.0
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional for Mac OS X

Simple, Speedy & Compact!

  • Digitizes large volumes of office documents
    The S1500M enables users to easily reduce paper storage space, locate important documents and create data that can be used for multiple applications by saving scanned data in their computer.
  • Easily digitize paper based data with the touch of one button
    The S1500M facilitates simple PDF generation with the following one touch activated automatic settings and automatic image correction functions:
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  • Speedy
    Just place a document in the scanner's paper chute, press the "Scan" button, and the S1500M starts scanning right away. Furthermore, the S1500M is able to simultaneously scan up to 50 two-sided pages at a speedy 20 pages per minute.
  • Smaller than an A4 notebook computer
    The S1500M is designed to be compact enough to be used just about anywhere.

Scans everything from business cards to A3-sized documents

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  • ScanSnap Carrier Sheets
    Use of a carrier sheet enables S1500M users to digitize larger documents (A3/B4), as well as magazine and newspaper clippings and photographs. Such document containing carrier sheets can be scanned successively or mixed in with regular paper documents.
  • Ultrasonic multi-feed detection - NEW
    S1500M scanners are armed with ultrasonic multi-feed sensors to ensure that documents are scanned as intended and data is not lost.
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S1500M's "Quick Menu" facilitates speedy flexible use

  • Users just choose what they want to do from the Quick Menu, which appears after a document has been scanned. S1500M's Quick Menu is perfect for everyone, even the complete novice!
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Generates Microsoft® Word and Excel® files

  • Editable images can be created by scanning directly to Microsoft® Word and Excel® files.

Generates editable PDF files

  • Comes bundled with Adobe® Acrobat® 8 Professional, which enables users to move beyond merely "seeing" and "printing" generated data, to editing generated PDF files however they like.
  • Generates password and digital ID attached PDF files that are ideal for safeguarding personal information and other confidential information that needs to be protected.

Efficiently organizes business card information

  • Scans large volumes of business cards into digital business card holders.
  • Enables users to enter scanned business card data into Address Book and other databases for future reference.

Bundled application software

  • Cardiris 3.6 for ScanSnap: Business card management tool
    The Cardiris quickly scans your paper business cards, captures the information they contain and instantaneously creates electronic contacts to be sent to your favorite contact manager.
  • ABBYY FineReader OCR for ScanSnap 4.0 Mac Edition
    Intelligent, professional level OCR software for creating editable and searchable files from scanned documents and PDF.
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional for Mac OS X

{2jtab:Specifications & Consumables}

Product Name : ScanSnap S1500M
Scanner type ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), Duplex scanning
Scanning modes Color, grayscale, monochrome, automatic (color / grayscale / monochrome detection)
Image Sensor Color CCD (Charge-coupled device) x 2 (front x 1, back x 1)
Light source White cold cathode discharge lamp
Scanning Speed (1)(A4 portrait) Auto mode (2) Simplex, duplex, 20ppm
Normal mode Color / grayscale 150dpi, monochrome 300dpi, simplex, duplex 20ppm
Better mode Color / grayscale 200dpi, monochrome 400dpi, simplex, duplex 20ppm
Best mode Color / grayscale 300dpi, monochrome 600dpi, simplex, duplex 20ppm
Excellent mode Color / grayscale 600dpi, monochrome 1,200dpi, simplex, duplex 5ppm
Document size Normal mode without Carrier Sheet A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Business card, Post card, Letter, Legal and Custom sizes (Max: 216 x 360mm (8.5 x 14.17in.), Min: 50.8 x 50.8mm (2 x 2in.))/Automatically recognizes document size
Normal mode with Carrier Sheet Use of a carrier sheet permits the scanning of A3, B4, double letter and photographs as well as the document sizes that are listed above
Long paper scanning (3) 863mm (34in.)
Paper weight (Thickness) 52g/m² to 127g/m² (14 to 34lb)
Paper chute capacity (4) Maximum 50 sheets (A4, 80g/m² or 20lb)
Interface USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compatible)
Power requirement AC 100V to 240V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption During operation : 35W or less
During standby: 4.5W or less
Operating environment Temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Relative humidity 20% to 80% (Non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x D x H)(5) 292 x 159 x 158mm (11.5 x 6.3 x 6.2in.)
Device weight 3.0kg (6.62lb)
Environmental compliance (6) ENERGY STAR® compliant / RoHS
Multi-feed detection Supported (Standard) ultrasonic multi-feed defection sensor
Driver(7) ScanSnap specific driver (Does not support TWAIN / ISIS™)
Applications Cardiris™ 3.6 for ScanSnap
Adobe® Acrobat® 8 Professional
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.0 Mac Edition


DescriptionModel NumberRemarks
ScanSnap Carrier Sheets(8) PA03360-0013 5 Carrier Sheets
Intended for ScanSnap S1500, S1500M, S510, S510M, S500, S500M and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners
ScanSnap Bag PA03951-0651 Intended for ScanSnap S1500, S1500M, S510, S510M, S500, S500M and ScanSnap fi-5110EOX series scanners and included items

System Requirements

Compatible Operating Systems(9)
 Mac OS X
Mac OS X
ScanSnap Manager V3.0(10) Supported Supported
Cardiris™ 3.6 for ScanSnap Supported Supported
Adobe® Acrobat® 8 Professional Supported(12) Supported(13)
ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap™ 4.0 Mac Edition Supported Supported
Hardware Requirements
CPU(11) PowerPC® G5 1.6GHz or higher
Intel® Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or higher
(recommended: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4GHz or higher)
Memory capacity(11) 512MB or higher (recommended: 1GB or more)
Disk capacity 2,440MB free hard disc space for installation
DVD-ROM drive Required for installation
USB port(11) USB 2.0 / USB 1.1
Scanning speeds may vary due to the system environment used.
Documents measuring approximately 148mm in length or less are scanned in "Best mode", while other documents are scanned in "Better mode".
ScanSnap S1500M is capable of scanning documents that exceed A4 size in length. It supports the scanning of longer documents in all modes, except for "Excellent mode".
Maximum capacity varies, depending upon paper weight.
Excluding the stacker and other external attachments.
PFU Limited, a Fujitsu company, has determined that this product meets RoHS requirements (2005/95/EC).
"One touch" image file (JPEG, PDF and searchable PDF) generation.
These functions are operable with ScanSnap Manager V3.0 (ScanSnap specific driver).
Although ScanSnap Carrier Sheets have a listed lifespan of 500 scans, the lifespan may vary with usage. ScanSnap Carrier sheets are intended to scan paper documents with weights of 127g/m² or less. They also support the scanning of folded documents that are as large as 216 x 297mm.
This product supports Mac operating systems.
2 It is asked that Windows® computer users use Windows® ScanSnap Manager V5.0, which is bundled with this scanner. Please see the ScanSnap S1500 brochure or the ScanSnap web site for details. (Web site information can be found at the bottom of this brochure.)
Scanning speeds may drop if recommended CPU, memory capacity and USB requirements are not met.
Requires Mac OS X v10.4.3 or higher.
5 It is recommended that this scanner be used with Mac OS X v10.5, which has been uploaded with the latest updates.

User Replaceable Consumables1

PartPart NoRemarks
Pad Assembly PA03586-0002 Lifetime: Every 50,000 sheets or one year.
(For ScanSnap S1500M and S1500 only)
Pick Roller PA03586-0001 Lifetime: Every 100,000 sheets or one year.
(For ScanSnap S1500M and S1500 only)
Cleaner F1 PA03950-0352 100ml bottle
Used to clean Pad Assemblies and Pick Rollers
Cleaning wipe PA03950-0419 1 pack(24sheets)
Used to clean Pad Assemblies and Pick Rollers

1These recommended lifetimes are for 80g/m² (20lb) A4 sized documents. Therefore, appropriate replacement lifetimes may vary for other document types.


ScanSnap S1500M for Mac Datasheet (2,76 MB)

Last Updated: Monday, 17 May 2021 21:50

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