Setting Up iX500
Set up the ScanSnap so that it is ready to scan with ScanSnap Manager.
The following preparations are required before you set up the ScanSnap.
Do not connect the ScanSnap to the computer before installing the software.
- Check that all items are included in the package
For details, refer to Getting Started that is supplied with the ScanSnap.
- Remove the protective inner cover and tape (1) and the cardboard sheet (2) from the ScanSnap
The data on the card may be lost if the black magnetic part of a magnetic card or IC card is in contact with the magnetic part (3).
The procedure to set up the ScanSnap is as follows:
Downloading the Software
- Turn on the computer and log on as a user with Administrator privileges.
- Access the website "ScanSnap Installer".
- Download [ScanSnap Installer] and save it on your computer.
By using the installer that you downloaded, you can install the following software programs.
- ScanSnap Manager
- ScanSnap Online Update
- ScanSnap manual
Install software applications other than the above if needed.
For the overview for each software program, refer to Overview of the Software Related to the ScanSnap.
Installing the Software/Connecting the ScanSnap
- Run the installer that you saved on your computer.
- Follow the instructions on the [ScanSnap Installer] window that appears.
When you are asked whether you accept the license agreement terms, read the confirmation message and select [I agree to all terms and conditions].
- When [Installation complete] appears, click the [Complete] button.
- When the [About ScanSnap's Auto Power OFF function] window appears, read the message and click the [Next] button.
- Follow the instructions on the [ScanSnap - Connecting the ScanSnap] window to connect the ScanSnap to a computer.
- On the [ScanSnap wireless network setup] window, select whether to configure the wireless settings in order for the ScanSnap to be connected to a wireless LAN.
If you want to configure the wireless settings, click [Setup now] and follow the instructions on the window that appears.
If you do not want to configure the wireless settings, click the [Later] button. When you connect the ScanSnap to a wireless LAN later, refer to Connecting the ScanSnap via Wireless LAN (iX1300 / iX500 / iX100).
- If there are available updates for ScanSnap Online Update on the server, you will be asked whether you accept the license agreement terms for ScanSnap Online Update.
For details about ScanSnap Online Update, refer to the ScanSnap Online Update Help.
- To save images created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap to a mobile device or a cloud service directly, you need to connect the ScanSnap to the mobile device or the ScanSnap Cloud server.
Checking the Scanning Operation
- Load a document in the ScanSnap.
Load a document face-down and head-first with the back facing you (when loading multiple documents, the last page is on the top).
For details about how to scan a document, refer to Scanning Documents with iX500.
- Press the [Scan] button to start scanning.
Once the Quick Menu for selecting an application to perform a particular action appears, the check process for the scanning operation is complete.
Clicking an icon on the Quick Menu allows you to save images created from documents that you scanned with the ScanSnap to your desired folder, or attach them to an e-mail.