Fujitsu has launched a new portable scanner named ScanSnap S1300i. It has become the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner available in the market. This new compact scanner is compatible with both Windows and Mac PCs. Moreover, it comes with an affordable price tag of $295. This super fast scanner works with a single button and it has USB power option with which the scanner can send and store scanned documents to Android as well as iOS devices. The new scanner also enables the users to upload the scans to cloud-based services like Google Docs, Dropbox, SugarSync, Evernote and Salesforce Chatter.
The portable scanner, ScanSnap S1300i is very light in weight too, as the device weighs just 3.1 lbs. It can scan both sides of each page at a rate of up to 12 pages per minute. Plus, the device scans directly into JPEG, searchable PDF, PDF, or to office applications such as Excel or Word document. The scanner automatically makes out the size of each document, identifies and corrects the slant, and eventually shows the scanned content in their proper orientation. The ScanSnap S1300i features ‘Mark Text’ that turns the highlighted things into searchable keywords. In addition, the scanner has special ability to pull out info from a business card and then convert it to a contact in Outlook or Address Book.
Working on the ScanSnap S1300i is very easy. Simply stack up the pages (up to 10) into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) and then click the blue button. As soon as the scanning process is complete, a Quick Menu will be displayed for easy transition between different scanning options. One of the best things of the scanner is that it comes with an AC adapter and when an AC power source is unavailable, it can also be powered via PC’s USB ports. In addition to all these features, the ScanSnap S1300i comes with a set of software and tools to help you in getting the maximum benefits from this scanner.
The ScanSnap Organizer V4.1 software (for PC) will keep all your scanned documents well organized and accessible. The organizer also allows viewing and editing of the documents, performing searches, creating filing cabinets and much more. With the Cardiris software (for Mac), adding and managing the contact information is really fun and easy. The device can scan the business card info and then export the info to AppleWorks, Address Book, vCard, and other contact management systems. With the free ScanSnap Connect application, you can link the ScanSnap S1300i to your Android smartphones & tablets, and an iPad or iPhone.
The CardMinder V4.1 (for PC) also helps in adding and managing contact information. Just place the card in the scanner and press the button. Plus, this CardMinder 4.1 can identify eight different languages and then export the collected info to contact managers. The other interesting software is called the ABBYY FineReader (Mac and PC) that speedily converts the printed document into an editable Microsoft Excel and Word files.
The new Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i scanner offers four scanning modes, which include Automatic Detection, Grayscale, Color and Monochrome. Moreover, the optical resolution of the scanner is 600 dpi x 600 dpi. The scanning range of the scanner comprises A4, A5, A6, B5, B6, Letter, Postcard, Business card, Legal and Custom sizes. The maximum size is 8.5 X 14.17 in. while the minimum is 2 X 2 in. The ScanSnap S1300i scanner is available with a one-year Limited Warranty. With these many innovative and useful features, the ScanSnap S1300i portable scanner can really make your life lot more organized.