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Fujitsu Siemens ScanSNAP S500M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Fujitsu Siemens ScanSNAP S500M. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The noise and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the price. There are some negative comments about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Fujitsu Siemens ScanSNAP S500M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Fujitsu Siemens ScanSNAP S500M from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners on People are impressed by the paper handling and design. The noise and usability also get good opinions, but the size and price get mixed reviews. There are some negative opinions about the reliability.

performance, usability, noise, design, paper handling


94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Scansnap S500M Clr Dupl Scanner (Mac Version)Scansnap S500M Clr Dupl Scanner (Mac Version)

Jun, 2018

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Scanner Type:sheet-fed

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Fujitsu ScanSnap

Input capacity

Auto document feeder (ADF) input capacity:50

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Feed speed (black & white):18
Feed speed (colour):18
Power requirements:AC 100V - 240V, 50 / 60 Hz
Scan media weight:52 - 127
TWAIN compliance interface: Yes

Paper Handling

ISO A-series sizes (A0...A9):A4, A5, A6
ISO B-series sizes (B0...B9):B5, B6
Legal: Yes
Letter: Yes
Maximum ISO A-series paper size:A4


Sensor Type:CCD

Ports & interfaces

Standard interfaces:USB 2.0


Automatic Duplexing: Yes
Document Feeder Type:Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Input Type:Colour
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Max Supported Media Size:Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Max V-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload
Supported Document Type:Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Plain paper
Type:Document scanner


Colour scanning: Yes
Duplex scanning: Yes
Film scanning: No
Maximum scan size:216 x 356

System requirements

Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X V10.2.8 / V10.3 / V10.4
Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum processor:G4 800MHz
Minimum RAM:128

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.2.8 / Apple MacOS X 10.3 / Apple MacOS X 10.4

Weight & Dimensions