ODS 100 Overhead Book Scanner  

                              ODS 100 Overhead Book Scanner

Fast, affordable, easy-to-use overhead scanning solutions

The Crowley ODS 100 Overhead Book Scanner powered by Scannx software is the industry’s most affordable, and easy-to-use, overhead scanning solution for scanning books, documents and photos. Designed with large friendly buttons, the award-winning Scannx user interface guides the user through the scan process including choosing the file formats, scan quality, color depth, file naming, and destinations.


  • Scan area up to 20.4” (w) x 16.5” (h)
  • Fast face up scanning, splits image into 2 pages
  • Captures full pages of text up to 4” document thickness without text distortion
  • Easy-To-Use Touchscreen interface available in 6 languages guides user through the scanning process
  • Converts scanned images into PDF, searchable PDF, Word, MP3, JPEG, native TIFF, and PNG file formats automatically
  • Powered by ABBYY FineReader Technology for unmatched Optical Character Recognition accuracy
  • Supports ACDI, ITC, Jamex and Scannx payment systems. Blackboard and CBORD certified
  • Requires connecting to Windows 10 Pro PC

Intuitive design simplifies scanning process

The design of the Crowley ODS 100 allows the book to lie face up, and captures the full image of the page without distortion for books and documents up to 4” thick. The ODS 100 crops and straightens each page scanned automatically, and can create individual files for each image when scanning multiple documents in a single pass.

The ODS 100 offers touchscreen scanning to:

Standard Destinations

  • Email
  • USB
  • Google Drive
  • Mobile devices
  • Print
  • Network
  • Fax
  • Odyssey

Optional Destinations

  • Dropbox
  • Box
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Office 365
  • OCLC WorldShare ILL
  • OCLC Tipasa
  • OCLC Article Exchange

Unmatched Accuracy

The ODS 100 Scannx software is integrated with the ABBYY FineReader Engine for unmatched accuracy. The ABBYY multilingual document recognition engine automatically detects English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish languages. The home screen also provides contrast and magnifying tools for the visually impaired.

Supported Billing Systems

The Scannx software supports ITC, Jamex and Scannx coin and bill acceptors as well as debit card systems and major credit cards. It also works with leading print management vending systems including Pharos, and P-Counter. Scannx systems also support card systems from Blackboard and CBORD.


The Crowley ODS 100 is backed by a one-year manufacturer’s warranty that can be enhanced to next day advanced exchange for the first year and extended up to 5 years through Scannxtra Care coverage. The unit is supported by Scannx technical support and customer service teams in the U.S.

Scannx Cloud Services

Scannx Cloud Services® is the most advanced solution for managing, maintaining, and monitoring your investment in scanning systems powered by Scannx software. It is a web-based platform hosted on Microsoft Azure providing for unmatched security, reliability, redundancy and scalability.

It is designed to track usage, view system activity, store system configurations, and track warranty expiration dates and warranty renewals. Scannalytics® Reporting provides a detailed look at destination use and volume of scanned pages over time. These reports can be configured for automatic email delivery on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis.

System Activity Reports provide information related to when and how systems are used. Scannx has developed powerful algorithms to provide details of hourly usage statistics for the current and prior week. Activity information is available for all systems as well as activity on a per System basis.


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