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Overhead Scanner 1800

ScannX Overhead Book Scanner 1800

The Perfect Library Book Scanner

The Overhead Scanner 1800 is a highly capable scanner designed for public and patron-facing use in university libraries, public libraries, and interlibrary loan document delivery services. Its overhead design enables easy and quick scanning of documents and books up to 3 inches thick, making it perfect for digitizing materials such as textbooks, journals, and magazines.

The Overhead Book Scanner 1800 provides a large scanning area of up to 18 x 14 inches for documents and up to 17 x 11 inches for books and scan resolution up to 600 dpi. The large scan combined with advanced features such as automatic page detection and cropping, page orienting and book page flattening, and easy-to-use ScannX Software, the Overhead Scanner1800 library book scanner makes digitization fast and simple, even for non-technical users. The scanner's compact design makes it easy to integrate into any workspace, while its durable construction ensures that it can withstand frequent use in busy library settings. Additionally, its high-speed scanning capabilities mean patrons can quickly and easily scan copies of materials without long wait times.

Overall, the Overhead Scanner 1800 is an excellent tool for libraries looking to provide their patrons and students with the tools they need to study smarter. Its user-friendly design, high-quality imaging technology, and speedy scanning capabilities make it the ideal choice for public, student, and patron-facing use in libraries.

Key Features
  • Ultra-fast scans in six seconds per page, with no pre-scan required
  • A unique hardware design that features overhead scanning to capture books up to 17” x 11” in size, up to 3" thick, and documents up to 18” x 14”
  • 18MP Sony CMOS Image Sensor
  • Advanced page-flattening algorithms that transform pixels from a 3D, curved surface to a completely flat undistorted image
  • Innovative ThumbErase™ automatic digital thumb removal technology for scan-perfect results
  • Integrated GlareFree™ side lighting delivers perfect scans of glossy documents that are blotch-free
  • ABBYY FineReader technology for unmatched OCR accuracy, with automatic conversion to searchable PDF, Word, MP3, JPEG, TIFF, and PNG file formats
  • Integrates with coin, bill, and credit card devices for cost recovery, with add-on options for faxing, text to text, and text to audio translations
  • Security stand to protect the scanner when used in public settings
Integrated OCR
ScannX Overhead Book Scanner 1800 is integrated with the ABBYY FineReader Engine for unmatched accuracy. ABBYY’s multi-lingual document recognition engine automatically detects English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish languages.
Security Stand
ScannX Overhead Book Scanners ships with a custom security stand manufactured by ScannX to protect the scanner from theft in high-traffic areas. It is easily installed in minutes, fits the scanner perfectly, and can be attached to a table for further protection.
ScannX designs its products with accessibility built-in from the ground up. The touchscreen interface is designed for ultimate ease-of-use and includes contrast and magnifying tools for the visually impaired. Audio narration is built in. And the selection of scan controls includes a simple touch on the display, a desktop button for the hand, or a foot pedal to keep the hands free.
Keep Your Library Green
The system also helps you meet your environmental goals by allowing your scans to be sent to or stored on a variety of media, rather than printing. The Book ScanCenter Standard Edition software includes output to email, Google Drive, mobile devices, network, print, USB drive, and Wepa. Add-on options include Article Exchange, Box, Dropbox, fax, ILLiad, Odyssey, Office 365, OneDrive, print from cloud or USB drive, print from mobile device, Tipasa, and WorldShare ILL. Translation into multiple languages is also available.
Scannalytics tracks usage statistics, enables features remotely, and distributes updates. IT and Accounting departments can use these reports to manage and optimize asset utilization and department chargeback fees.
Supported Billing Systems
ScannX Overhead Book Scanner 1800 supports ITC and Jamex coin and debit/credit card systems. It also works with leading print management vending systems including Pharos, EnvisionWare, and P-Counter. ScannX systems also support card systems from Blackboard and CBORD.
ScannX Overhead Book Scanners are backed by a one-year manufacturer’s warranty that can be upgraded and extended through ScannXtra Care® for up to five years. The system is supported by ScannX technical support and customer service teams.