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PDS-5000 Professional Document Scanner

Professional and reliable document scanning

£814.80 Inc. VAT £679.00 Ex. VAT
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At a glance

  • ISIS compatibility
  • Twain
  • Wifi / Wireless compatible


With reliable paper handling functions and a range of advanced image processing capabilities, the PDS5000 makes repetitive workflow processes quicker and more efficient.


Ideal for batch scanning and archiving.


Key Features

  • up to 60ppm (120ipm) 2-sided A4 scan
  • 100 sheet ADF
  • Advanced Image Processing
  • Scan-to email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, Network, SharePoint, Application, Printer (software supplied)
  • TWAIN, WIA, ICA, SANE drivers


At up to 120ipm (images per minute) 2-sided scanning and supported by a 100 sheet ADF (Automatic Document Feeder), the PDS-5000 is capable of handling high scan volumes for businesses digitally converting on a regular basis.

Expert paper handling with the Ultrasonic Multifeed Detection and Reverse Roller technology reduces the risk of damaged documents, offering outstanding reliability when batch scanning a variety of document types and weights. The PDS models can handle a range of media capacities up to embossed plastic card, addressing all user and departmental needs.   

As well as paper handling upgrades, PDS-5000 has enhanced image processing. Advanced image processing features prepare and clean scanned documents, improving the quality of the scanned image for storing, editing and sharing. Business critical documents retain their original appearance, giving businesses a professional edge when printing or viewing scans with customers, or when storing for disaster recovery.


Image Processing Features

Auto-Deskew, Auto-Crop, Auto-Rotate

Align scanned images for a professional finish.

Blank Page Removal

Scanned blank pages can be automatically detected and removed, reducing file size and document preparation time.

Dynamic Threshold

When images and text are difficult to read due to colour density, the Dynamic Threshold tool lightens or darkens images as required; for sharp, clear and easy to read documents. The levels of light and dark tones can be adjusted as necessary to improve readability.  


When original documents have marks and ink blots, the intelligent image enhancement tool helps create a sharp and crisp image. 

Background Processing

Smooth and remove unwanted colours, creases or shadows from the scan.

Edge Fill, Edge Clean Up

Removing unwanted edging produces clean page borders without scanning shadows.

Punch Hole Removal

Produce clean page borders by removing punch hole marks from the scanned image. Our intuitive fill function can also colour match the document background.

Colour Dropout

Remove red, green or blue singular or background colours for sharper, easy to read text and to prevent bleed through.

Auto Colour Detect

With Auto Colour Detect, the scanner eliminates the need to pre-sort batched documents or use separator sheets. Storage space is significantly lessened and the time needed to pre-sort documents is reduced.

Multi stream

Colour images can be saved into mono and greyscale versions, as well as colour, for multi copy use.   



Features and Specifications

Usage type Desktop
Display Backlit LCD
RAM 512 MB
USB interface SuperSpeed USB 3.0
With carton 437 W x 296 D x 320 H (mm)
With carton 7.2 kg
Without carton 316 W x 187 D x 183 H (mm)
Weight 4.7 kg
Operating 59 watts
Ready mode 19 watts
Off 0.3 watts
Sleep mode 1.6 watts
Sound pressure 55 dBA
Operating humidity 20% - 80%
Operating temperature 5℃ - 35℃
Energy Star environmental accreditation Yes
Others PDS Machine, AC Adapter, Power supply cord, USB 3.0 cable, Software DVD, QSG, Warranty
Types and weights Plain Paper, Business Card, Plastic Card (embossed up to 1.25mm)
Sizes 28 to 400 gsm (multiple sheets)
ADF media sizes Paper (single sheet WxL): 51-218 x 54-5994mm, Paper (multiple sheets WxL): 51-218 x 54-356mm, Long Paper Scanning (single sheet WxL): 218 x 5994 mm, Plastic card (WxL): 51-55 x 70-95, Plastic card Thickness: 0.4-0.76mm
Software supplied - Mac DS Capture, NewSoft® Presto!®, PageManager 9®
Software supplied - Windows Button Manager V2, Nuance® Omnipage 18SE, DS Capture
2-Sided scan Yes
ADF 100
Scan to email, Image, OCR, File, FTP, Network, SharePoint, Application, Printer (software supplied)
Colour A4 scan speed 60 ppm
Greyscale 8 bit
ICA compatibility Yes
Multi feed detection Yes
Paper sensor Yes
SANE compatibility Yes
Scan resolution from ADF 600 x 600
TWAIN compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP
WIA compatibility Yes


This product is equipped with a selection of out-of-the-box and downloadable software that makes scanning easier and improves the content of the final digital output:

PageManager® version 9 SE (Mac)

Allows users to scan and organise digitised files with the ability to view, edit, send and save files as searchable PDF, HTML, RTF or TXT files.

NewSoft® Presto!® BizCard 6 (Windows® & Mac)

Quickly and easily converts contact information on business cards into a convenient, searchable, digital database that can be easily synchronised between PCs, notebooks and mobile devices.

Button Manager V2 (Windows® & Mac) with OCR

Easy to use one touch scan software offering advanced image processing, document management, and sharing.

Nuance™ Omnipage18SE (Windows®)

OmniPage 18 lets you turn documents that would take hours to retype into perfectly formatted documents in seconds. You can even automatically receive and convert scans and pictures of documents from your devices through Microsoft Outlook email. OmniPage 18 is ideal for students, home office and small businesses.

Ratings and Reviews

Customer reviews

PDS6000F is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PDS5000 Scanner We have had this product for four weeks and the speed of scanning is excellent. Set up is quick and easy with no compatibility issues. I would highly recommend this product (especially the feature of duplex scanning) which really speeds up the process. It is compact and neat as well.
Date published: 2015-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Speedy Scanner I have had this item for just over 2 weeks now to replace a unit in our office. I find the product very good at processing the information, and has cut down our scanning time by 2/3. The option buttons are very easy to use and set up for individual needs. Without this scanner we would be loosing a downtime of easy 3 person hours per day. With the extended 3 year warranty I have a great deal of faith in this product..
Date published: 2015-08-28
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