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WorkForce DS-970

Create a better business environment with the support of a global leader in document scanning. When the goal is getting documents to the right place as fast as possible, trust in the WorkForce DS-970 - Epson's fastest scanner. High performance matched with an endurance with easy-to-use features that put you in control of your documents.

Ultimate performance

Epsons' fastest A4 document scanner offers class-leading performance1. With a 100-page ADF, 85ppm/170ipm scanning speed and continuous scanning with its automatic feed mode, the WorkForce DS-970 gets through large jobs quickly and efficiently. Scroll through pre-defined jobs easily using the intuituve panel and get your documents to the right place in just a few presses of a button. TWAIN, WIA and ISIS drivers are available for enhanced compatibility with document management systems.

Efficient document processing

Stay in control of the document process with a scanner capable of scanning a wide range of media from 27gsm to 413gsm and a long paper scanning mode up to 6096mm. For documents that cannot be scanned via the ADF – three different flatbed solutions are available up to A3 in size. Slow mode decreases document friction by reducing the speed of the rollers, making it easier to capture fragile or damaged documents, without increasing file sizes. The Active Separation Roller System prevent document double feeds, ensuring that every piece of paper gets scanned, and the Double Feed Detection Skip (DFDS) function means you can scan difficult media like envelopes or documents with post-it notes.

Key Features

  • High-speed scanning: 100-page ADF and 85ppm (170ipm) scanning speed
  • Low intervention: Active Separation Roller system to prevent double feeding
  • Built-in protection: Ultrasonic and paper protection sensors to detect processing errors
  • Optional flatbed scanner: Choose from the conversion kit, or link to DS-5500 (A4) or DS-50000 (A3)
  • Optional Network Interface: Enable device sharing in a department. Create pre-defined job profiles

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WorkForce DS-970 Datasheet / Brochure
WorkForce DS-970
Sheetfed Scanner Range Datasheet / Brochure
Sheetfed Scanner Range Datasheet / Brochure

Tech Specs

Product features and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

SKU: B11B251401
  • Technology

    Scanner type
    Sheetfed Scanner
    Optical Resolution (ADF)
    600 DPI x 600 DPI (Horizontal x Vertical)
    Scanning Resolution
    600 DPI x 600 DPI (Horizontal x Vertical)
    Paper Formats
    A4, A5, A6, B4, B5, B6, Letter, Legal, Postcard, Business cards, Plastic cards, A3 with stitching function
    Colour Depth
    Input: 30 Bits Colour , Output: 24 Bits Colour
    Ultrasonic Sensor
    Yes
    Application
    High Capacity, General Office
  • Scanner

    Optical Sensor
    CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
    Light Source
    ReadyScan LED technology
    Output Resolution
    1200 DPI
  • Scan speed

    Scanning Speed
    Monochrome: 85 pages/min - Color: 85 pages/min measured with size: A4 , resolution: 200 / 300 dpi, Monochrome: 170 image/min - Color: 170 image/min measured with size: A4 , resolution: 200 / 300 dpi
  • Paper / Media Handling

    ADF Paper Setting Capacity
    100 Sheets
    ADF Paper weight
    Auto loading: 27  -  413 g/m²
    Automatic Document Feeder Type
    Single pass dual scanning
    Reliability Daily Duty Cycle
    9,000 pages
    Automatic Document Feeder
    100 pages
    Duplex Scan
    Yes
  • Scanning Features

    Features
    RGB colour dropout, Advanced Colour Dropout / Enhance, Skip blank page, A3 stiching, Punch holes removal, Advanced editing, Pre-defined scanning settings, Automatic de-skew, Automatic multi-document recognition, Dual Image Output (Windows only), Auto-rotation, Text enhancement, Edge fill, Barcode Recognition, Manual / Automatic Job Separation, Scan to Cloud Storage
    Output formats
    BMP, JPEG, TIFF, multi-TIFF, PDF, searchable PDF, PDF/A, PNG
    File compression features
    TIFF Compression (JPEG(7) , CCITT G4, LZW), PDF Compression, JPEG compression
    Scanning Volume
    9,000 pages per day
  • Connectivity

    Interfaces
    USB 3.0
    Network Interface Panel / Unit
    Optional
    Panel type
    5-line LCD with Push Scan features
    Protocol support
    TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, SLP
    IPv6 support
    Yes
    Push scan features
    Yes (with Document Capture Suite)
    Panel Lock with password
    Yes (with Document Capture Suite)
  • General

    Supply Voltage
    AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz - 60 Hz
    Energy Use
    40 Watt (Operation), 10 Watt (ready), 1.5 Watt (sleep mode), 0.1 Watt (Power off)
    Product dimensions
    296‎ x 169 x 167 mm (Width x Depth x Height)
    Product weight
    3.6 kg
    Drivers
    TWAIN, ISIS (Web download), SANE (Linux), WIA (Windows)
    Included Software
    Document Capture Pro 2.0, Epson Device Admin, Epson Scan 2
    Compatible Operating Systems
    Mac OS 10.6+, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 (32/64bit), Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3
    Humidity
    Operation 15% - 80%, Storage 15% - 85%
    Temperature
    Operation 5° C - 35° C, Storage 25° C - 60° C
    What's in the box
    AC adapter, Driver and utilities (CD), Main unit, Power cable, Setup guide, USB cable, Warranty card
    Options
    Roller Assembly Kit
  • Other

    Warranty
    12 months On-site service
  • LCD and Memory Cards

    LCD screen
    Type: Colour, Diagonal: 3.7 cm

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1 Fastest scanner speed (85ppm) and highest duty cycle (9,000 pages per day) is based on A4 sized paper scanned at 300dpi in colour. Comparing top 10 competitor models websites (22nd January 2019) own data. Top 10 selling scanners in the category departmental scanner as defined by Infosource calendar year 2017.