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Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M

Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M
alaScore 82

401 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 401 reviews of Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Scanners for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Scanners the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 401 reviews)

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Scanners on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M (A4) Document ScannerFujitsu ScanSnap S 510 MFujitsu ScanSnap S510mac

Jul, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 335 user reviews of Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Scanners on

96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: ScanSnap S510M Instant PDF Sheet-Fed Scanner

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Roman Loyola (

Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M


Make The Paperless Office A Reality

Fast fast, fast. Good image quality for text and business graphics. Easy to use. Can scan varying paper sizes in a batch.

Mediocre photo reproduction quality. Pricey.

Attack that mountain of documents with the S510M. It'll put you one step closer to the paperless office

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Victor Marks and Ilene Hoffman (

Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M


A scanner that fits the bill and your pocket with its bundled software

Does exactly what it is designed to do. Exceeds expectations


There are some basic assumptions that we all make when it comes to scanners: Scanners are horrible;they take up lots of desk space; and they’re slow. Document feeder scanners are subject to paper jams, and really, people use them mostly for picture

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Joe Kissell (

Updated software makes it even easier to go paperless


If you want to turn your paper archives into searchable PDFs, it doesn't get any easier than the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M. At $495 it's not cheap-but its bundled software alone is worth far more than the scanner itself.

Automatic two-sided scanning ; fast ; automatic OCR ; handles small and oversize pages

Quick Menu feature doesn't work with Entourage ; OCR software can't keep up with scanner ; fairly expensive

Unlike flatbed scanners made primarily for scanning images, the ScanSnap has a compact, upright design more appropriate for scanning documents. It can churn through stacks of up to 50 sheets of paper at a time, scanning both sides of the page at once...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Jonny Evans (

ScanSnap S510M Review


If you need to keep track of your documents, the ScanSnap S510M is a price-effective means to do so.

Compact, efficient, capable, excellent quality scans, fast

Too expensive for casual users, no film scanner, no support for TWAIN

There's much that's good here, although the ScanSnap is not really appropriate for creative studios and too expensive for casual users. The target market of SoHo and business users must really want Acrobat 8 Professional, and for them it's an excellent...

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: dfurrey (



CNET gave it great reviews, but PLEASE Notice the "M" in S510M - it stands for MACINTOSH.

don't know

don't know

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: radixhound (

Awesome! Fast, easy


I wanted to be able to start storing all of my important paper files on my computer so I could back them all up. This thing is fast, works as expected, is easy to use. The control software is a bit cumbersome. I don't like having to dig into a...

Fast, easy to operate, good software for Mac

Scan to pdf only, demands interaction, would like more automation

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: bzboy01 (

The best document scanner available


I just love this scanner. If you are looking for a no nonsense scanner to store your documents electronically. I use it everyday and it is wonderful.

It is so easy to install and easy to use. It is quick and scan documents perfectly

Should come with an upgraded version of Adobe Acrobat Professional since the one that comes in the box doesn't work properly with Leopard. It is expensive

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: (

Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M Sheetfed Scanner


Purchased this to condense 3 filing cabinets. The first day I totally scanned all my tax related documents and 1 drawer of a filing cabinet. So far it is flawless. I've got double backups on all my documents and the unit works so easily it is an...

Fast Set-up,easy to use, fast, double sided scanning

None to date

Feb, 2002

Consumer review by: LeonardoZ (

Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M Sheetfed Scanner


This is an amazing product. I was using another scanner that took forever to get the job done and could scan only one side per scan. This one now does it much,much faster, can scan both sides of a page, and does things like auto-straighten pages and...

Fast. Easy. Compact. User friendly

None that I can think of, although I suppose the price could be a little lower

Jan, 2002

Consumer review by: rktattoli (

Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M Sheetfed Scanner


Having used many scanners overtime - I have to tell you I am impressed and happy with going with your Scan Snap S510M. I have been using it for about a week now and the simplicity of this machine is unbelievable. So far I have not found any problem...

Fast, Easy to use and Install, quick set up, compact and it's two sided scanning feature

Haven't found any at this time

Nov, 2001

Product Specifications

Built to be a performer, the Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner digitizes both sides of a document in a single pass, in color, and at an amazing speed of up to 18 pages per minute (36 images per minute in duplex). With an auto document feeder capable of feeding 50 pages continuously, the S510M can scan through stacks of documents in no time flat!

Dimensions & Weight


Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Fujitsu ScanSnap




Document Feeder Type:Autoload
Form Factor:Desktop
Input Type:Color
Interface Type:Hi-Speed USB
Max H-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Max Supported Document Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max Supported Media Size:Legal (8.5 in x 14 in)
Max V-Optical Resolution:600dpi
Media Feeder Type:Autoload
Supported Document Type:Plain paper
Supported Media Type:Plain paper
Type:Document scanner

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

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