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Indus Book Scanner 5000 II

The BookScanner 5000-II is an inexpensive TWAIN 32 compliant color, grayscale and black & white planetary book and document scanner for books and documents as large as 11 inches high x 17 inches wide. Scans in resolutions of up to 600 dpi. Has a built-in book cradle with cover glass plate. Indus bundles the BookScanner 5000-II with BCS-2 software and combined with Indus’ on-site service and support, the 5000-II is a great planetary book scanner for use by libraries that are looking for an inexpensive solution for their special collections area or for use in interlibrary loan centers. BCS-2 is seamlessly integrated with popular ILL document delivery systems. Can be used with the Walk-up kiosk version of BCS-2 in university libraries.


  • High precision rotary lens scanning system
  • High resolution area CCD image sensor
  • Integrated book cradle with cover glass plate
  • Scan books, documents, maps, manuscripts, up to A3 (11 inches x 17 inches)
  • Scan 3-D objects up to 2 inches
  • Book curvature correction, Text compression correction
  • Center erase, frame masking, finger masking and centering
  • USB interface
  • Auto detecting 100-240 volt for worldwide use

Technical Specifications

  • Scanning resolution: 200,240,300/360/400 and 600 dpi
  • Depth: 24- bit color, 8-bit grayscale, 1-bit black & white
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • Software: BCS-2
  • Format: A3 (11 inches x 17 inches)
  • Scanner Dimensions: W26.5″ x H32.6″ x 024.1″ Net Weight – 66 Lbs.
  • Operating Voltage: 100 – 240 Volts 50/60 Hz
  • Power requirement: < 120W
  • Lamps: Fluorescent 28″W x 2
  • Operating system compatibility: Windows 2000, Xp, Vista, Windows 7 – 32 bit


  • Glass Plate Switch Kit
  • Angled Book Holder
  • Manual Switch
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