Original Document Specifications

You can load original documents that meet these specifications in your scanner.

Paper type Paper size Paper weight Loading capacity
Plain paper

Fine paper

Recycled paper

Letter (8.5 × 11 inches [216 × 279 mm]) 14 to 34 lb (52 to 128 g/m²) 17 lb (64 g/m²): 25 sheets

21 lb (80 g/m²): 20 sheets

34 lb (128 g/m²): 12 sheets

Loading capacity may vary depending on the paper type.

Legal (8.5 × 14 inches [216 × 356 mm])
A4 (8.3 × 11.7 inches [210 × 297 mm])
A5 (5.8 × 8.2 inches [148 × 210 mm])
A6 (4.1 × 5.8 inches [105 × 148 mm])
B5 (7.2 × 10.1 inches [182 × 257 mm])
B6 (5 × 7.2 inches [128 × 182 mm])
Width: 2.0 to 8.5 inches (50.8 to 215.9 mm)

Height: 14.5 to 44 inches (368.3 to 1117.6 mm)

(For receipts scanned using Epson ScanSmart [ES-300WR], see the link below.)

14 to 34 lb (52 to 128 g/m²) 1 sheet
Post cards 3.9 × 5.8 inches (100 × 148 mm) 34 to 61 lb (128 to 230 g/m²) 51 lb (190 g/m²): 8 cards

58 lb (220 g/m²): 6 cards

Paper business cards 2.1 × 3.4 inches (55 × 89 mm) 34 to 61 lb (128 to 230 g/m²)
Caution:
Do not load the following types of originals in the scanner, or they may be damaged or may damage the scanner:
  • Photos
  • Thermal paper
  • Coated paper
  • Glossy originals
  • Fabric or other non-paper originals
  • Originals with uneven surfaces, such as embossed documents
  • Originals containing staples or paper clips
  • Originals with carbon paper backing
  • Originals with wet ink
  • Originals that are bound
  • Originals with labels, stickers, or sticky notes
  • Ripped, curled, or wrinkled originals
  • Originals with holes, other than standard hole-punched originals
  • Transparencies
  • Carbon-less paper
  • Perforated originals
Related references
Receipt Specifications