Original Document Specifications

You can load original documents that meet these specifications in your scanner.
Note: To scan delicate originals or originals that are easily wrinkled, use an optional carrier sheet (part number B12B819451).
Paper type Paper size Paper weight
Plain paper

Fine paper

Recycled paper

Letter (8.5 × 11 inches [216 × 279 mm]) 9 to 72 lb (35 to 270 g/m²)
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])
B5 (7.2 × 10.1 inches [182 × 257 mm])
B6 (5 × 7.2 inches [128 × 182 mm])
A6 (4.1 × 5.8 inches [105 × 148 mm])

A7 (2.9 × 4.1 inches [74 × 105 mm])

A8 (2.1 × 2.9 inches [52 × 74 mm])

12 to 72 lb (46 to 270 g/m²)
Long paper Width: 2.0 to 8.5 inches (50.8 to 216 mm)

Height: 2.0 to 72 inches (50.8 to 1828.8 mm)

9 to 72 lb (35 to 270 g/m²)
Postcards 3.9 × 5.8 inches (100 × 148 mm) 9 to 72 lb (35 to 270 g/m²)
Paper business cards 2.1 × 3.4 inches (55 × 89 mm) 12 to 72 lb (46 to 270 g/m²)
Caution:
Do not load the following types of originals in the scanner, or they may be damaged or may damage the scanner:
  • Originals with an uneven surface such as letterhead paper
  • Originals with crinkles or fold lines
  • Curled originals
  • Coated paper
  • Originals with punch holes
  • Originals with folded corners
  • Photos or photo paper*
  • Originals with labels or stickers*
  • Originals with staples or paper clips
  • Originals with sticky notes attached*
  • Ripped originals*
  • Originals with carbon paper backing*
  • Perforated originals*
  • Booklets
  • Non-paper originals such as clear files, fabric, and metal foil
  • Originals with glue attached
  • Heavily wrinkled or curled originals
  • Transparent originals such as overhead projector film
  • Originals with wet ink

*You can only scan these originals by using the carrier sheet.