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Plustek Smartoffice PN2040 Networked Document Scanner

  • Scan to any PC on your network
  • Automatic document detection for ADF/Flatbed
  • 20 pages per minute scan speed
  • Create searchable PDFs
  • Scan to the cloud

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    Plustek Smartoffice PN2040 Networked Document Scanner Product Description

    The Plustek SmartOffice PN2040 scanner is an easy to use network based scanning solution for sharing documents in today's multi-location and global environment. The PN2040 makes document scanning easy and efficient. Simply plug the scanner into your office or home network and you can scan to any PC that is connected to the network. The SmartOffice PN2040 also features a USB interface is you would rather use the scanner directly connected to a PC.  
    Scan to any PC on your network
    The SmartOffice PN2040 is perfect for small and medium sized offices that have the need to scan documents, but do not have the daily scan volume to justify a dedicated scanner for each employee. All PC users in the office can share using the SmartOffice PN2040.  
    Automatic document detection for ADF/Flatbed
    The PN2040 is a 20 page per minute duplex scanner with a 50 page Automatic Document Feeder and flatbed. The 1000 page per day duty cycle tells you that this scanner is designed to scan all day, every day! The Automatic Document Feeder allows you to scan up to 50 pages by simply loading the feeder and pressing a button on the scanner. The flatbed enables you to scan fragile documents or small items such as receipts or business cards.  
    Scan and save documents into popular digital formats
    Scanned documents are easily saved into many popular image formats including: Searchable PDF, PDF, TIF, JPEG, BMP, and PCX. You can even create editable MSOffice documents from your paper documents. 
    Environmentally Responsible and Energy-Saving
    The SmartOffice PN2040 is environmentally responsible and easy to use at the same time thanks to its ENERY STAR certification, low power LED illumination technology and power-saving function.

    The SmartOffice PN2040  has following features:  

    • Auto Threshold - Automatically thresholds the current image into a binary black and white image.
    • Auto Rotate - Automatically rotates document based on the contents of the document.
    • Auto Crop & Deskew - Automatically straightens and crops image to the documents actual size.
    • Colour Dropout - Removes red, green or blue color when scanning forms.
    • Blank Page Removal - Automatically removes blank pages without manual editing.

    Included Software
    Plustek DocAction
    Button utility to simplify document scanning. DocAction enables you to specify your personalized scanning configuration settings and scan documents with the touch of a button. Scanned documents are automatically sent directly to Printer, Email, Folder or FTP. DocAction also enables you to scan directly to many imaging and document management applications. DocAction saves scanned documents in all common imaging formats including: JPEG, TIFF, and PDF. 
    Plustek DocTwain
    Industry standard TWAIN drivers ensure compatibility with thousands of image enabled applications including: document management, document capture, enterprise content management, forms processing, photographic imaging and image management applications. 
    ABBYY FineReader Sprint
    Unlocks the data inside paper-based documents, images and PDF files with enhanced accuracy that eliminates the need for retyping and reformatting. Tool that increases your productivity and efficiency which comes with simple user interface and supports recognition up to 183 languages.  
    Great features include:
    • Convert scanned document and images into Microsoft Word, Excel, searchable PDF and other formats.
    • Superior recognition accuracy & layout retention in 183 languages
    • One-click smart conversion for easy access - no learning curve
    • Multi-language recognition with automatic language detection
    • Instant on-screen OCR and capture with bonus ABBYY Screenshot Reader
    • State-of-the-art ADRT (Adaptive Document Recognition Technology) technology precisely preserves document formatting and style
    NewSoft Presto! PageManager 9 SE
    Presto! PageManager 9 is easy-to-use, front-end client software that handles all your documents. Capabilities include: capturing, previewing, converting, and delivering all your paper and electronic documents to a designated location. It lets you drag & drop to stack or merge files, or use the embedded Optical Character Recognition (OCR) feature to convert files to searchable PDF.
    • Convert various document and image files to your favorite file formats, such as converting PDFs into fully formatted RTF, HTML, or Text.
    • Create and edit PDF files - You can save or print document to PDF formats. Also able to merge and split PDF files.
    • Use the Document Pallet - Simply drag files from one or more folders to convert them to a single PDF file and deliver it to an e-mail program or a printer in one step--without creating duplicate files.
    • Manage your files in public cloud services at ease - Simply drag and drop files to DropBox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Evernote or Facebook within PageManager after editing your files with notes, highlights, annotations, or converting files to searchable PDF.

    Technical Specifications


    Width 41.8 cm
    Depth 32.6 cm
    Height 10.1 cm
    Weight 3.8 kg
    Type Document scanner - desktop
    Interface Type USB 2.0, LAN
    Max Supported Document Size 220 x 356 mm


    Scan Element Type Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
    Input Type Colour
    Grayscale Depth 16-bit (64K grey levels)
    Grayscale Depth (External) 8-bit (256 grey levels)
    Colour Depth 48-bit colour
    Colour Depth (External) 24-bit (16.7 million colours)
    Optical Resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi
    Automatic Duplexing Yes
    Max Document Scan Speed B/W 20 ppm
    Max Document Scan Speed Colour 9 ppm
    Control Panel Buttons Functions Scan, Custom, Scan-to-PDF
    Duty Cycle 1000 scans per day
    Scanner Speed Details 9 ppm - portrait colour - A4 - 200 dpi ¦ 10 ipm - portrait colour - A4 - 200 dpi ¦ 20 ppm - portrait greyscale - A4 - 200 dpi ¦ 40 ipm - portrait greyscale - A4 - 200 dpi ¦ 20 ppm - portrait B&W - A4 - 200 dpi ¦ 40 ipm - portrait B&W - A4 - 200 dpi
    Scanner Features Auto Crop, Auto Deskew, auto preview
    Compliant Standards TWAIN

    Media Handling

    Document Feeder Type Automatic
    Max Document Size 216 mm x 356 mm
    Supported Document Size Details ADF - up to 220 x 356 mm ¦ Flatbed - up to 216 x 356 mm
    Document Storage Capacity 50 pages

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Interfaces USB 2.0 ¦ LAN


    Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
    Compliant Standards RoHS, WEEE


    Power Device External power adapter
    Voltage Required AC 120/230 V

    Software / System Requirements

    Software Included ABBYY FineReader 6.0 Sprint Plus, Plustek DI Capture, Plustek DocAction, NewSoft Presto! PageManager 7.10, HotCard BizCard Finder 3.0, Plustek DocTWAIN
    OS Required Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
    System Requirements Details Pentium 4 - 2 GHz - RAM 1 GB - HD 800 MB

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 41.8 cm
    Depth 32.6 cm
    Height 10.1 cm
    Weight 3.8 kg

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