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SmartOffice PN2040

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.


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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.


Features

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.

 

● Color Dropout
Removes red, green or blue color when scanning forms.
● Blank Page Removal
Automatically removes blank pages without manual editing.
Image SensorCIS x 2
Optical Resolution600 dpi
Hardware ResolutionFlatbed: 600 x 1200 dpi
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi
ADF Capacity 50 sheets (A4/ Letter, 70 g/㎡ or 18 Lbs), Max. thickness under 5mm (0.2").
Note: Maximum ADF capacity varies, depending upon paper weight.
Scanning Speed ( ADF )9 ppm/ 10 ipm (Color mode, 200 dpi, A4 Portrait)
20 ppm/ 40 ipm (Grayscale mode, 200 dpi, A4 Portrait)
20 ppm/ 40 ipm (B&W mode, 200 dpi, A4 Portrait)
Note: Results may vary depending upon your scanning application, computer processor and system memory.
Scanning Area (W x L)Flatbed:
Max. 216 x 297 mm (8.5" x 11.69")
Min. 12.7 x 12.7 mm (0.5" x 0.5")
ADF:
Max. 216 x 356 mm (8.5" x 14")
Min. 13.2 x 13.2 mm (0.52" x 0.52")
Acceptable Paper Sizes (W x L)Flatbed:
Max. 216 x 297 mm (8.5” x 11.69”)
Min. 12.7 x 12.7 mm (0.5” x 0.5”)
ADF:
Max. 220 x 356 mm (8.66” x 14”)
Min. 90 x 50.8 mm (3.55” x 2”)
Acceptable Paper Weight (Thickness)50 to 120 g/㎡ (14 to 32 Lbs)
Daily Duty Scan ( Sheets )1,000
Roller Lifetime (Scans) 100,000
Pad Lifetime (Scans) 25,000
Action ButtonScan, PDF, Custom
Power Supply24 Vdc/ 0.75 A
InterfaceUSB 2.0 / RJ45 LAN
Net Weight3.78 Kgs (8.33 Lbs)
Dimensions (W x D x H)418 x 326 x 101 mm (16.45" x 12.83" x 4")
ProtocolTWAIN Compliant
OSWindows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
LINUX SANE for Systems Integrator. Please contact local sales.
Hardware RequirementsPentium IV 2.0 GHz processor (Pentium IV 3.0 GHz processor recommended)
CD-ROM Driver
One available USB Port (USB 2.0 recommended)
1GB RAM or higher recommended
800 MB free HDD space (1 GB or larger recommended)
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.

Videos:

Set your preferences of advanced functions of Removal Blank Page, Image Edge Fill and Remove Punch Holes.
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 9.0 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.

Education – Administrative Offices
  • Save general business documents as PDFs
  • Digitize student records to comply with FERPA.
  • Create electronic copies of employment applications
  • Digitize and email paper documents to district offices and other administrators.
  • Input paper documents to student information systems.
  • Create electronic copies of student records.
  • Email paper documents to teachers, parents and administrators.
  • Save an electronic record of permission slips.
  • Digitize and email hand written meeting notes at the site of the meeting.

Finance - Accounting

Accounting practices rely on paper documents and processes.  Paper documents are problematic for your business because they must be manually filed, cause office clutter, are difficult to find and share.  As your practice grows, so does your pile of paper documents and this causes you spend more time and money filing, retrieving and sharing these documents.

Typical Accounting Documents
Audit worksheets
IRS tax forms
Evidential documents
Proxy statements
Correspondence
Source documents
Advisory letters
Invoices
Receipts

Plustek document scanners will help you organize and electronically file your paper documents.  Sharing documents with customers and colleagues becomes as simple as loading documents and pressing a button.  Imagine a clutter free office with no stacks of paper!  With a Plustek scanner, sharing and organizing your documents is simple!

Easy to Use:
Plustek scanners feature DocAction single touch scanning.    At the touch of a button, you can save a document to any one of up to nine different destinations including: folders on your PC or network, email, FTP or even your printer.  Thanks to the flexibility of DocAction and the industry standard TWAIN drivers that are supplied with Plustek scanners, you can scan directly into your accounting or document management application.

Built in image enhancement ensures the highest quality images with the least amount of work.  Documents are automatically adjusted for brightness, automatically cropped to the proper size and rotated.  The result is higher OCR accuracy and fewer rescans.

Flexible:
Digitized documents can be saved in many different formats including: searchable PDF, MS Office, TIF or JPG.  You can scan tabular data and edit it in Microsoft Excel.  You can scan and edit a paper documents in Microsoft Word and if you have standardized on PDF, you can save your documents in either searchable PDF or image only PDF format. 

Also, Plustek scanners come with a software bundle that includes: Optical Character Recognition (OCR), document management and business card reading software.

Searchable PDF:
All Plustek scanners will create searchable PDF files with the touch of a button.  Searchable PDF files make your information easy to find and share.  Any desktop search software can be used to quickly locate searchable PDF documents by searching by client name, tax ID number or any data on your paper documents.  No more miss filed documents!  Another benefit of using searchable PDF is document sharing.  PDF files can be read on all computer and mobile platforms including Windows, Mac, Unix, Linux, Android, Windows Mobile, and Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod). 

Value:
Plustek document scanners document scanner are designed with the image quality, paper handling and reliability required by the most demanding business users but at a price point attractive to small office and SOHO users.  You can easily cost justify a scanner for each member of your firm.

Healthcare - Hospital

In the paper world, when a patient checks in with the front desk department, the receptionist has to leave his/her desk to make photo copies for the patients' identifications and insurance cards. Staff in hospitals and clinics are overwhelmed by diverse paper documents such as insurance forms, patient documents, lab requests, referral letters, EOBs, etc. The billing department staff rummage through paper files to find insurance claims, denied claims or late payments from the healthcare payers.

Are those scenes familiar to you?
Appropriate deployment of scanning and imaging is essential to address the paper-to-digital challenges in healthcare environments. Whether looking for scanning solutions for the front desk, point of care, back office accounting and patients' medical record management, Healthcare groups can choose from a range of portable, mobile, workgroup, and departmental scanners from Plustek.
Plustek scanners, ranging from small sheetfed to desktop flatbed with automatic document feeder, meet diverse card and document capture needs of the healthcare industry. All Plustek scanners connect to notebook or desktop computers via a USB port and are delivered with the industry standard TWAIN drivers, offering easy integration and compatibility with your healthcare software applications. As the leading global scanner manufacturer with two decades of expertise in scanner hardware design and software/firmware development, Plustek is able to deliver scanners featuring high throughput, functionality, flexibility, reliability and competitive pricing.

Plustek scanners reduce registration time, automate your data entry, improve data accuracy, speed up claim processing and meet the compliance requirements (HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and others).  Whether it is an admissions process, patient records or a doctor's office environment, Plustek scanners make short and easy work out of converting paper into digital documents filing. Plustek healthcare solution scanners offer the optimal value and performance.

Plustek's Patient Registration Desk and Mobile Solutions for Quick Scanning Anytime, Anywhere
In the patient registration area, Plustek scanners are used to scan and digitize: insurance cards, driver's licenses, corporate ID cards, credit cards, business cards, HIPAA forms, patient documents, payment checks, receipts, medical prescriptions, claim documents, invoices.
This series of Plustek scanners feature small footprint and high versatility. They fit neatly into your limited front desk space or a point of care mobile cart. Workers are more productive because the scanners can easily fit into their existing work environment. Their portability allows these scanners to be used at the point of patient intake or patient care.

Logistics - Transportation

Your business depends on data; a lot of it is on paper. Plustek scanners enable drivers to scan transportation documents at their source, in the truck cab or anywhere a laptop or portable computer can be used.

Typical documents include:
  • Delivery receipts
  • Bills of lading
  • Invoices
  • Timesheets
  • Receipts
  • Logs
  • Trip reports
  • Mileage reports

Capturing critical documents quickly at their source reduces business cycle times and improves payment times. Proof of delivery information can be provided in minutes instead of days. Errors normally caused by manual data entry are reduced. Mailing costs can be eliminated.

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