/ Article Best Heavy Duty Document Scanners for Bulk Scanning

By Kara Rayburn, Global Manager, Portfolio Marketing & Web

Bulk document scanners can help large organizations tackle high-volume scanning jobs with ease. Get help choosing the best heavy-duty document scanner for your company’s needs.

If your business is looking for the best bulk document scanner, you’re also looking for quality, dependability, and speed. Finding the right high-volume scanner is important to keep operations running smoothly in environments such as law firms, government offices, insurance agencies, and corporate scanning departments.

Many businesses want to digitize their records, which could involve processing years of paper documents that can easily get disorganized and become overwhelming. Choose a bulk document scanner with a capacity for bulk jobs (being able to scan multiple pages at once), a continuous scanning option, USB-compatibility or cloud-supporting software in order to digitize documents, and features that promote quality in order to keep your company’s operations running smoothly.

Here are the best heavy-duty document scanners from Alaris that are ready to handle high-volume jobs in busy environments with ease.

i3000 Series

The i3000 series of departmental document scanners consist of high-volume commercial machines that are perfect for any business requiring smooth, quick, and dependable bulk scanning. In addition to being able to tackle large jobs, these scanners are compact and don’t take up too much desktop space.

i3400

This A3 rotary scanner boasts heavy-duty scanning features in a compact, desktop-friendly design. The i3400 scans up to 90 pages per minute, with the ability to scan a maximum of 30,000 pages per day at 600 DPI optical resolution. From small cards to large documents, the scanner supports auto and hand-feed document length minimums of 2.5” and maximums of 34”, while also supporting a long document mode and continuous scanning mode with the straight-through paper path option.

The i3400 scanner will help you feel confident while scanning large volumes of documents with features such as barcode reading, brightness and contrast adjustment, automatic orientation, USB-compatibility, and Intelligent Document Protection, which alerts you to potential jams and misfeeds before they can cause a backup.

i3500

The i3500 scanner is a reliable, desktop-friendly document scanner built to take on large-scale projects with ease. The i3500 can scan up to 110 pages per minute and up to 35,000 pages per day at 600 DPI optical resolution. This scanner supports various document sizes, with auto and hand-feed document length minimums of 2.5” and maximums of 24”, a long document mode allowing for 160” maximum length, and a continuous scanning option.

Like the i3400 scanner, the i3500 also includes features such as barcode reading, brightness and contrast adjustment, automatic orientation, USB-compatibility, and Intelligent Document Protection.

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i4000 Series

The i4000 series of production document scanners consist of mid-volume machines that are perfect for any business requiring accurate, and reliable bulk scanning. These scanners for ideal for demanding scanning volumes with scanner requirements that support advanced capture applications.

i4650

The i4650 is a robust document scanner perfect for backroom scanning and record departments. With a scanning speed of up to 130 pages per minute at 600 DPI optical resolution and 100,000 duty cycle, this scanner can tackle stacks of paper. This scanner features a 500-sheet input elevator for continuous document feeding, with a straight-through paper path for feeding materials such as cardboard, file folders, and extra-long documents.

i5000 Series

The i5000 series of production scanners was made to handle the largest-scale jobs with the highest volume. These scanners are the best fit for large-scale businesses’ back offices or service bureaus and are heavy-duty (non-desktop) machines.

i5250

The i5250 is a high-speed, durable document scanner perfect for corporate scanning departments and business process outsourcing. This scanner tackles all high-volume jobs with accuracy and speed, with an emphasis on organizing large, multi-batch projects. With a scanning speed of up to 150 pages per minute at 600 DPI optical resolution and no daily limit, this scanner is virtually unstoppable. Load your i5250 scanner’s automatic document feeder with 100-sheet, 250-sheet, 500-sheet, or up to 750-sheet batches — or opt to use the continuous feed scanning option.

Features include Perfect Page Technology image enhancement, barcode reading, enhanced jam recovery, automatic orientation, USB-compatibility, and Intelligent Document Protection.

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i5650

This ergonomic floor-standing model includes document batch-tracking capabilities for optimal organization and is ready to take on the largest scanning jobs. The i5650 can handle up to 210 pages per minute at 600 DPI optical resolution, and (like all i5000 series scanners), has no daily limit.

Similar to the i5250, the i5650 production document scanner includes Perfect Page Technology image enhancement, barcode reading, enhanced jam recovery, automatic orientation, USB-compatibility, and Intelligent Document Protection.

Find out more about which document scanner best fulfills your needs, whether you’re looking for a desktop scanner to process large office jobs or a heavy-duty free-standing machine to organize upwards of 750 sheets at a time. Alaris makes a variety of award-winning document scanners and image processing software, so you’ll never have to compromise on quality.

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i3500 Scanner

  • Up to 110 ppm color/ bw, A3 scanner
  • Robust design and features
  • Up to 35,000 pages per day
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i4650 Scanner

  • Up to 130 ppm color/ bw, A3 scanner
  • Multi-feed Detection and Recovery
  • Up to 100,000 pages per day
i5250

i5250 Scanner

  • Up to 150 ppm color/ bw, A3 scanner
  • Intelligent Imprinting, patch counting
  • Unlimited Duty Cycle
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i5650 Scanner

  • Up to 180 ppm color/ bw, A3 scanner
  • Intelligent Imprinting, patch counting
  • Unlimited Duty Cycle

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