Picture Saver Scanning System PS50/PS80

Preserve important memories to share and treasure

With the Kodak Picture Saver Scanning System PS50/PS80, whole boxes of old and new photos can become JPEG and TIFF files in minutes. Digital images of color and black-and-white photos and documents can be shared via computers, tablets, and cell phones.

  • Digitize volumes of photos and other memorabilia quickly and easily.
  • Images can be used to make personalized photo gifts including books, calendars, mugs, T-shirts, and tote bags.
  • The PS50 scans up to 50 photos per minute while the PS80 scans up to 85 photos per minute.
  • Optional Kodak Picture Saver Scanning System Software features an easy-to use, icon-based interface.
  • The optional Kodak Photo Selector Accessory scans photos in albums as well as delicate originals.


Throughput Speeds*
(landscape orientation)
PS50: up to 50 pictures (4 x 6-inch landscape size) per minute at 300 dpi
PS80: up to 85 pictures (4 x 6-inch landscape size) per minute at 300 dpi
Bundled Software
PS50: Smart Touch functionality for "one button" document scanning; TWAIN driver
PS80: Smart Touch functionality for "one button" document scanning; TWAIN driver
Software Support
KODAK Picture Saver Scanning System Software: Application Software, USB Software Dongle (optional, sold separately)
Photo Image Enhancement
Selectable Image Cleaner Tool to optimize captured image quality by reducing the effects that environmental factors, like dust, may cause; red-eye removal; KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology customized for photo scanning (photo retouching, contrast adjustment and color correction - applies to running on Windows based PC's only); auto deskew; auto cropping; image rotation (manual and automatic); image sharpening (during scanning with the PS80, post-scan with the PS50 - applies to running on Windows based PC's only)
Optional Accessories
KODAK A3 and Legal Size Flatbed Accessories to handle oversize and fragile pictures and documents, including scrapbook pages; Document Separation Module; KODAK Gentle Photo Separation Module, KODAK Photo Selector Accessory (applies to running on Windows based PC's only)
Optical Resolution
600 dpi PS50, PS80, A3 Scanners; 1200 dpi with Legal Size Flatbed
Dual indirect LED
Output Resolution
300, 600 and 1200 (1200 is interpolated) dpi
File Format Output
Picture scanning: single-page JPEG or TIFF (PS50, PS80)
Document scanning: single and multi-page TIFF, JPEG, RTF, BMP, PDF, searchable PDF
Supported Output Media
Portable USB drives, DVD, CD, KODAK Picture CD
Maximum Photo Size
Scanner: 216 mm x 863 mm (8.5 in. x 34 in.)
Scanner with A3 Flatbed: 305 mm x 457 mm (12 in. x 18 in.)
Scanner with Legal Size Flatbed: 216 mm x 356 mm (8.5 in. x 14.0 in.)
Minimum Photo Size
50 mm x 63.5 mm (2 in. x 2.5 in.)
Scanning Technology
Dual CCD; Grayscale output bit depth is 256 levels (8-bit); color capture bit depth is 48 bits (16 x 3); color output bit depth is 24 bits (8 x 3)
Picture Feeding
Continuous feeding of pictures is supported
PS80: up to 50 mixed-size pictures per batch
PS50: up to 25 mixed-size pictures per batch
Document Feeding
Document feeder capacity of up to 50 sheets (PS50) or 75 sheets (PS80), handling paper weights up to 34-413 g/m² (9-110 lb.); ID card thickness: up to 1.25 mm (0.05 in.)
USB 2.0, USB 3.0 compatible
Document Imaging Features
Perfect Page Scanning (iThresholding; adaptive threshold processing; deskew; autocrop; relative cropping; aggressive cropping; electronic color dropout; dual-stream scanning; interactive color, brightness and contrast adjustment; auto orientation, automatic color detection, background color smoothing); Smart Touch functionality (applies to running on Windows based PC's only)
Electrical Requirements
100–240V (international); 50–60 Hz
Electrical Rating
24V dc 1.875A
Power Consumption
Scanner: off mode: <0.35 watts; sleep mode: <4 watts; running mode: <32 watts
Environmental Factors
Operating temperature: 10-35° C (50-95° F); Operating humidity: 15% to 76% RH
Recommended PC Configuration
For photos and documents up to 660 mm (26 in.) long at 400 dpi: INTEL CORE2, 2.1 GHz Duo Processor or equivalent, 2 GB RAM For longer documents / higher resolutions: INTEL CORE2, 2.1 GHz Duo Processor or equivalent, 4 GB RAM
Note: for optimal performance when using a PC running the WINDOWS 7 operating system, at least 3 GB RAM is recommended
Approvals and Product Certifications
AS/NZS CISPR 22:2006 Class B (RCM ), CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07 (C-UL Mark), Canada ICES-003 Issue 4 (Class B), GB4943, GB9254 (Class B), GB 17625.1 Harmonics (CCC "S&E" Mark), EN 55022 ITE Emissions (Class B), EN 61000-3-3 Flicker, EN 55024 ITE Immunity (CE Mark), EN 60950-1:2006 2nd ed. CE Mark, IEC 60950-1:2005 2nd ed., CISPR 22 (Class B), UL 60950: 1-07 (UL Mark), CFR 47 Part 15 Subpart B (FCC Class B), Argentina S-Mark, Russia GOST
Consumables Available
Feed Rollers, Roller Cleaning Pads, BRILLIANIZE Detailer Wipes for KODAK Scanners, Transport Cleaning Sheets
Weight: 5.5 kg (12 lbs.)
Depth: 162 mm (6.3 in.) not including input tray and output tray&@160;
Width: 330 mm (13 in.)
Height: 246 mm (9.7 in.) not including input tray
Language Support
PS50/80: GUI available in 14 languages
Warranty (US and Canada)
One-year Advanced Unit Replacement (AUR); Option for two- or three-year extended warranty
What's in the Box
PS50/PS80: Picture Scanner; Smart Touch application for document scanning (WINDOWS app only); Instructions for installation, setup and operation; International power cords; Power supply; Starter pack of cleaning supplies (BRILLIANIZE Detailer Wipes for KODAK Scanners, Roller Cleaning Pads, Transport Cleaning Sheets); Dust cover; Pre-separation pad (optional for document scanning); Document Separation Module (for use when scanning documents rather than photos)

* May vary depending on your choice of OS, PC and print size

Operating System Compatibility

Operating System Compatibility Definitions

Supported – Kodak Validated

  • WINDOWS XP SP2 and SP3 (32-bit)
  • WINDOWS XP x64 Edition SP2
  • WINDOWS VISTA SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • WINDOWS 7 SP1(32-bit and 64-bit)
  • WINDOWS 8 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • WINDOWS 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • WINDOWS 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • MAC OS v.10.6* - 10.11* (applies to driver only, user must supply own scanning application such as ADOBE Elements, or download Presto! Page Manager from the Kodak Alaris Web site)

* - The KODAK Smart Touch application is not supported on these Operating Systems.

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