Epson WorkForce DS-5500 A4 Flatbed Scanner


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Key Features
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  • USB (Optional Network Interface)
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Optional Network Interface Panel
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Epson WorkForce DS-5500USB (Optional Network Interface)Optional Network Interface PanelView£462.00
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Epson WorkForce DS-5500
Business Price £462.00 ex VAT @ 20%
£554.40 inc VAT
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Product Overview

Epson WorkForce DS-5500 in More Detail

A high-performance and easy-to-use A4 flatbed document scanner, the Windows and Mac-compatible Epson Workforce DS-5500 handles complicated scanning tasks with ease.

High-quality scanning

CCD technology and innovative imaging features ensure high-quality scans, with features including Book Spine Correction, automatic black and white colour detection, improved colour dropout and enhance, pre-defined scanning settings, automatic de-skew, text enhancement, advanced cropping, automatic folder creation, barcode recognition and zonal OCR A & B support. Convert scans to multi-formats, including JPEG, TIFF, multi-TIFF, PDF, searchable PDF, secure PDF and PDF/A and upload to almost any document repository or document management system. Compatible with A4, A5, A6, B5, Letter, and Executive formats, the Workforce DS-5500 has a scanning resolution of 1,200 dpi x 1,200 dpi (horizontal and vertical).

Effortless to use

Document Capture Pro makes data correction and conversion easy and straightforward. With Push Scan and 'scan to job' (including 'scan to email' and scan to MicrosoftSharePoint®) features, automatic double-side scan and an eight-second scan speed, the Epson Workforce DS-5500 helps you and your team get complicated tasks done with minimal effort and training. With advanced document integration and the optional Network Interface Panel, the Epson Workforce DS-5500 is ideal for vertical market businesses. The scanner can be easily integrated into vertical applications thanks to TWAIN, ISIS and WIA support, as well as Document Capture Pro connectors.


The Epson ReadyScan LED technology means low power consumption and no waiting for the scanner to warm up. Certified mercury free and rated 1* by the trusted ENERGY STAR energy efficiency specification, the Epson Workforce DS-5500 is an environmentally friendly device and saves you money in the long-run.

The Epson Workforce DS-5500 comes with a power cable, set-up guide, software (CD), USB cable, and user manual (CD) for quick and straightforward set-up. Optional extras include a network interface panel and cleaning kit.

What's in the Box?

What's in the Box?

  • Epson WorkForce DS-5500
  • Power cable
  • Setup guide
  • Software (CD)
  • USB cable
  • User manual (CD)
Detailed Specification

Detailed Specification


Product Group Output A4


Double Sided Scan Automatic
Push scan features Yes (with Document Capture Pro solutions)
Scan Speed 8 Seconds per Page
Scanner Type Flatbed Scanner
Scanning Resolution 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi


Interface Type(s) USB (Optional Network Interface)
LCD Screen Optional Network Interface Panel
Panel type 5-line LCD with Push Scan features


Operating Systems Supported Windows & Mac Compatible

Media Handling

Output Formats JPEG, TIFF, multi-TIFF, PDF, PDF / batch, searchable PDF, secure PDF, PDF/A
Paper Formats A4, A5, A6, B5, Letter, Legal, Executive

Barcodes & Labels

Barcode 8715946499703


Technology Flatbed Scanner
Electrical Standards Energy Star Compliant
Energy Use 21 W, 12 W (economy), 4.1 W (standby)
Humidity Operation 10% - 80%, Storage 10% - 85%
Product Type Scanner
Supply Voltage AC 100 V - 240 V,50 Hz - 60 Hz
Temperature Operation 5° C - 35° C, Storage -25° C - 60° C


Advanced document intergration E-mail, FTP, Microsoft SharePoint®, Print, Web folders, Network folders
Color Depth Input: 48 Bits Color / 16 Bits Monochrome, Output: 24 Bits Color / 8 Bits Monochrome
Drivers TWAIN, WIA, ISIS (Web download)
File compression features Hardware JPEG compression, TIFF Compression (JPEG(7) , CITT G4, LZW), PDF Compression
Included Software ABBYY FineReader® Sprint 8.0 (MacOS), ABBYY FineReader® Sprint 9.0 (Windows), Epson Document Capture Pro (Windows only), Epson Document Capture Pro Server (on free download), Epson Event Manager (Mac Only), Epson Scan

In the Box

In The Box Epson WorkForce DS-5500, Power cable, Setup guide, Software (CD), USB cable, User manual (CD)

More Features

Features Pre-defined scanning settings, Automatic de-skew, Automatic B/W colour detection, Dual Image Output (Windows only), Auto-rotation, Text enhancement, Advanced cropping feature for Auto size, Book spine correction, Automatic Folder Creation, Barcode Recognition, Zonal OCR A & B support
Light Source ReadyScan LED technology
Options Roller Assembly Kit
Ultrasonic Sensor Yes
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All print speeds, running cost calculations and consumable life cycles are MANUFACTURER ESTIMATES based on 5% per page coverage. Images are used for illustration purposes only

Running Costs

-All consumable life cycles are manufacturer estimates based on 5% coverage per A4 page

*Estimation based on toner/ink cartridges only and excludes long life components such as image drums and fusers.

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