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This A4 document scanner addresses the needs of companies who require reliable and versatile document capture conversion, for electronic document archiving and distribution.


Scanning up to 25 pages per minute, the Epson WorkForce DS-6500 provides efficient and trouble-free scanning thanks to its 100-page ADF, one-pass duplex scanning, and double feed detection. Additionally, the 'scan to' functions*1 offered by Document Capture Pro enable even greater productivity.


Epson Document Capture Pro makes it easy to integrate high-speed scanning into your document management system, speeding up workflow and enabling users to capture, convert and distribute scanned information in virtually any document repository or document management system.


The scanner and its features can be shared between multiple users using the optional Network Interface Panel. Combined with Document Capture Pro, the Network Interface Panel allows users to benefit from Push Scan features and customise ‘scan to’ job functions, such as ‘scan to email’ or ‘scan to Microsoft SharePoint®’, among others*3. These features enable complicated tasks to be carried out effortlessly, increasing users' acceptance and eliminating training requirements.


Epson ReadyScan LED technology eradicates warm-up time, guarantees an absence of mercury, and lowers power consumption. These elements, combined with ENERGY STAR qualification*2, help create an environment friendly device for your office workspace.



  • Achieve remarkable results — 4 line CCD sensor (RGB and black) provides vivid color and crisp, sharp text; included book spine correction eliminates distortion when scanning bound materials
  • Engineered for business — up to 3,000-pages-per-day duty cycle Productivity
  • Get more done — one-pass, duplex scanning at speeds of up to 25 ppm/50 ipm1
  • Work smarter and more efficiently — built-in 100-sheet Automatic Document Feeder, plus auto duplex scanning
  • Powerful productivity software — includes EPSON® Scan, Document Capture Pro (Windows® only) and ABBYY® FineReader® Sprint OCR



  • Capture large, 2-sided documents in a single scan — scans documents as small as 4" x 6" and as large as 8.5" x 40" via the ADF or 8.5" x 11.7" via the flatbed
  • Ultrasonic double-feed detector — automatically stops the scan job if two pages feed together
  • Convenient, network scanning capabilities — use the optional network scan module and included Document Capture Pro software to scan to any PC on the local network2
  • Use with Windows or Mac® — includes ISIS (Windows only) and TWAIN drivers and offers fast Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity for quick, easy setup


Time Savings

  • Scan directly to popular cloud services2 — scan to SharePoint®, Evernote®, Google Docs and more
  • Scan to searchable PDF — save scanned documents as PDF, PDF-A or jpeg files, and more
  • One-touch scanning — create up to 30 user-programmable jobs 

Epson WorkForce DS-6500

  • Scanner Type Flatbed color image scanner with ADF

    Photoelectric Device 1200 dpi 4 line color CCD line sensor (RGB & black)

    Document Size Flatbed 8.5" x 11.7" ADF 8.5" x 40"

    Light Source ReadyScan® LED

    Optical Resolution Flatbed 1200 dpi ADF 600 dpi

    Hardware Resolution Flatbed 1200 x 1200 dpi with Micro Step Drive™ technology ADF 600 x 600 dpi with Micro Step Drive technology

    Pixel Depth
    Color: 48 bits per pixel internal/external
    Grayscale: 16 bits per pixel internal/external

    Scanning Speed With ADF (letter)
    200 dpi B/W Up to 25 ppm/50 ipm
    200 dpi color Up to 25 ppm/50 ipm
    300 dpi B/W Up to 25 ppm/50 ipm
    300 dpi color Up to 25 ppm/50 ipm
    600 dpi B/W Up to 6 ppm/12 ipm
    600 dpi color Up to 4 ppm/8 ipm

    Scan Interface Hi-Speed USB, optional network module (optional) (RJ-45, 10BaseT/100BaseTX)

    System Requirements

    Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Mac OS® X 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x

    Software Included

    EPSON Scan, Epson Event Manager (Mac only), ABBYY FineReader Sprint, Document Capture Pro with Scan to Cloud functionality (Windows only), ISIS driver (web download)

    Reliability Main Unit: MCBF 100,000 cycles ADF: MCBF 300,000 cycles
    Daily Duty Cycle 3,000 pages per day
    Environmental Conditions
    5 ºC to 35 ºC (operating)
    -25 ºC to 60 ºC (storage)

    10% – 80% without condensation (operating)
    10% – 85% without condensation (storage)

    Power Requirements
    Voltage: 100 – 240 VAC
    Frequency: 50 – 60 Hz

    Power consumption
    Operating: 45 W
    Ready: 12 W
    Sleep: 1.6 W

    Size (W x D x H) 19.4" x 14.1" x 8.5"

    Weight 22.5 lb

    Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

    Type Sheet fed 1-pass duplex scanning
    Paper Supply Face up load, face down eject

    Document Size A4, Letter, Legal, B5, A5
    Max. Size 8.5" x 40"
    Min. Size 4" x 6"
    Paper Setting Capacity 100 pages (80 g/m2 )
    Corresponding Paper Weight Thickness 50 – 128 g/m2
    Hinge Free stop


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