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Epson® DS-970 Color Duplex Workgroup Document Scanner


Ultra fast, reliable, robust desktop scanner for high-volume workgroups.


Fast scan speeds, from a leader in image capturing technology — up to 85 ppm/ 170 ipm1 ; single-pass duplex scanning


High-volume batch scanning — a 100-page Automatic Document Feeder handles even the biggest jobs; offers a peak daily duty cycle of up to 9,000 sheets


Reliable, with industry-leading service and support — 3-year limited warranty with Advance Exchange program, including free Next-Business-Day shipping 


Seamless compatibility with document management systems — includes TWAIN and ISIS® (Windows® only) drivers for easy integration with existing software; PC and Mac® compatible


Easy, intuitive scanning — color LCD display and convenient buttons offer easy access to user-defined jobs, settings, modes and maintenance


Versatile paper handling — scan mixed stacks of business and ID cards, single sheets, long documents, and folded pages up to 11" x 17" (carrier sheet required for folded oversized pages, sold separately)


Advanced paper feed technology — includes a Slow Speed Mode for delicate sheets; Double-feed Detection and Paper Protection prevent misfeeds


Powerful software with OCR — use the included Epson Document Capture software to create searchable PDFs, or scan to online storage accounts like Evernote®, SharePoint® and Google Drive™ 


Compact, space-saving footprint — powerful and compact desktop scanner easily fits within virtually any workspace

Epson WorkForce DS-970

  • Type Sheet-fed, 1-pass, duplex color scanner
    Sensor Color CIS
    Optical Resolution 600 dpi
    Output Resolution 50 to 1200 dpi
    Max. Interpolation Resolution 1200 dpi
    Effective Pixels 5100 x 9300 pixels
    Color and Grayscale Scan Mode (Bit Depth)
    30-bit internal/24-bit external
    Monochrome Scan Mode (Bit Depth) Input 10-bit/
    Output 8-bit
    Scan Speed (Letter Size)1 85 ppm/170 ipm: 200 and 300 dpi Black-and-White, Color, Gray; 16 ppm/32 ipm: 400 and 600 dpi Black-and-White, Gray, Color
    Reliability Peak daily duty cycle2: 9,000 sheets;
    Consumables (roller assembly kit): 200,000 pages
    Automatic Document Feeder Capacity 100 sheets
    Paper Size Minimum: 2" x 2"; Maximum: 8.5" x 240" at 200 dpi; Maximum: 8.5" x 215" at 300 dpi
    Paper Weight 27 − 413 g/m2
    Card Thickness Maximum: less than 1.24 mm with emboss
    Controls Front panel LCD with push buttons for operation
    Light Source 3-color RGB LED
    Connectivity SuperSpeed USB 3.0


    Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7
    Mac OS X® 10.6.x – macOS® 10.14.x
    Software requires Internet connection for download and installation


    Environmental Conditions
    Temperature (Operating): 41 ° to 95 °F (5 ° to 35 °C)
    Humidity: 15 – 80% (no condensation)

    Power Requirements
    AC Adapter Input Voltage: 100 – 240 VAC
    Output from AC Adapter: 24 V
    DC-Rated Current: 2 A
    Frequency: 50 – 60 Hz
    Power Consumption
    Operation: 20 W
    Ready: 8.5 W
    Sleep: 1.4 W
    Off: 0.1 W
    Warranty 3-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada
    Weight and Dimensions (W x D x H)
    Product only: 7.9 lb, 11.6" x 8.3" x 8.5"
    Other Features Rigid plastic ID card scanning (including embossed cards), business card scanning, oversized folded document scanning with optional carrier sheet, Ultrasonic Double-feed Detection, unit security lock (Kensington type)

    Software Included
    Epson Scan 2, Document Capture
    Driver Support TWAIN, ISIS
    Eco Features
    RoHS compliant
    Recyclable product5
    Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay® Transport Partner6
    What’s in the Box
    Epson DS-970, Start Here poster, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable, AC adapter with power cable

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