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How many documents can I load in the product's input tray?

    See the Loading capacity section in the table below.

    Original Document Specifications

    You can load original documents that meet these specifications in your scanner.

    Paper type Paper size Paper weight Loading capacity
    Plain paper

    Fine paper

    Recycled paper

    Letter (8.5 × 11 inches [216 × 279 mm]) 7 to 110 lb (27 to 413 g/m²) 21 lb (80 g/m²): 50 sheets

    24 lb (90 g/m²): 43 sheets

    28 lb (104 g/m²): 37 sheets

    34 lb (127 g/m²): 31 sheets

    42 lb (157 g/m²): 25 sheets

    56 lb (209 g/m²): 19 sheets

    68 lb (256 g/m²): 15 sheets

    110 lb (413 g/m²): 9 sheets

    Loading capacity may vary depending on the paper type.

    Legal (8.5 × 14 inches [216 × 356 mm])
    A4 (8.3 × 11.7 inches [210 × 297 mm])
    A5 (5.8 × 8.2 inches [148 × 210 mm])
    A6 (4.1 × 5.8 inches [105 × 148 mm])
    B5 (7.2 × 10.1 inches [182 × 257 mm])
    Width: 2.0 to 8.5 inches (50.8 to 215.9 mm)

    Height: 15.5 to 240 inches (393.7 to 6096 mm)

    13 to 35 lb (50 to 130 g/m²) 1 sheet
    Receipts With Epson ScanSmart (ES-500WR):
    • Receipts scanned at 301 dpi or more: up to 8.5 × 15.5 inches (215.9 × 393.8 mm)
    • Receipts scanned at 300 dpi or less: up to 3.14 × 26 inches (79 × 660 mm) at a width of 3.14 inches (79 mm) or less
    • Receipts scanned at 300 dpi or less: up to 8.5 × 36 inches (215.9 × 914.4 mm) at a width of 3.15 inches (80 mm) or more
    Paper business cards Business cards Up to 56 lb (210 g/m²) 15 cards loaded horizontally

    Note: You can load originals of different sizes, paper types, and thicknesses up to this size: Letter (8.5 × 11 inches [216 × 279 mm]).

    Caution:
    Do not load the following types of originals in the scanner, or they may be damaged or may damage the scanner:
    Thermal paper
    Coated paper
    Originals with uneven surfaces, such as embossed documents
    Photos
    Originals with wet ink
    Ripped, curled, or wrinkled originals Originals containing staples or paper clips
    Originals with holes, other than standard hole-punched originals
    Originals that are bound
    Originals with carbon paper backing
    Transparencies
    Glossy originals
    Carbon-less paper
    Perforated originals
    Originals with labels or stickers
    Fabric or other non-paper originals

Published:  Sep 27, 2018 Was this helpful​? Thank you for the feedback!
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