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Epson WorkForce DS-520 Colour Document Scanner

The fast, versatile scanner for efficient document management.

The fast, efficient WorkForce DS-520 color document scanner is the perfect choice for business document management. With speeds up to 30 ppm/60 ipm1, this powerful, compact performer also features TWAIN and ISIS® drivers for seamless compatibility with the document management software you choose. Quickly scan stacks of pages, including folded sheets and business cards. A 50-page Auto Document Feeder and reliable double-feed detection save time. Plus, users can scan to searchable PDFs2 or directly to the cloud3. Whatever the task, it's simple — even color and image adjustments. And, the optional network interface connects up to 100 workstations for maximized workgroup productivity.

    • Resolution: 600 dpi
  • Model: B11B234201
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  • Fast scan speeds— up to 30 ppm/60 ipm1; scans both sides in just one pass (duplex)
  • Compatible with popular third-party document management software— TWAIN and ISIS drivers (ISIS available by web download)
  • Save time with reliable performance— three sets of rollers for dynamic skew correction, plus ultrasonic double-feed detection to prevent paper jams
  • Easily scan stacks of documents— robust design with 50-page Auto Document Feeder (ADF)
  • Save on office space— compact scanner fits in any environment
  • Scan to searchable PDFs2— scan and edit documents; save scanned documents as PDF files; also features OCR capabilities
  • Easily share or store directly to popular cloud services— scan to SharePoint®, Evernote®, Google Drive™, OneNote® and more3; PC and Mac® compatible
  • Advanced colour and image adjustments and more— Colour Enhance, Colour Dropout, automatic paper size detection and other innovative features
  • Tackle any task with versatile paper handling capabilities— scan folded pages, rigid ID cards, stacks of business cards and single sheets
  • Share scans remotely with optional network interface— each member of the team can access high-performance scanning for critical project needs

Eco Features

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product4
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay™ Transport Partner5

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What's in the box:

  • WorkForce DS-520 Colour Document and Image Scanner
  • CD-ROM with scanner software
  • Start Here poster
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable
  • AC adapter with power cable

Specifications Scanner:

Scanner Type: Sheet-fed, one-pass duplex colour scannerPhotoelectric Device: 1 line CMOS Contact Image Sensor (CIS)Optical Resolution: 600 dpiColour Bit Depth: 48-bits per pixel internal / 24-bit externalMonochrome Bit Depth: 1-bitGrayscale Bit Depth: 16-bits per pixel internal / 8-bit externalOutput Resolution: 75 to 1200 dpiEffective Pixels: 5,100 x 21,600 pixelsLight Source: Three Colour RGB LEDScanning Speed:
  • 30 ppm/60 ipm: 200 dpi Black & White, Colour, Gray
  • 30 ppm/60 ipm: 300 dpi Black & White, Colour, Gray
  • 22 ppm/44 ipm: 600 dpi Black & White, Gray
  • 7 ppm/14 ipm: 600 dpi Color

Automatic Document Feeder:

Capacity: 50 sheetsDocument Sizes:
  • Paper size Minimum: 2.1" x 2.9"
  • Paper size Maximum: 8.5" x 36"1
Daily Duty Cycle: 3000 sheetsPaper Weight: 50 to 209 g/mConsumables: Roller assembly kit — 100,000 cycles


Temperature: 41° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)Humidity: 10 – 80% (no condensation)Dimensions: 11.7" x 6" x 6.1" (W x D x H)Weight: 5.7 lbSecurity: Kensington® type

Scan Features:

  • Rigid plastic ID card scanning (including embossed cards)
  • Business card scanning
  • Oversized folded document scanning without carrier sheet30 user-definable scan job settings
  • Optional Network Interface
Buttons: 3 push buttons: Power, Start and Stop


Minimum System Requirements:
  • Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista ® (32/64-bit), Windows XP Professional x64, Windows XP Home Edition
  • Mac OS® 10.6.x-10.10.x
  • USB 2.0
Standard Connectivity:
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • Optional Network Interface Unit (RJ-45, 10BaseT/100Base TX)

Scanner Details:

Included Software:
  • Epson® Scan
  • EMC Captiva ISIS (Windows only, via web download)
  • Document Capture Pro with OCR
  • NewSoft™ Presto!® BizCard OCR (Windows on CD, Mac via web download)
  • TWAIN and ISIS drivers


Rated Voltage: 100 – 240 VACRated Frequency: 50 – 60 HzPower Consumption:
  • Operation mode: 18 W
  • Standby mode: 7 W
  • Sleep mode: 1.6 W
  • Off: 0.4 W


1 Based on letter-sized scans at 300 dpi in Black-and-white, Grayscale or Colour mode.
2 Windows® only.
3 With Epson Document Capture software installed on the connected Windows PC or Mac.
4 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit
5 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

Specifications Notes:
1 Windows® only.