Book Scanner 5002 (discontinued – contact Indus for more information)



Indus International, Inc. has extended their Book Scanner product line into an overhead scanning platform for bitonal, gray-level, and color applications. The Book Scanner portfolio consists of overhead scanners, overhead copiers, book cradles and accessories. With its impressive value for the money the new top model is suitable for many interesting applications, e.g. digitizing maps, surveys with photos, architectural plans and the high quality reproduction of historical documents. Strengths: brilliant colors, oversized formats and easy installation. Another plus: automatic calibration of the color machine in seconds. Finally, the most advanced feature: PC and network interfacing with TCP/IP RJ45.

With the interface to Microsoft Outlook/Exchange, Lotus Notes, Netscape Communicator and the BCS-2 Web Publisher and PDF Writer, documents can be distributed or presented on the internet in seconds.

Book Scanner can be integrated in a PC environment or network under MS-Windows with BCS-2. The BCS-2 Capturing System is a platform for electronic document delivery. A range of other modules completes the BCS-2 system.

General Functions and Features

  • Format selection up to DIN A2 (16.54" X 23.39")
  • 35 Million Pixels color resolution
  • Automatic exposure meter
  • Autofocus up to 20 cm
  • Automatic page separation
  • Book-fold correction in color mode
  • PDF conversion
  • Simple installation
  • Automatic calibration
  • User friendly


  • Books
  • Periodicals and newspapers
  • Maps and drawings
  • Atlases
  • Ancient manuscripts
  • Surveys including photos
  • Quality records
  • Graphical designs
  • Colored architectural plans
  • Colored wiring diagrams

Specifications: Color Book Scanner 5002

US Letter (8½" x 11") / DIN A4
US Ledger (11" x 17") / DIN A3
17" x 22" / DIN A2
Maximum H/W/D:7.85" x 24.4" x 16.5"
(200 x 594 x 425 mm)

Resolution: 300, 400, 600dpi
Scan time: 2.9sec 17" x 22" / DIN A2
Color Depth: 30 bit
Interface: RJ45
Driver/Protocol: TCP/IP
Software: BCS-2