The BookScanner 5005MAX is an advanced large format color, grayscale and black & white, overhead planetary scanner for bound books that can be 23.39 inches x 33.11 inches (610mm x 911mm) when open, and large flat documents and unbound newspapers 24 inches x 35.875 inch in size. With its dual CCD system it scans at 400 DPI true optical resolution and maximum resolution of 600 DPI. The scanning speed is fast taking only 2.5 seconds to scan the entire scan area at 400 DPI true optical resolution in color.

It has a built-in auto-adjusting book cradle with cover glass that can accommodate books that are as much as 4 inches thick. The scanner has bi-directional scanning that makes the 5005MAX a high productivity scanner. LED illumination and a capture system with the dual three-line CCDs that travel across the scan area makes this scanner deliver the sharpest images unmatched by any other overhead book scanner. Unique design of the scanner eliminates book fold automatically. Virtual Library software in two versions; Batch Scan and Walk-up are bundled with the scanner.

BookScanner 5005MAX


  • Two high resolution lenses
  • Two high resolution 7500 pixel x 3 Line CCD image sensors
  • Mobile light strip with high power white LEDs
  • Integrated self-adjusting book cradle with cover glass
  • Flat Originals and Newspapers up to 24 inches x 35.87 inches (610mm x 911mm). Bound books that are 23.39 inches x 33.11 inches when open.
  • Bound materials up to 4 inches (10cm) thick
  • Bi-directional scanning
  • 2.5 seconds per scan in color at true optical resolution of 400 DPI
  • Auto-interval timed scanning


  • For Preservation and Special Collections of large format bound and unbound materials
  • Inter-library loan
  • Walk-Up Kiosk station
  • For Production scanning of Plat Books, Large Ledgers, fragile maps, manuscripts, large scrolls, engineering drawings


  • Scanning formats: JPEG, JPEG 2000, TIFF compressed and uncompressed, PDF/A Single and Multi-Page, and optional Searchable PDF
  • Scanning resolution: True 400 DPI optical, 200, 300
  • 600 DPI maximum
  • Color depth: 36 bit internal, 24 bit external
  • Interface: USB 3.0
  • Software: Virtual Library – Batch Scan and Walk-Up
  • Operating System Compatibility: Windows 7 and 10, 32 and 64 bit
  • Format: A1+ (24 inches x 35.87 inches) (610mm x 911mm)
  • Scanner Dimensions: Width – 53 inches (135cm), Height – 49.5 inches (126cm) Depth – 43 inches (109cm) Net Weight – 325 Lbs. (148KG)
  • Operating Voltage: 120 – 220 Volts 50/60 Hz
  • Lamps: White LED