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.
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.