Scanners Flatbed Scanners Epson WorkForce DS-6500

Epson WorkForce DS-6500 Flatbed Document Scanner with Duplex ADF

Your Ideal and High Volume A4 Scanning Solution

The Epson WorkForce DS-6500 A4 colour scanner that gives you high speed duplex scanning of 50ipm to maximise productivity at work.

      • Scan speed up to 50 ipm
      • 1200 DPI scanning
      • Easy File Management software for convenient scans
      • Auto Document Feeder (ADF)


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Fast and Flexible A4 Flatbed Scanning
The DS-6500 is equipped with a high-resolution 1200 dpi CCD sensor that captures images, graphics and text are captured with amazing clarity and accuracy.  This flatbed scanner allows you to scan books, bound documents and even small objects quickly and easily. 

High Speed Duplex Scanning and Durability
The DS-6500 scans at impressive speed of 25 ppm (simplex) / 50 ipm (one-pass duplex), resulting in significant improvement in office productivity. It is rated for a high daily duty cycle of 3,000 pages to support the needs of busy offices and workgroups.

Reliable and Convenient ADF
With its high capacity of 100-sheet ADF, it readily accepts a wide variety of standard or thin paper documents with a paper document size less than A6 (between 60 and 190 gsm) and all other sizes between 50 and 128 gsm. It is fitted with an ultrasonic sensor which prevents double-feeding and alerts you if there is a mis-feed.

Easy File Management
Document Capture Software*
The DS-6500 comes bundled with document management software that allows you to easily manage your scanned files. 

Easily scan, view, edit, save and transfer scanned documents. The software optically recognises barcodes, characters and blank pages in scanned documents to separate them into different folders. It allows you to create up to 30 customised job settings, making multiple scan jobs a breeze. 

The software also provides quick access to post-scan destinations, including scan-to-print, email, Windows® Public Folder, FTP, Web Folder, and Scan-to-Cloud services such as Microsoft® SharePoint Server, Evernote®, Google® Drive™ and SugarSync®. 

*Document Capture Pro (Windows), Document Capture (Mac OS X)

Powerful and Comprehensive Features of Epson Scan 2
Text Enhancement 
Improves text recognition when scanning text documents, whether in colour, greyscale or black-and-white. Removes background for better clarity, which is especially useful for double-sided printed documents. 

Document Skew Correction
Automatically adjusts and straightens scanned images. 

Colour Enhancement & Colour Dropout 
Remove or enhance the visibility of ink signatures such as “Confidential” and “Urgent” stamps. Users can pick one of the preset colours (red, green, blue, pink, purple, yellow, orange, or all colours except black), or use the customised settings to dropout or enhance up to 5 colours of your choice with a single scan. Up to 10 preset colours can be saved for reuse.

PDF Features for Added Convenience 
Built-in OCR function to create Searchable PDF files. Secure your PDF files by setting a password to prevent unauthorised viewing, editing or printing.

PDF/A-1b (ISO) Compliant Files
Stores original font size and maintains scans as an original copy.


Scanner Type: A4 flatbed colour image scannerSensor Type: 4-line colour CCDLight Source: White LEDOptical Resolution: 1,200 dpi x 1,200 dpiOutput Resolution: 50 dpi - 4,800 dpi (1 dpi increments), 7,200 dpi and 9,600 dpiScanner Bit Depth (Colour): 48-bit input, 24-bit outputScanner Bit Depth (Grayscale): 16-bit input, 8-bit outputScanner Bit Depth (Black & White): 16-bit input, 1-bit outputMax Document Size: 216 x 297mmOutput File Formats: JPEG, TIFF, Multi-TIFF, PDF, BMP
Document Capture Pro (Win): JPEG, BMP, PDF, Searchable PDF, TIFF, Multi-TIFF, PNG, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX

Scan Speed:

Flatbed (Black / Colour): 300 dpi: 8.0 sec / 8.0 sec
600 dpi: 22 sec / 22 secADF Monochrome (Simplex / Duplex): 200 dpi: 25ppm / 50ipm
300 dpi: 25ppm / 50ipm
600 dpi: 6.0ppm / 12ipmADF Colour (Simplex / Duplex): 200 dpi: 25ppm / 50ipm
600 dpi: 4.0ppm / 8.0ipm

ADF Specifications:

Scanner Type: A4 sheet-fed , one-pass duplex scannerOptical Sensor: 4-line colour CCDLight Source: White LEDOptical Resolution: 600 dpi x 600 dpiOutput Resolution: 50 – 600 dpi (in 1 dpi increments)Min Document Size: 100mm x 148mmMax Document Size: 215.9mm x 1,016mmSupport Paper Thickness: 50 gsm – 128 gsmADF Capacity: 100 sheetsAutomatic Duplex Scanning: YesDaily Duty Cycle: up to 3,000 pages / dayMulti-feed Detection: Ultrasonic sensor


Standard: USB 2.0

Supported OS and Applications:

Supported OS: Windows XP SP3 / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / Server 2003 / 2008 / 2012 / 2016 / 2019
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or laterBundled Applications: Epson Scan 2, ISIS Driver (Web Download), Document Capture Pro (Win), Epson OCR Component, Epson PDF Extensions

Dimensions and Weight:

Dimensions (W x D x H): 495 x 360 x 217 mmWeight: 9.8kg


Roller Assembly Kit: B12B813481


*1 Scanning resolution as defi ned by ISO14473.

*2 Scanning Speed Data Patterns The thumbnail image below shows the scanning pattern used to determine scanning specifi cations.