Epson WorkForce DS-6500 Color Document Scanner

Epson WorkForce DS-6500 Color Document Scanner

Capture large, 2-sided documents in a single scan — scans as small as 4″ x 6″ and as large as 8.5″ x 40″ via the ADF or 8.5″ x 11.7″ via the flatbed
Achieve remarkable results — 4 line CCD sensor (RGB and black) for crisp, sharp text; included book spine correction eliminates distortion when scanning bound materials1
Get more done — one-pass, duplex scanning at speeds of up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm1
Work smarter and more efficiently — built-in 100-sheet ADF, plus auto duplex scanning
Ultrasonic double-feed detector — automatically stops the scan job if two pages have fed together
Convenient network scanning capabilities — use the optional networking module and included Document Capture Pro software to scan to any PC on the local network1
Scan to popular cloud services1 — scan to SharePoint®, Evernote®, Google Docs and more
Scan to searchable PDF — save scanned documents as PDF, PDF-A or jpeg files and more
Do more with powerful productivity software — includes Epson® Scan, Document Capture Pro (Windows only)
One-touch scanning — create up to 30 user-programmable jobs



Epson WorkForce DS-6500 Color Document Scanner

Built To Perform.

Now, your workgroup can take advantage of fast 2-sided document imaging, along with flatbed versatility, without breaking the bottom line. The affordable WorkForce DS-6500 delivers remarkable scans from 4″ x 6″ and up to 8.5″ x 40″, quickly scanning 2-sided documents in just one pass. Use the 100-sheet Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) to scan stacks of one- or 2-sided documents. Or, use the 8.5″ x 11.7″ flatbed to scan hard-bound books or other odd-sized items. The DS-6500 scans documents at speeds up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm1. And, its 4 line CCD sensor (RGB and black) consistently delivers vivid colors and crisp, sharp text. Plus, with productivity software included and the optional network scan module, each member of your team can access high performance scanning for critical project needs.

Technical Specifications

Specifications Scanner:
Scanner Type:
Flatbed color image scanner with ADF
Photoelectric Device:
1200 dpi color 4 line CCD sensor (RGB and black)
Optical Resolution:
Flatbed: 1200 dpi
ADF: 600 dpi
Hardware Resolution:
Flatbed: 1200 x 1200 dpi with Micro Step Drive™ technology
ADF: 600 x 600 dpi Micro Step Drive technology
Maximum Resolution:
1200 flatbed and 600 dpi ADF
Color Bit Depth:
48-bits per pixel internal / 24-bit external
Grayscale Bit Depth:
16-bits per pixel internal / 8-bit external
Optical Sensor:
1200 dpi 4 line color CCD line sensor (RGB & black)
Maximum Scan Area:
Flatbed: 8.5″ x 11.7″
ADF: 8.5″ x 40″
Light Source:
ReadyScan LED
Scanning Speed:
200 dpi
B/W: Up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm with ADF
Color: Up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm with ADF
300 dpi
B/W: Up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm with ADF
Color: Up to 25 ppm / 50 ipm with ADF
600 dpi
B/W: Up to 6 ppm / 12 ipm with ADF
Color: Up to 4 ppm / 8 ipm with ADF
Automatic Document Feeder:
100 pages (80 g/m2)
Sheet fed 1-pass duplex scanning
Document Sizes:
A4, Letter, Legal, B5, A5
Max. Size 8.5″ x 40″
Min. Size 4″ x 6″
Paper Weight:
Thickness 50 to 128 g/m2
Operating Systems:
Windows® 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista®
Windows XP
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Mac OS® X 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x
41° to 95° F (5° to 35° C)
10% to 80% without condensation
10% to 85% without condensation
19.4″ x 14.1″ x 8.5″ (W x D x H)
22.5 lb