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Epson DS-970

Epson DS-970 Color Duplex Workgroup Document Scanner


Ultra fast, reliable, robust desktop scanner for high-volume workgroups.


Get world-class performance for your busy workgroup with the ultra fast, reliable and robust DS-970 document scanner. Designed for high-volume environments where speed and dependability are critical, the DS-970 offers lightning-fast speeds up to 85 ppm/170 ipm1, plus a 100-page ADF and peak daily duty cycle of up to 9,000 sheets2. And, it’s all backed by an industry-leading 3-year limited warranty, with an Advance Exchange program featuring free Next-Business-Day shipping3. The included TWAIN and ISIS® drivers ensure seamless integration with existing software, while a convenient, color LCD display and buttons make navigating scan jobs and selecting modes easy.

Fast scan speeds, from a leader in image capturing technology

up to 85 ppm/170 ipm1; single-pass duplex scanning

High-volume batch scanning
a 100-page Automatic Document Feeder handles even the biggest jobs; offers a peak daily duty cycle of up to 9,000 sheets2
Reliable, with industry-leading service and support
3-year limited warranty with Advance Exchange program, including free Next-Business-Day shipping3
Seamless compatibility with document management systems

includes TWAIN and ISIS drivers for easy integration with existing software

Easy, intuitive scanning
color LCD display and convenient buttons offer easy access to user-defined jobs, settings, modes and maintenance
Versatile Paper Handling

scan mixed stacks of business and ID cards, single sheets, long documents, and folded pages up to 11" x 17" (carrier sheet required for folded oversized pages, sold separately)

  • Advanced paper feed technology — includes a Slow Speed Mode for delicate sheets; Double-feed Detection and Paper Protection prevent misfeeds
  • Powerful software with OCR — use the included Epson Document Capture software to create searchable PDFs, or scan to online storage accounts like Evernote®, SharePoint® and Google Drive™4
  • Compact, space-saving footprint — powerful and compact desktop scanner easily fits within virtually any workspace
  • Expanded versatility — choose from the optional Network Interface Unit to share the scanner across a network or optional Flatbed Dock to connect to a compatible Epson photo scanner for scanning photos, passports, or bound materials5 (both sold separately)

Eco Features

  • RoHS compliant
  • Recyclable product6
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWaySM Transport Partner7

Better Products for a Better Future™
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What's In The Box:


  • WorkForce DS-970 Color Document Scanner
  • Start Here poster
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable
  • AC adapter with power cable

Click here to download the Epson DS-970 product brochure.


This scanner is compatible with Kofax VRS.  Click here for more details. 

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  • Weight
    13.0000 lbs
  • SKU

Specifications Scanner:

Scanner Type:Sheet-fed, one-pass duplex color scannerSensor:Color CISOptical Resolution:600 dpiMaximum Resolution:1200 dpiColor and Grayscale Scan Mode (Bit Depth):30-bit internal/24-bit externalMonochrome Bit Depth:Input 10-bit/ Output 8-bitOutput Resolution:50 to 1200 dpiEffective Pixels:5100 x 9300 pixelsLight Source:Three-color RGB LEDScanning Speed:85 ppm/170 ipm: 200 and 300 dpi Black-and-White, Color, Gray; 16 ppm/32 ipm: 400 and 600 dpi Black-and-White, Gray, Color1

  • Manufacturer
  • Model #
    WorkForce DS-970
  • Type
  • Scan Mode
  • Max Resolution
    600 dpi
  • Daily Duty Cycle
    9,000 pages
  • Interface
    SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Built-in ADF
  • Flatbed
  • Options
    Versatile Paper Handling, Advanced paper feed technology, High-volume batch scanning
  • Bundled Image Cleanup
    Epson Scan 2
  • ADF Feeder Capacity
    100 pages
  • Advanced Features
    Rigid plastic ID card scanning (including embossed cards) Business card scanning Oversized folded document scanning with optional carrier sheet Ultrasonic Double-feed Detection unit security lock (Kensington type)
  • ADF Paper Size Min. - W x L
    2 x 2 "
  • Kofax VRS Compatible?
    Yes, VRS Elite (optional)
  • ADF Paper Size Max. - W x L
    8.5 x 240 "
  • Speed: Black & White @ 200dpi
    85 ppm
  • Speed: Color @ 200dpi
    85 ppm
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Product Dimensions
    11.6" x 8.3" x 8.5" (W x D x H)
  • Weight (Product)
    7.9 lbs
  • Manufacturer Warranty
    3 Year AUR
  • Duplex Landscape color
    170 ipm
  • Duplex Portrait color
    170 ipm
  • Simplex Landscape color
    85 ppm
  • Simplex Portrait color
    85 ppm
  • Duplex Landscape B&W
    170 ipm
  • Duplex Portrait B&W
    170 ipm
  • Simplex Landscape B&W
    85 ppm
  • Simplex Portrait B&W
    85 ppm
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