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Supported Scan Methods or Protocols and Supported Applications

Document ID:FA1047

Usergroup :External
11/06/17 Properties  


Affected products

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Product generations

How to use

Labels (W, X, Y, Z) have been assigned to groups of printers that represent certain product generations. Once you have identified your MFP's generation, you can then identify what scan methods and applications are supported.

MFP Series generation MFP models:
 W  X642e, X644e, X646, X772e, X782e, X940e, X942e, X850, X852e, X854e
X  X463, X464, X466, X736, X738, X651, X652, X654, X658, X860, X862, X864
Y X746, X792, X796, X925, X543, X544, X546, X264, X363, X364, X203, X204, 6500e-scanner equipped devices
Z MX [31x - 81x Series SFPs] and CX (color)  [31x - 91x Series MFPs]
Z + (After 2016) CX/XC [72x - 92x]



Supported scan capture methods

Method Supported in...  Description Supported by generation....
WIA Microsoft Windows Windows Image Acquisition W limited, X, Y, Z. Z+
WSD Microsoft Windows Web Services on Devices for scanners Y, Z
TWAIN (Local, Network) Microsoft Windows Technology without an interesting name. W*, X*, Y*, Z, Z+
Java applet Any Operating System Oracle Java W, X, Y, Z
Sane Unix & Linux distributions Scanner access now easy W. X, Y, Z, Z+
ISIS Specific applications and environments Image and Scanner Interface Specification None
Image Capture Mac OS X  Macintosh's Image Acquisition  ?, ?,Y, Z, Z+

* Limited TWAIN support was offered by certain software solutions and were made available as customer solution offerings.

Sane driver note: Check your printer's product page under Downloads for scan driver availability for your Linux distribution and version. 



Application support

Generation Lexmark Printer Home Scan Center
Scan Center II: Supported Protocols
Scanback Utility EWS Scan-to-PC Abbyy OCR
W No No No Yes: Java applet Yes: Java applet No
X No No No Yes: Java applet Yes: Java applet  
Support for this application expired 6/30/2014
Y Yes* via  TWAIN Yes: USB TWAIN, NETWORK TWAIN* No Not supported Yes: Java applet
Z Yes No Yes: USB TWAIN, NETWORK TWAIN Not supported Yes: Java applet
Z+ v4.0.x.0 and greater     v5.x.y.0 No



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