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'Scan to USB' Settings on the X64xe Embedded Web Server

Document ID:SO4553

Usergroup :External


Scan to USB settings



This article provides a brief description of all the configurable settings found under Configuration > Scan to USB.  This feature allows you to scan an image to a USB flash drive inserted into a USB port on the front of the MFP.

Security permissions set on the device may prevent access to these settings.


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Scan to USB Settings explained

Bold text indicates MFP default settings.
EWS = Embedded Web Server
MFP = Multifunction printer
ADF = Auto document feeder
EWS Setting (top-to-bottom)Configuration Available

  • PDF
  • TIFF
  • JPEG
PDF Version

  • 1.2

  • 1.3

  • 1.4

  • 1.5

  • Text

  • Text/Photo

  • Photograph

  • Gray

  • Color

  • 75

  • 150

  • 200

  • 300

  • 400

  • 600

  • 5

  • -5 to 9 range

  • Portrait or Landscape
Original Size

  • -Letter or A4, depending on the General Settings > Paper Sizes setting (U.S. or Metric)
  • -Legal
  • -Executive
  • -Folio
  • -Statement
  • -A4 (210 X 297mm)
  • -A5
  • -JIS-B5
  • -Auto Size Sense
  • -Mixed Sizes

  • Off

  • Long Edge

  • Short Edge
Photo JPEG Quality

  • 50

  • Range is 5 - 90
JPEG Quality

  • 75

  • Range is 5 - 90

  • Applies to Text and Text/Photo
Use Multi-Page TIFF

  • On or Off

This setting determines whether all images will be within one file (name), or individual files differentiated by time stamp. 
Scan Bit Depth

  • 8-bit mono gray
  • 1-bit monochrome
  • Color scans are always 24-bit

Not Supported:

  • 1-bit with JPEG compression
  • 8- or 24-bit CCITT G4 and JBIG-2 compression
Base File Name

  • Images can have file names of up to 53 characters.

  • Certain characters, such as  ", ?,:,<, >, are not allowed. 

  • A time stamp is appended to the end of each file name.  This helps specify the scanning order and provides additional job differentiation.     

  • A file name can also be entered from the touch-screen user interface.
Custom Job Scanning (Job build)

  • On or Off
Scan Preview

  • Off or On
Background Removal

  • 0
  • Range:  -4 to +4

  • Best for Content
  • Range:  0 to 5 -
Shadow Detail

  • 0
  • Range:  -4 to +4
Scan edge-to-edge

  • Off or On

Additional Information

Click here for User's Guide instructions on scanning to the USB flash drive.
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