Crowley ODS

Overhead Document Scanner A3+

  • 20.4” x 16.5” Sized Documents
  • Fast Capture Speeds- Less than 0.5 seconds
  • Plug-and-Scan Connectivity
  • Output Resolution of 100-2400 DPI
  • LED, CMOS 18MP, Auto Capture
  • Historical Record Digitisation

Office Documents, Books, Graphics, Magazines, Photographs

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Crowley’s self-manufactured overhead document and book scanner (ODS) has been designed to create an affordable, high-quality patron scanner for users of any experience level. The ODS scans documents, bound books, spiral notebooks, lab books, binders, photographs and other flat or bound media up to A2 size with a high definition calibrated sensor. Through user-friendly software and a familiar touchscreen interface, the ODS Scanner is ideal for public and corporate use in libraries, universities, businesses, government sectors and more. The modern design and wide-angle LED light system ensures fast scan times with an output resolution of up to 2400 dpi in color, grayscale or black and white.

More image quality. More portability. Less cost.

Microtek Bio-5000 Plus

Cost savings: – Digital saving and sharing options reduce the need for costly consumables such as paper and toner. Optional payment interface allows institutions to regain initial investment.

Protect Originals:- The overhead design protects book bindings which can be damaged when using traditional flatbed scanners

Large scanning bed:- The Crowley ODS scans materials up to A3+

Portability:- Simple hardware design allows the Crowley ODS to be easily disassembled and transported. The economic scanner size easily fits most standard furniture.

Minimal staff intervention:- Built-in instructional processes and help menus allow users to operate the unit without detailed instruction from staff

Fast scans:- The Crowley ODS captures images in less than half a second, quicker than the industry standard

Additional information

Maximum Document Size

635 x 850 mm (25 x 33.5 inches),
8% > DIN A1

Scanner Resolution

600 x 600 dpi

Pixel Dimension

9.3 x 9.3 µm

Scan Speed Color

DIN A1+ @ 150 dpi: 1.2 s
DIN A1+ @ 200 dpi: 1.5 s
DIN A1+ @ 300 dpi: 2.1 s
DIN A1+ @ 400 dpi: 2.8 s
DIN A1+ @ 600 dpi: 4.1 s

Color Depth

48 bit color, 16 bit grayscale

Scan Output

24 bit color, 8 bit grayscale, bitonal, enhanced halftone

File Formats

Multipage PDF (PDF/A) and TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNM, PNG, BMP,
TIFF (Raw, G3, G4, LZW, JPEG), AutoCAD DWF, JBIG, DjVu,
DICOM, PCX, Postscript, EPS, Raw data

ICC Profiles

Embedded for sRGB, Adobe RGB and native. Individual profiling via web based Scan2ICC subscription


Exceeds FADGI ** guidelines, ISO 19264-1


64 bit Linux, Intel i3, quad core processor,
8 Gigabyte RAM, 320GB HDD for extra large jobs


7 inch color WVGA (wide VGA) touchscreen


27 inch 4K preview screen

USB Port

2 USB Ports 3.0


1 GBit Fast Ethernet with TCP/IP based
Scan2Net® interface


CCD Kamera

Light Source

White LEDs, tested according to IEC 62471, no IR/UV emission
Declaration about the Emission of UV and IR radiation

Lamp Life Time

50,000 h (typ.)

Book Cradle, motorized

Dokument lift: 350 mm / 13.8 inch lifting height
Alternatively there is a 500 mm book cradle available

Dimensions Scanner (H x W x D)

1700 x 1100 x 960 mm (67 x 43.3 x 37.8 inches)

Weight Scanner

140 kg (309 lbs.)

Electrical Connection

100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption

33 W (Standby) / ≤ 90 W (Ready to scan, monitor on) /
≤ 130 W (Scanning) /
≤ 230 W (Fully automatic scan cycle)

Operating Temp

5 to 40 °C (40 to 105 °F)

Rel Humidity

20 to 80 % (non-condensing)


< 55 dB(A) (Fully automatic scan cycle) /
< 38 dB(A) (Scanning) / < 33 dB(A) (Standby)