High quality for exceptional formats


The book2net Folio is specifically designed as a variable space-efficient production scanner for large-scale digitization of different document formats.

Historic books, newspapers or photographs, church and civil records, technical and archi­tectural drawings, maps, posters, engravings or scores – none of this is a problem for the book2net Folio!

With a layout section of 736 x 523 mm, the book2net Folio is particularly suitable for digitizing a wide range of portrait and landscape formats, especially historical formats beyond modern DIN standards.


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Folio Features

High-performance sensor

  • High-resolution CMOS area sensor
  • Selectable options: 300 ppi / 400 ppi / 600 ppi
  • 0.3 sec. scanning time (full format color at 400 ppi)
  • 2.2 sec. processing time (scannen + imaging + storage)
  • USB 3.0 interface
  • Optimized for OCR applications due to reduced signal noise


  • Schneider-Kreuznach precision lens
  • Depth of field 12 cm
  • Brilliant color rendering
  • Optical book fold optimization
  • Perfect linearity
  • Distortion-free
  • Long durability

LED illumination

  • Cold light LEDs
  • Fresnel lenses for homogeneous, uniform illumination
  • Constant wavelength
  • Exposure time 0.5 sec.
  • Adaptable to ambient light
  • Eco function
  • Low energy consumption

Book cradle

  • Self-adjusting
  • Layout section 736 mm x 523 mm
  • 15 cm height adjustment
  • 10 cm spine exemption
  • Motorized locking
  • Scan initialization via smooth touch
  • Preservation approved
  • Removable Makrolon® plate

23″ Touchscreen (optional)

  • Ergonomic touchscreen
  • Optimal user-friendliness
  • Zoom and proof monitor
  • Industrial standard

External PC

  • Optional book2net PC or customer PC
  • Latest design
  • Built-in version (optional)

Software & Features

  • Live Video Preview
  • Easy Scan / bookScan professional scanning software
  • OCR (optional)
  • Live Control Professional (optional)

3D Analyzer

  • Geometric book analysis via area sensor
  • Finger removal
  • Edge detection
  • Page recognition
  • Type area detection
  • Book fold optimization (BFO)
  • Preservation approved

Color management

Integrated true color management:
METAMORFOZE, FADGI, ISO/TS 19264:1 2017 standard regarding color quality, resolution, noise & linearity


  • No UV / IR radiation
  • No ozone, no emissions
  • No heat load
  • Lowest noise emission
  • Low-Energy-Control (LEC)
  • Energy-saving


One of our book2net Folio scanners supports the team of the Altenburg City Archive in the digitization of civil registers from the 16th century:

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