The pioneering classic


The book2net Public amazes users again and again with its user-friendly design, the intuitive scanning software and, of course, the exceptionally high-quality scan results.

Ergonomic, powerful and of highest quality! Equipped with the latest CMOS sensor technology, high-quality lens, 23“ touchscreen monitor, conservational book cradle, innovative, environmentally friendly LED lighting concept and a modern, robust housing, the book2 net Public sets standards among the A2 book scanners.


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Kiosk Public Features

High-performance sensor

  • High-resolution CMOS area sensor
  • Selectable options: 300 ppi / 400 ppi / 600 ppi
  • 0.3 sec. scanning time (A2 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
  • 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 460 mm x 645 mm
  • 15 cm height adjustment
  • 10 cm spine exemption
  • Motorized locking
  • Scan initialization via smooth touch
  • Preservation approved

23″ Touchscreen (optional)

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

Embedded PC

  • Fast and quiet
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows® 10
  • Unified-Write filter technology for maximum security and virus protection

Software & Features

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

3D Analyzer

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


Integrated True Color Management for true-color capturing


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


For years, the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich has been relying on the quality of book2net Spirit and Public self-service scanners in its reading rooms:

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