Understanding the ADF and scanner glass

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

Scanner glass

loading the ADF

Use the ADF for multiple-page documents.

loading the scanner glass

Use the scanner glass for single pages, small items (such as postcards or photos), transparencies, photo paper, or thin media (such as magazine clippings or lightweight carbonless forms).

You can use the ADF or the scanner glass to scan documents.

Using the ADF

The Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) can scan multiple pages, including duplex pages. When using the ADF:

Using the scanner glass

The scanner glass can be used to scan or copy single pages or book pages. When using the scanner glass: