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Lexmark X852

Lexmark X852

Supported Scan Methods or Protocols and Supported Applications

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Product generations

How to use

Labels (W, X, Y, Z) have been assigned to groups of printers that represent certain product generations. Once you have identified your MFP's generation, you can then identify what scan methods and applications are supported.

MFP Series generation MFP models:
W X642e, X644e, X646, X772e, X782e, X940e, X942e, X850, X852e, X854e
X X463, X464, X466, X736, X738, X651, X652, X654, X658, X860, X862, X864
YX746, X792, X796, X925, X543, X544, X546, X264, X363, X364, X203, X204, 6500e-scanner equipped devices
ZMX [31x - 81x Series SFPs] and CX (color) [31x - 91x Series MFPs]
Z + (After 2016)CX/XC [72x - 92x]

Supported scan capture methods

MethodSupported in... DescriptionSupported by generation....
WIAMicrosoft WindowsWindows Image AcquisitionW limited, X, Y, Z. Z+
WSDMicrosoft WindowsWeb Services on Devices for scannersY, Z
TWAIN (Local, Network)Microsoft WindowsTechnology without an interesting name.W*, X*, Y*, Z, Z+
Java appletAny Operating SystemOracle JavaW, X, Y, Z
SaneUnix & Linux distributionsScanner access now easyW. X, Y, Z, Z+
ISISSpecific applications and environmentsImage and Scanner Interface SpecificationNone
Image CaptureMac OS X Macintosh's Image Acquisition ?, ?,Y, Z, Z+

* Limited TWAIN support was offered by certain software solutions and were made available as customer solution offerings.

Sane driver note:
Check your printer's product page under Downloads for scan driver availability for your Linux distribution and version.

Application support

GenerationLexmark Printer HomeScan Center Scan Center II: Supported ProtocolsScanback UtilityEWS Scan-to-PCAbbyy OCR
WNoNoNoYes: Java appletYes: Java appletNo
XNoNoNoYes: Java appletYes: Java applet Support for this application expired 6/30/2014
YYes* via TWAINYes: USB TWAIN, NETWORK TWAIN*NoNot supportedYes: Java applet
ZYesNoYes: USB TWAIN, NETWORK TWAINNot supportedYes: Java applet
Z+v4.0.x.0 and greaterv5.x.y.0No

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