Zeutschel: The Future of the Past

With its scanning systems, Zeutschel GmbH has played a key role for more than 55 years in the digitisation and digital preservation of valuable documents, both in librarianship and archive management as well as in industrial companies and public administration. The company is the world market leader in book scanners.

Now, zeta, Zeutschel’s multiple award-winning overhead scanner, brings all the advantages of “scanning from above” into the modern office. It has never been so easy, efficient and eco-friendly to digitally copy pages from books, files or balance sheets.

The range of software products and accompanying services is extensive and supports libraries and archives in building up digital collections in the internet and in the realisation of digital services.

The company founded in 1961, employs 65 members of staff and its products and services are represented in more than 100 countries. All Zeutschel products are “Made in Germany”: The complete manufacture and entire research and development activities take place at the company’s headquarters in Tübingen-Hirschau.


  • Modular, universal system for all digitization tasks
  • Roll-in/Roll-out stand unit for easy interchanging of all document tables
  • Interchangeable digital backs and lenses
  • Copyboard systems for a wide range of documents


  • RGB line sensor (3-channel, CMOS technology)
  • True RGB capture on each pixel (no color interpolation)
  • Interchangeable lenses including macro lens
  • Fulfills ISO 19264 / Quality Level A,Full Metamorfoze and FADGI****

OS14000 A1

  • Highest scan quality 600 ppi – 8 lp/mm
  • Scanning in both directions
  • Color reproduction is true to the original

OS12002 Advance

  • High speed (scan time only 1 sec. per scan)
  • independent from ambient light
  • Low exposure to light
  • A2 size


  • Now with new Touchpanel (21,5″) with multi-touch-technology
  • Full-HD-resolution (1920 x 1080) for brilliant color rendering
  • Zeta software with many new features
  • A3 size