VxCentralScan Hardware Setup
Part of the Central System, VxCentralScan is used by local election officials to rapidly scan ballots.

Hardware Overview

VxCentralScan is a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) laptop pre-installed with VxCentralScan software pre-installed and a Fujitsu scanner stored in tan cases.
VxCentralScan in cases
VxCentralScan set up

VxCentralScan Setup

VxCentralScan can be set up through the following steps:
  1. 1.
    Unbox and Setup Scanner:
    • remove the scanner and power cord from the case
    • attach and pull out the paper feed guide tray (a)
    • pull out the paper holder tray (b)
    • plug the USB cord (c) into the back of the scanner and into the laptop
    • plug the power cord (d) into the back of the scanner and into an outlet
    • press the power button (e) to turn the scanner on
Remove scanner and power cord from case
Attach and pull out paper trays
Plug cords in
Press the power button to turn on
2. Setup VxCentralScan laptop:
  • open the case by lifting the latches on front
Lift the latches
  • prepare the components:
    • remove the laptop
    • pull the power cord (a) out and plug into the laptop and an outlet
    • pull the USB hub (b) out and plug into the laptop
    • pull the card reader (c) out and plug into the USB hub (b)
    • pull the scanner cord (d) out and plug into the scanner
    • turn the laptop on
Remove laptop
Remove components
Plug components in
VxCentralScan hardware setup is complete.
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