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Kodak 5500 User's Manual

Kodak scanner user's guide 5500, 7500.

 
A-61070
Part No. 1E8132
Document Scanner 5500
Document Scanner 7500
User's
Guide

Summary of Contents

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    Document Scanner 5500 Document Scanner 7500 User’s Guide A-61070 Part No. 1E8132...

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    Safety Information for Installation Instructions for the Kodak Digital Science Document Scanner 5500 and 7500 IMPORTANT: Equipment shall be installed by qualified personnel. WARNING: Dangerous voltage. Disconnect the main power before installation. CAUTION: Hot surface, avoid contact ATTENTION: Eviter le contact, pieces brulantes...

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    Safety Information for User/Installation Instructions for the Kodak Digital Science Automatic Document Feeder IMPORTANT: Equipment shall be installed by qualified personnel. WARNING: Dangerous voltage. Disconnect the main power before installation. CAUTION: Moving parts, avoid contact ATTENTION: Eviter le contact, pieces en mouvement...

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    High-speed scanning and image resolution. Scanner 5500 scans 80 landscape (A4 size) or 60 portrait (8 ½ x 11-inch) documents per minute at 200 dpi or 40 landscape (A4 size) or 30 portrait (8 ½ x 11-inch) documents per minute at 300 dpi.

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    Scanner options Full programmability of all 18 application modes with override capability. Audible tones for selected functions such as footswitch, patch reading, etc. English or other language message display. Convenient table-top size. An adaptable, modular design for easy addition of accessories.

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    A-61070 September 1999 The following illustrations and descriptions will help you locate and become familiar with scanner components. Front View — Document Scanners 5500/7500 (shown with semi-automatic feeder) Anti-static brush — minimizes the static build-up on the documents before they are deposited in the exit hopper.

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    Rear View — Document Scanners 5500/7500 Footswitch connector Serial # Power switch Power cord connector Footswitch connector — allows you to plug in the optional Footswitch accessory. Serial number — provides the serial number and agency approvals. Power switch — toggle this switch to turn the power on ( ) or off (O).

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    The status display indicates the image address, current application mode and error messages. Scanner status Scanner Status — displays if the scanner is enabled or disabled. Mode Number — displays the current mode number or name. Fixed field — an alphanumeric field containing fixed information, i.e., the date.

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    Operating keys and indicators Key/Indicator Image buffer status Contrast thumbwheel Numeric keys (0-9) Decimal key F key Following is an illustration and a description of the operating keys and indicators. Function Front — green indicates the front side image buffer is available for scanning;...

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    Momentarily turns on (jogs) the transport system to help document jams. Level 3 key Identifies the next document fed into the scanner as a Level 3 document. Level 2 key Identifies the next document fed into the scanner as a Level 2 document.

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    8. Adjust the exit hopper side guides and end stop. 9. Select the desired application mode and image level, or the Count Only function. 10. Start the scanner from the host computer. (This step is not necessary for the Count Only function.) 11. Press Run.

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    Calibrating the scanner The scanner may have been configured at installation to allow use of a second language in the status display. The language used (French, German, Italian, Spanish, or other) is defined during installation. If available, the alternate language display may be accessed using function code F19.

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    2 ½ x 12 inches (64 x 305 mm) Minimum document thickness: onion skin (0.0015-inch / 0.04 mm) Maximum document thickness: index card (0.014 inch / 0.36 mm) * when equipped with the Kodak Digital Science Document Image Manager. index card (0.040 inch / 1.00 mm)

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    (causing an error display). Documents may become skewed during transport; jamming may occur. NOTE: Prior to performing the adjustment procedure, the scanner must be calibrated and enabled. To adjust the feed and separator roller gap: 1.

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    A-61070 September 1999 4. Press Run. 5. Select two documents of the same size, texture and thickness, similar to the types of documents you will be scanning. 6. Place one document on top of the other. Hold the documents firmly by their trailing edges.

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    Adjusting the separator roller to scan thick documents 12. Press Stop. 13. Enter F04 and disable Counting only. 14. Press Enter. To scan thick documents (card or cover stock), use the gap release lever to increase the gap between the feed roller and separator roller. 1.

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    For automatic feeding, raise the feed shelf to the 30 or 40 position. 40° position Before you begin feeding documents into the scanner, adjust the position of the side guides and feed shelf position. Adjust the width of the feed shelf side guides to hold the widest document you will be scanning.

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    Adjusting the exit hopper side guides and end stop The exit hopper side guides and end stop must be adjusted so documents are stacked properly. 1. Adjust the exit hopper side guides to hold the widest document you will be scanning. Leave ¼-inch (5 mm) clearance on each side of the document.

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    A-61070 September 1999 3. Adjust the height of the exit hopper so the scanned documents naturally fall between the exit hopper side guides and exit hopper end stop. The exit hopper has three height positions: Standard position 10 from standard position 20 from standard position (specifically for use with A4 size, onion skin documents) Standard position...

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    The scanning process consists of the following steps: 1. Prepare the scanner for operation (refer to Chapter 2, Getting Started for more information). 2. Select an application mode for the application.

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    Reader accessories. Level 0 can be set by entering function code F07. The scanner offers 18 modes that may be programmed for a particular application or group of applications. When you select a mode for use with a particular application, you are selecting the format/appearance of the output.

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    A-61070 September 1999 Each of the 18 modes programmed at the time of installation contain definitions that affect the output of the scanner. Each mode is programmed to conform to the output requirements of a particular application or group of applications.

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    Following are feeder instructions using the semi-automatic feeder. After the scanner has been prepared for operation, the desired mode and any temporary operating values have been defined, you are ready to feed documents into the transport.

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    Feeding documents manually A-61070 September 1999 7. As you scan documents, set the image level, as required, and periodically remove documents from the exit hopper. NOTE: When the image buffer is full, the feeder will turn off and the image buffer status light will turn red. There may be a momentary pause in scanning while images are being transferred to the host computer.

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    The gap release lever is used to feed thick documents such as card stock or cover stock. The lever is located on the front panel of the scanner next to the gap adjustment knob. (Graphic depicts gap adjustment) To feed thick documents using the gap release lever: 1.

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    2. Select a stack of documents that is no more than 1.5 in. (38 mm) thick. Hold the stack with the front sides facing up and the top of the documents facing toward the scanner. Tap the top edge of the stack against a flat surface so the documents are in an even bundle.

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    4 Function Codes Using function codes A-61070 September 1999 There are a variety of functions available which may be used to temporarily change operating values, and to obtain system and accessory status information. These functions are listed in the Function Code Summary later in this chapter.

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    Function code summary Following is a summary of the functions and their corresponding function code: Application Modes Select Application Mode... F01 Restore Application Mode ... F02 Index/Image Address Level 0 ... F07 Last Image Address ... F08 Status Accessory Status ... F05 Transport System Operation Time ...

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    Bar Code Reader Bar Code Reader ... F60 Confirmation Tone... F63 Omit Patch Reading on Next Document... F64 Bar Code Test ... F65 Document Printers Front and Rear Document Printers ... F40 Front Document Printer ... F41 Rear Document Printer ... F42 Omit Printing on Next Document...

  • Page 30: Last Image Address

    Allows you to count the number of documents entering the scanner without scanning. Enter 1 to turn Counting Only on, or 0 to turn Counting Only off and press Enter. Displays the current status of each accessory installed.

  • Page 31: Transport System Operation Time

    Code Function Code Name Alarm Tone Transport System Operation Time Display Language Measurement System Set Time Set Date Time and Date Display Front and Rear Document Printers On/Off Front Document Printer On/Off Rear Document Printer On/Off Omit Printing on the Next Document Only A-61070 September 1999 Description...

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    Code Function Code Name Front Document Printer Vertical Start Print Position Rear Document Printer Vertical Start Print Position Purge Print Heads Patch Reader On/Off Patch Reader Confirmation Tone On/Off Omit Patch Reading on Next Document On/Off Patch Test Bar Code Reader On/Off Bar Code Reader Confirmation Tone Omit Bar Code Reading on...

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    Code Function Code Name Length Monitor On/Off Omit Length Monitor on the Next Document Only Skew Monitor Latched Flag On/Off Momentary Flag Footswitch Confirmation Tone A-61070 September 1999 Description Allows you to turn the length monitor on or off. The length monitor checks the length of the documents scanned against the predefined minimum/maximum allowable lengths.

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    Cleaning the paper path (daily) Vacuuming inside the scanner (weekly) Cleaning the cabinet (weekly) For additional maintenance and feeder adjustment information, see Kodak publication A-61603. Feeder and Maintenance Adjustment Procedures. Materials needed to perform all maintenance procedures are: A mild cleaning agent...

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    Daily maintenance procedures Cleaning the imaging guides Front imaging guide Maintenance procedures that should be performed daily include cleaning the imaging guides, feed and separator rollers and the paper path. To clean the imaging guides, follow the steps below: IMPORTANT: Do not use any abrasive materials when cleaning the imaging guides.

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    A-61070 September 1999 4. Release and remove the rear imaging guide by swinging the guide toward the front of the scanner (to release it from the two magnets), and lifting it from the scanner’s two mounting pins. 5. Clean the surfaces of both the front and rear imaging guides with an antistatic wiper or a clean, soft, lint-free cloth, slightly moistened with water or lens cleaner.

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    9. Swing the vertical transport plate closed and rotate the release handle 180 counterclockwise (so the red arrow aligns with the red rectangle) to latch the plate. Red arrow Red rectangle 10. Close the side access door. 11. Release and lower the horizontal transport plate back into its original position.

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    Cleaning the feed and separator rollers (semi- automatic feeder) A-61070 September 1999 Clean the feed and separator rollers daily to prevent ink, toner, and dust from collecting on the rollers and preventing documents from separating. 1. Lift open the lower access door. CAUTION: Open and close the doors slowly.

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    4. Lift up and latch the horizontal transport plate into its open position. NOTE: If the Patch Reader accessory is installed, it must be removed from the mounting plate in order to lift up the horizontal transport plate. 5. Rotate the feed roller downward and clean with a water-moistened cloth.

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    Cleaning the feeder module and separator roller (automatic feeder) A-61070 September 1999 Clean the feeder module and separator roller daily to prevent ink, toner, and dust from collecting on the rollers and preventing documents from separating. To clean the feeder module and separator roller: 1.

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    Cleaning the separator roller: 1. Open the front cover. 2. Push the roller cover release lever toward the back of the machine. 3. Grasp and rotate the roller cover toward the back of the machine, exposing the feeder module and separator roller. 4.

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    Cleaning the paper path A-61070 September 1999 NOTE: Before doing the following procedure, clean the machine thoroughly and use the roller cleaning pads to clean the feed and separator rollers — start with a clean machine. Use the Paper Path Cleaning sheet to clean the paper path rollers. Periodically feed a cleaning sheet with the gum side up through the machine in both the portrait and landscape orientation.

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    5-10 Maintenance procedures that should be performed weekly are vacuuming the inside of the scanner and cleaning the cabinet. Vacuum the inside of the scanner weekly or as required to remove any dust or debris. Vacuuming the horizontal transport area 1.

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    5. Vacuum the lower belt module and transport belts. WARNING: Do not make contact with any electrical components when vacuuming inside the scanner. 6. Release and lower the horizontal transport plate back into its original position. 7. Lower the release bar and latch the front scan module into its original position.

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    5-12 Vacuuming inside the side access door 1. Turn the power off. 2. Open the side access door. 3. Open the upper access door. 4. Release and open the vertical transport plate by rotating the release handle 180 clockwise. 5. Use a natural bristle cleaning brush to remove debris from inside the transport system.

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    8. Close the upper access door and side access doors. Clean the exterior of the scanner, the feed shelf, and exit hopper with a soft cloth. Remove any fingerprints, stains, or stubborn dirt with a cloth dampened with water or a mild cleaning agent.

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    The exposure system consists of two special, long-life fluorescent lamps. The lamps slide in and out of the scanner for easy lamp replacement: Always replace both lamps at the same time. If both lamps are not replaced, exposures may not be acceptable.

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    A-61070 September 1999 4. Pull the green rear lamp socket holder out from the scanner frame. Be sure to pull the lamp socket holder straight out along its axis. WARNING: Even though you can always handle the green lamp socket holder, the lamp may be very hot. Do not remove the lamp or the lamp socket holder until the lamp has cooled.

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    5-16 7. Carefully insert the green rear lamp sock holder and rear lamp into the scanner frame. Be sure to insert the lamp socket holder straight in along its axis. 8. Connect the rear lamp cable connector to the scanner electrical system.

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    Thumbscrew 4. Release and remove the rear imaging guide by swinging the guide toward the front of the scanner (to release it from the two magnets), and lifting it from the scanner’s two mounting pins. Magnets...

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    6. Hold the new front imaging guide by the edges and carefully set it back into the scanner by seating the guide’s two green saddle mounts on to the mounting shaft, and rotating the front imaging guide thumbscrew 90 clockwise.

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    A-61070 September 1999 7. Swing the vertical transport plate closed and rotate the release handle 180 counterclockwise (so the red arrow aligns with the red rectangle) to latch the plate. Red arrow Red rectangle 8. Close the side access door. 9.

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    Replacing the feeder module and separator roller 5-20 To replace the feeder module and separator roller, follow the steps below: Replacing the feeder module: 1. Open the front cover. 2. Push the roller cover release lever toward the back of the machine. 3.

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    A-61070 September 1999 Replacing the separator roller: 1. Open the front cover. 2. Push the roller cover release lever toward the back of the machine. 3. Grasp and rotate the roller cover toward the back of the machine, exposing the feeder module and separator roller. 4.

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    Ordering replacement parts Ordering cleaning materials 5-22 The following consumable parts can be ordered by calling: 1-800-431-7278. Imaging guides Front: Part No. 986448 Rear: Part No. 986449 Exposure lamps: 986472 Automatic Document Feeder Module: CAT No. 123 6066 Automatic Document Feeder Separator Roller: CAT No. 161 4908 The following cleaning materials can be ordered: Paper Path Cleaner: Part No.

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    Message Listing. Limited procedures are included in the Operator Message Listing. Full procedures are documented in the following chapters: Chapter 2, Getting Started Chapter 3, Operating the Scanner Chapter 5, Maintenance Chapter 7, Troubleshooting Refer to these chapters as needed.

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    2. If necessary, prepare the host and corresponding system components for a scanner power-down, per host system instructions. 3. Turn off the scanner power for at least 5 seconds, then turn the power back on again. 4. If necessary, determine the last image transferred to the host, reset...

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    There is an invalid front/rear resolution mismatch or a crop length/resolution mismatch. Check the scanner configuration. Tried to scan a document that was shorter or longer than the maximum or minimum length set up for the application mode you are using. Potentially a multi- feed condition.

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    Scanning will automatically continue when the image buffer is clear. No action is required. Wait for the message to clear as the host retrieves images from the scanner. The document interval has become too narrow. Check and adjust the feed and separator roller gap.

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    Code Message Displayed E139 Confirm tone - not mach enabled E150 Buffer data transfer to host E151 Buffer data transfer to host E152 Scanning - try again E204 Re-scan - skew monitor err E205 IA Overflow - press Next key E207 Printer hardware error E208...

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    Code Message Displayed E217 Bar Code hardware error E222 Jam - Feed/Horz Trans Area E223 Jam - Vert/Trans Exit Area E224 Jam or Dble Feed - check trans E225 Jam - check entire transport E230 Open Door - entire transport E232 Close all access doors E234...

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    A front lamp failure was detected while the front lamp was illuminated. Press Cal to calibrate the scanner. If the error persists, verify the optical path is free of obstructions, clean the imaging guides and replace the front and rear (duplex scanners) lamps.

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    A front lamp failure was detected during calibration. Press Jog to remove the calibration target. Press Cal and try to calibrate the scanner again. If the error persists, verify the optical path is free of obstructions, clean the imaging guides and replace the front and rear (duplex scanners) lamps.

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    A-61070 September 1999 Description/Action Required Follow the procedures indicated on the display. If the error persists, turn the scanner off and then on again. If error still persists, call Service. Follow the procedures indicated on the display. If the error persists, turn the scanner off and then on again.

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    7 Troubleshooting Trouble and remedy chart Trouble Scanner does not power on (status display does not illuminate). Documents not feeding properly. Documents not stacking properly. Image corners are cut off. Image edges appear jagged. A-61070 September 1999 This chapter outlines some of the problems you may encounter and their probable causes and remedies.

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    Refer to Chapter 5, “Cleaning the imaging guides”. Perform calibration using instructions provided. Refer to Chapter 2, “Calibrating the scanner”. Check the lamps for proper installation. Check for dirt or debris in the lamp housing. Refer to Chapter 5, “Cleaning the exposure lamp housings”.

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    Lamps may not be properly installed. If a document becomes lodged in the scanner transport system, the system stops running and a message appears in the status display. A document can become lodged in the transport system when: Documents are not fed straight (skewed).

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    Clearing documents Follow the steps below to clear the document path: 1. Check each transport area in turn (Areas A through D) for documents lodged in the document path. You only have to remove the jammed document(s). The Jog feature places the rest of the documents in the exit hopper.

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    The feeder area A-61070 September 1999 To clear the feeder area (Area A): 1. Turn off the power switch. 2. Lift up the lower access door. CAUTION: Open and close the doors slowly. 3. Raise the front scan module. 4. Rotate the feed roller cover release lever downward while rotating the feed roller cover up to expose the feed roller and separator roller.

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    Horizontal transport plate, lower belt module and lower turn areas To clear the horizontal transport plate, lower belt module and lower turn areas (Area B): 1. Turn off the power switch. 2. Lift up the lower access door. CAUTION: Open and close the doors slowly. 3.

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    A-61070 September 1999 4. Lift up and latch the horizontal transport plate into its open position. NOTE: If the Patch Reader accessory is installed, the Patch Reader must be removed from the mounting plate in order to lift up the horizontal transport plate. 5.

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    Vertical transport plate and imaging guide areas To clear the vertical transport plate and imaging guide areas (Area B): 1. Turn off the power switch. 2. Open the side access door. 3. Release and swing open the vertical transport plate by rotating the release handle 180 clockwise.

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    A-61070 September 1999 5. Swing the vertical transport plate closed and rotate the release handle 180 counterclockwise (so the red arrow head aligns with the red rectangle) to latch the plate. NOTE: If the vertical transport plate is not completely closed, documents can lodge in the transport system.

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    Document exit and upper turn roller areas Removing non-jammed documents 7-10 To clear the document exit and upper turn roller areas (Area D): 1. Turn off the power switch. 2. Lift up and open the upper access door. 3. Remove all jammed documents. CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the antistatic brush when removing the documents.

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    8 Accessories Supplies A-61070 September 1999 This chapter provides a list of available accessories for the Kodak Digital Science Document Scanner 5500/7500. Operating instructions for most of these accessories can be found in this chapter. Other accessories are available but do not necessarily require any specific operating instructions.

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    NOTE: Field Engineers/Specialists are not authorized to order these items; they should be ordered by the customer. Part/Tool United States and Canada Parts and tools are available through Parts Services at Eastman Kodak Company: Call Parts Services at 1(800) 431-7278, or Send a facsimile to (716) 724-3051...

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    Using the Bar Code Reader A-61070 September 1999 The Kodak Digital Science Bar Code Reader 5000/7000 provides a hands-off method of data entry, eliminating the need to manually enter data found on document(s). Bar code image(s) are read, decoded, and converted to a data string of ASCII characters.

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    Bar code types Code Type Code 3 of 9 Interleaved 2 of 5 Codabar During installation, the type of bar code used is defined for each mode. The Bar Code Reader is capable of reading and decoding three different types of bar codes. Code 3 of 9 —...

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    The bar code height must be at least 0.40 in. (9.5 mm) or 25% of the bar code length, whichever is greater. More detailed specifications are provided in Kodak publication, Bar Code Made Easy (A-61099). Before feeding documents containing bar codes, verify the following: Bar code reading is enabled in the current mode.

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    This confirmation tone may be enabled or disabled by performing function code F62. NOTE: Patch Code Reading must be enabled in the scanner in order to use this feature. A-61070 September 1999...

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    3=Read Rate (3: Rr) — provides a measure of equipment performance by determining the read rate (percentage of bar codes read properly) of Kodak Bar Code Standard Test Documents. Two percentages are calculated each time the test is run; a current percentage and a historical percentage. The historical percentage reflects all tests run, providing information which may be used to track system performance over time.

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    Using the Evaluate option Function code F65 options may also be used if there is a decline in bar code readability (read rate) during normal document processing. If this occurs, the following steps will assist you in diagnosing the problem: 1.

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    A-61070 September 1999 4. Lift the release bar to raise the front scan module. 5. Lift up and latch the horizontal transport plate into its open position. NOTE: If the Patch Reader accessory is installed, the Patch Reader must be removed from the mounting plate in order to lift up the horizontal transport plate.

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    8-10 7. Release and open the vertical transport plate by rotating the release handle 180 clockwise. Front imaging guide Vertical transport plate 8. If the Bar Code Reader is set to read data through the front scan module, remove the front imaging guide. If the Bar Code Reader is set to read data through the rear scan module, remove the rear imaging guide.

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    Front image guide (surface facing the rear of the Document and surrounding text Bar code (should face the front of the scanner) Transparent adhesive tape 8-11...

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    8-12 11. Replace the imaging guide with the bar code attached to it. NOTE: Refer to Chapter 5, Maintenance for procedures on removing the imaging guides. 12. Swing the vertical transport plate closed and rotate the release handle 180 counterclockwise (so the red arrow aligns with the red rectangle) to latch the transport plate.

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    A-61070 September 1999 18. Press Enter. Please Wait will be displayed in the status display. BC Type = Please Wait Up to 10 seconds is required for warming the lamps and processing the data. Within 10 seconds, one of the following messages will appear in the status display.

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    Evaluating test results 8-14 Message 3 If the bar code test was successful, the following results will be displayed. Press Enter to access each display. W/N = XX. XX : 1 NEW = .XXXX Press Enter to display the next message: RMIN = XXX% Contrast = .XXX% Press Enter to display the last message:...

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    Field Contrast RMIN Narrow Element Width greater than or equal to 0.020 Narrow Element Width less than 0.020 A-61070 September 1999 Table 1 illustrates how the dimensional field values are converted to a pass/fail status and the print clarity field values are converted to letter grades: Table 1 —...

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    Table 2 — Common Causes of Low Bar Code Ratings Problem Type Cause Dimensional Bar codes not printed according to specifications (refer to Kodak publication Bar Code Made Easy, A-61099). Inaccurate measurements due to: Ink smearing (improper curing) Ink spreading (use of super-absorbent...

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    Using the Display option A-61070 September 1999 The Display option allows you to display the decoded value of an individual bar code as it is fed into the transport. To verify that a bar code is decoded properly: 1. Select 2: DP. BC Type = 1: EV 2: DP...

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    8-18 Message 3 BC Type = *XXXXXXXXXXXXX This display gives the decoded value of the bar code read (including the *, representing the start character) is greater than 15. To see the remaining value, press Enter until all characters have been displayed.

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    A comparison of the two values provides a measure of machine performance over time. When using the Read Rate test option, you can use Kodak Bar Code Standard Test Documents or customer application documents. To use the Read Rate test option: 1.

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    Footswitch Pressed actions A-61070 September 1999 The Kodak Digital Science Footswitch provides a hands-off method of changing document image levels or performing commonly used function(s). You can change a document image level or perform a commonly used function simply by pressing, pressing and holding, or releasing the Footswitch.

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    Footswitch Released actions 8-22 Footswitch Pressed Definition Sustained Level 0 All documents fed into the transport while the Footswitch is pressed and held are assigned Level 0. Sustained Level 1 All documents fed into the transport while the Footswitch is pressed and held are assigned Level 1.

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    Using the Patch Reader Patch types A-61070 September 1999 The Kodak Digital Science Patch Reader controls document level changes by automatically sensing a pre-defined patch code and changing the document level accordingly. During installation, modes are defined for use with specific applications.

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    Detailed specifications for creating patch codes are provided in Patch Code Information for Kodak Imagelink Products (A-61599). Patches can be printed or placed on a document using preprinted patch labels. A patch can be placed directly on customer documents or blank documents which are interleaved throughout customer documents.

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    Patch Reading function codes A-61070 September 1999 The following function codes can be enabled (or disabled) when using the Patch Reader accessory. Enabling patch reading — make sure patch reading is enabled before feeding documents. Patch reading may be enabled or disabled at the mode level using function code F50.

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    Changing the horizontal read position Cleaning the Patch Reader 8-26 The horizontal read position is set by placing the Patch Reader in one of the five reader positions on the mounting plate. NOTE: The five Patch Reader positions are also indicated with a patch mark on the label on the feed tray.

  • Page 100: Total Document Count, A-61070 September

    Using the Document Printer 5000/7000 Printed information A-61070 September 1999 The Kodak Digital Science Document Printer 5000/7000 is capable of printing customer-specified information on customer documents. Front and/or rear printers are available. The information printed by the Document Printer is defined during installation.

  • Page 101: Front Document Printer, Rear Document Printer

    (not shown) Mounting magnets (not shown) Front Document Printer Cartridge Front and Rear Document Printer Mounting Plate Views Front Document Printer Mounting Plate View from rear of scanner Spring clips Rear Document Printer Cartridge Notched tab Notched gap Mounting holes for...

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    Vertical start print position A-61070 September 1999 The vertical start print position is defined at installation and determines how far the printed information will appear from the leading edge of the document. Leading edge (fed into transport first) Trailing edge NOTE: Printing automatically stops ¼-inch (6.3 mm) from the trailing edge of the document, even if the information has not been completely printed.

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    Horizontal print position 8-30 The horizontal print position of the front Document Printer is manually set in one of 12 positions on the front Document Printer mounting plate. The horizontal print position of the rear Document Printer is manually set in one of 6 positions on the rear Document Printer mounting plate. The 12 front print positions are indicated with F1 through F12.

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    When repositioning the rear Document Printer, be sure that the cable magnet is secure to the rear wall inside the scanner so the printer flat cable does not interfere with the optical path between the rear imaging guide and the rear scan module.

  • Page 105: Print Test

    Function codes Using the Print Test function 8-32 The following function codes are available if the Document Printer has been installed and the current application mode allows you to use it. F40 allows you to enable/disable both the front and rear Document Printers.

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    Cleaning the ink cartridge Front Document Printer A-61070 September 1999 Cleaning and priming the ink cartridge will ensure print quality is maintained. IMPORTANT: Ink deposits or spills can occur if you are not careful during the priming procedure. To check the ink supply in the ink cartridge and/or change the ink cartridge follow the steps below: 1.

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    8-34 5. Lift and remove the front Document Printer carriage from the front Document Printer mounting plate. 6. Raise the holding bar up from the ink cartridge and carriage. 7. Slide the ink cartridge out of the carriage. 8. Examine the ink cartridge for a deflated bladder. If the bladder appears deflated (out of ink), discard the cartridge, obtain a new cartridge and process with Step 10.

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    A-61070 September 1999 10. Prime the ink cartridge by carefully inserting the end of a paper clip into the hole at the end of the ink cartridge and gently pushing in on the bladder. Allow a small amount of ink to escape through the jets. 11.

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    8-36 A-61070 September 1999...

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    A-61070 September 1999 8. Check for any accumulation of ink on the jets or face of the ink cartridge. Wipe any ink from the jets and face with a clean, dampened lint-free cloth. Jets Ink cartridge face 9. Prime the ink cartridge by carefully inserting the end of a paper clip into the hole at the end of the ink cartridge and gently push in on the bladder.

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    Replacing the ink cartridge Replacing the front Document Printer ink cartridge 8-38 Replace the ink cartridge when any of the following conditions occur: The ink bladder appears shrunken or deflated. The printed characters appear light or uneven. Missing characters are evident. The print test function reveals inconsistent character quality.

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    A-61070 September 1999 5. Lift and remove the front Document Printer carriage from the front Document Printer mounting plate. 6. Raise the holding bar. 7. Slide the ink cartridge out of the carriage. 8. Discard the cartridge and obtain a new cartridge. 9.

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    Replacing the rear Document Printer ink cartridge 8-40 To replace the rear Document Printer ink cartridge: 1. Turn off the power. 2. Open the upper access door. 3. Note the current position of the rear Document Printer. 4. Press the carriage spring clips together to remove the rear Document Printer carriage from the rear Document Printer mounting plate.

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    This appendix provides the basic concepts associated with scanning documents. The scanner offers 18 modes that can be defined for a particular application or group of applications. When you select a mode for use with a particular application, you are selecting the format/appearance of the output.

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    Image addresses Assigning an image address An image address is assigned to every document scanned. An image address is composed of four fields, each representing a different document level. An image address has a maximum length of 15 characters; 12 alphanumerics (field A, field B, and field C must be numeric;...

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    A-61070 September 1999 For example, perform the following steps to change the image address from 1201.01.020.005 to 1201.02.000.000. Press Next or enter function code F97. The cursor will appear over the first fixed field character (1201.01.020.005). Press + (plus key) to leave the image address field (1201) unchanged.

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    Image address formats For example, perform the following steps to change from 1201 to change it to DEC5: 1. Enter function code F92. The entry cursor appears over the first fixed field character (1201). 2. Press the Up or Down arrow key to enter alpha entry mode. 3.

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    Documents are scanned to record the information contained on them in an easily accessible form. An indexing scheme is used to access or retrieve the information recorded and is defined during installation for each mode. The scanner offers the following indexing schemes: Single level Two level Two level offset...

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    Two level indexing When using two level indexing, the image address assigned to each document is defined as follows: Field A (Level 1) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field B (Level 2) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field C (Level 3) is defined as having a field length of 0 Fixed field may be defined, if desired For example, if you scan a book with 2 chapters (Chapter 1 has 40...

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    Two level offset indexing A-61070 September 1999 When using two level offset indexing, the image address assigned to each document is defined as follows: Field A (Level 1) is defined as having a field length of 0 Field B (Level 2) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field C (Level 3) is defined as having a field length of 0 Fixed field may be defined, if desired For example, if you scan a book with 2 chapters (Chapter 1 has 40...

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    Three level indexing When using three level indexing, the image address assigned to each document is defined as follows: Field A (Level 1) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field B (Level 2) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field C (Level 3) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Fixed field may be defined, if desired For example, if you scan a book with two sections (Section 1 contains 2...

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    Three level offset indexing A-61070 September 1999 When using three level offset indexing, the image address assigned to each document is defined as follows: Field A (Level 1) is defined as having a field length of 0 Field B (Level 2) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Field C (Level 3) is defined as having a field length greater than 0 Fixed field may be defined, if desired For example, if you scan a book with two sections (Section 1 contains 2...

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    You may use the optional Kodak Digital Science Footswitch accessory; pressing, pressing and holding, or releasing the Footswitch can change document levels. You may use the optional Kodak Digital Science Patch Reader accessory; feeding a document containing a particular type of patch can change document levels.

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    Special considerations Checking the meters A-61070 September 1999 It is useful to check the meters to determine maintenance schedules and the length of time required to complete a job. To view the run time display, enter function code F17. The display shows three meters: Meter A shows the number of motor-on hours Meter B shows the number of transport-on hours...

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    © Eastman Kodak Company, 1999 Printed in U.S.A. EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY Document Imaging Rochester, New York 14650 Kodak, Digital Science and the ds monogram symbol, and Imagelink are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. Printed on recycled paper. DOCUMENT I M A G I N G...

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