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Canon Color Image Scanner
CanoScan FB1200S
Getting
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Inspect the package contents
Setting Up the scanner
Installing the software
Test scanning operation
Guide to

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how to use the scanning software
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ScanGear CS-S
ScanGear Toolbox CS
Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE
Caere OmniPage Limited Edition
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Plug-in Module CS-S
CanoScan Toolbox CS
Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE
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  • Page 1: Getting Started

    Canon Color Image Scanner CanoScan FB1200S Getting Started t h i s f i r s t t h i s f i r s t Inspect the package contents Setting Up the scanner...
  • Page 2: How To Make Best Use Of The Manuals

    How to Make Best Use of the Manuals When you open the box Printed Manual CanoScan FB1200S Getting Started Describes operating procedure from set up and software installation to scanning and confirmation of operation. Please read before using the scanner for the first time. Windows Learn advanced techniques for scanning after reading this...
  • Page 3: How To Use This Guide

    How to Use this Guide Thank you for purchasing the CanoScan FB1200S color image scanner. This Getting Started guide explains the necessary steps to connect the scanner to your computer and begin scanning. We recommend that you carefully read this entire guide to learn the proper procedures to avoid malfunctions.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents CHAPTER 1 Setting Up the Scanner Before using this scanner for the first time, follow the procedures in this section to connect to the computer and install the software. Inspecting the Package Contents ... 5 Setting Up the Scanner ... 6 Installing the SCSI Card ...
  • Page 5: Features Of The Canoscan Fb1200S

    Achieves a maximum optical resolution of 1200 dpi x 1200 dpi. The 1200 dpi primary scan (horizontally across document) is realized with VAROS, the proprietary Canon system short for VAriable Refraction Optical System. VAROS is a two-pass scanning technique that combines the results of the scanning unit's first pass with a second pass that is optically shifted by a half pixel.
  • Page 6: Setting Up The Scanner

    CHAPTER 1 Setting Up the Scanner In this section, we explain the step-by-step procedures for setting up the scanner from opening the package to checking the operation of the scanner. Please follow the procedures without skipping any steps. Inspecting the Package Contents Setting Up the Scanner Unlock the Scanning Unit...
  • Page 7: Inspecting The Package Contents

    Inspecting the Package Contents After opening the box, inspect its contents. Scanner Unit and Accessories Scanner Unit Software and Documents • CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM Contains the software to operate the scanner, the software manuals and reader software for the manuals. •...
  • Page 8: Setting Up The Scanner

    Setting Up the Scanner Unlock the Scanning Unit The scanner is shipped with the scanning unit locked to prevent damage during transport. You must unlock it to use the scanner. Remove the document cover. Grasp it with both hands at the hinges and lift straight up. Lock Switch Locate the lock switch and push it toward the unlock mark.
  • Page 9: Installing The Scsi Card

    • If you experience difficulty with installation or in using the SCSI card, call a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • The SCSI card shipped with this product is not guaranteed to support daisy chain device configurations. It is recommended that this SCSI card be used only to connect the scanner to your computer.
  • Page 10 How to Install the SCSI Card Have a Phillips (+) screwdriver handy and follow the procedures below to install the AVA-2902E SCSI Card into your computer. Turn off your computer and disconnect all the connected devices and cables. Remove the computer casing. •...
  • Page 11 Gently insert the SCSI card all the way into the PCI bus slot. • Insert the SCSI card in straight, being careful not to tilt it at an angle. A reasonable amount of force is required to insert the card all the way into the slot.
  • Page 12 Start Windows After you have installed the SCSI card, start the Windows program. Turn on the computer. After a few moments, the New Hardware Found message will display and the required software will automatically install. Subsequently, a new message asking you to restart the computer will display.
  • Page 13 WARNING • If the scanner is already connected to the SCSI card, the New Hardware Found dialog (old Windows 95 version) or Device Driver Wizard dialog (new Windows 95 version) will display. In this case, refer to Step 3 in Installing the Scanner Software (p. 22). Confirming the Status of the SCSI Card The following procedures show how to confirm that the SCSI card is operating correctly.
  • Page 14 Click the [Device Manager] tab and click the [+] mark beside the SCSI Controller item. • The SCSI card is operating correctly if “Adaptec AIC-7850 PCI SCSI Controller” displays underneath the SCSI Controller item. Click at the top right of each window to close •...
  • Page 15 Installing the SCSI Driver After the SCSI card has been installed, you should install the SCSI driver from the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM onto the computer’s hard disk. The SCSI driver software is required to operate the SCSI card with your computer. Have the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM close at hand and follow the steps below.
  • Page 16 Click [Install the SCSI driver]. Installation of the SCSI driver will commence. Follow the instructions in the window to complete the installation. A message instructing you to close the CanoScan Setup Utility and turn off the computer will display after the installation has finished. Close the CanoScan Setup Utility and remove the CD-ROM from the drive.
  • Page 17 Confirming the Status of the SCSI Card with Windows NT 4.0 After you have installed the SCSI card and driver, use the procedures below to ensure that they are operating correctly. Turn on the computer. Click the Windows [Start] button on the taskbar and select [Settings] and [Control Panel].
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Computer

    Connecting to the Computer This section explains the procedures for connecting the scanner to the computer. Until the scanner operation is confirmed, place the scanner in a stable location near the computer. WARNING • Check the SCSI ID and terminator settings if multiple SCSI devices, other than the scanner, are connected.
  • Page 19 Attach the supplied SCSI interface cable to the SCSI connector on the computer. • The connectors on both ends of the SCSI interface cable are different. • To attach a Half Pitch 50-Pin (Male) connector, press the clips on both sides then insert it into the connector on the computer. •...
  • Page 20 Connect the other end of the SCSI interface cable to the scanner’s SCSI connector. • This scanner is equipped with two different connector types. Attach the matching connector on the SCSI interface cable to the scanner. D-Sub 25-Pin SCSI Interface Cable Half Pitch 50-Pin SCSI Interface Cable Attach the AC adapter cord to the power terminal...
  • Page 21 Attach the power cord to the AC adapter. Power Cord Close the document cover. Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet. • Ensure that the document cover is closed before you plug in the power cord. • To provide the convenience of continuous standby operation, this equipment does not feature a power switch.
  • Page 22: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software This section explains how to install the software contained on the accompanying CD-ROM. List of Software to be Installed The following software will be installed onto the computer. Windows • ScanGear CS-S Approx. 3 MB The software (TWAIN Driver) required to scan images into your computer.
  • Page 23 Macintosh • Plug-in Module CS-S Approx. 700 KB (English version) (Multiply this by the number of programs with which it will be used.) The software required (Plug-in Software) to scan images into your computer. • CanoScan Toolbox CS Approx. 4 MB (English version) The software that loads and copies scanned images directly into registered programs.
  • Page 24: Windows Platform: Installing The Scanner Software

    Installing the Scanner Software Windows It is now time to install the software required to operate the scanner. This section explains the procedures for the Windows platform. For Macintosh, see page 34. Confirm that the scanner is correctly attached. • Confirm that the AC adapter is plugged into the scanner, and the power cord into the electrical outlet.
  • Page 25 C Click the [Browse] button and specify the CD-ROM drive in the input box. Although this example uses [D:] as the CD-ROM drive letter, your computer may use another letter, such as [E:] or [F:]. Substitute the appropriate drive letter for your system.
  • Page 26 C Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the drive. D Select the CD-ROM drive and click the [Next] button. E Click the [Next] button if Canon CanoScan FB1200S Scanner displays in the following dialog. Canon CanoScan FB1200S Scanner Displays WARNING •...
  • Page 27 F Click the [Finish] button. Windows will start. G Remove the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM from the drive. Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the computer drive. • Language select window will display to select your language, then the following window will automatically display.
  • Page 28 Click the [Install/Uninstall Software] button. The following window will display. • If you accidentally click the wrong item, click the [Return to the previous menu] button and reclick the correct item. Click the [Start Installation] button at the window’s bottom right. WARNING •...
  • Page 29 WARNING • Please see the Users Registration Card for the serial number required to install Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE. • If the installation is unsuccessful even when all the prescribed procedures are followed, read the following procedures. Installation does not seem to be working (Windows) Solution: Manually install the software by clicking the [Start] button, selecting [Run] and typing one of the command lines below...
  • Page 30: Trying Out The Scanner

    Trying Out the Scanner Windows The following instructions show you how to test the scanner and experiment with two software programs. You will use Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE and ScanGear CS-S. WARNING • ScanGear CS-S is a TWAIN driver and cannot be started by itself.
  • Page 31 Run the Scanning Software Place your document on the document glass as illustrated. • For the purposes of calibration, a single, thin sheet of paper is best. • Open the document cover, orient the image face down and align its top edge with the alignment mark at the back of the scanner.
  • Page 32 Choose [CanoScan FB1200S] from the list and click the [OK] button. Click the [File] menu and select [Import] and [TWAIN_32]. Calibration will commence. WARNING • Never lift the document cover during the calibration process. FB1200S Getting Started Windows Macintosh...
  • Page 33 • Calibration enables the scanner to reproduce colors more • • NOTE closely aligned to the original tones. It teaches your scanner the correct white balance from which to calculate the other colors. • Calibration will automatically be performed each time a preview or final scan is initiated.
  • Page 34 Perform Scanning To initiate the final scan, click the [Scan] button. • The final scan will be performed. WARNING • Never lift the document cover during the scanning process. • After clicking the [Scan] button, the calibration process • • NOTE commences again.
  • Page 35 • The size of the image in the window will depend on the • • NOTE scanning resolution used. For ScanGear CS-S operating details, please read the ScanGear CS-S User’s Guide electronic manual. Retouch or save the image as required. •...
  • Page 36: Macintosh Platform: Installing The Scanner Software

    Installing the Scanner Software Macintosh The following procedures are for installing the software onto the Macintosh platform. For Windows, see page 22. Confirm that the scanner is correctly attached to the computer. • Check that the AC adapter is plugged into the scanner, and the power cord into the electrical outlet.
  • Page 37 Click the [Install Software] button. The following window will appear. • Begin by installing Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE. Quit all other applications that are running before starting the installation. • If Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE or another plug-in compatible application program is already installed on your computer, please proceed to Step 9 because you will not need to install Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE.
  • Page 38 If the Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE installation is complete and the following message displays, click [Restart]. The computer will restart. WARNING • Restart the computer manually if you accidentally click the [Quit] button in the message above. Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM back in the computer drive after the computer restarts.
  • Page 39 Click the [Install Software] button again. The following window will display. • Next, install the application programs other than Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE. This time, click the [No] button. The following window will display. • To return to the menu window, click the [Return to the previous menu] button.
  • Page 40 10 Click the [Start Installation] button at the bottom right of the window. WARNING • Do not restart the computer or remove the CD-ROM from the drive while the installation is proceeding unless so directed by a CanoScan Setup Utility message. These actions would disrupt the installation.
  • Page 41 WARNING • If the installation is unsuccessful even when all the prescribed procedures are followed. Installation does not seem to be working (Macintosh) Solution: Please double-click the following icons, then install manually. To install Plug-in Module CS-S: To install CanoScan Toolbox CS: To install Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE: To install Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0: You are now ready to try out the scanner.
  • Page 42: Trying Out The Scanner

    Trying Out the Scanner Macintosh The following instructions show you how to test the scanner and experiment with two software programs, an application program and a plug-in. You will use Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE and Plug-in Module CS-S. WARNING • Plug-in Module CS-S is a plug-in and cannot be started by itself.
  • Page 43 • Close the document cover, being careful not to dislodge the document. Bottom Edge Open the [File] menu and select [Import] and [Canon PI CS-S 3.6]. The Plug-in Module CS-S window will display and calibration will start. WARNING • Never lift the document cover during calibration.
  • Page 44 • Calibration enables the scanner to reproduce colors more • • NOTE closely aligned to the original tones. It teaches your scanner the correct white balance from which to calculate the other colors. Calibration is conducted each time a preview or final scan is initiated.
  • Page 45 Perform Scanning To initiate the final scan, click the [Scan] button. The Plug-in Module CS-S window will disappear and the final scan will be performed. WARNING • Never lift the document cover during the scanning process. • After clicking the [Scan] button, the calibration process •...
  • Page 46 Retouch or save the image as required. • Plug-in Module CS-S does not save the image, it only displays it in the Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE window. To save it, use Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE. Instructions for Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE are in the electronic manual on the CD-ROM.
  • Page 47: Guide To The Software

    CHAPTER 2 Guide to the Software Here, we introduce each program that was installed in the last chapter. How to Use the Software ... 46 Windows Platform Windows Using ScanGear CS-S ... 47 Scanning with ScanGear Toolbox CS ... 49 Scanning with Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE ...
  • Page 48: How To Use The Software

    How to Use the Software The following software is included with this scanner. Windows • ScanGear CS-S 4.3 • ScanGear Toolbox CS 1.1 • Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE • Caere OmniPage Limited Edition 5.1 • Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 Macintosh •...
  • Page 49: Using Scangear Cs-S

    Using ScanGear CS-S ScanGear CS-S is a program that loads images. You can also use it to adjust the image as it is scanned. It is used as a TWAIN driver. For more detail, please read What is a TWAIN Driver? (p. 48). Click here to display the [Help] screen Click here to...
  • Page 50 How to Use ScanGear CS-S • Starting ScanGear CS-S Select [TWAIN_32] as a TWAIN driver from a program (p. 29). • How to View the Electronic Manual Place the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive, click [View the Electronic Manuals] and select [ScanGear CS-S]. The procedures to read the electronic manuals are explained in the section entitled Viewing Electronic Manuals with Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (p.
  • Page 51: Scanning With Scangear Toolbox Cs

    Scanning with ScanGear Toolbox CS ScanGear Toolbox CS is a software which makes scanning easier. You can easily scan just by clicking the buttons in ScanGear Toolbox CS. The scanned images will be loaded automatically into the selected application program. You can also copy images.
  • Page 52: Scanning With Adobe Photoshop 5.0 Le

    Scanning with Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE can retouch and manipulate images. Scan the pictures... Convenient Applications of Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE • Correcting images, such as those that are too dark or bright. • Adding special effects, such as the mosaic or wave effect, to images. •...
  • Page 53: Scanning With Caere Omnipage Limited Edition

    Scanning with Caere OmniPage Limited Edition Caere OmniPage Limited Edition is an optical character recognition (OCR) program that converts scanned words into text data that can be edited with word processors. Scan a text document Convenient Applications of Caere OmniPage Limited Edition •...
  • Page 54 • How to View the Electronic Manual Place the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive, click [View the Electronic Manuals] and click [Caere OmniPage Limited Edition 5.1] button. For details, please read View the Electronic Manual with Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (p. 57). •...
  • Page 55: Using Plug-In Module Cs-S

    Using Plug-in Module CS-S Plug-in Module CS-S is a software which acquires the image. The image file to satisfy you can be created with the numerous adjustment functions. It is used as a plug-in software (More about plug-in software later). Click here to display numerous menus.
  • Page 56 How to Use Plug-in Module CS-S • Starting Plag-In Module CS-S Select [Canon PI CS-S 3.6] as a plug-in from the application program (P. 41). • How to View the Electronic Manual Place the CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive, click [View the Electronic Manuals] and click [Plug-in Module CS-S (English version)] button.
  • Page 57: Scanning With Canoscan Toolbox Cs

    Scanning with CanoScan Toolbox CS CanoScan Toolbox CS is a software which makes scanning easier. You can easily scan just by clicking the buttons in [CanoScan Toolbox CS]. The scanned images will be loaded automatically into the selected application program. You can also copy images.
  • Page 58: Scanning With Adobe Photoshop 5.0 Le

    Scanning with Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE can retouch and manipulate images. Scan the pictures... Convenient Applications of Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE • Correcting images, such as those that are too dark or bright. • Adding special effects, such as the mosaic or wave effect, to images. •...
  • Page 59: Viewing Electronic Manuals With Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0

    Viewing Electronic Manuals with Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 The operation procedures for Product Guide, ScanGear CS-S, Plug-in Module CS-S, CanoScan Toolbox CS, Adobe Photoshop 5.0 LE and Caere OmniPage Limited Edition electronic manuals are contained on the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM. An electronic manual is not a printed manual but a manual intended to be read on the computer screen.
  • Page 60 Select the manual you wish to view. • Adobe Acrobat Reader will automatically start and display the manual. Navigate through the manual using the program’s menus and buttons. The diagram below explains the minimum necessary functions required to view an electronic manual. Click this button first then click on the page to zoom it.
  • Page 61: System Information

    System Information This form is used to record the operating environment of the purchased scanner. If any problems occur with the scanner, you will need this information when you contact our Customer Support Help Desk. Please make sure to record this and secure it safely.
  • Page 62 3. Notwithstanding the considerable care taken in preparing this guide, please note that Canon Inc. does not accept liability for any results arising from the operation of the equipment or software mentioned herein. 4. Please note that scanning copyrighted materials, including documents and images, without permission from the copyright holder is prohibited by law, except for personal or household use.
  • Page 63 CANON (UK) LTD. Woodhatch, Reigate Surrey RH2 8BF, United Kingdom For technical support, please contact Canon Helpdesk. Helpdesk: P.O. Box 431, Wallington, Surrey SM6 0XU TEL: (08705) 143 723 FAX: (08705) 143 340 For sales enquiries: (0121) 666-6262 CANON FRANCE S.A.