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Panasonic KV-S2048C Operating Instructions Manual

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These instructions contain information on operating the scanner. Before reading these
instructions, please read the Installation Guide enclosed with this unit.
Keep the CD-ROM in the protective case. Do not expose the CD-ROM to direct sunlight or
extreme heat and do not scratch or smudge the surface of the CD-ROM.
KV-S2048C
Model No.
KV-S2028C
KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA
KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA
KV-S2046C
KV-S2046CU
KV-S2046CA
KV-S2048C
KV-S2028C
KV-S2026C
KV-S2026CU
KV-S2026CA

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  • Page 1 KV-S2048C Model No. KV-S2028C KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA KV-S2048C KV-S2028C KV-S2026C KV-S2026CU KV-S2026CA KV-S2046C KV-S2046CU KV-S2046CA These instructions contain information on operating the scanner. Before reading these instructions, please read the Installation Guide enclosed with this unit.
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing a Panasonic High Speed Color Scanner. • Panasonic supports your imaging needs with a reliable and easy to use document scanner. • Panasonic has developed Panasonic Image Enhancement Technology to improve the quality of your scanned images even beyond the quality of your original document.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Component Identification ....... • KV-S2048C, KV-S2028C, KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA... . .
  • Page 4: Notice

    If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is obtained. A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your local Panasonic Dealer. If the fitted moulded plug is unsuitable for the socket outlet in your home then the fuse should be removed and the plug cut off and disposed of safely.
  • Page 5: For Your Safety

    For Your Safety To prevent severe injury and loss of life, read this section The fact that the equipment operates carefully before using the unit to ensure proper and safe satisfactorily does not imply that the power operation of your unit. point is grounded (earthed) and that the This section explains the graphic symbols used installation is completely safe.
  • Page 6: Roller Cleaning Paper

    For Your Safety Operating Safeguards Installation and Relocation Do not position the unit in a location where If metal fragments or water gets into the it is unstable. unit, turn the unit off, and unplug the unit immediately. Contact your dealer for service.
  • Page 7 For Your Safety Caution Labels KV-S2048C, KV-S2028C, KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA...
  • Page 8: Roller Cleaning Paper

    • Only use the roller cleaning paper to clean the rollers and scanning area. • If you need more information about the roller cleaning paper, please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). • Please ask your Panasonic sales company about obtaining the Material Safety Data Sheet. KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE. Others •...
  • Page 9: Component Identification

    (for KV-S2048C only) USB connector DIP switch SCSI connectors (for KV-S2026C / S2026CU (for KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA only) / S2026CA only) Power cord Plugs vary in shape among countries. Note: ≥ KV-S2048C and KV-S2028C have only USB interface.
  • Page 10: Kv-S2046C / S2046Cu / S2046Ca

    Component Identification KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA Document guides Imprinter door ADF door Paper feed roller ADF door release Feed tray STOP/START button Feed extension tray Radiation vent Business card stopper Exit stopper Power switch Exit extension tray Business card Exit tray guides Imprinter door pull...
  • Page 11: Power Turn-On Sequence

    Sleeping with warning * An error occurred * The rollers need to be cleaned or replaced. Check the status of the scanner using the User utility. The User utility is included in the CD-ROM. With KV-S2048C and KV-S2028C, the LED blinks in green.
  • Page 12: About The Scsi Setting (For Using Scsi Interface Only)

    Component Identification About the SCSI setting (for using SCSI interface only) (For KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA / S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA) When connecting the scanner to a SCSI chain using a SCSI cable, perform the SCSI ID setting correctly. The scanner is provided with a DIP switch for the SCSI ID No.
  • Page 13: Installing Software

    Control Sheet Others Warranty Information (U.S.A. Only) • RTIV (Reliable Throughput Imaging Viewer) is a Panasonic original application software, and does not require either TWAIN driver nor ISIS driver. • PIE is an acronym for Panasonic Image Enhancement Technology. ®...
  • Page 14: Complete Installation

    Installing Software Complete installation All drivers, applications, utilities, and manuals can be installed at the same time using the Complete installation. Turn off the power of the scanner. Insert the CD-ROM into your CD/DVD drive on your computer. If you have a feature called ’Autorun’ activated, this will start the installation process automatically.
  • Page 15: All Drivers & Utilities Installation

    Installing Software All Drivers & Utilities installation All drivers, utilities, and manuals can be installed at the same time using the All Drivers & Utilities installation. Turn off the power of the scanner. Insert the CD-ROM into your CD/DVD drive on your computer. If you have a feature called ’Autorun’...
  • Page 16: Custom Installation

    Installing Software Custom installation Each driver, utility, and manual can be installed using the Custom installation selection, as required. Turn off the power of the scanner (only when installing Device Driver). Insert the CD-ROM into your CD/DVD drive on your computer. If you have a feature called ’Autorun’...
  • Page 17: Application Installation

    Viewing manuals installed on your computer All manuals installed on your computer can be viewed as follows. Click [Start], and then click [All Programs] - [Panasonic] - [Scanner Manuals]. • For Windows 2000, click [Program] instead of [All Programs]. Note: •...
  • Page 18: Document Specifications

    Document Specifications Acceptable documents Document size: Paper thickness: Single paper feeding 40~127 g/m (10.7~33.9 lb.) 50.8~216 mm (2.0~8.5 in.) Continuous paper feeding 50~127 g/m (13.3~33.9 lb.) The height of all the documents on the tray should not exceed the limit mark on the document guide. 70~635 mm (2.76~25 in.) Single paper feeding is recommended for papers exceeding the legal size length.
  • Page 19: Loading Documents

    Loading Documents When scanning multiple sheets • Remove all staples from the document before scanning. • Curled documents may cause a paper jam or damaging the document, therefore, set the document flat before scanning. • When scanning very important documents, confirm that the number of scanned images matches the number of actual pages.
  • Page 20 Loading Documents When scanning paper longer than the Feed extension tray feed tray, pull out the feed extension tray from the feed tray and the exit extension tray as shown in the figure on the right. • The exit extension tray of KV-S2046C, Exit stopper KV-S2046CU and KV-S2046CA is fixed.
  • Page 21 Loading Documents Adjust the document guides to the size Document guides of the documents. Set documents under the paper feed Paper feed roller roller. (1)Lift the lever of the paper feed roller as shown in the figure. (2)Push documents in the direction of the arrow until they stop under the paper feed roller.
  • Page 22: Clearing Paper Jams

    Clearing Paper Jams Torn documents, thin documents or documents that are creased on the top edge may cause paper jams. If a paper jam occurs, remove the jammed sheet according to the following procedure. Removing paper jams from the feeding section Remove all documents from the feed tray.
  • Page 23 Clearing Paper Jams Make sure that the sensor rollers are Sensor roller (front) installed properly, before closing the ADF door. • If the sensor rollers are removed, re- attach them. (Refer to page 34.) Sensor roller (back) Close the ADF door. •...
  • Page 24: Cleaning The Unit

    Cleaning the Unit Outside of the scanner Clean the unit at least once a month. Turn the power off. Clean the cover with a soft cloth. • Please use a water-dampened cloth that has been throughly wrung. • Do not use thinner, benzine, or cleaners Radiation vent containing abrasives or surfactants.
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Rollers And Sensors

    Cleaning the Unit Cleaning the rollers and sensors Roller cleaning paper: Open the bag on the dotted line and take out the roller cleaning paper. • If the roller cleaning paper bag is left opened for a long period of time before using it, the alcohol Dotted line will evaporate.
  • Page 26 Drive rollers Drive rollers end to the other in the directions of the arrows shown in the figure on the right. Double feed detector (KV-S2048C and KV-S2028C only) Paper feed roller Waiting sensor Separation roller Free rollers...
  • Page 27: Cleaning The Cis Glasses And Sensor Rollers

    Cleaning the Unit Cleaning the CIS glasses and sensor rollers Turn the power off. Push the ADF door release to open the ADF door.
  • Page 28 Cleaning the Unit Clean the CIS glasses and sensor roll- Sensor roller (front) ers using the roller cleaning paper. • If the sensor rollers are removed while cleaning, re-attach them after cleaning. CIS glass (front) Sensor roller (back) Sensor roller (front) CIS glass (back) Close the ADF door.
  • Page 29: Replacing Consumables

    Replacing Consumables Replacing the paper feed roller module Turn the power off. Push the ADF door release to open the ADF door. Push the two green levers down at both ends of the paper feed roller mod- ule to unlock the paper feed rollers. •...
  • Page 30 Replacing Consumables Remove the paper feed roller module straightly, holding up the paper feed Claw case along the groove of the feed Groove cover to pull out the claw out of the case. Paper feed case Install the new paper feed roller mod- ule with its gear on the right.
  • Page 31 Replacing Consumables Push up the green levers at both ends in the direction of the arrows until they click into place. • After installing the paper feed roller mod- ule, confirm that the feed rollers can be moved lightly in vertical direction. Close the ADF door.
  • Page 32: Replacing The Double-Feed Prevention Roller Module

    Replacing Consumables Replacing the double-feed prevention roller module Turn the power off. Push the ADF door release to open the ADF door. Remove the double-feed prevention roller cover. Double-feed prevention roller cover Remove the double-feed prevention roller module in the direction of the arrow.
  • Page 33 Replacing Consumables Install the new double-feed prevention Wider groove roller module by matching the groove of its shaft with the groove of the metal holder. Make sure that both ends of the shaft reach the springs of the holder. Metal holder Close the double-feed prevention roller cover.
  • Page 34: How To Re-Attach The Sensor Rollers

    How to re-attach the sensor rollers If the sensor rollers are removed, re-attach them. Re-attach the sensor roller for back scanning to the ADF door Attach the shorter sensor roller to the ADF door by placing the non-gear side to the ADF door release.
  • Page 35: Shading Adjustment

    Shading Adjustment (For KV-S2048C and KV-S2028C only) What is the purpose of the shading adjustment? The process whereby the variations in the distribution of the lamp’s light quantity are transformed into a fixed output within the scanning range is known as shading adjustment. It can be carried out by means of the User Utility using the special shading paper which is provided with this scanner.
  • Page 36: Repacking Instructions

    Repacking Instructions KV-S2048C, KV-S2028C, KV-S2026C / S2026CU / S2026CA It is highly recommended that you keep the original carton and ALL packing materials. If you need to transport or ship your scanner, please follow these instructions. Please Note: • Please use the original carton and all of the original packing materials.
  • Page 37: Kv-S2046C / S2046Cu / S2046Ca

    Repacking Instructions KV-S2046C / S2046CU / S2046CA It is highly recommended that you keep the original carton and ALL packing materials. If you need to transport or ship your scanner, please follow these instructions. Please Note: • Please use the original carton and all of the original packing materials. •...
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications KV-S2046C KV-S2026C Model No. KV-S2048C KV-S2046CU KV-S2028C KV-S2026CU Items KV-S2046CA KV-S2026CA Scanning face Duplex CIS (Contact-type color image sensor) Front & Back sides Scanning method Background: Black sensor roller Scanning Binary SimplexApprox. 43 pages/min. SimplexApprox. 23 pages/min. speed 200 dpi DuplexApprox.
  • Page 39: Changing The Paper Feed Roller Module And Double-Feed Prevention Roller

    To change the paper feed roller module and double-feed prevention roller, see below. Changing the paper feed roller module and double-feed prevention roller To ensure long performance, Panasonic recommends changing the paper feed roller module and double-feed prevention roller after 300, 000 sheets have been scanned.
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If a problem occurs while the unit is being used, check the following items and check the scanner status by User Utility. If the unit still malfunctions, turn it OFF, unplug the power cord and call for service. Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Problem with the AC outlet.
  • Page 41 Troubleshooting Symptom Possible Cause Remedy Clean all of the rollers. The rollers are dirty. (See page 25.) Replace the paper feed roller module The rollers have reached their life and the double-feed prevention roller expectancy. module. (See page 29 page 32.) Double feeding or skewing problems occur frequently or the scanner stops...
  • Page 42: Index

    Index Page Page AC inlet ......9, ENERGY STAR ..... Acceptable documents .
  • Page 43 Page Page Paper ......Unacceptable document ... . . Paper detector .
  • Page 44 Panasonic Communications Company of North America Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Panasonic Canada Inc. 5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 2T3 Panasonic Business Systems U.K. A Division of Panasonic U.K. Ltd.