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fi-4120C Image Scanner
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  • Page 1 P3PC-E657-02EN fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator's Guide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS INTRODUCTION................v ■ Regulatory Information ............v ■ Note, Liability ..............viii ■ Safety Precautions ..............x Chapter 1 BASIC SCANNER OPERATIONS......1 1.1 Turning the Scanner ON ............ 2 1.2 Loading Documents on the ADF for Scanning ....3 1.3 Scanning Documents ............
  • Page 4 Chapter 4 REPLACING CONSUMABLES ......47 4.1 Consumable and Replacement Cycle......48 4.2 Replacing the Pad ASSY..........53 4.3 Replacing the Pick Roller..........57 Chapter 5 TROUBLESHOOTING ..........65 5.1 Removing Jammed Documents ........66 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles........... 68 5.3 Items to Check Before Contacting the Agent Where You Bought the Scanner ..........
  • Page 5 GLOSSARY OF TERMS ............GL-1 INDEX ..................IN-1 fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the fi-4120C Duplex Color Scanner product. This document describes how to handle fi-4120C Duplex Color and basic operation methods. Before you start using fi-4120C Duplex Color be sure to thoroughly read this manual to ensure correct use. ■...
  • Page 8: Canadian Doc Regulations

    Canadian DOC Regulations This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limit for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Le pésent appareil numérique n’ément pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux appareils numériques de la classe B prescridtes dans le Réglesment sur le brouillage radioélectrique dicté...
  • Page 9 About the Use of Mercury The scanner lamps contain mercury. To avoid unexpected injury, read the following carefully. Doing the following actions may result in serious personal injuries: • Do not put the substance in the lamp in your mouth as it contains mercury. •...
  • Page 10: Note, Liability

    ■ Note, Liability READ ALL OF THIS MANUAL CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT. IF THIS PRODUCT IS NOT USED CORRECTLY, UNEXPECTED INJURY MAY BE CAUSED TO USERS OR BYSTANDERS. Also, store this manual in a safe place so that it can be easily referred to during use of this product. While all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of all information in this manual, PFU assumes no liability to any party for any damage caused by errors or omissions or by statements of any kind in this manual, its updates or supplements, whether such errors are omissions or statements...
  • Page 11: Screen Examples In This Manual

    User's Manual of the scanner application you are using. Furthermore, the screenshots in this manual are for the FUJITSU TWAIN32 scanner driver, ScandAll 21 Image Capturing Utility Software, FUJITSU ISIS scanner driver, ®...
  • Page 12: Safety Precautions

    ■ Safety Precautions ARNI N G Do not damage the AC cable. A damaged AC cable may cause fire or electric shock. Do not place heavy objects on AC cables, or pull, bend, twist, heat, damage or modify AC cables. Also, do not use damaged AC cables or power plugs, and AC cables or power plugs when the wall socket is loose.
  • Page 13 Make sure that the smoking has stopped, and then contact the store where you bought the scanner or an authorized FUJITSU scanner service provider. AUTION Do not install the scanner on unstable surfaces.
  • Page 14: Power Outlet

    Do not block the ventilation ports. Do not block the ventilation ports. Blocking the ventilation ports generates heat inside of scanner, which may results in fire or scanner failure. Do not place heavy objects or stand on top of the scanner. Do not place heavy objects on the scanner or use the scanner's top surface for performing other work.
  • Page 15 Do not use aerosol sprays near the scanner. Do not use aerosol sprays to clean the scanner. Aerosol sprays cause dirt and dust to enter the scanner, resulting scanner failure and malfunction. Disconnect the power plug from the power outlet when the scanner is not used for a long period of time.
  • Page 17: Basic Scanner Operations

    In this chapter Windows XP screenshots are illustrated. The screens and operations may differ slightly if the OS that you are using is other than Windows Also, when FUJITSU TWAIN32 or FUJITSU ISIS is updated the screens and operations noted in this chapter will differ slightly.
  • Page 18: Turning The Scanner On

    Turning the Scanner ON This section describes how to turn the scanner ON. The following shows the procedure for turning the scanner ON. 1. Press the power button on the operator panel. The scanner is turned ON, and the green LED on the operator panel lights. Also, while the scanner is being initialized, the indication of the Function No.
  • Page 19: Loading Documents On The Adf For Scanning

    1.2 Loading Documents on the ADF for Scanning Loading Documents on the ADF for Scanning 1. Align the edges of the documents. 1) Confirm that all the documents have the same width. 2) Check the number of sheets in the document stack. The standard number of sheets that can be loaded on the scanner is as follows: •...
  • Page 20 4. Load the document on the ADF paper chute. Set the documents face-down in the ADF paper chute (so that the side to be scanned faces towards the ADF paper chute). Load the document with facing the ADF paper chute.(face down) Before loading A4-size documents, pull out the ADF paper chute extension.
  • Page 21 1.2 Loading Documents on the ADF for Scanning 5. Adjust the side guides to the width of the documents. Move the side guides so that they touch both sides of the documents. If there is any space between the side guides and the edges of documents, the scanned image may be skewed.
  • Page 22: Scanning Documents

    This starts up ScandAll 21. Select the scanner to be used. Select [Select Source] from the [Scan] menu. ⇒ The [Select Source] dialog box appears. Select "FUJITSU fi-4120Cdj" (for Windows 95 and WindowsNT 4.0, select "FUJITSU TWAIN 32") and click the [Select] button.
  • Page 23 1.3 Scanning Documents 4. Click the [Scan To View] button on the tool bar. ⇒ The [TWAIN Driver] dialog box (screen for setting the scan conditions) appears. 5. Set the scan resolution, paper size and other scan conditions, and click the [Scan] button.
  • Page 24 ⇒ The document is scanned, and an image of the scanned document appears on the ScandAll 21 screen. For details on scanning other types of documents, refer to "Chapter 2 SCANNING VARI- OUS TYPES OF DOCUMENTS" (page. 25). For details on ScandAll 21 functions and operations, refer to ScandAll 21 Help.
  • Page 25: How To Use The Scanner Driver

    How to Use the Scanner Driver ■ FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver is designed for scanning documents with FUJITSU image scanner fi series by using application software that complies with the TWAIN standard. The following describes the procedure with examples of ScandAll 21 for ordinary scanning by using this driver software.
  • Page 26 [To Mail...]: Launches mailer software and attaches scanned images to e- mail. For details, refer to "ScandAll 21 Help". 6) Configure settings for scanning and click the [Scan] button. For details about the settings on this window, refer to "Setting Window for FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver" (page. 12).
  • Page 27 1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver ⇒ The images of scanned documents are displayed on the [ScandAll 21] window. Depending on the settings of the application software, images may not be displayed. For details, refer to the documentation or Help file of your application. e.x.) When you select [To File...] from the [Scan] menu of ScandAll 21, images of scanned documents are not displayed on the window.
  • Page 28 2. Setting Window for FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver You can configure settings for the FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver on this window. The following describes the main setting items. • For details on each functions, refer to "FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver Help"...
  • Page 29 [Reset] button Used to undo changes of settings. [Help] button Opens the "FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver Help" window. The window also opens by pushing the [F1] key. [About...] button Opens an information window about the FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver's ver- sion.
  • Page 30 Select this tab when setting cache mode, double-feed detection, blank page skip- ping, etc. [Generic] tab Select this tab to change the unit displayed on the Setting Window for the FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver. (Millimeters, Inches, and Pixels are available) [Startup] tab Select this tab for setting the Scanner Operation Panel.
  • Page 31 1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver ■ FUJITSU ISIS Scanner Driver FUJITSU ISIS Scanner Driver is designed for scanning documents with FUJITSU image scanner fi series by using application software that complies with The ISIS standard. The following describes the procedure with examples of QuickScan for ordinary scanning by using this driver software.
  • Page 32 5) Select the profile for scanning. • When creating a new profile Select one from already existing profiles and click [Add Profile...] button. ⇒ A new profile will be created based on the profile you select. • When changing the settings of already existing profiles Select one from already existing profiles and click [Edit Profile...] button.
  • Page 33 ⇒ The configuration window of ISIS driver appears. 7) Configure settings for scanning and click the [OK] button. For details on this dialog box, refer to "Configuration Window of FUJITSU ISIS Scan- ner Driver" (page. 18). 8) The [Profile Editor] window appears. Click the [OK] button to return to [New batch] dialog.
  • Page 34 ⇒ Scanned images are displayed on the window. Refer to the "QuickScan Overview" or the "QuickScan Help" for further information on functions and operations of QuickScan. After the installation of QuickScan, it is reg- istered in the [Start] menu. 2. Configuration Window of FUJITSU ISIS Scanner Driver...
  • Page 35 1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver Mode Select a color mode suitable for the purpose from the menu. Scans data in binary (black and white). Distinguishes Black & White black from white according to the fixed threshold. This scanning mode is suitable for scanning line drawings and text documents.
  • Page 36 Contrast Sets the contrast between light and shadow of the scanned image. Specify the contrast as a number within the range of 1 (low [soft]) to 255 (high [sharp]). Increasing this value makes the contrast sharper. Source Selects the scanning method. ADF (Front Side) Scans only the front sides of documents.
  • Page 37 1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver [Area...] button Opens the Scan Area dialog box. Specify scan area for the document size. The size can be set by dragging the frame with mouse. Otherwise, enter any value for the setting. [JPEG...] button Opens the JPEG Settings dialog box.
  • Page 38 [About...] button This button displays the version information. Gamma Specifies Gamma correction. Correction patterns are: "Normal", "Soft", "Sharp", "Cus- tom", or "Download". DTC Variance This option specifies the value for adjusting the variance based on the brightness of the image. Edge Processing This option specifies the sharpness of contour extraction.
  • Page 39 1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver Double Feed Detection Detects Double-feeds (phenomena that two or more sheets are accidentally fed). You can set conditions for detecting Double-feeds so that the scanner should stop and dis- play error messages. Double feeds are scanned by the differences in document lengths or thicknesses.
  • Page 41: Scanning Various Types Of Documents

    In this chapter Windows XP screenshots are illustrated. The screens and operations may differ slightly if the OS that you are using is other than Windows Also, when FUJITSU TWAIN32 or FUJITSU ISIS is updated the screens and operations noted in this chapter will differ slightly.
  • Page 42: Scanning Double Sided Documents

    Scanning Double Sided Documents The following shows the procedure for reading the double sided documents. 1. Load the document on the ADF paper chute. For details on how to load documents, see "1.2 Loading Documents on the ADF for Scan- ning"...
  • Page 43 2.1 Scanning Double Sided Documents 6. Select [ADF (Duplex)] from [Scan Type]. 7. Click the [Scan] button. For [TWAIN Driver] dialog box setting, refer to "1.4 How to Use the Scanner Driver" (page. ⇒ The document is scanned, and an image of the scanned document appears on the ScandAll 21 screen.
  • Page 44: Scanning Different-Width Documents

    Scanning Different-width Documents When you scan a batch of documents with different widths by using the ADF, you may get skewed images from smaller sized documents. Be sure to scan only documents of the same width together. The following shows the procedure for scanning a batch of mixed size documents. 1.
  • Page 45: Saving Scanned Images In Pdf Format

    2.3 Saving Scanned Images in PDF Format Saving Scanned Images in PDF Format To save scanned images in PDF format, Adobe Acrobat 5.0 or later must be installed on your PC. Adobe Acrobat 5.0 can be installed from the provided Adobe Acrobat CD-ROM. There are 2 ways for saving scanned images in PDF format.
  • Page 46 ■ Using ScandAll 21 1. Load the documents on the ADF paper chute. 2. Start up ScandAll 21. From [Start] menu, select [Program] - [Scanner Utility for Microsoft Windows] - [ScandAll 21]. This starts up ScandAll 21. 3. From the menu bar select [Scan] and then [To Adobe PDF] from the pull down menu. ⇒...
  • Page 47 2.3 Saving Scanned Images in PDF Format 4. Select the scan resolution, document size and other scan conditions, and then click the [Scan] botton. 5. To end scanning, click the [Close] button. ⇒ The scanned image is displayed. 6. Enter the file name and select the destination to save the scanned image. For details, refer to ScandAll 21 Help.
  • Page 48: Using Adobe Acrobat

    3. From the [File] menu select [Import] - [Scan] in that order. ⇒ [Acrobat Scan Plug-in] dialog box is displayed. 4. Select [FUJITSU fi-4120Cdj] ([FUJITSU TWAIN 32] for WindowsNT 4.0) at [Device] and click [Scan] button. ⇒ [TWAIN driver] dialog box is displayed.
  • Page 49 2.3 Saving Scanned Images in PDF Format Select [Simplex] even if you intend to do duplex scanning. HINT 5. Select the scan resolution, document size and other scan conditions, and click the [Scan] button. 6. To end scanning, click the [Done] button. ⇒...
  • Page 50 7. Select [Save as] or [Save] from [File] menu to save the scanned image. For the details on Adobe Acrobat 5.0 operations, refer to the Adobe Acrobat 5.0 manual and Help.
  • Page 51 2.3 Saving Scanned Images in PDF Format If you save scanned documents using this procedure, the file size may increase. For reducing the file size, please follow the procedure below. (It HINT may take more time than usual) 1. Select [File (F)] - |[Print (P)...]. 2.
  • Page 52: Excluding A Color In The Image (Dropout Color)

    Excluding a Color in the Image (dropout color) A selected color (primary colors: red, green or blue) can be removed (dropped out) from the scanned image data. For example, if the document contains black text in a green frame, you can set the scanner to read only the text and eliminate (drop out) the green frame.
  • Page 53 2.4 Excluding a Color in the Image (dropout color) 2. Select the color to be drop out from "Dropout Color" under "More". For example, if the document contains black text in green frame, select [Green] so that the scanner only reads the text and eliminates the frames. 3.
  • Page 54: Detecting Double-Feeds

    Detecting Double-feeds "Double-feed" is a feeding error that occurs when two or more sheets in the ADF paper chute are fed simultaneously into the scanner. You can set the scanner to detect double-feed, stop scanner operation, and display an error mes- sage.
  • Page 55 2.5 Detecting Double-feeds 2. Click the [Job/Cache] tab. 3. Select the detection conditions from "Double Feed" under "ADF Option". The following detection conditions are provided: None : Double-feed detection is not performed. Check thickness : The scanner monitors the thickness of documents. It detects a dou- ble-feed by differences in document thickness when two or more document sheets are fed overlapping.
  • Page 57: Chapter 3 Daily Care

    Chapter 3 DAILY CARE This chapter describes how to clean the scanner. WARNING When cleaning the scanner, turn off the power, and unplug the AC cable from the outlet. 3.1 Cleaning Materials and Locations requiring Cleaning ......... 42 3.2 Cleaning the ADF ..................... 43 fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide...
  • Page 58: Cleaning Materials And Locations Requiring Cleaning

    Cleaning Materials and Locations requiring Cleaning ■ Cleaning Materials The table below shows the cleaning materials that are used on this scanner. Cleaning Materials Part No. Remarks Cleaner F1 CA99501-0013 1 bottle (100 ml) (or isopropyl alcohol) Moisten cloth with this fluid and wipe the scanner clean.
  • Page 59: Cleaning The Adf

    3.2 Cleaning the ADF Cleaning the ADF As a Guideline, clean the ADF every 1,000 scanned sheets. Note that this guideline varies accord- ing to the type of documents you scan. For example, it may be necessary to clean the ADF more frequently if documents are scanned when the toner is not sufficiently fixed on the printout.
  • Page 60 2. Clean the following locations with a soft, dry cloth moistened with Cleaner F1. Feed rollers (Four pieces) White Stripe Pad ASSY Pick roller (One pieces) Plastic rollers (Four pieces) Glass (Two parts) • Pad ASSY Wipe the pad assy downwards. When cleaning the pad assy, be careful not to get your hand or the cloth caught on the pick spring (metal part).
  • Page 61 3.2 Cleaning the ADF • Pick roller Lightly clean the Pick rollers taking care not to scratch the roller surfaces and the Mylar sheet. Take particular care in cleaning this roller as black debris on it advesely affects the pickup performance. Mylar sheet (Transparent) •...
  • Page 62 • Plastic roller Clean lightly the surface of these rollers to avoid damaging it. Take particular care when cleaning these rollers as black debris matter on it affects document pick performance. Be careful no to damage the sponges beside the rollers. AUTION In step 2, all the Feed rollers turn at the same time.
  • Page 63: Chapter 4 Replacing Consumables

    In this chapter Windows XP screenshots are illustrated. The screens and operations may differ slightly if the OS that you are using is not Windows XP. Also, when FUJITSU TWAIN32 or FUJITSU ISIS is updated the screens and operations noted in this chapter will differ slightly.
  • Page 64: Consumable And Replacement Cycle

    Consumable and Replacement Cycle The following table shows the specifications of consumables and their standard replacement cycle. Description Standard Replacement Cycle Pad ASSY PA03289-0003 50,000 sheets or one year Pick roller PA03289-0001 100,000 sheets or one year The replacement cycles above are rough guidelines for the case of using A4/Letter woodfree or wood containing paper 64 g/m (17 lb).
  • Page 65 4.1 Consumable and Replacement Cycle ■ Guidelines for Consumable Replacement Cycle With this product, you can learn how many times the consumables are used so that you can esti- mate the right timing for the replacement. 1. When turning on the power, check that the scanner is connected to the PC. Refer to "2.2 Connecting the Scanner to a PC"...
  • Page 66 3. In the [Printer and Other Hardware] screen, double click the "Scanners and Cameras" icon. ⇒ The [Scanners and Cameras] screen is displayed. 4. Right click the "fi-4120Cdj", and select [Properties] from the menu. (For Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0, select "FUJITSU TWAIN 32" icon and click the [Properties] button.)
  • Page 67 4.1 Consumable and Replacement Cycle ⇒ The [fi-4120Cdj Properties] dialog box appears. 5. Click the "Device Set" tab. ⇒ The following screen is displayed. You can confirm the following information in this panel: • Total number of scans • Pad counter (approximate number of scans after resetting the pad counter) •...
  • Page 68 The following message sometimes appears when the scanner is being used: Replace consumables when this message is displayed. ■ When Replacing Consumables Immediately To replace consumables after completing the scanning of all the document sheets in the ADF, click the [Ignore] button. To abort scanning and replace the consumables immediately, click the [Cancel] button.
  • Page 69: Replacing The Pad Assy

    4.2 Replacing the Pad ASSY Replacing the Pad ASSY The Pad ASSY consists of the following 2 parts: Pad ASSY Sheet-Guide 1. Remove any documents on the ADF paper chute. And remove the ADF paper chute. 2. Open the ADF by pushing the ADF button. The front portion ADF button AUTION...
  • Page 70 Attach the new Pad ASSY. Hold both ends of the new Pad ASSY and attach it to its installation location. When doing this, take care not to catch the pick springs. Make sure that the Pad ASSY is firmly attached. When the Pad ASSY is not correctly attached, document jams or other feeding errors may occur.
  • Page 71 4.2 Replacing the Pad ASSY 7. Reset the pad counter. • For Windows 98 / Windows Me / Windows 2000 / Windows XP 1) When turning on the power, check that the scanner is connected to your PC. 2) Open the [Scanners and Cameras] from the control panel of your PC. 3) Open the [Properties] of [fi-4120Cdj] from the [Scanners and Cameras].
  • Page 72 For Windows 95 / Windows NT 4.0 1) When turning on the power, check that the scanner is connected to your PC. 2) Right click the "FUJITSU Scanner Control Center" icon displayed in the task tray, then select "Option". 3) Double click "Scanner Information".
  • Page 73: Replacing The Pick Roller

    4.3 Replacing the Pick Roller Replacing the Pick Roller 1. Remove any documents on the ADF paper chute. 2. Remove the ADF paper chute. ADF paper chute 3. Open the ADF by pushing the ADF button. The front portion ADF button AUTION Be careful, the ADF cover may close and pinch your finger.
  • Page 74 4. Remove the Pick roller from the scanner. 1) Grip the knobs on the sheet guide with your fingers, and lift it up to remove. 2) Rotate the Pick roller bushing in the direction of the arrow. Pick roller bushing 3) Remove the Pick roller while lifting it up in the direction of the arrow.
  • Page 75 4.3 Replacing the Pick Roller 5. Remove the Pick roller from the shaft while lifting up the tab on the Pick roller. Shaft Lift up Pull shaft to remove 6. Attach the new Pick roller. Insert the new Pick roller aligning the protrusion on the shaft with the slot for the screw in the Pick roller.
  • Page 76 7. Attach the Pick roller to the scanner. Attatch the Pick roller to the scanner in reverse order of the procedure for removing. After attaching the Pick roller to the scanner, perform the following procedure to fix it in place. 1) Turn the Pick roller bushing in the direction indicated by the arrow.
  • Page 77 4.3 Replacing the Pick Roller 8. Press down the center of the ADF to return it to its original position and lock the ADF button. Press center of 9. Attach the ADF paper chute. ADF paper chute fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide...
  • Page 78 10. Reset the pick counter. • For Windows 98 / Windows Me / Windows 2000 / Windows XP 1) When turning on the power, check that the scanner is connected to your PC. 2) Open the [Scanners and Cameras] from the control panel of your PC. 3) Open the [Properties] of [fi-4120Cdj] from the [Scanners and Cameras].
  • Page 79 For Windows 95 / Windows NT 4.0 1) When turning on the power, check that the scanner is connected to your PC. 2) Right click the "FUJITSU Scanner Control Center" icon displayed in the task tray, then select "Option". 3) Double click "Scanner Information".
  • Page 81: Troubleshooting

    About troubles that are not described here, and the details of the errors, refer to the FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver Help on the Setup CD-ROM. ATTENTION 5.1 Removing Jammed Documents ..............
  • Page 82: Removing Jammed Documents

    Removing Jammed Documents If a document jam occured, follow the procedure below to remove the jammed documents. AUTION • Take care not to get injured when removing jammed documents. • Be careful not to get neckties, necklaces, etc. entangled in the scanner when removing the jammed documents.
  • Page 83 5.1 Removing Jammed Documents 3. Remove the jammed document. • Staples, paper clips, etc. cause document jams. Be sure to fully check ATTENTION the document and feed path, and remove any small metal objects such as these. Also, before you start scanning, be sure to remove any staples, clips, etc.
  • Page 84: Remedying Typical Troubles

    Remedying Typical Troubles This section describes troubles that may occur during scanning and how to remedy that trouble. Before you ask for repair, check the following flowcharts. If the remedies in these flowcharts do not solve the problem, check the items in "5.3 Items to Check Before Contacting the Agent Where You Bought the Scanner"...
  • Page 85 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles Symptom 2 Indication on Function No. display goes out. Scanner is in Power Save Has a long time passed since mode. Press any button on you used the scanner for the control panel to start up last time? scanner.
  • Page 86 Symptom 3 The scanning does not start. Set the shipping lock to Is the shipping lock set at operating correctly position. position? Are the document loaded correctly Load document correctly on on the ADF paper chute? ADF paper chute. Is the ADF closed completely? Remove all documents from the ADF paper chute.
  • Page 87 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles Quality of scanned pictures or photos is Symptom 4 not satisfactory. Is halftoning or dithering selected? Select halftoning or dithering on your PC. Are the document glass, document Clean dirty locations. (*) press pad, glass, and white stripe clean? Contact the manufacturer’s authorized service center.
  • Page 88 Symptom 6 Images are distorted or blurred. Are the document glass, document Clean dirty locations. (*) press pad, glass, and white stripe clean? Is the ADF cover pressed down or Do not press down ADF or heavy object placed on the ADF place heavy objects on ADF during scanning? during scanning.
  • Page 89 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles Symptom 7 Vertical lines appear in the scanned image. Is the document scanned on Contact the manufacturer’s the flat bed? authorized service center. Are lines white ? Clean the white stripe beside the glass. (*) Are the lines black? Clean glass.
  • Page 90 The Function No. display indicates alarm after Symptom 8 the scanner is turned ON. Is the shipping lock set at operating Set the shipping lock to position? correct position. Turn the scanner OFF and then ON The scanner operation is again.
  • Page 91 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles Does double-feed occur frequently? Symptom 9 Do the documents satisfy Use documents that satisfy conditions described under the the requirements. (*1) "Precautions" in "6.2 Document Paper Quality"? Fulfill the double-feed When the double-feed detection is detection conditions. (*2) ON, are the double-feed detection conditions fulfilled? (*2) Fan the document before...
  • Page 92 Continued from previous page Attach the Pad ASSY Is the Pad ASSY attached correctly. (*4) correctly? Clean the Pad ASSY. (*3) Is the Pad ASSY dirty? Replace the Pad ASSY. (*4) Is the Pad ASSY worn out? Contact the manufacturer's authorized service center.
  • Page 93 5.2 Remedying Typical Troubles Symptom 10 Do pickup errors occurs frequently? Do the documents satisfy the Use document which is conditions described under " satisfying requirements. Precautions" in "6.2 Document (*1) Paper Quality"? Fan the document before Were the documents fanned loading, or reduce the number before loading on ADF paper of sheets of the documents.
  • Page 94 Symptom 11 Paper jams occur frequently? Do the documents satisfy the Use the document that conditions described under " satisfy the requirements. (*1) Precautions" in "6.2 Document Paper Quality"? Clean the ADF or remove any Is there any objects in the ADF? foreign objects.
  • Page 95 "Scanners and Cameras" in the control panel, then adjust the scan scale. Select [FUJITSU Scanner Control Center] from the Start menu and run it. Right click the Scanner Control Center icon and select [Options] then adjust the scan scale.
  • Page 96 "Scanners and Cameras" in the control panel, then adjust the [Sub-scan Setting]. Select [FUJITSU Scanner Control Center] from the Start menu and run it. Right click the Scanner Control Center icon and select [Options] then...
  • Page 97: Items To Check Before Contacting The Agent Where You Bought The Scanner

    5.3 Items to Check Before Contacting the Agent Where You Bought the Scanner Items to Check Before Contacting the Agent Where You Bought the Scanner Check the following items before you contact the agent where you bought the scanner. ■ General Details Item findings Model...
  • Page 98 ■ Feed system trouble Item findings Document type Main purpose of use Last cleaning date Last consumables replacement date Operator panel status at trouble ■ Imaging system trouble Item findings Type and version of scanner driver Type of interface controller (Example) made by Adaptec SCSI Card 2940Au OS (Windows)
  • Page 99: Checking Labels On The Scanner

    5.4 Checking Labels on the Scanner Checking Labels on the Scanner This section describes how to check the labels on the scanner. ■ Positions of Labels on the Scanner The following shows where the two labels are located on the scanner. Label A Label B Label A (example): Indicates scanner information.
  • Page 101: Adf And Paper Specification

    Chapter 6 ADF AND PAPER SPECIFICATION This chapter describes the required document size and paper quality for ensuring correct operation when scanning documents on the ADF. 6.1 Document Size....................86 6.2 Document Quality..................... 87 6.3 Maximum Document Loading Capacity ............89 6.4 Area not to be perforated ................
  • Page 102: Document Size

    Document Size The following shows the size of documents that can be scanned on the ADF. Feeding Direction Maximum Minimum 216 (8.5 in) 356 (14 in) 53 (2.1 in) 74 (2.9 in) (Unit: mm)
  • Page 103: Document Quality

    6.2 Document Quality Document Quality ■ Document Type The following paper types are recommended for document use: • Woodfree paper • Wood containing paper When using documents of paper type other than the above, check whether or not the document can be scanned by test-scanning a few sheets before executing the actual document.
  • Page 104 • When scanning semi-transparent documents, set the density to light to avoid bleed through. HINT • To prevent the rollers from becoming dirty, avoid scanning documents con- taining large areas written or filled in pencil. If scanning of such documents is unavoidable, clean the rollers frequently.
  • Page 105: Maximum Document Loading Capacity

    6.3 Maximum Document Loading Capacity Maximum Document Loading Capacity The maximum number of sheets that can be loaded on the ADF paper chute is determined by the size and weight of the document. The following graph shows the maximum document loading capacity of ADF according to paper weight.
  • Page 106: Area Not To Be Perforated

    Area not to be perforated Document trouble might occur if there are punched holes in the shaded area in the following figure. Read reference position Top of paper Front side Feeding direction Bottom of paper Center of paper (Unit : mm)
  • Page 107: Double-Feed Detection Conditions

    6.5 Double-feed Detection Conditions Double-feed Detection Conditions There are three double-feed detection modes: document thickness, document length, and both doc- ument thickness and length. The following conditions must be satisfied in each of these detection modes. ■ Detection by Document Thickness Sheets of the same thickness shall be set in the ADF at a time.
  • Page 108 The type of document and document conditions sometimes cause the dou- ble-feed detection rate to drop. HINT 35mm 26mm No printing allowed 10mm Feeding direction No punched holes allowed Center of paper...
  • Page 109: Chapter 7 Scanner Specification

    Chapter 7 SCANNER SPECIFICATION This chapter lists the scanner specifications. 7.1 Basic Specifications ..................94 7.2 Installation Specifications ................95 7.3 External Dimensions..................96 fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide...
  • Page 110: Basic Specifications

    Basic Specifications Scanner Type ADF (Automatic Docu- ment Feeder) Image sensor CCD x 2 Front / Back Light source Incandescent cold cath- Front / Back ode fluorescent lamp x 2 Scanning area Minimum A8 (Portrait) ADF 127g/m paper Maximum A4 / Legal Paper Weight (Note (*1)) 52 g/m...
  • Page 111: Installation Specifications

    7.2 Installation Specifications Installation Specifications Item Specification Dimensions (mm) Depth Width Height (Without ADF paper chute 168 (6.6 in) 301 (11.8 in) 158 (6.2 in) and Stacker) Installation Space (mm) 700 (27.6 in) x 400 (15.8 in) x 380 (15.0 in) (D x W x H) Weight (kg) 3.5 (7.7 lb)
  • Page 112: External Dimensions

    External Dimensions The following shows the external dimensions of the fi-4120C: 301 (11.9") 168 (6.6") 355 (14") (Unit: mm)
  • Page 113: Glossary Of Terms

    GLOSSARY OF TERMS A4 size A standard paper size. Paper size is 210 x 297 mm. A5 size A standard paper size. Paper size is 148 x 210 mm. A6 size A standard paper size. Paper size is 105 x 148 mm. A7 size A standard paper size.
  • Page 114: Double Feed Detection

    Dither Technique for producing halftone images by representing the entire grayscale with only two pixel levels, black and white. Double feed detection A scanner function which detects the accidental feeding of multiple sheets by the ADF unit. Can be turned on or off by the operator. Double Letter Size A standard paper size used in the U.S.A.
  • Page 115: Image Emphasis

    Filtering A correction method that improves the read quality of handwritten documents. The read quality of images written in pencil or ball-pointed pen depends on the reflective light characteristics of the specific ink or lead used. Dropped pixels may produce outlines, gaps, or thin, barely connected lines due to uneven optical density.
  • Page 116: Mirror Image

    IRAS Initialization of the hardware. Landscape orientation A document is transported and read with the long side vertical to the moving direction. Letter size A standard paper size used in the U.S.A. and other countries. Paper size is 8-1/2 x 11 inches.
  • Page 117: Paper Jam

    Outline extraction The boundary between black and white areas is traced and the outline extracted for closed areas. PAPER JAM A warning informing the user that document is jammed in the transport unit, or that trans- portation is disabled because the transport unit is slippery. This warning also appears when a double feed is detected.
  • Page 118: Temporary Error

    Smoothing A process that eliminates "jaggies" from slanted lines and curves. Irregular convexities are deleted and irregular concavities filled in. This is useful in OCR applications, for example. Temporary Error An error correctable by the operator. Time-out limit This is the time the scanner waits for next document insertion after the last document feeding.
  • Page 119 ........44 Plastic rollers External dimensions ......95 ......... 44 White stripe Feed roller ..........45 Maximum Document Loading Capacity ... 89 FUJITSU ISIS Scanner Driver ....15 FUJITSU TWAIN32 Scanner Driver ..9 IN-1 fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide...
  • Page 120 Scanning Double Sided Documents ..26 Removing Jammed Documents ....66 Scanning Speed ........94 Replacing the Pad ASY ......53 Setting Window for FUJITSU TWAIN32 Replacing the Pick roller ......57 Scanner Driver ........12 Reset Shipping Weight ........95 ........
  • Page 121 fi-4120C Image Scanner Operator’s Guide P3PC-E657-02EN Date of issuance: October, 2009 Issuance responsibility: PFU LIMITED Copying of the contents of this manual in whole or in part and copying of the scanner application is forbidden under the copyright law. The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice. PFU LIMITED.