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Epson 1200 series User Manual

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Color Image Scanner
User's Guide
4010810
S01-00

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    Color Image Scanner User's Guide 4010810 S01-00...

  • Page 2: Where To Find Information

    EPSON products. Information on EPSON TWAIN Online help provides you with detailed information on EPSON TWAIN. Access online help by clicking the ? button in the EPSON TWAIN dialog box. Information on PageManager and other Software...

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    Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein. Neither SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product.

  • Page 4: Declaration Of Conformity

    Model: Conforms to the following Directive(s) and Norm(s): Directive 89/336/EEC: Directive 73/23/EEC: July, 1999 H. Horiuchi President of EPSON EUROPE B.V. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 3-5, Owa 3-chome, Suwa-shi, Nagano-ken 392-8502 Japan EPSON EUROPE B.V. Prof. J. H. Bavincklaan 5 1183...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Releasing the Transportation Lock ......2-5 Plugging in the Scanner ........2-6 Initialization .

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Removing the Cover for Thick or Large Documents ..4-6 Starting EPSON TWAIN ....... . . 4-8 Scanning an Image .

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    Cleaning or replacing the paper path guide... . . 7-3 Transporting the Scanner ....... . . 7-7 Problems and Solutions .

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Sizing Up Your System ........7-28 RAM and hard disk size......7-28 Accelerator boards .

  • Page 9: Safety Instructions, Important Safety Instructions

    Unplug the scanner before cleaning. Clean with a damp cloth only. Do not spill liquid on the scanner. Do not place the scanner on an unstable surface, or near a radiator or heat source. Use only the type of power source indicated on the scanner's label.

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    If the power cord or plug is damaged; if liquid has entered the scanner; if the scanner has been dropped or the case damaged; if the scanner does not operate normally or exhibits a distinct change in performance. (Do not adjust controls that are not covered by the operating instructions.)

  • Page 11: For United Kingdom Users, Safety Information

    As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: TAR Partner, EPSON has determined that this NERGY TAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

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    The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter E or with the earth symbol ( The blue wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked with the letter N. The brown wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked with the letter L.

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    Features ..........1-2 Unpacking the Scanner........1-3 Scanner Parts .

  • Page 14: Features

    Light body with A4/Letter size scanning area. Full color or grayscale scanning. Capture your images with over 16 million colors, or up to 256 shades of gray. EPSON TWAIN lets you take full advantage of your scanner's advanced features. EPSON TWAIN's Unsharp Mask option automatically sharpens the image to provide crisp detail.

  • Page 15: Unpacking The Scanner

    Unpacking the Scanner Your Perfection 1200U/Perfection 1200S/Perfection 1200PHOTO comes shipped with CD-ROMs which include the driver software that runs your scanner, and some additional items, depending on your scanner model. scanner power cord ( USB and PHOTO models only )

  • Page 16: Scanner Parts

    Perfection 1200S/Perfection 1200U. Depending on the country of purchase, the power cord may come attached to the scanner. The shape of the AC plug also varies, so make sure the plug included is the correct shape for the electrical outlet in your country.

  • Page 17: Scsi Model

    SCSI model option connector SCSI terminator switch SCSI ID rotary switch SCSI interface connectors AC inlet USB (and Photo) model USB interface connector option connector AC inlet Getting to Know Your Scanner...

  • Page 18: Lights And Buttons

    Lights and Buttons The scanner has one indicator light and two buttons. Light Pattern (Slowly flashing) (Rapidly flashing) N = on, O = off, F = flashing Getting to Know Your Scanner Color Scanner Status Green Initializing or busy scanning.

  • Page 19: Options

    Start Options The following optional items are available to expand the versatility of your scanner. For detailed information on the use of these options, see Chapter 6 of this guide. Automatic Document Feeder (B81314 ) Designed primarily for optional character recognition (OCR)

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    Getting to Know Your Scanner...

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    Plugging in the Scanner ........2-6...

  • Page 22: Choosing A Place For The Scanner

    Follow the guidelines below when selecting a location for your scanner: Place the scanner on a flat, stable surface. The scanner will not operate properly if it is tilted at an angle. Place the scanner close enough to the computer for the interface cable to reach it easily.

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    Keep the scanner away from high temperatures, humidity and excessive dirt or dust. Also avoid using or storing the scanner in places subject to rapid changes of temperature and humidity. Keep the scanner away from direct sunlight and strong light sources.

  • Page 24: Installing A Scsi Interface Board

    Unless your computer already has a SCSI board installed, you need to install a SCSI board and SCSI software before installing the scanner driver and software applications. If you have a Macintosh that has a SCSI interface or if you already have a SCSI board installed in your PC or Macintosh, go to the next section.

  • Page 25: Releasing The Transportation Lock

    Before connecting the scanner to a power source, you must release the transportation lock. 1. Place the scanner on a flat, stable surface with the back facing you. 2. Turn the transportation lock on the right side to the unlocked position using a coin or similar object, as shown below.

  • Page 26: Plugging In The Scanner

    P operate button is not pushed in beyond the surface of the front panel. 2. If the power cord is not attached to the scanner, connect it to the AC inlet on the back of the scanner, and plug the other end into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

  • Page 27: Initialization

    1. Open the document cover so you can see the operation of the scanner during initialization (startup). 2. Turn on the scanner by pressing the P operate button. The operate light starts flashing. 3. Make sure the fluorescent lamp on the carriage flashes, and the carriage moves slightly.

  • Page 28: Connecting The Scanner (scsi) To Your Computer

    Note: When the scanner is ready, the fluorescent lamp will also stay on, but the scanner will turn off the fluorescent lamp if it does not receive any commands from computer within 14 minutes. Connecting the Scanner (SCSI) to Your Computer For instructions on connecting your SCSI model scanner to your computer, read this section.

  • Page 29: Understanding Scsi Connections

    Daisy Chain The SCSI interface allows you to connect up to seven devices (such as a scanner, hard disk, CD-ROM, and so on) to the computer, in what is called a “daisy chain” arrangement. Only the first SCSI device in a daisy chain is connected to the computer;...

  • Page 30: Setting The Scsi Id Number

    Setting the SCSI ID number The scanner's default SCSI ID number is 2. If you add the scanner to a system in which one of your SCSI devices already has a SCSI ID of 2, change the ID number to an unused number using the rotary switch.

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    * Scanner will not work if selected. Caution: Do not set the SCSI ID to an ID number that is already assigned to another device otherwise the computer, scanner, and other devices will not operate properly. Description Used for hard disk...

  • Page 32: Setting The Terminator Switch

    Setting the terminator switch The scanner has a built-in terminator, which allows SCSI devices to communicate properly with each other. You may need to change the terminator switch setting according to your computer system. Note: Do not use an external terminator.

  • Page 33: Connecting The Scanner

    The scanner is the last device in the daisy chain The scanner is in the middle of the daisy chain Connecting the scanner Connect the scanner to your computer or to another SCSI device as follows: Note: The combination of 50-pin and 25-pin connectors you need varies depending on the maker of your SCSI device and SCSI interface board.

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    Do not connect the scanner to the computer or other devices while they are turned on as damage may occur. 2. Connect one end of the interface cable to one of the scanner SCSI connectors until the locks on both sides snap in.

  • Page 35: Power-on Sequence

    For Windows 95 or 98 users: The first time you turn on the computer after turning on the scanner, one of the following dialog boxes may appear. If you see one of these, follow the installation instructions in Chapter 3, then see “Power-off sequence” following.

  • Page 36: Power-off Sequence, Connecting The Scanner (usb) To Your Computer

    In this case, try connecting the scanner directly to the computer’s USB port. Also, your system may not work properly if you use a USB cable other than that supplied by EPSON. 2-16 Setting Up the Scanner...

  • Page 37: Understanding Usb Connections

    You do not have to set an ID number or a terminator. Note: Do not connect or disconnect USB cables when the scanner is in use. USB cables have 2 different connectors at each end. Type A connects to your computer.

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    Connecting the scanner To connect the scanner to your computer or USB hub: Connect one end of the cable (Type B) to the USB port on the back of the scanner. 2. Connect the other end of the cable (Type A) to the USB port on your computer, or USB hub.

  • Page 39: Installing The Scanner Software

    Note: USB cables enable you to connect the scanner whether your computer is on or off. If you connect the scanner while your computer is on, the “Add New Hardware Wizard” dialog box (Windows) or a message telling you that the scanner driver needs to be installed (Macintosh) will appear.

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    2-20 Setting Up the Scanner...

  • Page 41: Table Of Contents

    For Macintosh computers and USB model users..3-4 Installing the Scanner Software for Windows....3-5 For Windows 98 users .

  • Page 42: System Requirements, For Pcs

    System Requirements Before installing the scanner software, make sure that your system meets the following requirements. For PCs For Windows and SCSI model users Scanner: System: Interface: Display: Installing the Software EPSON Perfection 1200S ® Microsoft Windows ® Windows NT ®...

  • Page 43: For Macintosh Computers And Scsi Model Users

    For Windows and USB model users Scanner: System: Interface: Display: For Macintosh computers and SCSI model users Scanner: System: Interface: EPSON Perfection 1200U/Perfection 1200PHOTO Microsoft ® Windows ® 98 preinstalled The computer’s USB port (TYPE A receptacle) VGA or higher resolution monitor 640 480...

  • Page 44: For Macintosh Computers And Usb Model Users

    See the product documentation for details. EPSON Perfection 1200U/Perfection 1200PHOTO Apple Power Macintosh G3 running AppleSystem 8.5 or later iMac running AppleSystem 8.5 or later, or AppleSystem 8.1 with iMac Update 1.0...

  • Page 45: Installing The Scanner Software For Windows, For Windows 98 Users

    Windows 95 to 98, first uninstall EPSON TWAIN while running Windows 95. Then reinstall EPSON TWAIN as described in step 1 below on Windows 98. When uninstalling EPSON TWAIN see page 3-21 .

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    3. When the dialog box below appears, insert the scanner software CD in the CD-ROM drive, then click Next . 4. Select the Search for the best driver for your device option, then click Next. Installing the Software...

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    5. Make sure the Specify a location check box is selected, then browse and select or type in the CD-ROM drive letter, Epson folder, the folder of your preferred language, and Win98 folder as the location, as shown below, and click Next.

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    Follow the instructions on the screen. For details, see page 3-25. Note: If the EPSON Screen Calibration utility doesn’t start automatically , see page 3-25 to calibrate your screen after installing the scanner software. 8. When the following dialog box is displayed, click Finish.

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    Descriptions of the software can be found in the software documentation, or on the CD-ROMs that come with your scanner. Make sure PageManager for EPSON is selected to be installed. 6. Click OK. Then follow the instructions on the screen.

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    You will find the Scanners and Cameras icon shown below in the Control Panel after EPSON TWAIN is installed. USB users 1. Make sure that the scanner is turned on. 2. Turn on the computer, and start Windows. Note: You do not necessarily have to follow steps 1 and 2 above in that order.

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    3. When the dialog box below appears, insert the scanner software CD in the CD-ROM drive, then click Next . 4. Select the Search for the best driver for your device option, then click Next. 3-11 Installing the Software...

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    5. Make sure the Specify a location check box is selected, then browse and select or type in the CD-ROM drive letter, Epson folder, the folder of your preferred language, and Win98 folder as the location, as shown below, and click Next.

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    Follow the instructions on the screen. For details, see page 3-25. Note: If the EPSON Screen Calibration utility doesn’t start automatically after installing the scanner software, see page 3-25 to calibrate your screen. 8. When the following dialog box is displayed, click Finish.

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    This completes the EPSON TWAIN installation, next you will install utility and application software from the CD-ROM. 1. Double-click the My Computer icon. 2. Double-click the CD-ROM drive icon. A dialog box asking for your preferred language appears on your screen. If no dialog box appears, click the Cdsetup.exe icon.

  • Page 55: For Windows 95 And Windows Nt 4.0 Users

    You will find the Scanners and Cameras icon shown below in the Control Panel after EPSON TWAIN is installed. For Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 users 1. Make sure that the scanner is turned on. 2. Turn on the computer, and start Windows.

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    CD in the CD-ROM drive. Select Driver from disk provided by hardware manufacturer , then click OK, and Browse. Select the CD-ROM drive, Epson folder, the folder of your preferred language, and Win95 folder, then click OK. Go to step 3.

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    If the dialog box below appears, insert the scanner software CD in the CD-ROM drive, then click Next . When you are asked for the drive and folder, select the CD- ROM drive, Epson folder, your language preference, and Win95 folder. An example is shown below. 3-17...

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    When the following dialog box or similar appears, click Finish . 3. Double-click the My Computer icon. 4. Double-click the CD-ROM drive icon. A dialog box asking your preferred language appears on your monitor. If no dialog box appears, click the Cdsetup.exe icon. 5.

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    Monitor and PageManager for EPSON. 9. After EPSON TWAIN is installed, the EPSON TWAIN 4 dialog box appears. 10. Make sure that SCSI is selected and your EPSON scanner appears in the Scanner Selection list. If not, see Chapter 7, “Maintenance and Troubleshooting.”...

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    Scanner Information in the dialog box . If the “Device Ready” message does not appear, see Chapter 7, “Maintenance and Troubleshooting.” 12. Click OK to close the EPSON TWAIN 4 dialog box. The EPSON Screen Calibration utility automatically starts. Go to page 3-25.

  • Page 61: Upgrading From Windows 95 To Windows 98, Upgrading From Windows 95 To Windows

    Windows 98, you need to uninstall EPSON TWAIN. Follow the steps below. 1. Click the EPSON Scanner Monitor icon in the task bar and select Close to close EPSON Scanner Monitor. 2. Click the Start button, highlight Settings, and then select Control Panel.

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    3. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon. Select EPSON TWAIN 4 and click the Add/Remove button. Then follow the instructions on the screen. After you uninstall EPSON TWAIN, upgrade to Windows 98, then install EPSON scanner software as described on page 3-5. 3-22 Installing the Software...

  • Page 63: Installing The Scanner Software For Macintosh

    Installing the Scanner Software for Macintosh After connecting the scanner to your Macintosh computer, install the EPSON scanner software; EPSON TWAIN, EPSON Scanner Monitor, PageManager for EPSON and other application software from the CD-ROM. Follow the steps below. 1. Make sure your scanner is on. Then turn on the computer.

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    5. The installer software shows a dialog box. Click Install in the dialog box that appears, and follow the instructions on the screen. When you have finished the entire installation, the EPSON Screen Calibration utility automatically starts. Go to page 3-25 for instructions, then continue from step 6 below to install other software.

  • Page 65: Calibrating Your Screen

    Note for Windows 98 and Macintosh users: The introductory Screen Calibration dialog box will not appear. Follow the instructions from step 2 below to calibrate your screen. During the EPSON scanner software installation on Windows, the following dialog box appears. 1. Click Next .

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    2. In the following or similar dialog box, move the slider to the right or left until the two shades of the gray horizontal stripes match. Note: View the screen from a distance. The gray stripes will not perfectly blend together; however, try to make the two tones match as closely as possible.

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    Removing the Cover for Thick or Large Documents ... 4-6 Starting EPSON TWAIN ........4-8 Scanning an Image .

  • Page 68: Scanning Procedure, Placing A Document On The Scanner

    2. Place the document you want to scan on the document table. (This is described in detail in the next section.) 3. Run the scanner software and scan. (See page 4-8 for details on scanning.) Placing a Document on the Scanner Before scanning a document, remember to respect the rights of copyright owners.

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    2. Turn on the computer and make sure that the scanner's operate light is on, but has stopped flashing. 3. Open the document cover. Using Your Scanner...

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    Make sure that the document is carefully aligned. corner of the document Note: An area approximately 3mm in from both horizontal and vertical edges of the document table glass will not be scanned. 3mm (approx.) 3mm (approx.) Using Your Scanner...

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    Do not leave photographs on the document table for an extended period of time as they may stick to the glass. Do not place heavy objects on top of the scanner. 6. Start your scanner software, and follow scanning instructions described later in this chapter or your scanner software reference guide.

  • Page 72: Removing The Cover For Thick Or Large Documents

    Removing the Cover for Thick or Large Documents For thick materials or documents that are larger than the document table, remove the document cover. Using Your Scanner First, open the document cover. Then, pull the cover straight up.

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    When scanning with the cover removed, do not leave any area of the document table exposed to prevent interference from external light. When you are finished scanning, replace the document cover in the reverse order that you removed it. Using Your Scanner...

  • Page 74: Starting Epson Twain

    (see Chapter 5 “Using the Start Button”). Then simply press the ] Start button. Note: Even if your application supports TWAIN, some features of EPSON TWAIN may not be available depending on the application software. Starting EPSON TWAIN through your application software...

  • Page 75: Scanning An Image

    Note: You usually need to perform this step only the first time you use the scanner with your application. 3. Choose Acquire from the File menu to open EPSON TWAIN. To scan, see the next section. Scanning an Image When you start EPSON TWAIN through a TWAIN-compliant...

  • Page 76: Scanning From The Easy Menu

    The following sections give an overview of EPSON TWAIN. Note: Some settings may appear dimmed and cannot be selected because of your choice of settings. Scanning From the Easy Menu The Easy menu displays the minimum required settings only, allowing you to scan easily and quickly. Just select the relevant Document Source, Image Type, and Destination settings, then click Scan .

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    Perfection 1200PHOTO). Note: Uninstalled options are not displayed. Flatbed: Select this setting to use the document table of the scanner. Auto Document Feeder: Select this setting to use the optional Automatic Document Feeder. TPU for Neg. Film, TPU for Pos. Film: Select one of these settings when using the Film Adapter.

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    Black & White Photo: 8-bit Gray and best quality Line Art: Black and white, and draft quality 4-12 Using Your Scanner Image Type list (predefined settings)

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    Destination list. The Destination list provides the following predefined settings. Screen/Web: Suitable to display on screen Fax: Suitable for facsimile transmission OCR: For optical character recognition scanning Destination list (predefined settings) Using Your Scanner 4-13...

  • Page 80: Scanning From The Advanced Menu

    EPSON Stylus Printer (Fine or Photo): If you are using an EPSON Stylus printer and are printing scanned images with the Economy, Normal, or Fine Print Quality settings in your printer software, selecting EPSON Stylus Printer (Fine) is recommended. If you are printing with the SuperFine or Photo Print Quality settings, select EPSON Stylus Printer (Photo).

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    The Advanced menu allows you to make detailed settings viewing the effects on the images in the Preview window. You can set parameters for a setting or select special functions provided with EPSON TWAIN to attain the highest quality scanned images. Note:...

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    You can click and drag the marquee anywhere in the Preview window. When the mouse pointer is placed on the edge of the marquee, it changes to an arrow allowing you to resize the marquee. To remove or delete a marquee, double-click on the preview window. 4-16 Using Your Scanner...

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    Gray Balance Intensity, and Saturation in the Color Adjustment dialog box Auto Exposure Note: Although the image in the Preview window changes as you make settings, the settings do not affect the actual image until you scan, or rescan, the image. Preview window 4-17 Using Your Scanner...

  • Page 84: Saving The Scanned Image

    To save a scanned image in your application, choose Save or Save As from the File menu. For details, see your application documentation. To save a scanned image in PageManager for EPSON, follow the steps below. Note: Parenthesized words in the following steps apply to Macintosh users.

  • Page 85: Scanning By Pressing The Start Button

    PageManager for EPSON. The Start button compatible application will automatically open EPSON TWAIN, scan the image and process it in the way the application is designed. Note: You need to setup the Start button compatible software before using this feature.

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    4-20 Using Your Scanner...

  • Page 87: Table Of Contents

    The Start Button Feature........5-2 PageManager for EPSON ........5-2 Target applications in the Scan Buttons bar .

  • Page 88: The Start Button Feature, Pagemanager For Epson, Target Applications In The Scan Buttons Bar

    Windows 98 system, so you can begin to use the Start Button feature. Note for Windows 98 users: The Start Button feature is supported by Windows 98, the EPSON Scanner Monitor software will not be installed onto Windows 98. See page 5-12 for instructions on setting up the Start Button feature.

  • Page 89: Assigning An Application To The Start Button

    PageManager for EPSON also allows you to assign any one of the applications or devices on the Scan Buttons bar to the ] Start button. This means that an image can be scanned and sent straight to your selected application with one simple push of the ] Start button.

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    3. Select an application from the Select target application box and click OK. The selected application is now assigned to the scanner’s ] Start button. Execute Scan Button automatically check box When this check box is selected, the assigned application will automatically open and the scanned image is sent to the application when you press the ] Start button.

  • Page 91: Adding Applications To The Scan Buttons Bar

    Adding Applications to the Scan Buttons Bar You can add applications appearing in the Application bar at the bottom of the PageManager window to the Scan Buttons bar. Follow the steps below. 1. Select Scan Buttons Setting from the File menu. You will see the following dialog box.

  • Page 92: Registering New Applications

    Remove. Then click OK. Suppress TWAIN User Interface check box When this check box is selected, the EPSON TWAIN dialog box does not appear when you scan, and the scanner works according to the settings in PageManager. When this check box is clear, the EPSON TWAIN dialog box appears when you scan, and the scanner works according to the settings in EPSON TWAIN.

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    The Register Application Wizard dialog box appears. 2. Specify the application’s name, location and icon and click Next>. 3. Specify the format of the image and click Finish. Using the Start Button...

  • Page 94: Setting Up Epson Scanner Monitor

    Start Button feature and EPSON Scanner Monitor, such as PageManager for EPSON. Once EPSON TWAIN is installed on an operating system other than Windows 98, EPSON Scanner Monitor is active and identifies PageManager for EPSON as the application that allows you to use the Start Button feature.

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    After you turn off Scanner Monitor, it will turn back on automatically the next time you start Windows. To activate Scanner Monitor again, select Programs from the Start menu and click EPSON Scanner; then select EPSON Scanner Monitor. The Scanner Monitor icon appears in your taskbar.

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    For Macintosh users Select Epson Scanner Monitor Setup from the Apple menu. Turning off Scanner Monitor If you want to turn off Scanner Monitor, clear the Enable Monitoring check box. However, this will disable the scanner’s Start Button feature. To activate Scanner Monitor again, select the Enable Monitoring check box.

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    Assigning an application to Scanner Monitor Click Browse. Select a folder and an application that supports the Start Button feature and EPSON Scanner Monitor, such as PageManager for EPSON. 5-11 Using the Start Button...

  • Page 98: Setting Up The Start Button Feature For Windows 98

    Assigning an application to the Start button After you install applications that support “Scanner events”, such as PageManager for EPSON, you need to select one of those applications for the scanner event. If you want to use your scanner’s ] Start button with PageManager for EPSON as the supporting application, follow the steps on the next page.

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    Scanners and Cameras Properties dialog box. Click Properties, and then click the Events tab. 2. You can see the Start Button is listed as the scanner event. Make sure the check box of the application you want to assign to the ] Start button is selected and all other application check boxes are clear in the Send to this application list.

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    Disabling the Start button If you need to disable the Start Button feature, select the Disable device event check box in the EPSON Perfection 1200 Properties dialog box. When this check box is clear, Windows 98 will detect if the ] Start button is pressed and launch the application you selected in the Send to this application list.

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    Chapter 6 Options Using the Film Adapter ........6-2 Unpacking the Film Adapter .

  • Page 102: Using The Film Adapter, Unpacking The Film Adapter

    When you first open the package, make sure that all the following items are included. If any items are missing or damaged, contact your EPSON dealer immediately. Do not throw away the package after unpacking the Film Adapter as it can be used again for storage when you are not scanning transparencies.

  • Page 103: Installing The Film Adapter

    (See page 4-6) 3. Place the Film Adapter on the document table so that the hinges face the rear of the scanner and it fits on the table. 4. Connect the Film Adapter connector to the scanner’s option connector.

  • Page 104: Scanning Transparent Materials, Film Holders

    5. Turn on the scanner. 6. Turn on the Film Adapter. Scanning transparent materials By attaching the Film Adapter, you can scan transparent materials, such as, positive and negative film, by passing light through the material. The following sections explain how to scan transparent materials.

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    35 mm negative film (to be scanned from EPSON Instant Photo Print) Insert a strip of film in the 35 mm film holder for use with EPSON Instant Photo Print, base side facing down. Slide the strip until all of the frame you wish to scan is positioned inside the film holder opening.

  • Page 106: Loading Slides And Film

    You can scan slides and film strip in the 4 mm) scanning area of the Film Adapter. Note: Wipe the inside of the Film Adapter cover, the scanner’s document table, and the narrow window near the hinges before scanning transparencies.

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    You need to select TPU for Neg. Film or TPU for Pos. Film in the Document Source settings in EPSON TWAIN depending on the type of film (negative or positive) you are scanning. The scanner software automatically controls the operation of the Film Adapter.

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    Place the film holder on the document table in alignment with the upper left-hand corner of the Film Adapter. If you are scanning 35 mm strip film using EPSON Instant Photo Print, use the 35 mm film holder for use with EPSON Instant Photo Print to set the film.

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    Note: Place the film holder on the document table in alignment with the upper right-hand corner of the Film Adapter. When scanning 120/220 (6cm 9cm) or similar film, use the film holder as shown below. If the film size is 4" 5" or similar, use the film holder as shown below.

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    If you are scanning slides or transparencies using EPSON Instant Photo Print, place them one at a time directly on the document table in alignment with the upper right- hand corner of the Film Adapter.

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    When previewing images on EPSON TWAIN of negatives scanned using a film holder, the color may appear odd as the frame of the film holder is perceived as white, causing your scans to appear darker.

  • Page 112: Scanning Normal (reflective) Documents

    Film Adapter in your scans. If so, change to using the document cover instead of the Film Adapter. When you use EPSON Instant Photo Print to scan and print reflective documents, such as photos, first remove the Film Adapter and replace the document cover.

  • Page 113: Using The Automatic Document Feeder, Unpacking The Automatic Document Feeder

    Unpacking the Automatic Document Feeder When you unpack your Automatic Document Feeder, make sure you have all the parts shown below. If any items are missing or damaged, contact your EPSON dealer immediately. Automatic Document Feeder spare paper path guide...

  • Page 114: Installing The Automatic Document Feeder

    Installing the Automatic Document Feeder Follow the steps below to install the Automatic Document Feeder on your EPSON scanner. 1. Make sure your scanner is turned off, and unplug the scanner’s power cord. 2. Remove your scanner’s document cover by opening it and pulling it straight up.

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    5. Attach the Automatic Document Feeder’s connector to the scanner’s option connector. 6. Attach the paper support to the Automatic Document Feeder. Note: After you install the Automatic Document Feeder, be sure to select Automatic Document Feeder in the Document Source settings in EPSON TWAIN. 6-15 Options...

  • Page 116: Loading Paper Into Your Automatic Document Feeder

    Loading paper into your Automatic Document Feeder Your Automatic Document Feeder can automatically load up to 20 sheets of the following paper sizes (based on a paper weight of 17 lbs and a stack thickness of 4.0 mm or less): Checks Letter Legal...

  • Page 117: Loading Documents Manually

    2. Insert the paper stack into the Automatic Document Feeder until it meets resistance. Make sure that the side you want to scan is facing up. Then move the right edge guide so it is flush with the right edge of your paper. Documents are output into the lower tray after scanning is finished.

  • Page 118: Scanning From The Automatic Document Feeder

    Scanning the full document area You do not need to use the preview feature when scanning a full document or image. The scanner automatically find and scans the whole image. Follow the steps below to scan an image or document.

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    Source of PageManager’s File menu depending on your scanner configuration. 4. Select Acquire from File. 5. In the dialog box of EPSON TWAIN, make sure that Auto Document Feeder is selected from the Document Source list. Also choose appropriate settings for the scanning.

  • Page 120: Fixing Paper Jams In The Automatic Document Feeder

    5. Set document(s) to be scanned in the Automatic Document Feeder, including the ejected document. 6. Choose your settings in EPSON TWAIN and click the Scan button. Refer to HTML Scanner Software Reference Guide for details on choosing EPSON TWAIN settings.

  • Page 121

    3. Then slowly pull the jammed paper out of the feeder mechanism. (Be careful not to pull too hard; the paper may tear, making it more difficult to remove.) 4. If paper is still jammed inside the mechanism, open the cover to remove it.

  • Page 122: Document Specifications

    Document specifications Size: Thickness: Weight: Paper quality: Document type: Document conditions Check the following before feeding a document: Ink on the document is dry. The document has no holes, is not ripped or wrinkled, and has no articles attached to it. The document has no staples or other objects attached that might damage the feeder mechanism.

  • Page 123

    Other precautions Do not feed photographic sheets or valuable original artwork into the Automatic Document Feeder as misfeeding a document may result in accidental wrinkling or damage. When you are scanning high-quality color or halftone documents, it is recommended you open the Automatic Document Feeder and scan documents individually.

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    6-24 Options...

  • Page 125

    Cleaning or replacing the paper path guide....7-3 Transporting the Scanner ........7-7 Problems and Solutions .

  • Page 126: Maintenance, Cleaning The Scanner

    Maintenance Cleaning the scanner To keep your scanner operating at its best, you should clean it periodically, as described below. 1. Unplug the power cord. 2. Clean the outer case with mild detergent and water. 3. If the glass of the document table gets dirty, clean it with a soft dry cloth.

  • Page 127: Replacing The Fluorescent Lamp, Cleaning Or Replacing The Paper Path Guide

    For details, contact your dealer. Caution: Never open the case of the scanner. If you think repairs or adjustments are necessary, consult your dealer. Cleaning or replacing the paper path guide If you notice the quality of your scans have declined, or you simply want to keep the quality of your scans at their best, clean the Automatic Document Feeder paper path guide.

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    Removing the paper path guide 1. Turn off the scanner. 2. Disconnect the cable for the Automatic Document Feeder, and take the Automatic Document Feeder off the scanner. 3. Take off the paper support. Maintenance and Troubleshooting...

  • Page 129

    4. Put the Automatic Document Feeder on the table upside down. 5. Unclip the two white hooks to release the paper path guide. Pull the hooks out of the through holes. 6. Remove the paper path guide. Maintenance and Troubleshooting...

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    Cleaning the paper path guide Gently wipe off dust from the transparent plastic sheet of the paper path guide with a soft dry cloth. Caution: Be careful not to scratch or damage the paper path guide. Be careful not to touch the rollers or metal parts of the Automatic Document Feeder, as damage may occur.

  • Page 131: Transporting The Scanner

    1. Turn on the scanner and wait until the carriage moves to the home position (position nearest the cover hinges). When the operate light turns green, turn off the scanner.

  • Page 132: Problems And Solutions

    The online Color Guide also provides versatile tips and other information helpful for problem-solving. Note: If some settings appear dimmed in EPSON TWAIN, they cannot be selected because of the capability of your scanner or your choice of other settings.

  • Page 133: Error Indicator

    Error indicator If an error occurs, the scanner stops operating and the operate light shows the type of error. Pattern of Problem and solution light Cause 1: (Rapidly flashing red) What to do 1: Cause 2: What to do 2:...

  • Page 134: Operating Problems

    Operating problems Problems you may have while using the scanner often involve the operation of your software and computer. Operation problems usually occur because of: Incorrect setup of the interface (see Chapter 2). Inappropriate selection of the scanner functions (see your software documentation).

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    SCSI board. See your computer’s documentation for details. Try connecting the scanner directly to the computer’s USB port, or use an EPSON USB cable . Maintenance and Troubleshooting 7-11...

  • Page 136

    Disk appears instead, insert the Scanner Software CD in the CD-ROM drive. Make sure to specify the correct drive letter, the EPSON folder, the folder of your preferred language, and the Win98 folder as the location. Make sure your computer meets the...

  • Page 137: Quality Problems

    Make sure the document is flat against the document table. Make sure you do not accidentally move the document during scanning. Make sure the scanner is on a flat, stable surface. What to do Make sure the document is uniformly flat against the document table.

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    Colors are patchy or distorted at the edges of the image. Cause The document is too thick or warped, or there is too much outside light. The document is not placed correctly. The image is faint or out of focus. Cause The document is not placed correctly.

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    Align vertical and horizontal lines with the scales at the top and side of the document table. What to do Try different image setting combinations on your scanner software. Your software may not have sufficient color matching and color management features, or these components may not be installed correctly.

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    A line of dots is always missing from the scanned image. Cause The print head has malfunctioned. The scanner sensor has malfunctioned. A line of dots always appears in the scanned image. Paper path guide or document table is dusty or scratched.

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    Normal scanning. Move or angle the document slightly. Clear the check from the Unsharp Mask check box in EPSON TWAIN. Change the image size smaller slightly. What to do Calibrate the screen. See Chapter 3.

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    Normal scanning. 7-18 Maintenance and Troubleshooting What to do Check the image settings of your scanner software, especially data format (bits, pixel, color), gamma correction, and color correction. Try different combinations of these settings. Check the color matching and color...

  • Page 143

    Check that your software in properly installed and set up for your printer. See Chapters 3 and 4. What to do Make sure the EPSON TWAIN Document Source setting is TPU for Neg. Film. Maintenance and Troubleshooting 7-19...

  • Page 144: Software Setup Problems

    System configuration does not meet the requirements. The scanner does not appear in the Port list of the EPSON TWAIN 4 dialog box in the Control Panel when you connect the SCSI model to your PC running Windows other than Windows 98.

  • Page 145

    Connection sequence is incorrect. The Scanner Status does not indicate “Device Ready” after you click Test in the EPSON TWAIN 4 dialog box or the Scanner’s Properties dialog box (Windows 98) in the Control Panel. Cause Interface cable is unsuitable.

  • Page 146: Software Operation Problems

    Make sure the interface board is installed correctly. Make sure that EPSON TWAIN 4 or 4U is selected properly in your application software. See “Starting EPSON TWAIN through your application software” on page 4-8.

  • Page 147

    Device Manager menu. Then reinstall EPSON TWAIN following the instructions in the Chapter 3. Note: If the EPSON Scanners Driver Disk is requested when reinstalling the scanner software, insert the Scanner Software CD in the CD-ROM drive and make sure to...

  • Page 148: Scanning Problems

    What to do Make sure you have placed a document on the document table of the scanner. When OCR is selected as the Image Type, change Text Enhancement Technology to None from the B/W Option in the Image Type dialog box.

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    Scanned image is too large. Cause Destination setting is unsuitable. Poor character recognition during OCR scanning. Cause Image Type setting is unsuitable. Threshold setting is unsuitable. Background noise on the document. When OCR is selected as the Image Type, change OCR to Line Art, then change the Threshold setting in the Image Control dialog box.

  • Page 150: Paper Jams

    Scanner Monitor’s Launch Application path is set correctly. Click the Events tab in your scanner’s Properties dialog box and make sure the Disable device events check box is clear. And make sure the Start...

  • Page 151: Changing The Scsi Id Number Or Scsi Board

    Changing the SCSI ID number or SCSI board If you are using your scanner with Windows 98 and you want to change the scanner’s SCSI ID number or replace the SCSI board with a new one, follow the steps below.

  • Page 152: Sizing Up Your System, Ram And Hard Disk Size

    7. Follow the instructions on the screen. Note: If the EPSON Scanners Driver Disk is requested, insert the Scanner Software CD in the CD-ROM drive and make sure to specify the correct drive letter, the EPSON folder, the folder of your preferred language, and the Win98 folder as the location.

  • Page 153: Accelerator Boards, Video Cards, Monitors, File Compression Software

    Accelerator boards In addition to memory, processing speed is important because large files take longer to process than small ones. Therefore, you may want to add an accelerator board to your computer. Video cards A video card that is sufficient for text may not be good enough for displaying graphic images, especially in color.

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    7-30 Maintenance and Troubleshooting...

  • Page 155

    Appendix A Technical Specifications Scanning ..........A-2 Electrical .

  • Page 156: Scanning

    RGB color filters on CCD One-pass scanning Three-pass scanning (R, G, B) (This sequence is not supported by EPSON TWAIN) One-pass scanning (R, G, B) One-pass scanning (R, G, B) 50% to 200% in 1% increments 12 bits per pixel per color internal 8 bits per pixel per color external 11.7...

  • Page 157

    Gamma correction: Color correction: Interface: Light source: Reliability: Dimensions: Weight: 7 levels (In EPSON TWAIN, Gamma correction controls Brightness) Fixed threshold Text Enhancement Technology (enable/disable selectable) AAS (Auto Area Segmentation) Enable/disable selectable 3 halftoning modes (A, B, and C) and...

  • Page 158: Electrical, Environmental

    Electrical Input voltage range Rated frequency Rated current Power consumption Note: Check the label on the back of the scanner for voltage information. Environmental Temperature: Operation Storage Humidity: Operation Storage Operating conditions: Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.

  • Page 159: Safety Approvals, Ce Marking

    Safety Approvals 120V model: Safety standards 230V model: Safety standards CE marking 230 V model: Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC EMC Directive 89/336/EEC UL 1950 with D3 CSA C22.2 No. 950 FCC part 15 Subpart B Class B CSA C108.8 Class B EN 60950 EN 55022 (CISPR Pub 22) Class B AS/NZS 3548 Class B...

  • Page 160: Scsi Interface

    SCSI Interface Interface type: Functions: Logic level: Electrical standard:ANSI X3T9.2/375R Revision 10L (SCSI 2) ID Setting: Terminator: Connector type: Two half pitch 50-pin connectors Connector pin arrangement: Technical Specifications ANSI X3T9.2/375R Revision 10L (SCSI 2) BUS FREE phase ARBITRATION phase SELECTION/RESELECTION phase COMMAND phase (Logical Unit Number is fixed to 0 and...

  • Page 161: Usb Interface

    Universal Serial Bus Specification Revision 1.0 Configuration: Element Description Device Full Speed mode (12Mbit/s) Class : Vendor-specific Vendor ID : 0x04B8 (Seiko Epson Corp.) Product ID : 0x0104 Configuration Characteristics : Self-powered Maximum power consumption from VBUS : 2mA (5V) Interface No alternate setting...

  • Page 162: Initialization Methods

    Initialization Methods The scanner can be initialized (returned to a fixed set of conditions) in the following ways: SCSI model Hardware initialization Software initialization USB model Hardware initialization Software initialization Technical Specifications * The scanner is turned on. * The scanner receives a SCSI Reset signal from the SCSI interface.

  • Page 163: Film Adapter

    Film Adapter Electrical Specifications: Supplied Voltage: DC 21.6 to 26.4 V Rated current: Environmental Conditions: Temperature Operation: Storage: Humidity Operation: Storage: Reliability: Light Source: Document: Transparencies up to 4 x 5 inches film Manuscript: Readable area: Dimensions: Weight: 0.5A 5° C to 35° C (41° F to 95° F) –25°...

  • Page 164: Automatic Document Feeder

    Automatic Document Feeder General specifications: Paper supply: Paper out: Paper setting quantity: 20pcs (55g paper, maximum total Electrical specifications: Input voltage: Input Current: Environmental conditions: Temperature Operation: Storage: Humidity Operation: Storage: Reliability: Dimensions: Weight: A-10 Technical Specifications Face up load Face down eject thickness under 4 mm) DC 22.8 to 25.2 V...

  • Page 165: Contacting Customer Support

    Appendix B Contacting Customer Support For United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland Users..B-3 For Australian Users ........B-5 For Singapore Users .

  • Page 166

    If your scanner is not operating properly and you cannot solve your problem using the troubleshooting information in this guide or online help, contact customer support services for assistance. We will be able to help you more quickly if you are able to give the exact information indicated below.

  • Page 167: For United Kingdom And The Republic Of Ireland Users

    For United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland Users If you purchased your product in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, EPSON (UK) LTD provides a range of customer services and technical support. Support Via the World Wide Web...

  • Page 168

    UK or 1 800 409132 from the Republic of Ireland, by faxing 01442 227271 in the UK or 0044 1442 227271 from the Republic of Ireland, and via Email at info@epson.co.uk. They can provide the following information: Pre sales information and literature on new EPSON products (also available via our world wide web site at http:// www.epson.co.uk)

  • Page 169: For Australian Users

    For Australian Users EPSON Australia wishes to provide you with a high level of Customer Service. As well as this User’s Guide, we provide the following sources for obtaining information: EPSON FAXBACK EPSON FAXBACK will fax you the latest specifications and pricing for most EPSON products offered in Australia.

  • Page 170: For Singapore Users

    EPSON Helpdesk EPSON Helpdesk is provided as a final backup to make sure our clients have access to advice. Operators on the Helpdesk can aid you in diagnosing hardware and software problems. They can also advise you on the latest EPSON products and where the nearest dealer or service agent is located.

  • Page 171: For Hong Kong Users

    To obtain technical support as well as other after-sales services, users are welcome to contact EPSON Hong Kong Limited. Internet home page EPSON Hong Kong has established a local home page in both Chinese and English on the Internet to provide users with the following information:...

  • Page 172: For Philippines Users

    For Philippines Users To obtain technical support as well as other after sales services, users are welcome to contact the EPSON Philippines Representative Office at the telephone and fax numbers below: Phone: Fax: BBS: Contacting Customer Support (632) 813-6552 (632) 813-6545...

  • Page 173

    A unit of information consisting of eight bits. A byte can represent a control code or character. carriage A component of the scanner that contains the optical sensor and light source for scanning. color correction A method of adjusting the color image data for a particular type of device so that the reproduction results are as close as possible to the original colors.

  • Page 174

    Abbreviation for EPSON Standard Code for Image scanners. A system of commands that allows you to control image scanners from your software. ESC/P Abbreviation for EPSON Standard Code for Printers. A system of commands that allows you to control printers from your software. exposure A scanner function that lightens or darkens the scanned image data.

  • Page 175

    imagesetter A device that uses computer files to produce high-resolution text and graphics output on film or paper. These are usually found in service bureaus and printing companies. impact dot printer A printer that transfers ink onto the paper by striking an ink ribbon with a number of small pins.

  • Page 176

    An operation performed by the sensor and the carriage. The image is divided into pixels by scanning. scanning area The physical size of the image that can be scanned by the scanner. SCSI Small Computer System Interface. This is one method used to connect your computer to peripherals such as scanners, hard disk drives, CD-ROM drives, and so on.

  • Page 177

    A Universal Serial Bus. A hardware interface for connecting low-speed peripherals such as a keyboard, mouse, scanner, or printer to the computer. USB hub A device that normally provides four TYPE A sockets to increase the number of USB ports on a PC.

  • Page 178

    Glossary...

  • Page 179

    Chain, daisy, 2-9, 2-13, 2-15 Checks, 6-16 Choosing a place, 2-2 Close Automatic Document Feeder, 6-14 document cover, 4-5 Film Adapter, 6-10 Scanner Monitor, 3-21, 5-9 Coarse image, 7-29 Color Adjustment, 4-17 Guide, 7-8 millions of, 7-29 Photo, 4-12 Photo De-screening, 4-12...

  • Page 180

    Dropout, 4-17 Easy menu, 4-10 Edge guide, Automatic Document Feeder, 6-16, 6-17 Electrical specifications, A-4 Environmental specifications, A-4 EPSON Instant Photo Print, 1-3, 6-5, 6-8, 6- PageManager, 3-9, 3-14 IN-2 printers, 4-14 Scanner Monitor, 3-21, 4-19, 5-2, 5- 8 to 5-11...

  • Page 181

    A-8 Installation Automatic Document Feeder, 6- 14 to 6-15 Film Adapter, 6-3 to 6-4 scanner software, 3-5 to 3-25 SCSI driver, 2-8 SCSI interface board, 2-4 Installation software, 3-5 to 3-25 before, 3-2 Instant Photo Print, 1-3, 6-5, 6-10...

  • Page 182

    1-6, 2-5, 2-7 Optical Character Recognition (OCR), 1-2, 1-7, 4-13, 6-13 Option, Chapter 6 connector, 6-3, 6-15 PageManager for EPSON, 3-9, 3-14, 4- 18, 4-19, 5-2 to 5-7 Paper jam, 6-20 to 6-21 Paper sizes, Automatic Document Feeder, 6-16...

  • Page 183

    Slides, 6-10 Software requirements, 3-2 to 3-4 scanner, 3-5 to 3-25 Source, Select, 4-8 Specifications document (Automatic Document Feeder), 6-22 electrical, A-4 environmental, A-4 Film Adapter, A-9 safety approvals, A-5 scanning, A-2 to A-8 SCSI interface, A-6 USB interface, A-7...

  • Page 184

    EPSON OVERSEAS MARKETING LOCATIONS EPSON AMERICA, INC. 20770 Madrona Ave. P.O. Box 2842 Torrance, CA 90509-2842 Phone: (800) 922-8911 Fax: (310) 782-5220 EPSON DEUTSCHLAND GmbH Zülpicher Straße 6, 40549 Düsseldorf Germany Phone: (0211) 56030 Fax: (0211) 5047787 EPSON AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD.

  • Page 185

    Color Image Scanner User's Guide Printed in Japan 99.06-.1...

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