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  • Page 1

    Color Graphics Scanner User’s Guide...

  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this EPSON scanner. EPSON is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other scanners.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Viewing Your Other Electronic Manuals Registering Chapter 2 SETTING UP YOUR SCANNER Unpacking Your Scanner Choosing a Good Place for Your Scanner Identifying Scanner Parts Unlocking the Scanner Testing Your Scanner’s Operation Connecting the Scanner to Your Computer Connecting to a USB Interface...

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    Starting the Macintosh Software Installation Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Installing Adobe Photoshop LE Installing LaserSoft SilverFast Installing MonacoEZcolor Selecting the Expression 1680 as Your Default Scanner Chapter 3 HOW TO SCAN Scanning Tips Selecting Resolution Scaling (Resizing) Images...

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    Windows NT 4.0 Changing the Scan Server Start Up Mode Setting Up Client Computers Installing EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on Windows Installing EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on a Macintosh Using a Network Scanner Starting EPSON Scan Server Starting EPSON TWAIN Pro Network...

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    Lights and Buttons Problems and Solutions Setup Problems Scanner Problems Software Problems Scanning Problems Uninstalling the Expression 1680 Software Uninstalling EPSON TWAIN Pro Uninstalling EPSON TWAIN Pro Network Uninstalling EPSON Scan Server Where To Get Help EPSON Technical Support Software Technical Support...

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    Appendix A SPECIFICATIONS Appendix B INSTALLING THE TCP/IP PROTOCOL Installing the TCP/IP Protocol on Windows Me and Windows 2000 Installing the TCP/IP Protocol on Windows 95 and Windows 98 Assigning an IP Address for Windows 95 and Windows 98 (First Release) 138 Installing the TCP/IP Protocol on Windows NT 4.0 Assigning an IP Address on Windows NT 4.0...

  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Welcome

    LAN (Local Area Network) users who want to share a scanner within their workgroup. Using EPSON’s ColorTrue reproduces images with amazingly accurate detail and color. Your scanner can achieve up to 1600 3200 dpi hardware resolution with EPSON’s proprietary Micro Step ™ Drive technology, and is one of the fastest scanners in its class.

  • Page 9: About Your Software

    Text Enhancement Technology (TET) for more accurate OCR scanning. EPSON Scan Server (PC only) Enables you to share the Expression 1680 with other users in a networked workgroup. EPSON TWAIN Pro Network This network version of EPSON TWAIN Pro lets client computers use the Expression 1680 when it’s attached to...

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    Adobe Photoshop. This high-end scanning program uses artificial intelligence to produce the finest images available from your scanner. By matching the prescan to the final scanned image, SilverFast ensures accurate, high quality scans. SilverFast also features global and selective color correction, unsharp masking, descreening, and scan to RGB, CMYK, or CIE Lab color spaces.

  • Page 11: Getting More Information

    Getting More Information There are several ways to learn more about your EPSON Expression 1680 scanner. In addition to the printed materials, help utilities and electronic manuals are available on your computer and CD-ROMs. Here’s where to look for help: Checklist Read the checklist for your scanner model to make sure you have everything.

  • Page 12: Warnings, Cautions, Notes, And Tips

    Your electronic EPSON Expression 1680 Reference Guide is on your EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM. You can view it from the CD-ROM or copy it to your hard drive and view it from there. You must have a web browser (Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer, versions 3.0 or later).

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    The Reference Guide window opens: Click to view the Reference Guide. Click to install the Reference Guide to your hard drive. 2. Click View Reference Guide Click a topic to expand its contents. Welcome . Your browser opens and you see this window:...

  • Page 14: Viewing Your Other Electronic Manuals

    Viewing Your Other Electronic Manuals To view your electronic manual for Presto! PageManager for EPSON, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, or any other PDF manuals, you’ll use Adobe Acrobat Reader. If Acrobat Reader is not already installed on your computer, you can install it with the other scanner software.

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    For more information, see your Acrobat Reader online guide. Locate your PDF manuals as follows: EPSON Expression 1680 User’s Guide—You can find a PDF version of this user’s guide in the CD-ROM.

  • Page 16: Registering

    Please take a minute to complete the electronic registration form. If you are installing software under Windows, the electronic registration form will display at the end of the software installation process (see “Chapter 2, Setting Up Your Scanner”). If you are installing software on a Macintosh, click Scanning Tools CD-ROM, double-click the icon.

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    Welcome...

  • Page 18: Chapter 2 Setting Up Your Scanner

    See “Installing the Macintosh Software” on page 47. If you decide to connect the scanner before you install the software, you’ll see a message that your scanner driver needs to be installed. Just close the message and proceed with the installation instructions.

  • Page 19: Unpacking Your Scanner

    Unpacking Your Scanner Remove the scanner from the box, then remove the packing material from your scanner. Save the packaging in case you need it later. Your EPSON Expression 1680 comes with these items: scanner power cord USB cable The Special Edition model of the scanner doesn’t include MonacoEZcolor, Adobe Photoshop, or LaserSoft SilverFast.

  • Page 20: Choosing A Good Place For Your Scanner

    Choosing a Good Place for Your Scanner Here are some points to consider when you set up your scanner: Place the scanner on a flat, stable surface. If the scanner is tilted, it can’t operate properly. Make sure to place the scanner where you can easily unplug the power cord, and where your cable can reach your computer.

  • Page 21: Identifying Scanner Parts

    Identifying Scanner Parts carriage (at home position) lights optional interface slot AC inlet option connector Setting Up Your Scanner Start button P Operate button transportation lock SCSI ID switch USB interface SCSI interfaces document cover document table SCSI terminator switch...

  • Page 22: Unlocking The Scanner

    UNLOCK Always lock the transportation lock before moving the scanner. Also, be sure the carriage is in the home position (shown below). See “Transporting the Scanner” on page 111 for more information. carriage home position...

  • Page 23: Testing Your Scanner's Operation

    Testing Your Scanner’s Operation To make sure your scanner is working properly, it’s a good idea to turn it on before you connect it to your computer. The scanner’s voltage cannot be changed. If the label on the back of the scanner does not display the correct voltage for your area, contact your dealer.

  • Page 24: Connecting The Scanner To Your Computer

    If you have a Power Macintosh running Windows Me (Windows Millennium), Windows 2000, or Windows 98 (factory installed), you can connect the Expression 1680 with the USB cable that came with the scanner. Windows Me, Windows 2000, or Windows 98 must be preinstalled on your computer;...

  • Page 25: Connecting To A Usb Interface

    With the USB interface, you can connect or remove your scanner without having to shut down or restart your computer. Don’t disconnect or connect the USB cable when the Expression 1680 is scanning. Windows Me, Windows 2000 or Windows 98 must be preinstalled on your computer, not upgraded.

  • Page 26: Connecting To A Scsi Interface

    CD-ROM, don’t use SCSI ID 3. Follow these steps to connect the scanner to a SCSI interface: 1. Make sure the scanner and computer are turned off. (The scanner is off when the P Operate button is out and the Do not connect the scanner to the computer while it is turned on, or the scanner could be damaged.

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    Don’t use an external terminator. 4. Locate the SCSI terminator switch at the rear of the scanner. If the scanner is your only SCSI device, or if it’s the last device in a SCSI chain, leave the terminator switch turned If you’ve connected your scanner in the...

  • Page 28: Connecting To An Ieee 1394 Firewire Interface

    Connecting to an IEEE 1394 FireWire Interface If you have the Professional FireWire model of the Expression 1680, or if you have purchased the optional IEEE 1394 FireWire scanner interface card, you can connect the scanner to your Power Macintosh or PC using an IEEE 1394 FireWire interface.

  • Page 29: Installing The Windows Software

    Special Edition model of the scanner. Installing the Windows Me Software Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. This procedure automatically installs your EPSON TWAIN Pro driver and any software you need for a USB connection.

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    Specify the location of , and then click the driver 3. Insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive. The Add New Hardware Wizard screen above illustrates a SCSI connection and may look slightly different for USB and FireWire connections.

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    Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Follow these steps to install Presto! PageManager and Adobe Acrobat, and complete the Expression 1680 electronic registration form: 1. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear, double-click the icon on your Windows desktop, then double-click the 2.

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    Don’t select either of the two network applications, EPSON TWAIN Pro Network or EPSON Scan Server. The EPSON TWAIN Pro driver, which is already installed on your computer, lets you scan to an Expression 1680 connected to your computer. If you want to install software for a network scanner, go to Chapter 4, “Network Scanning.”...

  • Page 33

    Testing the Scanner’s Operation (Windows Me) Follow these steps to test scanner operation: 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the icon to open the Scanners and Cameras Cameras Properties window. 2. Double-click the icon to display the Properties 1680 window.

  • Page 34: Selecting The Expression 1680 As Your Default Scanner

    Selecting the Expression 1680 as Your Default Scanner (Windows Me) If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, you can set up the Expression 1680 as the default scanner. 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the Scanners and icon.

  • Page 35: Installing The Windows 2000 Software

    Installing the Windows 2000 Software Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. This procedure automatically installs your EPSON TWAIN Pro driver and any software you need for a USB connection. If you’re using a SCSI or IEEE 1394 connection and are configuring your interface card for the first time, you’ll be asked...

  • Page 36

    4. Select CD-ROM drives , then click a location 5. Browse to EPSON\English\Win2000 CD-ROM drive. (The example to the right uses “E” as the CD-ROM drive letter. Your CD-ROM drive letter may be different.) Click close the Browse window, and then click 6.

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    Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Follow these steps to install Presto! PageManager and Adobe Acrobat, and complete the Expression 1680 electronic registration form: 1. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear, double-click the...

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    Don’t select either of the two network applications, EPSON TWAIN Pro Network or EPSON Scan Server. The EPSON TWAIN Pro driver, which is already installed on your computer, lets you scan to an Expression 1680 connected to your computer. If you want to install software for a network scanner, go to Chapter 4, “Network Scanning.”...

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    1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the icon to open the Scanners Cameras and Cameras Properties window. 2. Make sure EPSON Expression 1680 selected, and then click the button. 3. Click the Test Scanner or Camera button. If the scanner is operating properly, a Test Successful message displays.

  • Page 40: Windows 2000

    Selecting the Expression 1680 as Your Default Scanner (Windows 2000) If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, you can set up the Expression 1680 as the default scanner. 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the...

  • Page 41: Installing The Windows 98 Software

    Installing the Windows 98 Software Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. This procedure automatically installs your EPSON TWAIN Pro driver and any software you need for a USB connection. If you’re using a SCSI connection and are configuring your SCSI interface card for the first time, you’ll be asked to install your...

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    Continue with the instructions in the next section. Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Follow these steps to install Presto! PageManager and Adobe Acrobat, and complete the Expression 1680 electronic registration form: 1. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear,...

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    Don’t select either of the two network applications, EPSON TWAIN Pro Network or EPSON Scan Server. The EPSON TWAIN Pro driver, which is already installed on your computer, lets you scan to an Expression 1680 connected to your computer. If you want to install software for a network scanner, go to Chapter 4, “Network Scanning.”...

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    The Scanners and Cameras Properties screen above illustrates a USB connection and may look slightly different for SCSI and FireWire connections. 2. Make sure EPSON Expression 1680 selected, and then click the button. 3. Click the Test Scanner or Camera button.

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    Selecting the Expression 1680 as Your Default Scanner (Windows 98) If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, you can set up the Expression 1680 as the default scanner. 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the...

  • Page 46: Installing The Windows 95 Software

    Installing the Windows 95 Software Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. If you’re configuring your SCSI interface card for the first time, you’ll be asked to install your SCSI driver at the beginning of installation. Make sure you have your Windows CD-ROM available, or know where to find the Windows source files on your hard drive.

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    2. Insert your Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive. Then click Locations 3. Browse to the following location on your CD-ROM drive: EPSON\English\Win95 example on the right uses “G” as the CD-ROM drive letter. Your CD-ROM drive may have a different letter.) Click...

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    Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Follow these steps to install EPSON TWAIN Pro, Presto! PageManager, and Acrobat Reader, and complete the Expression 1680 electronic registration form: 1. If the Select Language windows doesn’t appear, double-click the icon on your...

  • Page 49

    Don’t select either of the two network applications, EPSON TWAIN Pro Network or EPSON Scan Server. If you want to install software for a network scanner, go to Chapter 4, “Network Scanning.” If you have the Special Edition model of the scanner, Presto! PageManager does not appear in the software selection window.

  • Page 50: Installing The Windows Nt 4.0 Software

    If you need help locating your source files, contact your computer manufacturer. 1. Turn on your scanner first; then turn on your computer. 2. Log onto Windows NT. Then insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM. 3. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear,...

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    Then click Don’t select either of the two network applications, EPSON TWAIN Pro Network or EPSON Scan Server. If you want to install software for a network scanner, go to Chapter 4, “Network Scanning.”...

  • Page 52: Installing Additional Windows Software

    If you’re done installing software, remove the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM and restart your computer. If you want to install ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, or MonacoEZcolor, continue with the instructions under “Installing Additional Windows Software” on page 45.

  • Page 53: Installing Lasersoft Silverfast

    3. Double-click the When you’re done installing the software, click Installing ScanSoft TextBridge Pro 1. If necessary, insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive. 2. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear, double-click the...

  • Page 54: Installing The Macintosh Software

    Otherwise, you may see an error message indicating that your path to Setup.exe is invalid. 6. Follow the instructions on the screen to install ScanSoft TextBridge Pro. When installation is complete, remove the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM. If you’re done installing software, restart your computer. Installing the Macintosh Software Although you can connect the scanner either before or after installing the scanner software, you’ll see a message that your scanner driver needs to be installed if you...

  • Page 55: Starting The Macintosh Software Installation

    If you’ve used an EPSON scanner on your Macintosh and have installed an older version of EPSON TWAIN software, open the Extensions Manager before you begin installation. Clear the checkboxes next to EPSON Scanner Monitor Extension or EPSON Scanner Monitor USB Extension and restart your computer.

  • Page 56: Installing Other Software On Your Scanning Tools Cd-rom

    Installing Other Software on Your Scanning Tools CD-ROM Follow these steps to finish installing the software on your Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM: If you have the Special Edition model, Presto! PageManager and TextBridge Pro are not included with your scanner.

  • Page 57: Installing Adobe Photoshop Le

    Upgrade.pdf Acrobat Reader installed to view this file). If you have the Special Edition model, Adobe Photoshop LE is not included with your scanner. 1. Insert the Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM in your drive. 2. Double-click the Adobe Photoshop LE 3.

  • Page 58: Installing Monacoezcolor

    Then restart your computer. Quit CD-ROM icon on your desktop. folder, and then double-click the icon. and follow the instructions Continue CD-ROM icon on your desktop. folder, and then double-click the icon. and follow the instructions Continue Photoshop Plugin Setting Up Your Scanner...

  • Page 59: Selecting The Expression 1680 As Your Default Scanner

    Selecting the Expression 1680 as Your Default Scanner You can use the EPSON Scanner Selector to verify that the scanner is properly connected or, if you have more than one EPSON scanner connected to your computer, you can choose which scanner you want to use as your default.

  • Page 60: Chapter 3 How To Scan

    100 dpi with a 300 dpi laser printer, and up to 200 dpi with a ® 600 dpi laser printer. For 1440 dpi ink jet printers, such as the EPSON Stylus Color series, use a scanning resolution of up to 300 dpi. Try a scanning resolution of 240...

  • Page 61: Scaling (resizing) Images

    Scanning Color Images If the colors in your scanned image don’t match those in your original document, try experimenting with the EPSON TWAIN Pro main window to display the Destination window, and then select or deselect Unsharp Mask Batch Scanning You can use batch scanning to save time.

  • Page 62: Recommended Settings

    Positive transparency Photoshop LE (35 mm slides) Recommendations for EPSON TWAIN Pro also apply to EPSON TWAIN Pro Network. If your output is for on-screen viewing (for example, on a web page), select a resolution of 72 dpi. This Image Type is available only in certain applications, such as Photoshop.

  • Page 63: Step-by-step Scanning Instructions

    If you’re scanning a transparency, the optional transparency unit should be installed. (See “Installing the Transparency Unit” on page 97.) If you have the Professional or Professional FireWire model of the EPSON Expression 1680, the transparency unit came with your scanner. If you have the Artist or Special Edition models, you can order the transparency unit.

  • Page 64: Scanning With Epson Twain Pro

    For example, if you’re scanning a photograph, select Flatbed your Document Source Stylus Printer (Photo) to an EPSON ink jet printer. If you’re using the optional transparency unit, select TPU for Neg. Film using the optional automatic document feeder, select your Document Source File...

  • Page 65

    READY Chapter 7, “Solving Problems,” for more information.) 8. Click to close the EPSON TWAIN Pro window and return to your Close application. 9. If you want, save your image using the Save or Save As options from the File menu of your host application.

  • Page 66: Using The A Start Button

    You can load a document in the scanner, press the a Start button, and watch while Presto! PageManager starts and then scans, copies, faxes, or e-mails your document. If you have the Special Edition model of the Expression 1680, Presto! PageManager was not included with your scanner.

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    Start button. 5. Click , then click Apply EPSON Expression 1680 Properties window, then click Scanners and Cameras Properties window. You can disable the a Start button by clicking the Disable device events checkbox on the Events tab.

  • Page 68: Windows 95 And Windows Nt

    Whenever you press the scanner’s a Start button, the application you assigned launches. If you assigned Presto! PageManager, it automatically starts EPSON TWAIN Pro. If you assigned another application, you must start EPSON TWAIN Pro manually. Windows 95 and Windows NT You don’t need to assign an application to the a Start button if you want it to...

  • Page 69

    Whenever you press the scanner’s a Start button, the application you assigned launches. You can then start EPSON TWAIN Pro. Only Presto! PageManager automatically starts EPSON TWAIN Pro. If you assign another application to the a Start button, you must start your EPSON TWAIN Pro manually.

  • Page 70: Setting Up Presto! Pagemanager For One-touch Scanning

    You can suppress the EPSON TWAIN Pro user interface so the scanner uses the settings assigned in this procedure. If you use this shortcut, faxing or printing an image could be as easy as pressing the scanner’s a Start button.

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    These are the default settings that will be used whenever you press the scanner’s a Start button. Choose settings that you can use for most of the scans you initiate with one-touch scanning. 5. Click the Start Button Setting 6. Scroll the...

  • Page 72: Chapter 4 Network Scanning

    TWAIN Pro Network must be installed on client computers. This chapter includes the following: How to install, set up, and start EPSON Scan Server on the scanner server How to install and start EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on client computers How to begin a scan from the client computer, the scanner server, or the scanner’s...

  • Page 73: Setting Up The Scanner Server

    Installing the Scanner Server Software on Windows Me Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. Depending on how your computer system was originally set up, you may be asked to insert your Windows Me CD-ROM during driver installation.

  • Page 74

    2. When you see the window on the right, select Specify the location of , and then click the driver 3. Insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive and click Next 4. Make sure the Search for the best...

  • Page 75

    Finishing the Scanner Server Installation on Windows Me Before your computer can share its scanner, you must install EPSON Scan Server. At the same time, you can install other software that came with your scanner. Your scanner comes with an unlimited license for EPSON TWAIN Pro Network and TWAIN Pro, and a single-user license for Presto! PageManager, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, and MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 76

    Pro Network if you want to use an Expression 1680 attached to another computer. 6. Follow the instructions on the screen to install EPSON Scan Server and any other software you selected in the software selection window. 7. Follow the instructions in “Installing Additional Windows Software” on page 45 if you want to install ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, or MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 77

    Setting Up the Default Scanner on Windows Me If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, you can set up the Expression 1680 as the default scanner. 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the icon.

  • Page 78: Installing The Scanner Server Software On Windows 2000

    Installing the Scanner Server Software on Windows 2000 Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. Depending on how your computer system was originally set up, you may be asked to insert your Windows 2000 CD-ROM during driver installation.

  • Page 79

    (or click Browse drive; then click 7. When you see the window to the right, click Yes. If prompted for the EPSON Scanners Driver Disk 1, reinsert your EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM. 8. Click when you see a message Finish that installation is complete.

  • Page 80

    Finishing the Scanner Server Installation on Windows 2000 Before your computer can share its scanner, you must install EPSON Scan Server. At the same time, you can install other software that came with your scanner. Your scanner comes with an unlimited license for EPSON TWAIN Pro Network and TWAIN Pro, and a single-user license for Presto! PageManager, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, and MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 81

    Pro Network if you want to use an Expression 1680 attached to another computer. 5. Follow the instructions on the screen to install EPSON Scan Server and any other software you selected in the software selection window. 6. Follow the instructions in “Installing Additional Windows Software” on page 45 if you want to install ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, or MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 82: Installing The Scanner Server Software On Windows 98

    Installing the Scanner Server Software on Windows 98 Before you begin, make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. You may be asked to insert your Windows CD-ROM during this procedure. Make sure you have your Windows CD-ROM available, or know where to find the Windows source files on your hard drive.

  • Page 83

    4. Make sure CD-ROM Specify a location click Browse 5. Browse to EPSON\English\Win98 on your CD-ROM drive. (The example to the right uses “E” as the CD-ROM drive letter. Your CD-ROM drive letter may be different.) Click Browse window, and then click Next 6.

  • Page 84

    Finishing the Scanner Server Installation on Windows 98 Before your computer can share its scanner, you must install EPSON Scan Server. At the same time, you can install other software that came with your scanner. Your scanner comes with an unlimited license for EPSON TWAIN Pro Network and TWAIN Pro, and a single-user license for Presto! PageManager, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, and MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 85

    Pro Network if you want to use an Expression 1680 attached to another computer. 5. Follow the instructions on the screen to install EPSON Scan Server and any other software you selected in the software selection window. 6. Follow the instructions in “Installing Additional Windows Software” on page 45 if you want to install ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, or MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 86

    Setting Up the Default Scanner on Windows 98 If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, you can set up the Expression 1680 as the default scanner. 1. Open the Windows Control Panel and double-click the Scanners and...

  • Page 87: Windows Nt 4.0

    Installing the Scanner Server Software on Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 Make sure the Expression 1680 is connected to your computer. Also, make sure you’ve recalibrated your monitor to factory specifications. If you’re configuring your SCSI interface card for the first time, you’ll be asked to install your SCSI driver at the beginning of installation.

  • Page 88: Starting The Scanner Server Installation On Windows 95

    Starting the Scanner Server Installation on Windows 95 Follow these steps to install the scanner driver and begin software installation: 1. Turn on your scanner first, then turn on your computer. When you see the window on the right, click Next 2.

  • Page 89

    6. Make sure English and click 7. Click Add Software Continue with the instructions in “Finishing the Scanner Server Installation on Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0” on page 84. Network Scanning My Computer Epson is selected,...

  • Page 90: Starting The Scanner Server Installation On Windows Nt 4.0

    Follow these steps to begin the scanner server installation: 1. Turn on your scanner first; then turn on your computer. 2. Log onto Windows NT. Then insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM. 3. If the Select Language window doesn’t appear, double-click the...

  • Page 91: Windows Nt 4.0

    Finishing the Scanner Server Installation on Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 Before your computer can share its scanner, you must install EPSON Scan Server. At the same time, you can install other software that came with your scanner. Your...

  • Page 92

    If you want to share a different network scanner with client computers, you can access the EPSON Scan Server window at any time by double-clicking the EPSON Scan Server icon in the Windows Control Panel. Then select the scanner you want in the Scanner Selection list.

  • Page 93: Changing The Scan Server Start Up Mode

    To change from Icon mode to Dialog Box mode, right-click the Scan Server icon on the taskbar and click Your setting takes effect when you exit and restart EPSON Scan Server. See page 92 for instructions on starting EPSON Scan Server.

  • Page 94: Setting Up Client Computers

    Extensions Manager. Installing EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on Windows You must install EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on the client computer before the client can use the network scanner. At the same time, you can install other software that came with your scanner. Your scanner comes with an unlimited license for...

  • Page 95

    If you need to connect to a different network scanner or change the timeout setting, you can open the EPSON TWAIN Pro Network window anytime by double-clicking the EPSON TWAIN Pro Network icon in the Control Panel. You can enter up to five IP addresses or host names in the Network Scanner Address box.

  • Page 96: Installing Epson Twain Pro Network On A Macintosh

    Installing EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on a Macintosh You can install EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on all of the computers in your workgroup. Your scanner comes with an unlimited license for EPSON TWAIN Pro Network and TWAIN Pro, and a single-user license for Presto! PageManager, ScanSoft TextBridge Pro, Adobe Photoshop LE, LaserSoft SilverFast, and MonacoEZcolor.

  • Page 97

    EPSON TWAIN Pro Network window anytime by selecting Control Panels from the Apple menu, then selecting EPSON TWAIN Pro Net. You can enter up to five IP addresses or host names in the Network Scanner Address box.

  • Page 98: Using A Network Scanner

    Place your first image on the document table (or in the optional automatic document feeder or one of the optional transparency unit’s film guides). Start the scan. Although this can be done from EPSON TWAIN Pro Network on the client computer, it may be more convenient to press the scanner’s a Start button or to start the scan from the scanner server.

  • Page 99: Starting Epson Scan Server

    Before you quit, make sure no client computers are trying to use the scanner. Don’t exit if the status area of the EPSON Scan Server dialog box indicates that you are connecting to a client. Wait until you see the message Waiting for connection.

  • Page 100: Starting Epson Twain Pro Network

    Starting EPSON TWAIN Pro Network You connect to the scanner server by starting EPSON TWAIN Pro Network from the client computer. Follow these steps: 1. Start your host application. 2. Select EPSON TWAIN Pro Network need to do this step once.) For example, if you’re running Windows and using Presto! PageManager for...

  • Page 101: Starting A Scan

    IP address of the client computer connected to the scanner server No matter how you start the scan, the client computer must be running EPSON TWAIN Pro Network to connect to the scanner server. Stopping a Scan in Progress You can stop a scan in progress from either the client computer or the scanner server.

  • Page 102: Chapter 5 Using Optional Equipment

    Chapter 5 Using Optional Equipment There are three options available for the EPSON Expression 1680 color scanner: the transparency unit (B813182), the automatic document feeder (B813162), and the IEEE 1394 FireWire scanner interface card (B808342). If you have the Professional or Professional FireWire model of the EPSON Expression 1680, the transparency unit came with your scanner.

  • Page 103: Transparency Unit

    Make sure that all of the following items are included in the transparency unit box. If any items are missing or damaged, contact your EPSON dealer, or contact EPSON at (562) 276-4382 (in the United States) or (905) 709-3839 (in Canada). Keep all the packing materials so you can use them for storage when you are not scanning transparencies.

  • Page 104: Removing The Shipping Screw

    Installing the Transparency Unit Follow these steps to install the transparency unit on the scanner. 1. Make sure the scanner is turned off. Then unplug the power cable from the scanner. 2. Remove the document cover by grasping the back of the document cover and easing the cover up.

  • Page 105

    “Connecting the Scanner to Your Computer” on page 17. Then plug the scanner in and turn it on. See “Step-by-Step Scanning Instructions” on page 56 for scanning instructions. For more detail on scanning with EPSON TWAIN Pro, see your electronic EPSON Expression 1680 Reference Guide. Using Optional Equipment...

  • Page 106: Using The Film Guides

    Using the Film Guides You can use the four film guides that came with the scanner to scan 35 mm slides, strips of 35 mm negative or positive film, 120-size or 220-size format film, and 4 5-inch film. When using the film guides, be sure the transparency unit is completely closed or an error will occur and you will be unable to scan.

  • Page 107: Loading 35 Mm Slides

    3. Close the TPU and begin your scan. If you’re using EPSON TWAIN Pro to scan, make sure to select TPU for Pos. film as your Document Source. Using Optional Equipment...

  • Page 108: Loading 4 5-inch Film

    5. Close the TPU and begin your scan. If you’re using EPSON TWAIN Pro to scan, make sure to select TPU for Neg. Film or TPU for Pos. Film as your Document Source. Using Optional Equipment...

  • Page 109: Loading 120-size Or 220-size (medium Format) Film

    5. Close the TPU and begin your scan. If you’re using EPSON TWAIN Pro to scan, make sure to select TPU for Neg. Film or TPU for Pos. Film as your Document Source. Using Optional Equipment...

  • Page 110: Scanning Reflective Documents

    Scanning Reflective Documents To scan reflective documents with the transparency unit installed, insert the reflective document mat included with the transparency unit. 1. Open the transparency unit. If there’s a film guide on the document table, remove 2. Slide the mat into place and insert the tabs into the slots on the transparency unit.

  • Page 111: Automatic Document Feeder

    When you unpack your automatic document feeder, make sure you have the parts shown below. If any items are missing or damaged, contact your EPSON dealer, or call EPSON at (562) 276-4382 (in the United States) or (905) 709-3839 (in Canada).

  • Page 112: Installing The Automatic Document Feeder

    Also, the document feeder is large, so be sure to allow adequate space around the scanner. Follow the steps below to install the automatic document feeder on your scanner: 1. Make sure your scanner is turned off and unplug the cables.

  • Page 113

    OPTION Secure the connection by tightening the connector screws. 8. Close the ADF. If you haven’t connected the scanner to your computer, continue with “Connecting the Scanner to Your Computer” on page 17. Using Optional Equipment Remove the foam block after tightening the installation screws.

  • Page 114: Loading Paper In The Automatic Document Feeder

    Preview area, and then reload the first page, along with up to 30 pages of the document in the automatic document feeder. The Expression 1680 scans the area defined by the marquee on each page.

  • Page 115: Fixing Paper Jams

    This section explains how to install the IEEE 1394 FireWire scanner interface card in your scanner, and how to connect the scanner to your computer. If you have the Professional FireWire model of the EPSON Expression 1680, the card was preinstalled in your scanner. Go to “Connecting to an IEEE 1394 FireWire Interface”...

  • Page 116: Installing The Card In Your Scanner

    Installing the Card in Your Scanner Before you begin, turn off the scanner and disconnect the power cord and any cables. 1. Remove the two screws securing the shield plate to the scanner’s optional interface slot, and then remove the plate. Put the screws in a safe place in case you want to reinstall the shield plate later.

  • Page 117

    Using Optional Equipment...

  • Page 118: Chapter 6 Scanner Maintenance

    This section gives you basic maintenance instructions and tells you how to transport your scanner safely. Transporting the Scanner When you transport the scanner a long distance or store it for an extended time, follow the steps below to secure the carriage. 1. Make sure the transportation lock on the back of the scanner is in the position.

  • Page 119

    If you are using a transparency unit and it is switched on, the scanner carriage will not move to the home position. Remove the transparency unit first, then perform the steps above. See the next section for instructions.

  • Page 120: Transporting The Transparency Unit

    Transporting the Transparency Unit After you’ve removed the transparency unit from the scanner, prepare it for shipping as follows: 1. Slowly raise the front of the transparency unit to allow the lamp assembly to slide to the back of the unit. Wait until the lamp assembly comes to rest.

  • Page 121: Cleaning The Scanner

    Cleaning the Scanner To keep your scanner operating at its best, you should clean it periodically. Before cleaning, unplug the power cord. Use a soft cloth to clean the outer case with mild detergent dissolved in water. If the document table glass gets dirty, clean it with a soft, dry cloth. If the glass is stained with grease or other hard-to-remove material, use a small amount of glass cleaner on a soft cloth to remove it.

  • Page 122: Chapter 7 Solving Problems

    This chapter explains how to interpret the signals from your scanner indicator lights, and gives you the basics for diagnosing and solving scanner problems. It also provides instructions on how to uninstall your software and tells you how to contact EPSON and other software manufacturers.

  • Page 123

    Fatal error: Check that the transportation lock is released, and then turn the scanner off and on again. If this doesn’t solve the problem, call your EPSON dealer. Option error: There’s a problem with an installed option. Check to make sure the transparency unit or automatic document feeder is flat against the document table.

  • Page 124: Problems And Solutions

    Problems and Solutions If you’re having problems, this section answers some of the most common questions. For additional software troubleshooting tips, see your electronic EPSON Expression 1680 Reference Guide. Setup Problems Your system doesn’t recognize the scanner EPSON TWAIN Pro (or EPSON TWAIN Pro Network) doesn’t...

  • Page 125

    Macintosh users: if you have an IEEE 1394 FireWire interface connection, make sure the following Extensions are selected in the Extensions Manager: EPSON FW Scanner Enabler Scanner Expert FW ScannerLib Also, make sure the IEEE 1394 FireWire scanner interface card is installed correctly in the scanner.

  • Page 126: Scanner Problems

    Make sure the scanner is ready to scan. Wait until the light stops flashing and remains Check your image source setting. Make sure you selected EPSON TWAIN Pro (or EPSON TWAIN Pro Network). Run the scanner test to verify the scanner is communicating with your computer.

  • Page 127: Software Problems

    Try a different cable. If you have a USB connection, be sure to use an EPSON USB cable. If you have a SCSI connection, try using a high quality, shielded SCSI cable, and be sure to restart your computer after you change the cable.

  • Page 128

    If you have more than one scanner connected to your computer, make sure the Expression 1680 is selected as your default scanner. For Macintosh, check the EPSON Scanner Selector. For Windows Me, Windows 2000,...

  • Page 129: Scanning Problems

    TCP/IP protocol. If more than one scanner is connected to the scanner server, make sure the Expression 1680 is selected as the default scanner. The scanner software doesn’t work properly. Make sure the system...

  • Page 130

    If only part of the image is blurred, part of your document may be wrinkled or warped. Make sure the document table glass is clean. Make sure the scanner is on a flat, stable surface. Solving Problems...

  • Page 131

    The edges of the document aren’t scanned. Check the position of your document. Adjust it so that the image is within the glass area of the document table. If colors are patchy or distorted at the edges of the image, the document may be too thick, or there may be outside light interfering with the scan.

  • Page 132

    Experiment with the Unsharp setting. Click the Mask button in the Destination EPSON TWAIN Pro main window to display the Destination window, then select or deselect Unsharp Mask Make sure the Image Type settings are Destination correct.

  • Page 133

    Make sure you’ve selected as your for Neg. Film Document Source The scanner perceives the film guide’s frame as white, which alters the exposure of the scanning area and makes the preview appear darker. To see...

  • Page 134: Uninstalling The Expression 1680 Software

    1. Click , then click Start Uninstall 2. When you’re finished, restart your computer. Macintosh 1. Insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive. 2. Double-click the EPSON TWAIN Pro 3. Double-click the EPSON TWAIN Pro Installer EPSON...

  • Page 135: Uninstalling Epson Twain Pro Network

    Start Pro Network Uninstall 2. When you’re finished, restart your computer. Macintosh 1. Insert the EPSON Expression 1680 Scanning Tools CD-ROM in your drive. 2. Double-click the 3. Double-click the Solving Problems at the top of the window, then click the...

  • Page 136: Uninstalling Epson Scan Server

    EPSON Scan Server 2. When you’re finished, restart your computer. Where To Get Help EPSON Technical Support EPSON provides technical assistance 24 hours a day through the electronic support services and automated telephone services listed in the following table: Service Access...

  • Page 137: Software Technical Support

    Proof of purchase (such as a store receipt) and date of purchase Computer configuration Description of the problem You can purchase supplies and accessories from the EPSON Store at (800) 873-7766, or visit www.epsonstore.com (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call (800) 873-7766 for dealer referral.

  • Page 138: Appendix A Specifications

    3200 dpi with Micro Step Drive (sub scan) * The maximum hardware resolution of 1600 3200 dpi is achieved using EPSON’s Micro Step Drive technology Maximum interpolated resolution 12800 12800 dpi Speed (1600 dpi, draft mode) Color: 9.2 msec/line (approx.) Grayscale: 3.1 msec/line (approx.)

  • Page 139

    3 error diffusion modes (A, B, and C) 4 dither patterns (A, B, C, and D) for bi-level and quad-level data (2 downloadable dither patterns) Gamma correction 2 types for CRT display 3 types for printer 1 type user-defined Color correction 1 type for CRT display 3 types for printer (available in color byte sequence mode and color line...

  • Page 140

    0.6 A (24 V) 0.3 A (5 V) Initialization Methods SCSI interface Hardware: Initialized when the scanner is turned on or the scanner receives a SCSI Reset signal from the SCSI interface Software: Initialized when the software sends the Esc @...

  • Page 141

    USB interface Hardware: Initialized when the scanner is turned on or the USB cable is unplugged from the USB port on the scanner Software: Initialized when the software sends the Esc @ command or the scanner receives a Bus Reset from...

  • Page 142: Appendix B Installing The Tcp/ip Protocol

    Appendix B Installing the TCP/IP Protocol To use your EPSON Expression 1680 as a network scanner, your client computers and scanner server must have a network interface card, a network interface card driver, and the TCP/IP protocol installed. In addition, both the client computers and the scanner server must have an IP address assigned.

  • Page 143: Installing The Tcp/ip Protocol On Windows Me And Windows 2000

    Installing the TCP/IP Protocol on Windows Me and Windows 2000 When running Windows Me or Windows 2000, your TCP/IP protocol should automatically be set correctly for the station it is installed if you are not running a DHCP server. To check the protocol, follow these steps. 1.

  • Page 144: Installing The Tcp/ip Protocol On Windows 95 And Windows 98

    4. Make sure that Obtain an IP address is selected and click automatically (If you need to manually assign an IP address, contact your Network Administrator.) 5. Click to close the Local Area Connection Properties screen. 6. Click to close the Local Area Close Connection screen.

  • Page 145: Assigning An Ip Address For Windows 95 And Windows 98 (first Release)

    3. Click the button. You see the screen to the right. 4. Select Protocol click the button. The screen to the right appears. 5. Select Microsoft Manufacturers list, and from the Network Protocols list. Then click 6. Continue with the instructions below to assign an IP address.

  • Page 146

    3. Click to close the TCP/IP Properties window, then click the Network window and have your IP address assignment take effect. Make sure you share the IP address for the scanner server with client computers. , and Installing the TCP/IP Protocol...

  • Page 147: Installing The Tcp/ip Protocol On Windows Nt 4.0

    Installing the TCP/IP Protocol on Windows NT 4.0 1. Open the Control Panel and double-click the necessary, click the 2. Check that TCP/IP Protocol the list of network protocols. If it appears in the list, go to “Assigning an IP Address on Windows NT 4.0” on page 141.

  • Page 148: Assigning An Ip Address On Windows Nt 4.0

    Network window and have your IP address assignment take effect. Make sure you share the IP address for the scanner server with all client computers on the network. in the Network Protocols list on the Protocols tab, and button.

  • Page 149

    Installing the TCP/IP Protocol...

  • Page 150: Appendix C Requirements And Notices

    Appendix C Requirements and Notices System Requirements The minimum system requirements for Windows and Macintosh are listed below. For optimum performance, a faster processor and more memory are recommended. If you’re scanning high resolution images, you need more than the minimum available hard disk space. Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, monitor, and software.

  • Page 151: Macintosh

    Read all of these instructions and save them for later reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the scanner. 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.

  • Page 152: Declaration Of Conformity

    Do not let the power cord become damaged or frayed. If you use an extension cord with the scanner, make sure the total ampere rating of the devices plugged into the extension cord does not exceed the cord’s ampere rating. Also, make sure the total ampere rating of all devices plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed the wall outlet’s ampere...

  • Page 153: Fcc Compliance Statement

    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 154: Energy Star Compliance

    EPSON warrants that the EPSON product is manufactured from new components and parts, or if you have purchased a refurbished product, like-new components and parts which perform like new and meet the EPSON standard of quality. For warranty service, you must provide proof of the date of original purchase.

  • Page 155

    EPSON is not responsible for warranty service should the EPSON label or logo or the rating label or serial number be removed or should the product fail to be properly maintained or fail to function properly as a result of misuse, abuse, improper installation, neglect,...

  • Page 156: Index

    Reference Guide, viewing, 5 to 7 Electrical requirements, 132 EPSON help, 129 to 130 Store, 130 EPSON TWAIN Pro Network, see TWAIN Pro Network EPSON TWAIN Pro, see TWAIN Pro File size, 122 Film guides, using, 99 to 102 Film, scanning, 99, 101 to 102...

  • Page 157

    87 to 90 installing scanner server software, 66 to 85 installing TCP/IP, 135 to 141 starting a scan, 94 starting EPSON Scan Server, 92 stopping a scan in progress, 94 using the Start button, 94 Newspapers, scanning, 55...

  • Page 158

    Scaling images, 54 Scanner parts, 14 Scanner server changing start up mode, 86 installing the software, 66 to 85 starting EPSON Scan Server, 92 stopping a scan, 94 uninstalling Scan Server, 129 Scanning defining the scan area, 58 film, 99, 101 to 102...

  • Page 159

    122 to 126 scanner, 119 to 120 setup, 117 to 119 software, 120 to 122 testing the scanner, 16 testing the scanner connection, 26, 32, 37, 42, 44 transparency unit, 122 TWAIN Pro problems, 120 to 122 scanning with, 57 to 58...

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