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2.1.3 – Flatbed scanner 188.8.131.52 – Others 3 –STARTING UP THE SYSTEM 3.1 – Initializing equipment and software 3.2 – Power–off 4 – THE DPSCLICK SOFTWARE 4.1 – MAIN SCREEN 4.1.1 – Common buttons 4.2 – IMAGE INPUTS 4.2.1 – Digital Camera 4.2.2 –...
4.4.2 – How to read and print images from a CD–ROM. 184.108.40.206. Management of big images 4.4.3 – How to read and print PhotoClickCD images in DPSClick 4.4.4 – How to read and print images from Bluetooth devices (only from DPSClick v.2.21) 4.5 – PHOTO ID 4.5.1 How to compose and print a Photo ID using standard digital camera.
DPSClick User Manual 1. FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION 1.1 – General Description DPS CLICK is a unit for installing in a photoshop for use by the operator of the establishment. It prints digital or paper pictures or films/slides from different sources, including standard photoshop digital media available on the market (SmartMedia...
DPSClick User Manual 1.5 – Image processing The equipment features different levels of Image processing: Colour and luminosity – Colour balance: YMC – RGB. – Brightness, contrast and colour saturation control. – Manual and automatic histogram adjustment – Sharpness. – Conversion into B/W and Sepia.
DPSClick User Manual 2. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION 2.1 – Scanner 2.1.1 – Approved and Tested Scanners The system is only guaranteed to work with scanners approved and tested by the manufacturer, and which operate by FIRE WIRE connection (IEEE 1394) or USB, and TWAIN communication protocol.
Switch on the Image Processing Terminal (IT2000). c) After a few seconds, the automatic start–up of the operating system and print server screen for DPSClick will appear. 3.2 – Power–off To switch off the equipment, use the “EXIT” icon on the main screen. The equipment will switch off automatically.
, etc.). It also reads files from CD–ROM. If Bluetooth option is available (only from DPSClick software v2.21), images from Bluetooth devices can also be read. This menu is accessed only when you wish to print images from digital cameras, making any small adjustments in brightness, colour, etc. that may be needed to the image, record a CD-ROM with them or make an Index Print.
Scanners(F135 and F235 if are installed) in a simple interface, but exploiting all advanced options that them offer. Settings Settings of the DPSClick application. From here you can change the general parameters of the application. Exit Quit the DPSClick application.
DPSClick User Manual 4.1.1 – Common buttons There are buttons that appear on most of the screens and have the same function on all of them: Back to the previous screen. If you have made any changes, a dialogue box will appear for you to confirm them.
DPSClick User Manual 4.2 – IMAGE INPUTS This screen is used to select the picture source device, this may be either a storage device or a Scanner, depending on the screen being accessed. 4.2.1 – Digital Camera Pictures can be loaded from the typical storage devices used in most digital cameras.
Flatbed scanner. – Film scanner (35mm + slides) Only from DPSClick version 2.21: images can also be obtained from Bluetooth mobiles. It’s necessary to have Bluetooth USB dongle. 4.2.2 – The Selection Screen This screen provides access to the different parts of the program. Its purpose is to select image files, groups of them or even whole folders with image files to carry out the same action with all of them, be it record a CD–ROM or open all the images at once on the...
DPSClick User Manual G) Copy whole folder from box A to box F. H) Copy all the files from box B to box F (whether or not they are selected in box B). I) Copy only the images selected from box B to box F.
DPSClick User Manual 4.3. COMMON FUNCTIONS 4.3.1 – Browser The ‘Browser’ screen shows the pictures that have been read from any available digital media in order to modify their appearance, if needed, make layouts and eventually hard copy the results.
This button is used only to refresh the browser content. It is for refreshing the content of a page if images are being inserted into DPSClick from a digital camera via a direct connection, such as Firewire.
DPSClick User Manual Rotate: This button rotates the pictures selected 90º clockwise or anticlockwise. You can also access this function by right clicking with the mouse on one of the pictures displayed. Preview: Shows a full–screen view of the picture selected. The dotted line shows the actual approximate print area.
E: Keyboard Movement Button The on–screen keyboard may be used to enter alphanumeric data, when necessary. To do so click the icon which is available on all the screens of the DPSClick program when text has to be input. On pressing certain keys on the screen, such as vowels, new symbols will appear in the special character selection area.
The export option saves images using the following formats: TIFF, BMP and JPG. With the JPG format, DPSClick Works with four degrees of compression: High, Medium and Low and Lossless (DPSClick proprietary Format). The latter can be read with the DPSClick program, and its compatibility with other image processing programs on the market is not guaranteed.
DPSClick User Manual 4.3.4 – Print One or several images can be printed from the ‘Browser' or from the ‘MultiPrint screens’, where you can choose the output format and the number of copies. To do so, select the files and press the OK button (Print).
“Buffer Underrun” protection technology from settings screen. 220.127.116.11 – Recording a PhotoClickCD PhotoClickCD is a CD–ROM recorded by DPSClick for the end customer with the images chosen by the latter. The advantage of PhotoClickCD over the conventional recording of images on a CD–ROM is that it has a built–in image viewer (to view them on any PC) and also prints an Index Print.
DPSClick User Manual How to record a PhotoClickCD: This button on the Browser screen accesses the CD recording menu. If you have not selected at least one image from the Browser screen, you will not be able to record a PhotoClickCD in the following steps.
If the equipment does not have enough space on the hard drive the speed and the general performance of the DPSClick will fall. This is why it is important to use the CD BackUp utility.
DPSClick User Manual All the images and folders included at the bottom of the screen will be recorded to the Backup, although you should remember that if a selected folder already contains one of the images that is also included in the list the image file will only be recorded on the CD–ROM once.
18.104.22.168 – Film Strip Index Print Proceed as follows to make an Index Print from strips of film or slides: 1) First choose ‘Films’ in the main screen of DPSClick and scan some images from film. Go to Browser screen.
DPSClick User Manual 22.214.171.124 – General Index Print Proceed as follows to make an Index Print from the Browser screen, if the images are not coming from film: Use this button to automatically select ALL the images of the Browser, and automatically access the Photo Index configuration screen.
DPSClick User Manual 4.3.7 – Explorer If you access the Browser screen in ‘Work folder’ mode you can access one of its subfolders after pressing this button. If accessing in ’CD–Rom’ mode you can also browse any folder on the drive with this tool.
DPSClick User Manual Once you have the first image adjusted, you only have to push the “Next” button (B), and automatically will appear a form to validate or discard the changes and you will navigate to the next image selected. You will be asked, too, if you want to apply the same saving options in all images, in order to speed up adjustments (see section 126.96.36.199).
DPSClick User Manual The three rows of buttons on the right correspond to the balance of brightness, contrast and colour saturation, in that same order and from top to bottom. The central values are always checked with the zero value.
DPSClick User Manual In the following image the adjustment cursors have been moved manually towards the parts of the graphic where information already appears. The effect is to afford the image greater contrast or “depth”. This tells the program that the “form” or information from has to begin practically at zero and end practically at the value of 255, i.e.
DPSClick User Manual The sepia adjustments can be changed if required. To do so check the option “Change sepia values” to activate the control bars. These three bars will change the balance between the red, green and blue channels to obtain the sepia adjustment required.
DPSClick User Manual quality) and JPG (high quality and low compression). This is also valid in Decoration and Retouch screens. The default name for the new file is the same as original plus some number added. Only in Adjustments screen and when you are in “Sequential mode” appears the button “Cancel”...
DPSClick User Manual 4.3.9 – Retouch The function of this application is to modify the format and the content of any image by selecting it on the Browser screen and clicking the 'Retouch' button. This tool features the following functions: You can increase or reduce image size to work close–up.
DPSClick User Manual Click on this button to recover the image with the appearance it had before accessing this screen. Press this button to print the image. The labels Shift, Ctrl and Alt, which can be seen bottom right of the screen, have different functions depending on the action activated.
DPSClick User Manual 188.8.131.52 – Cloning Its job is to copy regions of an image from one place to another in diffuse strokes. To do this you can choose between different brush sizes and thicknesses. Mark the starting point on the image and paint in the area where you wish to copy the image.
DPSClick User Manual 184.108.40.206 – Filling This tool selects a region for filling it with a given colour by clicking the ‘Apply’ button. There are two modes for selecting a region: – Free hand: on the screen it is the button with a drawing of a hand.
DPSClick User Manual 4.3.10 – Decoration This tool allows you to add images, texts and motifs with transparencies, as well as place the picture on a background or insert it into a frame or calendar. This screen works with the images as if they were objects that can be moved over the main image, size and proportions can be changed and merged with the background.
DPSClick User Manual If you have selected an object other than a text, this function opens a dialogue box where you can select a fusion mask and the degree of transition, and combine, in soft fashion, the image selected on the background.
DPSClick User Manual 220.127.116.11 – Fusion When you press this button to apply the fusion effect on an object on the ‘Decoration’ screen, the fusion configuration dialogue box will appear. Here you can define its degree and choose a mask or create it again.
DPSClick User Manual 18.104.22.168 – Calendars and Frames NEW! From version 4.0, Calendars and Frames are composed with a real-time fusion. The frame or calendar selected will appear on the picture that is being decorated. You can adjust the position of the image with the following tools: You can increase and reduce size of the picture, adjusting it to the transparent region of the frame or calendar.
DPSClick User Manual 4.3.11 – Multiple printing (Multiprint) This screen is used to configure the print sheet on the basis of the combination of several pictures. Different types of layouts can be chosen depending on the format chosen. You can also adjust the fit of a picture in the print area: this is very useful if you wish to print the whole image instead of bleed printing and losing part of it.
DPSClick User Manual Layouts: Use this option to choose between different modes to compose the pictures. Each format has its own layouts. Formats: You can choose from the three pre–defined formats. Each one of these formats will allow you to choose between different types of combination of pictures.
DPSClick User Manual 4.4 – DIGITAL CAMERA PROCESSING This application has everything you need to print, quickly and easily, pictures taken with any digital camera using standard market formats. You can view the images comfortably and apply any colour modifications you wish before print out.
10) Depending on the type of images being loaded, all the miniatures will be displayed or else a slower one–by–one loading process will take place. This is due to the characteristics of the original images and not the DPSClick system. 11) The images loaded are distributed in different pages of the main panel of the Browser screen.
DPSClick User Manual Other possible actions include clicking the Adjustments button to adjust the brightness or the colour of the image (see section 4.3.8 of the manual) and return to the Adjustments screen to print the adjusted image. You can also choose whether to select several images at once and click the print button, or else press the Index Print button.
7) Depending on the type of images being loaded, all the miniatures will be displayed or else a slower one–by–one loading process will take place. This is due to the characteristics of the original images and not the DPSClick system. 8) The images loaded are distributed in different pages of the main panel of the Browser screen.
DPSClick User Manual If you make double-click over this information, you will be asked if you are sure to reduce image size, like this: If you accept, the reduction process will start. Now you can check that image resolution has been reduced in order to work with it properly, but with enough quality for the printers.
NEW! HighRes folder of the CD. 4.4.4 – How to read and print images from Bluetooth devices (only from DPSClick v.2.21) Proceed as follows when a customer delivers images taken with a Bluetooth device. 1) First of all, in the main screen, choose the digital camera option.
Bluetooth device of the customer. 4) Once you have detected DPSClick system in the Bluetooth device of the customer and sent any image to it, DPSClick will warn you about new received images.
DPSClick User Manual Choose the composition you wish to work with (a,b,c or d). On clicking one of them, you will notice the change of format in the Adjustment Area (A) and also in the Layout Area (H). A:Adjustment Area. B:Rotation mode. C:Pre-defined layouts. D:Delete Picture.
Besides, DIS900 mode must be checked in Settings screen of DPSClick, in the PhotoID tab. 2) Click the Photo ID button on the main screen of DPSClick. After this, the Photo ID screen will appear. 3) Once the picture has been taken pressing DIS900D Shot button, press DIS900D print button.
DPSClick User Manual 4.6– PHOTO STUDIO This tool will be used to perform the tasks of a digital photo studio, allowing you to take studio photos, preview them on the equipment screen and make any necessary adjustments. Another one of its most outstanding functions is the possibility to make fun...
DPSClick User Manual 4.7 – COPY TO COPY This tool is designed to obtain, quickly and simple, copy to copy and enlargements of pictures that have already been processed either on paper or films and slides. This is done by means of a simple work environment where you can distinguish between obtaining the images from a flatbed scanner or a Film scanner.
Once you have scanned the image in Advanced Mode it will appear in the ‘Browser’ screen. IMPORTANT NOTE: DPSClick is Twain compatible, to run in both Basic and Advanced modes, but it depends on the scanner software TWAIN implementation. WARNING: THE MANUFACTURER CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR...
DPSClick User Manual 4.8 – FILMS This utility allows you to make a batch scanning of full or cut film strips and slides, mainly to make an Index Print for fast and simple access later. It is based on rapid processing, but it also allows you to work with the images later, print them separately or record a CD–ROM with them, depending on the...
DPSClick User Manual 4.8.2 – Prime Film 1800 LAB Film scanner If DPSClick system is working with PF1800LAB film scanner, you can choose between different automatic output resolutions, from slow speed and big file size to fast speed and small file size: 1- High Resolution: the best resolution to print later in W size.
F135 and F235 Pakon scanners work identically. The only difference in DPSClick interface between the two scanners is the resolution and colour modes. When you enter Pakon screen, the first action that occurs is the scanner initialization. If there is any problem during initialization, the scanner will not work.
DPSClick User Manual Click this icon to scan. It shows a form where you can choose the scan options. Check here the options you prefer. Frames per strip: Full roll: Use this if you want to scan a full roll of images.
DPSClick User Manual It is possible that during the scan process you were warned with a message like this: You can choose not show the message again (only for warning messages). To hide message, press OK button. This message warns you that you have inserted the film with the emulsion down. This means that you will obtain the scanned pictures mirrored, and the quality will be lower.
You can also choose the output format: JPG at maximum quality, BMP or TIF. Click OK and your pictures will be saved. Then, will appear DPSClick browser where you can print, make index print, adjust, and so on.
DPSClick User Manual 4.9– DPSCLICK CONFIGURATION ‘Settings’ Screen This button of the main screen is used to access the Configuration screen, where the different parameters of the program can be configured. 4.9.1 – General. This section configures the general options of the application, such as language, the type of format you wish to print with, etc.
LAYOUT A, B, C, D Types of predetermined layouts for use with Photo ID. Here you can choose between different layouts for documents pre–established in the DPSClick system. Default layout. Will select a predetermined layout for when you start working with Photo ID.
To add a new Scanner simply install its drivers (have them installed by duly authorised personnel) and the DPSClick system will detect it automatically and display it in the list. Calibration When working with Prime Film 1800 LAB film scanner, calibration of film position at the beginning of the strip can be selected.
DPSClick User Manual 4.9.4 – Decoration This tool can be used to add new backgrounds, motifs, calendars and frames, which can later be used in the ‘Decoration’ screen. Backgrounds, Motifs: + button: Opens a browser (see section 22.214.171.124 – Add Image) to choose the Background or Motif to be inserted.
DPSClick User Manual 126.96.36.199 – Add Image This allows you to select an image to be added to the collection you are working with. This screen previews the image selected. 188.8.131.52 – Selection of transparent colour Select the colour to be used as transparent colour on inserting Calendars or Frames.
DPSClick User Manual 4.9.5 – Index Print Option for configuring the parameters for the IndexPrint. Print Parameters: Show Name: If activated, the Index Print will show the name of the image file. Comment: Add a text to the Index Print, for example the name of the establishment where it was made.
Propietary format in High Resolution images: check this option if you want images from PhotoClickCD to only be printable in DPSClick systems. Verify CD: check this option to run a write check during the recording of a CD.
In “Custom File Extensions” box you can also set the new file extensions to be readable by DPSClick. It can be useful if we want to burn a CD with some files coming from Digital Cameras like video or audio files, or even image files that DPSClick can not show or print.
DPSClick User Manual 4.9.8 – Compositions This menu allows you to configure the formats of the compositions and import them from files. Import Composition Use this button to load composition files (.ini) Measure Selecting “Cm” or “Inch” allows to change the measure units.
DPSClick User Manual NEW! 4.9.9 Colour management From version 4.0 it is possible to use screen colour management, in order to use it in combination with new Print Server colour management. What does colour management means? Colour management, also called colour matching, involves making some image adjustments in order to obtain, in paper, colour results as close as possible as screen colours.
DPSClick User Manual 4.9.10 – Adjust This tab allows you to configure Adjustment options: Sepia Allows you to choose the RGB values of the sepia effect. If you click the 'Default' button the factory settings will be loaded. Adjust mode You can change here which kind of adjustments screen do you want.
SCSI bus. This program must be run to be able to print but, anyway, DPSClick launches it from the version 3.20, instead of being launched from Windows start. To check that it is enabled...
– If any printer is not detected yet, check that the printer’s real work mode is in SCSI or USB mode. In case of SCSI, shut down DPSClick and the printer; check that the SCSI connectors and the power supply are properly connected, that they are working properly, and that the only LED on the printer front panel is ONLINE.
DPSClick User Manual 4.10.3 – Checking printers and papers If you wish to check with detail the printers connected to the system, access: Menu > Settings > Printers You can check the Name (model) of the printer, the kind of Connection (SCSI or USB), the Target and Device, the Format (Paper size), the remaining Copies of the printer (if available), and the Status.
DPSClick User Manual If “Basic” option in Color Correction menu was previously selected, this screen appears: A) This allows you to fine–tune colour by components (R,G,B) either separately or at once (Luminosity). B) You can save different configurations, for each printer you have connected to the system, and for Black&White or Color.
DPSClick User Manual 184.108.40.206 – Colour Management options From DPSClick 4.00 it is possible to configure PrintServer in order to apply Colour management profiles. It is useful if you want to obtain more realistic colours, and can be used at the same time DPSClick options.
DPSClick User Manual 4.11- STATISTICS This section provides a very simple way of obtaining a summary of all the jobs carried out with the equipment. It is an extremely useful and effective tool for different purposes: First of all to monitor the average consumption of paper and make for a much more efficient management of your stock of consumables.
DPSClick User Manual B) Paper: It informs us of the consumption of different types of consumables, L / W / X C) Most used papers (this month): The 3 types of paper most used on the equipment in the last month. It also presents the information by frequency of use.
DPSClick User Manual Query parameters: Product: products obtained with the DPS Click equipment (Print outs, Index Prints, CDs...) Format: possible paper formats on printing with the equipment (S,M,L,X,W,...) Area: Different business areas of the DPS business. They correspond to the different options that appear on the start–up screen of the equipment.
DPSClick User Manual 5 – PHOTOCLICKCD When recording a PhotoClickCD, not only are the images selected by the user recorded on it, but also a programme that makes it possible to view them comfortably on any PC with a Windows 95/98/Me or Windows 2000/NT/XP –compatible OS.
You can use also the mouse to advance (center of the screen) and exit (upper center part of the screen): of course, if you are using a DPSClick machine to run PhotoClickCD application, you can use your finger directly on the screen.
DPSClick User Manual Slide Show: it shows a full–screen carousel of all the pictures which are not hidden, keeping the pictures on screen for a certain period. The actions permitted by this function are the same as the Zoom to go from one picture to another.
DPSClick User Manual Visual Display: in Zoom or Slide Show modes, you can choose between show images with its real resolution (Real Size), centered in the screen, or fit them to the screen size (Display Size). Hide: if you do not want some of the pictures loaded to be displayed in the carousel and/or in the Zoom, they can be concealed by selecting this option.
If the program malfunctioned or images were accidentally lost from collections, you are advised to uninstall the DPSClick program and reinstall it from this CD–ROM. Reinstalling will not affect the images contained in the Work folder (WorkDirectory). – Recovery CD (only until hardware version 9): This Recovery CD should only be used if the system is unstable and you have been unable to solve the problem by reinstalling the program from the Installation CD.
To use it insert the Recovery CD in the drive and reboot. NOTE: from DPSClick hardware version 9, recovery data is in another partition of the hard disk. Installation CD allows to do a recovery of the system using data from hardisk.
7 – Troubleshooting: 7.1 – Reading Digital Camera images (Smart Media, Compact Flash...) The DPSClick system consists of a reader that supports 7 digital media: Smart Media, Compact Flash, Microdrive, Memory Stick and SD/Multimedia card. The reader is connected to the Central Processing Unit by USB port.
DPSClick User Manual (NOTE 1) Re–installation of the Digital Camera Reader. 1.– Disconnect the device pressing the Windows key and then click the right mouse button on the I/O device icon. 2.– Uninstall. Follow steps 1,2,3 from ilustration. 3.– Then disconnect the USB cable from the reader at the rear of the equipment.
PrintServer tool. You can access the DPS PrintServer module from the Windows tool bar icon (next to the clock) or by clicking the button located on the bottom left hand corner of the ‘Browser’ screen of DPSClick. (See section 4.10) 7.4 Problems recording CDs...
For any other issues regarding the interaction of peripheral hardware devices, (printer, Scanner, etc...) with the central processing unit of the equipment, we advise that you power off and reboot the peripheral devices and then reboot the central unit (DPSClick). If the problem persists, contact your technical service /Help Desk.
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