Epson 2450 manual

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    Scanner Basics Perfection 2450.book Page i Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:16 PM[...]

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    ii Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a [...]

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    iii Contents Introduction 1 Placing Your Document 3 Placing Standard Documents 3 Placing Tr[...]

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    iv Contents Problem Solving 35 Scanner Light 35 Problems and Solutions 36 Setup Problems [...]

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    1 Introduction Your EPSON Perfection ® 2450 PHOTO scanner lets you turn pictures and documents int[...]

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    2 Introduction Perfection 2450.book Page 2 Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:16 PM[...]

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    3 Placing Your Document Depending on what you ’ re planning to scan, follow the guidelines in this[...]

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    4 Placing Your Document Placing Transparencies and Film Before scanning transparent documents, you [...]

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    Using the Transparency Unit 5 2. Make sure the cable is plugged into the round connector. If not,[...]

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    6 Placing Your Document Using Film Holders Your scanner comes with three different film holders for[...]

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    Using Film Holders 7 If you’re scanning 35-mm slides, set the holder on the scanner first, the[...]

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    8 Placing Your Document Perfection 2450.book Page 8 Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:16 PM[...]

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    9 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel You can use EPSON Smart Panel ’ s easy, step-by-step applicatio[...]

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    10 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel Smart Panel Basics Follow these steps to scan with EPSON Smart P[...]

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    Reprogramming the Start Button 11 See the following sections in this chapter to learn more about s[...]

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    12 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel Follow these steps to assign a new function to the ] Start but[...]

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    Scanning to E-mail 13 Scanning to E-mail Scan to E-mail automatically scans your document and incl[...]

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    14 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel 5. EPSON Smart Panel opens. Click Scan to E-mail . The applica[...]

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    Scanning to E-mail 15 7. Select your e-mail program and then click Launch . (You only need to sel[...]

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    16 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel Some e-mail programs, such as Outlook Express, do not immediatel[...]

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    Scanning and Printing with Photo Print 17 4. EPSON Smart Panel opens. Click Photo Print . 5. Th[...]

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    18 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel Scanning to the EPSON PhotoCenter With Scan to Web, you can scan[...]

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    Scanning to the EPSON PhotoCenter 19 6. EPSON Smart Panel opens. Click Scan to Web . 7. The app[...]

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    20 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel 8. When the scan completes, the Scan to Web dialog box opens. [...]

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    Scanning to the EPSON PhotoCenter 21 9. When the upload completes, a message prompts you to confi[...]

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    22 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel 11. If you want others to see your photos, you must move them to[...]

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    Sharing Your Photos 23 Sharing Your Photos Now your friends and family can view the photos you ’[...]

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    24 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel Scanning a Photo to a File You can scan a photo directly to a fi[...]

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    Scanning a Photo to a File 25 EPSON TWAIN automatically scans your image. If you ’ d rather scan[...]

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    26 Scanning with EPSON Smart Panel 6. At the next dialog box, you may specify a file path and file[...]

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    27 Advanced Scanning If you ’ re experienced with scanning, you can scan from Adobe Photoshop Elem[...]

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    28 Advanced Scanning Scanning from an Application Follow the instructions below to scan from an ima[...]

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    Scanning Your Image 29 Scanning Your Image To start you scan, follow these steps: 1. Turn on the [...]

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    30 Advanced Scanning Using EPSON TWAIN When you scan with EPSON TWAIN, the default mode is Full Aut[...]

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    Using EPSON TWAIN 31 4. Manually adjust settings in the EPSON TWAIN window in the following order[...]

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    32 Advanced Scanning Using SilverFast SE You can use SilverFast SE as an alternative to the stan[...]

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    Installing the SilverFast SE Plugin 33 3. Click to prescan your image. 4. Follow the remaini[...]

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    34 Advanced Scanning Recommended Settings Getting the best scan depends on several factors, includi[...]

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    35 Problem Solving This chapter gives you the basics for diagnosing and solving scanner problems. Fo[...]

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    36 Problem Solving Problems and Solutions If you ’ re having problems, this section answers some [...]

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    Scanner Problems 37 For Windows 2000 users: 1. Make sure your scanner is plugged in and connecte[...]

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    38 Problem Solving You ’ re having trouble scanning while using the transparency unit. ■ Make [...]

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    Image Problems 39 of the image is blurred, part of your document may be wrinkled or warped. ■ [...]

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    40 Problem Solving ■ The document table has non-readable areas around the edges. If your docume[...]

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    Where To Get Help 41 Where To Get Help For More Information There are several sources of informati[...]

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    42 Problem Solving EPSON Technical Support EPSON provides technical assistance 24 hours a day throu[...]

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    Software Support 43 Software Support Software Telephone Fax Online and E-mail EPSON TWAIN driver[...]

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    44 Problem Solving Perfection 2450.book Page 44 Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:16 PM[...]

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    45 Requirements and Notices This chapter includes system requirements, safety instructions, and othe[...]

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    46 Requirements and Notices Macintosh You cannot use a serial interface to connect the scanner. ■[...]

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    Important Safety Instructions 47 Important Safety Instructions Read all of these instructions and [...]

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    48 Requirements and Notices ■ Unplug the scanner and refer servicing to qualified service personn[...]

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    FCC Compliance Statement 49 WARNING: The connection of a non-shielded equipment interface cable to[...]

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    50 Requirements and Notices Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for Class B[...]

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    Warranty 51 kind and quality. Epson ’ s liability for replacement of the covered product will not[...]

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    52 Requirements and Notices Perfection 2450.book Page 52 Tuesday, September 18, 2001 3:16 PM[...]

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    53 Index Numerics 35 mm film or slide, scanning, 6 to 7, 34 A Accessories, 42 Advanced settings, TWA[...]

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    54 Index P Photo Print, 16 to 17 PhotoCenter, EPSON, 18 to 23 R Requirements, system, 45 to 46 S Sa[...]