Epson 3170 - Perfection Photo Specifications

EPSON Perfection 3170
Scanner Parts
Scanner Specifications
Document
cover
TPU indicator light
Basic Specifications
Power button
Document
table
Scanner type
Flatbed, color
Photoelectric
device
Color EPSON MatrixCCDTM line sensor
Effective pixels
27,200 × 37,440 pixels at 3200 dpi,
100% scaling
Maximum
document size
US letter or A4 size
(8.5 × 11.7 inches [216 × 297 mm])
Optical resolution 3200 dpi
Maximum
resolution*
Carriage and lamp
(in the home position)
Scan to
Web
button
Scan to
e-mail
button
Transparency unit
(TPU) under lid
Copy
button
*
Start
button
Transportation lock
(in unlocked position)
3200 dpi (main scan) × 6400 dpi hardware
(sub scan)
The maximum hardware resolution of 3200 × 6400 dpi is achieved
using EPSON’s Micro Step Drive™ technology.
Maximum
interpolated
resolution
12,800 dpi
Speed (color)
8.7 msec/line at 3200 dpi (draft mode)
2.8 msec/line at 600 dpi (draft mode)
Pixel depth
16 bits per pixel (input/output)
Line art settings
Fixed threshold
Gamma correction 1 type for user-defined
Interface
USB 1.1/2.0 (Type B receptacle connector)
Light source
White cold cathode fluorescent lamp
Dimensions
Width: 10.9 inches (276 mm)
Depth: 18.0 inches (458 mm)
Height: 4.6 inches (117 mm)
Weight
Approx. 8.9 lb (3.8 kg)
USB port
Electrical
Power cord
Transparency unit
(TPU) connector
Input voltage range 100-120 VAC
Note: 3 film holders are included (not shown)
Automatic Document Feeder
(ADF) (optional)
Rated frequency
50 to 60 Hz
Rated input
current
0.7 A
Rated output
current
1.1 A
Power
consumption
Approx. 23 W operating
approx. 19 W in stand-by mode
approx. 5.5 W in power saving mode
Note: Scanners sold outside the US market may operate at a different
voltage. Check the label on the back of the scanner for voltage
information.
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Environmental
Optional Automatic Document Feeder
(B12B813341) Specifications
Temperature
Operation: 41 to 95 °F (5 to 35 °C)
Storage: –13 to 140 °F (–25 to 60 °C)
Humidity
(without
condensation)
Operation: 10% to 80%
Storage: 10% to 85%
Basic Specifications
Paper supply
Face up load
Operating
conditions
Ordinary office or home conditions; avoid
extreme dust, direct sunlight, and strong
light sources.
Paper out
Face down eject
Paper setting
quantity
Safety Approvals
Safety
UL 60950
CSA C22.2 No. 60950
EMC
FCC part 15 subpart B class B
CSA C108.8 class B
Reliability
(mean cycles
between failure)
30 sheets (55 g/m2 paper, maximum total
thickness under 6 mm)
load/eject:
plain paper sheets - 20,000
transparency film - 10,000
hinge: 12,000 cycles
Electrical
USB Interface
Input voltage
24-26.4 VDC
Interface type
Input current
0.8 A
Universal Serial Bus Specification
Revision 2.0
Connector type
One receptacle (Type B)
Electrical
standard
Full Speed mode (12 Mbps) and High
Speed mode (480 Mbps), Universal
Serial Bus Specification Revision 2.0
Note: Optional ADFs sold outside the US market may operate at a
different voltage. Check the label on the back of the scanner for
voltage information.
Environmental
Temperature
Operation: 50 to 90 °F (10 to 32 °C
Storage: -4 to 140 °F (-20 to 60 °C)
Humidity
(without
condensation)
Operation: 20 to 80%
Storage:10% to 85%
Connector pin arrangement
Pin number
Signal
1
VCC
2
–DATA
3
+DATA
4
GND
Connector
How to Scan
AC Adapter
Input
100-120 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Output
24.0-26.4 VDC, 1.1 A
The ] Start button on your scanner automatically opens the
EPSON Smart Panel, making it easy for you to scan your
images for many different uses. Here’s how you can use the
] Start button and Smart Panel to scan photos and save them
as files.
Transparency Unit
The transparency unit (film adapter) is built into the scanner
lid.
Electrical
Supply voltage: DC 24.0 to 26.4 V
Rated current: 0.5 A
Document
specifications
Positive or negative film in these sizes:
35 mm strips
35 mm slides
120/220 (6 × 9-cm) film
Readable area
2.6 × 9.1 inches (66 × 231 mm)
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1. Raise the scanner cover and place your photo face down on
the glass. Make sure the top right corner of the photo is
aligned with the top right corner of the scanner.
Then close the cover.
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5. When you see the following screen, select a location and file
type for your scanned image, then click Save.
2. Press the ] Start button on your scanner.
Specify the path to the folder
where you want to save your
scanned image
Select a
file format
Note: In Windows XP, you will see a message the first time you press
the ] Start button. Select EPSON Smart Panel, click Always
use this program for this action, then click OK.
EPSON Smart Panel opens on your computer.
Starting a Scan
You can start a scan in several different ways:
❏ You can use the scanner buttons. Press the button for the
type of scan you want. Smart Panel automatically opens and
scans your documents. Then follow the easy on-screen
instructions to finish your task.
Note: If you are using Windows XP, you will have to select EPSON
Smart Panel and Always use this program for this action the
first time you press each of the buttons.
3. Click the
Scan and Save icon.
A progress meter appears on the screen and your photo is
automatically scanned. After your photo is scanned, the
View Image screen opens.
4. Click Next to continue.
Scan to
Web
Scan to
E-mail
Copy
Start
❏ You can start Smart Panel by clicking the
icon on your
desktop, and use it to perform various types of scans.
❏ You can start EPSON Scan from Adobe Photoshop
Elements or any other TWAIN-compliant program. You
can also start the EPSON Scan program directly from your
computer.
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Selecting the Scanning Mode
Restoring Color in Photos
EPSON Scan has four scanning modes:
If you have faded photos or negatives, you can use the Color
Restoration setting in your software to improve the color of
your scan. You can select this setting in Smart Panel or in
EPSON Scan.
Choose your
scanning
mode
Smart Panel
To select the Color Restoration setting, open Smart Panel and
select
RePrint Photo. You see the screen below. Click the
Color Restoration icon. (It is highlighted in blue when it is
selected.)
❏ Full Auto Mode for automatic control of scan settings.
❏ Home Mode for scanning film and more control over scan
settings, including Color Restoration.
❏ Office Mode for scanning text and multiple pages (available
only if the optional automatic document feeder
[B12B813341] is installed).
❏ Professional Mode for full control over all scan settings.
Click Color
Restoration
To change the scanning mode, choose the mode you want to
use from the list box at the top right of the window.
Click here to
scan and print
To change settings in Full Auto Mode, click the Pause button,
then click Options. If you’re using Home, Professional, or
Office Mode, the options window automatically appears. Then
select the settings you want to use for your scan.
Note: The selected mode and settings remain in effect until they are
changed.
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3. Follow the instructions for the type of film you are
scanning:
EPSON Scan
Color Restoration is available in Home and Professional Modes.
If you are scanning 35 mm film or negative strips or
medium-format (120/220) transparencies, slide the film
into the corresponding holder, with the film’s shiny side
facing down.
1. To select Color Restoration, start EPSON Scan. You see a
screen similar to this.
35 mm film or negative strips
Cover tab
Click Color
Restoration
Medium-format
transparencies: Slide the
film into the holder as
shown. Then lower the
cover and press the tab to
lock it in place.
2. Click the Preview button at the bottom of the screen.
Place the film holder on the scanner as shown. Make sure
the white triangle on the holder points to the upper-right
corner of the scanner.
3. Select the Color Restoration checkbox. (If you’re using
Professional Mode, you may need to scroll to the bottom of
the screen.)
Make sure this
calibration space
is uncovered
Scanning Film and Transparencies
The scanner cover has a built-in transparency unit (film
adapter). To scan film or negative strips, slides, or
transparencies, you need to remove the document mat from the
scanner cover and insert the film in a holder.
The scanner comes with 3 different film holders: one for 35 mm
film or negative strips, one for 35 mm slides, and one for
medium-format (120/220) transparencies.
1. Make sure the film adapter cable is connected to
the scanner (see the Start Here sheet for instructions).
If you need to connect the cable, first turn the
scanner off. Then turn it back on again after
you connect the cable.
2. Lift the scanner cover all the way up and slide
the reflective document mat up and off of the
scanner cover.
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If you are scanning slides, place the holder on the scanner.
Then place the slides in the holder. (Place the slides so the
“this side to lamp” indication is facing down.)
Indicator Light
The indicator light (on the ] Start button) indicates the status
of the scanner, as described below.
Status
On
Green
The scanner is ready to scan images.
Flashing
Green
The scanner is initializing (warming up) or is
busy scanning.
Flashing
Red
Check the following, then turn your
scanner off and back on to reset it:
Off
5. Start EPSON Scan and make sure the correct Document
Type is selected: either Color Negative Film, B&W
Negative Film, or Positive Film (for slides and
transparencies).
❏
Make sure the transportation lock is
turned to the unlocked position. See
the Start Here sheet for details.
❏
Try restarting your computer and
turning the scanner off and then on
again.
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The scanner is unplugged or turned off.
Related Documentation
Select Dust
Removal
Make sure your film is dust-free for the best scan. You can also
select the Dust Removal setting in EPSON Scan, as shown
above.
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Color
If this does not eliminate the error, the
fluorescent lamp may need to be replaced
or the scanner may have another problem.
Consult your dealer or EPSON.
4. Close the scanner cover.
Tip:
Light
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EPSON Perfection 3170 Scanner Software
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