A4 Multi-Purpose
Rechargeable Scanner
User’s Guide
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Supported Memory Devices
 SD / SDHC / MMC / USB Flash Drive
System Requirements
 IBM compatible PC 586, Pentium or higher
 Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7
 At least 100 MB of free hard disk space (500 MB is
recommended)
 At least 128 MB of system memory (512 MB of RAM is
recommended)
 At least 1 GB of RAM for Windows Vista/7
 USB port 2.0 (compatible with USB 1.0)
What’s in the box?
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1 x A4 EzyScan
3.7V 1700mAH Li-ion Battery
CD (Scan to PC Manager)
Y shape USB Cable
Dual USB AC Adapter
Calibration Card
Cleaning Swab
5‟‟ x 7‟‟ Scanning Pouch
2GB USB Flash Drive
Travel Bag
User Manual
Warranty Card
Product Registration Card
NOTE: Please retain packaging (including barcode and serial no
label), manual and warranty card.
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Contents
1. Introduction………………………………………………………3
2. Overview………………………………………………………….
2.1 Front View………………………………………………..
2.2 Rear View………………………………………………….
3. Installation & Operation……………………………………..
3.1 Install the battery………………….
3.2 Charge the battery …………….
3.3 Insert a memory card or a USB flash drive…………..
3.4 Turn on the scanner………
3.5 Scan an original……………..
3.6 Turn off the scanner……………..
4. Connecting To A Computer………………………………….
4.1 Connect the scanner to a computer…….
4.2 Disconnect the scanner from a computer…….
5. Scanning Documents To Your Computer……………..
5.1 Starting the Scan To PC Manager…….
5.2 Uninstalling the Scan To PC Manager……
6. Scanning Documents To IPAD…
7. Scanning Documents To Smart Phone………
8. Scanning Documents To A Macintosh Computer……
9. Maintenance………………………….
9.1 Calibrating the scanner……….
9.2 Cleaning the scanner glass……..
10. Troubleshooting……………….
10.1 Frequently asked questions…….
10.2 The system LED light pattern…….
11. Specifications………………………
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1. Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase of a DigiFrame
EzyScan. With this scanner, you can scan and store your
photos & documents directly to your memory card or
USB flash drive without connecting the scanner to a
computer.
If you wish to store a document directly into your
computer, just plug in a USB cable and/or use the
supplied Scan to PC utility (Compatible with Windows
2000, XP, Vista & 7 )
Before you operate the product, please take a few minutes
to read through this manual. It provides instructions for
you to install, operate and maintain the product.
2. Overview
2.1 Front view
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2.2 Rear view
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Name
Function/ Description
Power Button
Press to turn on or off.
Custom Button
Press to start calibrating the scanner,
eject paper in paper jam condition,
or switch your file format between JPEG
and PDF.
Battery LED
Indicates the charge status of the
battery:
High – GREEN (45%-100% power)
Medium – ORANGE (25%-45% power)
Low – RED (0%-25% power).
Indicates the system status and the
type of predefined scan settings. Switch
to the other type of scan settings by
pressing the Custom button ( ).
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System LED
Green LED: Indicate to scan using the
predefined scan settings for document,
PDF, Gray mode, 300 dpi.
Orange LED: Indicate the ready status
and also to scan using the predefined
scan settings for photo, JPEG, Color
mode, 300 dpi.
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Feeding Slot
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Connect the scanner to a computer via
Mini USB Connector a Y shape USB cable for data
transmission and battery charge.
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USB Drive Port
Insert a USB flash drive.
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Memory Card Slot
Insert a memory card.
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Battery Slot
Insert a battery.
Insert an original to start scanning.
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3. Installation & Operation
Precautions
 Keep the product out of direct sunlight. Direct exposure
to the sun or excessive heat may cause damage.
 Do not store/operate the product in humid or dusty
conditions.
 Place the product securely on an even, flat surface. Tilted
or uneven surfaces may cause mechanical or paperfeeding problems.
 Retain the product box and packing materials for shipping
purposes.
3.1 Install the battery
To install the battery into the scanner:
 Open the battery cover underneath the scanner.
 Remove the plastic tab to connect battery and replace
cover.
 If you need to remove the battery take extra care that the
copper contacts are not bent/damaged when replacing
battery. (This type of damage is not covered under
warranty)
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The recommended battery is attached (3.7V 1700mAH)
3.2 Charge the battery
Important!
The scanner can be charged either with the Y shape USB
cable connected to your computer, or the dual USB AC
adapter.
Before using the scanner, please first charge the battery
through the supplied Y shape USB cable. When charging the
battery, be sure the scanner is turned off.
To charge the battery:
 Connect the mini end of the supplied Y shape USB cable to
the mini USB connector on the scanner.
 Turn on your computer, and then connect the other two
rectangle ends of the Y shape USB cable to two USB ports
on your computer. Alternatively, you can use the supplied
dual USB AC adapter instead of your computer.
 During the charging process, the battery LED light will be
lit in red. When the battery capacity is full, the battery
LED light is extinguished.
Note:
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For first-time use, please charge the battery for at least eight
hours.
One end of the supplied Y shape USB cable including two
rectangle USB connectors. These two connectors (one
labeled “Power Cable”, the other labeled “Data Cable”) are
used to connect to your computer at the same time to
increase the transferring speed. However, if only one USB
port is available from your computer, please plug the
connector labeled “Power Cable” to computer while charging
the battery and plug the connector labeled “Data Cable” to
your computer while downloading the images.
If the battery is fully charged, an A4-size page can be
scanned in colour 250 times.
If you are using the battery to start a scan without
connecting the Y shape USB cable to your computer, the
scan function may not work if there is not enough battery
power. At this moment, the scanner will be automatically
turned off.
3.3 Insert a memory card or a USB flash drive
Insert a memory card (SD/SDHC/MMC card) into the
memory card slot at the back of the scanner.
Or
Insert a USB flash drive into the USB flash drive port at the
back of the scanner.
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3.4 Turn on the scanner
Press and hold the Power button ( ) for 1~2 seconds.
The System LED will blink in red.
Power Button
System LED
Wait until the System LED stops blinking and then is lit in
orange. This indicates the scanner is in ready status.
The orange System LED also indicates that the scanner will
use the predefined scan settings for photos to start a scan,
which are JPEG file format, color mode, and resolution at 300
dpi.
Press the Custom button ( ) for about 0.5 second to switch
to the PDF predefined scan settings (System LED lit in
green), which is PDF file format, gray image mode, and
resolution at 300 dpi. The scan settings are recommended if
your document contains pure text.
To change between PDF and JPEG Scan Settings, push the
Custom Button. (Orange = JPEG & Green = PDF)
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3.5 Scan an original
Important!
 Insert only one page or one photo at a time, and insert the
next one only when the previous one is done. Otherwise, the
scanner may malfunction.
 The paper detector is quite sensitive. Please do not push your
photo, document or card into the feeding slot or the top of
your image can be cut. Simply let go of the photo
(document/card) when it begins to feed into the slot.
 The acceptable paper size is 2”x 2” ~ 8.5” x 16”.
 Do not use the following types of originals for scanning;
otherwise the scanner may malfunction or cause the original
to jam in the slot.
Originals thicker than 1.2 mm. Credit card is acceptable
Originals with either side shorter than 55mm
Originals with lots of black or dark colors
Originals with dark colors surrounding the edges
Transparences (filmstrips, celluloid, etc.)
Printed images (pictures on newspapers, magazines, etc.)
Soft and thin materials (thin paper, cloth, etc.)
Originals that exceed the acceptable size
 The scanner has a built-in cropping function that is capable of
detecting and cropping the edges of an original. The max
cropping size is 1.5mm per edge, as illustrated below:
Max. 1.5mm
Max. 1.5mm
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 Insert your document FACE UP into the feeding slot.
 Align your document to the far LEFT EDGE of the feeding
slot as indicated.
 The scanner starts scanning the original when the paper
has been fed into the feeding slot.
 If the output file format is preset to JPEG, the scanner will
automatically create a folder titled “DCIM” and its
subfolder “100PHOTO” on your memory card or USB
flash drive, which will hold the first 9999 scans. Then
“101PHOTO” folder will be added for the next 9999 scans,
and so on.
If the output file format is preset to PDF, the scanner will
automatically create a folder titled “DCIM” and its
subfolder “100DOC” on your memory card or USB flash
drive, which will hold the first 9999 scans. Then
“101DOC” folder will be created for the next 9999 scans,
and so on.
(Each scanned image is given a file name with the prefix
IMG followed by a 4-digit sequential number in the order
the images are stored. For example, IMG_0001.jpg,
IMG_0002.jpg / IMG_0001.pdf, IMG_0002.pdf, etc.)
Note:
This scanner supports two types of file format, JPEG or PDF.
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If the memory card or USB flash drive is near full (lower than
1MB), the indicator light blinks (3 times per cycle). Use
another card/USB flash drive or delete some files on it if
necessary.
Remove ALL foreign objects from the photo, such as blu tac,
staples, paper clips, and paper sticky notes before feeding it
into the scanner due to possible damage to the scanner.
To preserve your battery‟s charge, your scanner will shut
down after 1 minute of inactivity. Please „Power on” again to
continue scan. If your scanner is charging via USB cable, it
will shut down after 10 minutes of inactivity.
3.6 Turn off the scanner
After all originals are scanned, press and hold the Power
button for 2 seconds. Now you can remove the memory card
or USB flash drive safely.
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4. Connecting To A Computer
(Card Reader Mode)
By connecting the scanner to a computer, you can use the
scanner as a memory card or flash drive reader, so that you
can freely view or copy files from the memory card or USB
flash drive using the computer.
4.1 Connect the scanner to a computer
 Insert a memory card into the memory card slot or a USB
flash drive into the USB flash drive port at the back of the
scanner.
 Press and hold the Power button (
The System LED will blink in red.
) for 1~2 seconds.
Power
button
System LED
 Wait until the System LED stops blinking and is lit in
orange which indicates the scanner is in ready status.
 Connect the mini end of the Y shape USB cable (included
with scanner) to the Mini USB connector on the scanner.
 Turn on your computer, and then connect the other two
rectangle ends of the USB cable to two USB ports on your
computer.
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 When the scanner connects successfully to a computer, a
Removable Disk (F) (F represents the removable drive
letter) will be shown in Windows Explorer. If a memory
card or USB flash drive is inserted to the scanner, the
Removable Disk may be replaced with the name of the
memory card or USB flash drive.
 You can now view or edit the files on the memory card or
USB flash drive using your own image editing software
application.
Note:
When this scanner is connected to your computer, please note
that removing the image files in the memory card or USB flash
drive from your computer is not permitted. Instead, please plug
the memory card directly to your card reader or the USB flash
drive to your computer‟s USB port to remove these images files.
4.2 Disconnect the scanner from a computer
 On the Windows System Tray, click the hardware removal
icon.
 Click the „Safely remove USB mass storage device‟
message with the corresponding Drive.
 When the „Safe to Remove Hardware‟ message appears,
you can safely remove the scanner‟s USB cable.
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5. Scanning Documents To Your Computer
With the Scan To PC Manager, you can easily scan photos &
documents and save the scanned images directly to a
connected computer. You can also choose the location where
the scanned images will be saved.
5.1 Starting the Scan To PC Manager
 Insert the supplied „Scan to PC‟ disc and install using your
computers install system (e.g. Install wizard)
 Connect the scanner to your computer with a Y shape USB
cable. If successfully installed, a Removable Disk (F) (F
represents the removable drive letter) will be shown in the
Windows Explorer. If a memory card is inserted to the
scanner, the Removable Disk will be replaced with the
name of the memory card.
 Double click the bundled ScanToPC.exe. Now, the Scan To
PC Manager runs, and the icon
tray.
stays on the system
 Right click the icon
in the system tray and select
Setting to invoke the Scan To PC Utility screen, as shown
below:
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 To save the scanned images to your computer, select
Scan To PC in the drop-down menu of Save Type.
To save the scanned images to your memory card
connected to the scanner, select Memory Card in the
drop-down menu of Save Type.
Important:
Once you have installed the Scan To PC Manager and you wish to
save your scanned images to a memory card, you still need to
use Scan To PC Manager and select Memory Card in the dropdown menu of Save Type.
 Click the Browse button to save your scanned images to
a specified location. (Default is C:\temp\)
 Click Apply to save the settings or Cancel to leave the
setting screen without saving the changes. Note the Scan
to PC Utility icon is still running in your system tray.
 Scan your document.
 After your scan, two folders titled DCIM\100PHOTO or
DCIM\100DOC to save the scanned images is added to
the default or specified location.
 Note each scanned image is given a file name with the
prefix IMG followed by a 4-digit sequential number. For
example, IMG_0001.jpg, IMG_0002.jpg.
 To exit the Scan To PC Manager, right-click the icon
the system tray and select Exit.
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 If you have not inserted a memory card to the scanner, a
Removable Disk drive will still be shown in Explorer window
though you can not access anything from the drive.
 If you have inserted a memory card to the scanner, the name
of memory card will be shown in Explorer window.
 In Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7, you can start Scan
to PC Manager to scan and save images to your computer
without installing a memory card to the scanner.
5.2 Uninstalling the Scan To PC Manager
 From the PC Start menu, select:
All Programs >Scan To PC>Uninstall Driver
 Follow the uninstall wizard to uninstall the software.
 Restart your PC when prompted to do so.
6. Scanning Documents To iPad
With this scanner, you can scan your photos & documents
and import the scanned images to your iPad.
To scan photos to your iPad,
Important:
Since the scanner is a USB device, please first make sure you
have an iPad camera connector which is included in the iPad
Camera Connection Kit. The iPad camera connector offers a USB
adapter that plugs into the dock connector.
 Insert a memory card or USB flash drive to your scanner.
 Press the Power button (
) to turn on the scanner.
 Plug the iPad camera connector into the dock connector
port on your iPad.
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 Connect the mini USB connector of the supplied Y shape
USB cable to the mini USB port on the scanner and the
“Data cable” end to the camera connector on your iPad.
Y shape
USB Cable
(Data)
Camera
connector
(Power)
iPad
 Turn on your iPad.
 Insert your documents to the feeding slot of the scanner.
 The thumbnail of the scanned images will be displayed in
the Photo application of your iPad.
 Choose “Import” to import and organize the scanned
images into the albums of your iPad.
Tips:
 If the scanned images have not been displayed in your iPad,
try to turn off and on your iPad to try again.
 This scanner also supports a variety of Android pads in the
market. This means you can scan your documents directly to
any pad that runs Google‟s operating system, Android. The
operating steps are similar with “Scanning Documents To
Smart Phone” section.
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7. Scanning Documents To Smart Phone
With this scanner, you can scan your photos & documents
into some Smart Phones.
 Remove the memory card from your scanner and turn on.
 Connect “Data cable” end of the Y shape USB cable to the
USB Flash Drive port marked with a USB icon on your
scanner and connect the other mini USB end to your
Smart Phone.
 On the screen of your Smart Phone, an enquiring of your
connection type will be prompted.
 Choose “mass storage device” on your Smart Phone.
 Insert your documents to the feeding slot of the scanner.
The scanner begins scanning. The scanned images are
stored in the folder of “DCIM\100PHOTO” or
“DCIM\100DOC” according to your file format.
Tips:
This scanner can also scan your photos & documents into some
Android Pads(MID/Tablet PC). Just connect your Android Pad
(MID/Tablet PC) to scanner‟s USB Flash Drive port, and set the
MID as a mass storage device, you can easy save the scanned
images to your Android Pad(MID/Tablet PC).
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8. Scanning Documents To A Macintosh
Computer
 Insert a memory card or USB flash drive to the scanner.
 Press the Power button (
) to turn on your scanner.
 Connect the mini USB connector of the supplied Y shape
USB cable to the mini USB port at the back of the scanner.
Connect the other two ends to the USB ports on your
Macintosh computer.
 Insert your documents to the feeding slot of the scanner.
The scanner begins scanning and save the images to the
memory card or USB flash drive.
 Choose the name of your memory card or USB flash drive
on your desktop. The scanned images are stored in folder
of DCIM\100PHOTO or DCIM\100DOC depending on your
file format.
 You can now transfer any/all of your scanned
images/documents to your Macintosh.
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9. Maintenance
9.1 Calibrating the scanner
If the scanned image looks fuzzy or there are strange stripes
on it, the scanner may need calibrating in order for the
sensor to resume its original precision. To calibrate the
scanner:
 Insert a memory card into the memory card slot or a USB
flash drive into the USB flash drive port at the back of the
scanner.
 Press and hold the Power button ( ) for 1~2 seconds.
The System LED will blink in red.
 Wait until the System LED stops blinking and is lit in
orange/green which indicates the scanner is in ready
status.
 Press the Custom button ( ) for more than 2 seconds,
and then the System LED blinks.
 Insert the supplied calibration chart(black and white) to
the feeding slot in 5 seconds, as shown below:
Note: Please hold only the bottom-right and bottom-left
corner of the calibration chart with two hands as illustrated.
Do not touch the other areas.
 When the Scanner „grabs‟ the calibration chart, please let
go of it.
Note:
 Keep the calibration chart clean. Any dirt may make the
calibration chart invalid or impact the calibration result.
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 After calibration, system LED lit to show scanner is ready for
scanning. If calibration has failed, red LED will appear and
flash 4 times per cycle.
9.2 Cleaning the scanner glass
The glass in the scanner should be cleaned periodically. If
debris is present, the scanned image may have streaks or
scratches.
To clean the scanner glass:
 Turn the scanner to its back side.
 Wet the supplied cleaning swab with some isopropyl
alcohol (95%).
 Release the glass by pressing the button on the right side
with your right hand. At the same time, use your left hand
to insert the cleaning swab into the right end of the glass
and then slide the cleaning swab to the left end as
indicated.
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 Remove the cleaning swab from the scanner.
 Repeat step 3 and step 4 for five or six times
consecutively.
 Remove the supplied cleaning swab, store it in a safe
place and protect it from dust.
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10. Troubleshooting
10.1 Frequently asked questions
Question: There are strange lines on the scanned
image, or the image is not clear.
Answer: Check the following:
Are there scratches on the original, or is the original clean?
Remove any stains or dust from the original before
scanning.
Has the scanner been used for a long period of time
without cleaning and calibration? Follow the instructions for
"Cleaning the Scanner" and "Calibrating the Scanner", and
then try again.
Question: The original gets stuck halfway in the
feeding slot.
Answer: Press the Custom button. The scanner will back
out the original so you can remove the jammed original
from the output slot.
Question: The System LED blinks rapidly and no scan is
possible.
Answer: Check the following:
Is the memory card inserted properly into the memory card
slot? Re-insert the card and try again.
Is the SD card locked (set to write-protect)? Unlock the
card. (small switch on side of SD card)
Is the memory card full? The indicator blinks when the free
space on the memory card is below 1MB. Use another card
if necessary.
Make sure the memory cards are in FAT or FAT32 file
formats only, not NTFS or any other file format.
Did you insert the next original before the scanning
process of the previous one was completed? Power the
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scanner off and back on and try again. Make sure that you
scan the next original only after the scanning process of
the previous one has completed.
Does the length of the original exceed the maximum
acceptable size?
Question: The scanner feels warm to the touch.
Answer: It is normal for the scanner to emit a small amount
of heat (around 30-45 Celsius) after prolonged use.
However, if there are strange odors coming from the
scanner or the scanner feels hot to the touch, disconnect
the scanner immediately from the power supply or the
computer.
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10.2 The System LED light pattern
Light
Steadily on
Description
The scanner is ready for use.
 Initializing system and memory card/USB
flash drive. Please wait until the initialization
process is complete before using the
scanner.
Blinks
 Busy scanning and storing image files.
continuously
Please wait until the process is complete
before scanning another original.
 Sensor cleaning in progress. Please wait
until the process is complete before
performing any operations.
2 Blinks
3 Blinks
Paper jam. Press the Custom button for about
0.5 seconds; the scanner will back out the
original so you can remove it from the input
slot.
Memory card error. Remove the memory card
to clear this error status.
4 Blinks
Calibration failed. Error indication only.
5 Blinks
Scan to PC failed. The PC may be busy or
unavailable.
No light
The scanner is powered off.
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11. Specifications
All specifications are subject to change without notice.
Specification
Scanning Technology
Acceptable paper size
Output image formats
Flash
Memory
Internal
Resolution Scanned image
Color
Interfaces
Scan color depth
Output format
Color – 48 bit
Color – 24 bit (JPEG)
Memory Cards
SD/SDHC/MMC/USB Flash Drive
USB
USB Mass Storage Supported
Power
CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
2”x 2” ~ 8.5” x 16”
JPEG, PDF
512KB
64MB (DDRI)
300 dpi (dots per inch)
Input
Output
Mini USB port compatible with
the USB 2.0 / 1.1 device
Windows XP/Vista/7
Mac OS 10.5.x (memory device
only)
100-240V
5V DC, 1.5A
Battery Durability
250 pages (A4, color)
Weight
700 g (approx)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Paper Thickness
(g/m² or lb)
Recommended Operating
Environment
290 x 68 x 51 mm
(11.4 x 2.7 x 2.0 in)
34~127 g/m²(9 to 34 lb)
up to 0.5mm
15ºC ~ 35ºC (59oF~95oF);
20% RH ~ 70% RH
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