PhotoPC 500 - Product Support Bulletin(s)

EPSON PRODUCT SUPPORT BULLETIN
Date: 9/07/2001
PSB No.: 2001.08.002
Reference: TE01-045 Rev. B
Originator: TC & JD
Authorization:
Affected Product(s): EPSON Imaging Products (Scanners, Digital Cameras, and Stylus Scan Devices)
Subject: Compatibility Chart for Macintosh OS X Classic
This bulletin provides information on compatibility for EPSON Scanners, Digital Cameras, and Stylus Scan
Series devices running in Macintosh OS X Classic mode. Mac OS X provides the Classic environment mode for
Mac OS 9 compatible applications and device drivers. Classic mode will require Mac OS 9.1 system software.
To setup Classic mode follow the steps below:
1. First install or upgrade your Macintosh system to OS 9.1 before installing OS X (for details refer to
Apple’s OS X documentation).
2. To start in Classic mode, click the Classic icon in System Preferences. To find System Preferences go to
the Apple Menu or click on the icon in the Dock bar on the desktop. Classic mode can also be set up to
start automatically during the log in process. (Refer to your Apple documentation for installation and
operation of Macintosh OS X Classic and 9.1).
3. To run a Classic application, just double–click on it or a document created with the application.
A) The following Epson models are supported in OS X Classic mode via USB.
Model
Perfection 610
Perfection 636U
Perfection 640U
Perfection 1200U
Perfection 1240U
Perfection 1640SU
Expression 1600
Expression 1640XL
Expression 1680
Stylus Scan 2000
Stylus Scan 2500
Photo PC 800/850Z/3000Z
Photo PC 3100Z
Driver Version
TWAIN L 1.00E
TWAIN 3.20A
TWAIN L 2.01A
TWAIN 4.01A
TWAIN 5.00A
TWAIN 5.00A
TWAIN Pro/Pro Network 2.00A *
TWAIN Pro/Pro Network 2.00A *
TWAIN Pro/Pro Network 2.00A *
TWAIN (v.1.10A); Printer (v.6.25E) **
TWAIN (v.1.10A); Printer (v.6.25E) **
EPSON Photo!3 (v.1.40E) ***
USB Storage Device ****
Connector Type
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
Note: MAC OS X Classic mode supports USB-native and network-capable devices. Classic mode does not
support MAC Serial, SCSI or FireWire connected devices.
* Expression Series Scanner Notes:
1.
2.
3.
When installing the TWAIN driver and you are prompted to restart your computer, click Quit instead.
Click Stop to close the Classic environment. Close the System Preferences folder. Then restart the computer.
If you install PageManager v 2.40.05 for the Expression series scanners and the Start button does not work, restart
the computer.
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** Stylus Scan Notes:
1.
You must install the Stylus Scan drivers in a true 9.1 environment. Do not install in OS X Classic, the installation
will hang. From the Printing and Scanning Software CD, open the Epson Stylus Scan 2xxx folder and click on the
icon to install the drivers. When prompted, restart the computer. Make sure the startup disk is set to OS X before
restarting. Start Classic and install Smart Panel.
2. You must install Smart Panel from its own folder. From the Software CD open the Smart Panel folder. Click on
the Epson Smart Panel Installer icon to install. Before you can launch Smart Panel you must install the Stylus Scan
Updater. The file can be downloaded from the Epson web site.
*** Digital Camera Notes:
1. EPSON Photo! 3 must be installed in a true Mac OS 9.1 environment. It cannot be installed in Mac OS X
Classic mode. After installation, restart the computer in OS X, start Classic, then launch Photo! 3.
2. Use the EPSON Camera Monitor Setup dialog box in Apple Menu Items to assign an application before
using the programmable Push (Shutter) Button Function.
3. You can use the Push Button Function in Classic mode.
****Photo PC 3100Z Notes:
1. This camera is supported by Mac OS X native mode using the embedded Image Capture application.
B) The following models are not supported in OS X Classic when using the connector type(s) described
in the chart below.
Model
Perfection 636
Perfection 1200
Expression 636
Expression 800
Expression 1600
Expression 1640XL
Expression 1680
Expression 836XL
GT-10000 (PC platform only)
GT-10000+ (PC platform only)
GT-30000 (PC platform only)
Photo PC 500
Photo PC 600
Photo PC 650
Photo PC 700
Photo PC 750Z
Connector Type
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI/FireWire
SCSI/FireWire
SCSI/FireWire
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI
SCSI/FireWire
Serial
Serial
Serial
Serial
Serial
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