USB Flatbed Scanner
®
CanoScan
N650U
N656U
N1220U
Getting
Started
Guide
IMPORTANT
Follow the steps in this
Getting Started Guide
to unpack, set up and
begin using your new
CanoScan Scanner.
1
3
Unpacking
1 Carefully remove all items from
Connecting the Scanner
Note: Before you begin, make sure
you’ve turned on the computer and
have quit all applications.
the box.
USB Interface Cable
1 Connect the supplied USB
interface cable to the computer’s
USB port.
Scanner
Getting Started Guide Kit:
• Getting Started Guide
• Canon Software Solutions CD-ROM—
®
■ Macintosh
Plug-in Module:
Scanning software for Macintosh
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2
USB Port
PC TWAIN driver: Scanning software
for Windows®
CanoScan® Toolbox CS (Macintosh)
and ScanGear® Toolbox CS
(Windows): One-click software for
easier scanning; loads software and
scans and prints images
ArcSoft PhotoStudio™ 2000:
Image editing software
ArcSoft PhotoBase™: Image
organization software; create
image albums and slide shows
OmniPage: Text scanning software
(optical character recognition)
Adobe Acrobat Reader: Software
for viewing scanner manuals in
electronic format
Unlocking the
Scanning Unit
Note: Multiple USB ports may be
located on the front, side, or back of
your computer. The USB interface cable
powers the scanner. A separate power
cord is not used with this scanner.
2 Connect the other end of the
USB interface cable to the
scanner’s USB port.
1 Gently turn the scanner on
its side and unlock the scanner
(
).
3 • For Windows setup, go to
Step 4 .
• For Macintosh setup, skip to
Step 6 .
Caution! Be sure to unlock the
scanner before plugging in the USB
interface cable. Operating the scanner
while in the locked position may
damage the equipment.
4
Installing the Scanner
Software for Windows®
7 Click Start Installation.
The following software
will be installed:
• ScanGear® Toolbox CS
• OmniPage
• Arcsoft PhotoStudio 2000
• Arcsoft PhotoBase
• Adobe Acrobat Reader
Note: Windows 2000 screens will look
different than the screens shown below.
1 When you
see this
dialog box,
insert the
Software
Solutions
CD-ROM. Click Next.
8 Follow the on-screen instructions.
9 Restart your computer after all
Note: If you don’t see this dialog box
of the above listed software has
installed.
or accidentally close it, unplug the USB
cable and then reconnect it.
2 Select
“Search for
the best
driver...”
Click Next.
3 Select CD-
ROM drive.
Click Next.
5
Your First Scan
for Windows
Step 1: Placing the Image
1 Open the document cover.
2 Place your picture face down
on the glass of your scanner.
Line up the image with the arrow
on the scanner bed.
4 Click Next.
3 Close the document cover.
Step 2: Scanning the Image
5 Click Finish.
6 When you see this dialog box,
click Install the Software.
1 Press the scanner’s Start button.
2 Click Custom1.
6
Installing the Scanner
Software for Macintosh®
1 Insert the Software Solutions
3 In ScanGear CS-U, click the
CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
Preview button.
4 Use the mouse to draw a box
around the portion of the image
you want to scan.
5 Click the Scan button.
Note: If the CanoScan Setup Utility does
not start automatically, double-click the
CD-ROM icon, then the Setup icon.
2 Click the Install the
Software button.
The following software
will be installed:
• OmniPage
• Arcsoft PhotoStudio 2000
• Arcsoft PhotoBase
• CanoScan Toolbox CS
• Canon Plug-in Module
• Adobe Acrobat Reader
ScanGear CS-U closes. You see
your image in PhotoStudio 2000.
6 Use the editing tools in
PhotoStudio 2000 to modify your
image as desired.
7 Save your image by selecting Save
As in the File menu. Select a location, enter a name and click Save.
3 Click the Start Installation button.
4 Finish the installation by follow-
ing the on-screen instructions.
5 After each application has
installed successfully, click the
Quit button.
8 To scan another image, or to scan
the current image at a different
resolution, repeat Steps 1 - 7.
Note: For more scanner tips on resolution, go to Step 8 .
6 Restart your computer after all
of the above listed software
has installed.
7
Your First Scan
for Macintosh
Step 1: Placing the Image
1 Open the document cover.
2 Place your picture face down on the
glass of your scanner. Line up the
image with the arrow on the
scanner bed.
4 Use the mouse to draw a box
around the portion of the image
you want to scan.
5 Slide the Resolution bar to:
• 200 dpi—for an inkjet printer
• 72 dpi—for e-mail or Web
6 Click the Scan button.
3 Close the document cover.
Step 2: Scanning the Image
1 Press the scanner’s Start button.
7 In the File menu,
select Save.
8 To scan another
2 In the toolbox, click the Scan button.
Drag and drop applications for image editing or text scanning
onto these buttons to open them with a single click.
3 Click the Preview button.
image, or to scan
the current image
at a different resolution, repeat
Steps 1 - 7.
8
Learn More About
Your Scanner
Quick Tips on the Web
1 Go to www.canoscan.com for
helpful tips on:
• Scanning for e-mail attachments
• Scanning and posting to
the Web
• Cropping an image
• Adjusting dots per inch,
and more!
9
Registering Your Product
1 Register your product via the
Web at:
www.ccsi.canon.com/register
Technical Support
Canon Scanners
Canon Computer Systems, Inc. offers a full range of
customer technical support* options:
• For e-mail technical support, the latest driver downloads and answers to frequently asked questions
(www.ccsi.canon.com)
Product Manuals on
the CD-ROM
• 24-hour, 7-day-a-week automated support for
1 Open the CanoScan Setup
• 24-hour, Fax-On-Demand System for product specifica-
Utility by reinserting the
Software Solutions CD-ROM.
2 Click View the Electronic Manuals.
3 Click on the manual desired.
troubleshooting issues on most current products
(1-800-423-2366)
tions and technical information (1-800-526-4345)
• Free technical support Monday–Saturday (excluding
holidays) for products still under warranty**
(1-757-413-2848)
• Technical support 7 days a week (excluding holidays)
for products no longer under warranty, for $24.99 per
call (1-800-423-2366), or for $2.50 per minute, to a
maximum of $25.00 per call (1-900-246-1200)
NOTE: Within Canada, call for technical support 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week (1-800-OK-CANON).
*Support program specifics subject to change without notice.
**Refer to individual product information for warranty details.
PhotoStudio 2000 or PhotoBase
Windows
Phone: 510-440-9901; Fax 510-440-1270;
Macintosh
e-mail: support@arcsoft.com; www.arcsoft.com
OmniPage
Tips on Scanning Resolution:
Saving Time and Disk Space
Purpose
Suggested
Resolution
Viewing images on-screen or web
Convert a printed document
to text (OCR)
Printing a color drawing or
color graphic
Printing a color photo on
specialty paper
Printing a black and white
line art
75 dpi
300 dpi
180 dpi - 360 dpi
200 dpi - 360 dpi
360 dpi - 600 dpi
Phone: 408-395-8319
For more information about Canon Products, call
1-800-OK-CANON or visit our Web site at:
www.ccsi.canon.com
Canon Computer Systems, Inc.
2995 Redhill Avenue • Costa Mesa, California 92626 U.S.A.
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trademarks of Canon Inc. Canon Print Planet is a service mark of Canon Computer
Systems, Inc.All other products and brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.
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