Microtek Scanner
Installation Guide
®
for the ScanMaker V6UPL
UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
Version
for PC (Windows 98)
& Mac (Apple iMac / G3
with built-in USB ports)
Use this installation guide if you have: 1) Windows 98 and an available USB port; or 2) if you have an Apple iMac or Power
Macintosh and an available USB port. This document provides information on how to install your Microtek Scanner on a PC or
Mac using the scanner’s Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface. For PC USB installation, see pages 1 to 5. For Mac USB
installation, see pages 6 to 8.
USB Installation on the PC
1. Unpack scanner
Open your scanner package and check the
components as stated in your packing list. Install the
software first, then the hardware. Before proceeding
any further, check that you have the items listed on
the packing list. If any item is missing, contact
Microtek.
Your Microtek ScanMaker scanner comes with two
built-in interfaces: USB and Parallel. For USB
installation, use the scanner’s USB port. See the
graphic below to locate the different ports on the
back of the scanner, including the scanner accessory
port.
Power
Connector
USB
Port
Accessory
Port
Energy Star Notice
Parallel Ports
(Not used with
USB installation)
As an ENERGY STAR Partner,
Microtek International, Inc. has
determined that this scanner
meets the ENERGY STAR
guidelines for energy efficiency.
Copyright © 1999 Microtek Lab, Inc.
http://www.microtekusa.com
MQ0005099
USB Installation on the PC
2. Install software
b) Ulead PhotoImpact. This is a full-featured
image-editing program.
1. Turn on your computer.
c) Caere OmniPage Limited Edition. This is
your OCR text-scanning software. During
installation of OmniPage Limited Edition, you
will be asked to select your “Source”. Make sure
Microtek ScanWizard 5 is selected. At the end
of installing OmniPage Limited Edition, select
“No, I will restart my computer later” (not
“Restart your computer”).
2. Insert the Microtek CD-ROM into your CDROM drive. The Microtek Software Installer
screen should automatically come up.
Note: If the Microtek Software Installer screen does
not come up automatically, double-click “My
Computer” on your Windows desktop, then doubleclick the CD-ROM icon to open it, and double-click
the CDsetup icon to start the installer program.
3. When the Microtek Software Installer screen
appears, click on each software program in the
order that it appears on the screen to install all
software components. You must install
ScanWizard 5 in order to operate your scanner.
All other software programs are optional.
d) Caere PageKeeper Standard. This is your
document management program.
For each software title, follow the on-screen
instructions during installation. Default values
are specified at every point during installation;
simply accept these values to continue
installation until you finish.
e) Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is your
documentation reader for reading and printing
the manuals on the CD-ROM.
In some applications, auxiliary information (such
as the Readme file) may be displayed after that
particular program finishes installing. Simply
click the “X” close box at the upper right corner
of the displayed window to return to the
Microtek Software Installer. Do not restart
your computer until all the software has
been installed.
4. After all the software has been installed, click
EXIT at the bottom left of the Microtek
Software Installer screen.
5. Insert your Adobe PhotoDeluxe software CD
into your CD-ROM drive, and follow the onscreen prompts to install the software.
Here is a list of software on your Microtek CD.
a) Microtek ScanWizard 5. This is your scanner
controller program for capturing images from
your scanner. Follow the on-screen instructions.
When the Select Components dialog box
appears, choose USB as your interface. After
ScanWizard 5 finishes installing, you will be
prompted to restart your computer. Select No to
continue installing the rest of the software.
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USB Installation on the PC
3. Connect power
3. Connect one end of the USB cable to your
computer, and connect the other end of the
cable to the scanner’s USB port.
1. Turn off your computer.
2. Plug the power adapter into the back of the
scanner, and plug the other end into a wall outlet
or power source. Make sure no other cable is
connected to the scanner except the power
adapter at this point.
4. Turn on your computer. The system will find
your scanner automatically.
This will turn on the scanner. The green light on
the front of the scanner will blink for a few
seconds and then stay on solid.
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USB Installation on the PC
4. Scanning an image
5. Reading the
documentation
1. Place the image to be scanned on your scanner.
1. Insert the Microtek CD-ROM into your CDROM drive.
2. Press the scanner’s “Go” button, or double-click
the ScanWizard 5 icon on the desktop to launch
ScanWizard 5.
2. When the Microtek Software Installer comes up
on your screen, click the Manual button that
corresponds to the manual you wish to read.
This will launch Adobe Acrobat Reader, and you
can then read or print the manual.
“Go” button
3. When ScanWizard 5 launches, it automatically
performs a fast preview of the material on your
scan bed and displays it in the preview area.
4. In the preview window, you can resize the
floating dotted line around the image by
dragging on the edge or corner of the scan
frame to determine the final size of the actual
scan.
5. To make adjustments to the image, use the tool
buttons. To scan the image, click the Scan to
button. The image is then scanned and saved to
a file. Aside from saving, you may also deliver the
saved image to an image-editing software, an email editor, or a web browser.
Save the scanned image to a
file, or deliver it to an imageediting program, an e-mail
editor, or a web browser.
Click on this button
to switch to the
Advanced Control
Panel window
Click here to
exit ScanWizard 5
Tool
buttons
for
image
settings
Resize dotted line for size of
the actual scan
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USB Installation on the PC
6. Troubleshooting
4. Place your document face down on the scanner
glass, and click on the Flatbed button in the
Microtek ScanTest window.
To test to see if your scanner is working properly,
follow the steps below.
1. In Windows, click Start, Settings, and select
Control Panel. Double-click the System icon in
Control Panel, then select Device Manager
from the top.
Top of document faces
front of the scanner.
2. Double-click Imaging Device or Microtek
Scanners. Verify that your scanner is listed here.
Click “OK” to close all dialog boxes.
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3. In Windows, go to “Start, Programs, Microtek
ScanWizard 5 for Windows”, and select Scanner
Test. When started successfully, the screen
below appears.
5. A preview of your image will be displayed in the
Microtek ScanTest window. Click OK, and exit
Microtek ScanTest; you are now ready to scan.
Detected
scanner
If you encounter problems with the scan test or
with installation in general, see the digital file
USB_Troubleshooting.pdf in the Techinfo folder on
your Microtek CD-ROM, or visit Microtek’s online
technical support site at http://
www.support.microtek.com.
Detected
Interface
Click the
“Flatbed”
button to
preview
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USB Installation on the Macintosh
1. Unpack scanner
2. Install software
Open your scanner package and check the
components as stated in your packing list. Install the
software first, then the hardware. Before proceeding
any further, check that you have the items listed on
the packing list. If any item is missing, contact
Microtek.
1. Turn on your computer.
2. Insert the Microtek CD into your CD-ROM
drive, and double-click the CD-ROM when it
appears on your Macintosh desktop to open it.
Note: For iMac users, please visit Apple’s web site at
http:// www.apple.com to download and install any
iMac updates you may need.
Your Microtek ScanMaker scanner comes with two
built-in interfaces: USB and Parallel For USB
installation, use the scanner’s USB port. See the
graphic below to locate the different ports on the
back of the scanner, including the scanner accessory
port.
3. Next, install the software on your Microtek CDROM. To install each software, open the
software program's folder and then click the
“Installer” icon in that program's folder. Follow
screen instructions until installation is
completed. The software in your Microtek CDROM includes the following:
• Caere OmniPage Limited Edition. This is
your OCR text-scanning software.
• Microtek ScanWizard 5. This is your
scanner controller program for capturing
images from your scanner and delivering it to
your image-editing application. ScanWizard 5
requires System 8.1 or later.
USB Accessory
Port
Port
Power
Connector
• Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is your
documentation reader for reading and
printing the manuals on the CD-ROM.
Parallel Ports
(for PC only)
4. Insert the Adobe PhotoDeluxe CD, and
double-click the CD-ROM icon when it appears
on your desktop. Follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the installation.
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USB Installation on the Macintosh
3. Connect one end of the USB cable to your
computer, and connect the other end of the
cable to the scanner’s USB port.
3. Connect power
1. Turn off your computer.
A. Connecting to an Apple iMac
2. Plug the power adapter into the back of the
scanner, and plug the other end into a wall
outlet or power source. Make sure no other
cable is connected to the scanner except the
power adapter at this point.
B. Connecting to a Power Mac G3 with built-in
USB ports
This will turn on the scanner. The green light
on the front of the scanner will blink for a few
seconds and then stay on solid.
4. Turn on your computer. The system will find
your scanner automatically.
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USB Installation on the Macintosh
4. Scanning an image
5. Reading the
documentation
1. Place the image to be scanned on your scanner.
1. Insert the Microtek CD-ROM into your CDROM drive.
2. Press the scanner’s “Go” button to launch
ScanWizard 5.
2. Launch the Adobe Acrobat Reader program.
From the File menu, choose the Open
command, and open the file for the manual that
you wish to view; manuals have a .pdf extension
to their file name. The manual is then ready to
be viewed or printed.
“Go” button
3. When ScanWizard 5 launches, it automatically
performs a fast preview of the material on your
scan bed and displays it in the preview area.
4. In the preview window, you can resize the
floating dotted line around the image by
dragging on the edge or corner of the scan
frame to determine the final size of the actual
scan.
6. Troubleshooting
If you encounter problems with installation, see the
digital file USB_Troubleshooting.pdf in the Techinfo
folder on your Microtek CD-ROM, or visit
Microtek’s online technical support site at http://
www.support.microtek.com.
5. To make adjustments to the image, use the tool
buttons. To scan the image, click the Scan to
button. The image is then scanned and saved to
a file. Aside from saving, you may also deliver the
saved image to an image-editing software, an
e-mail editor, or a web browser.
Save the scanned image
to a file, or deliver it to an
image-editing program, an
Close
e-mail editor, or a web
button
browser.
Click on this button
to switch to the
Advanced Control
Panel window
Tool
buttons
for
image
settings
Resize dotted line for size of
the actual scan
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