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Microtek ArtixScan1200DF User`s manual
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ArtixScan 1200DF
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Preface
Copyright
Copyright © 2013, Microtek International, Inc., all rights reserved. This document
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into any language, without the permission of Microtek International, Inc.
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registered trademarks of Microtek International, Inc. All other trademarks or
registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Specifications,
software and hardware bundles are subject to change without notice. Not
responsible for typographical errors.
Disclaimer
The contents of this manual have been checked carefully for accuracy, and every
effort has been made to ensure that there are no errors. However, Microtek makes
no guarantee as to the accuracy of the contents of this document and reserves the
right to make changes to the contents without prior warning.
I49-004646 B
September 2013
Microtek International, Inc.
6, Industry East Road 3, Science Based Industrial Park, Hsinchu, 30077, Taiwan
Tel: 886-3-5772155, Fax: 886-3-5772598, http://www.microtek.com
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FCC Compliance Statement
This equipment (Model: MRS-1200DF) has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
•
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Note: A shielded Hi-Speed USB interface cable with ferrite core installed on the
scanner connector end must be used with this equipment.
Caution: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the
equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
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Safety Precautions
Before using your scanner, read the following safety guides carefully, which detail
the proper operation of the scanner and its accessories to prevent injuries or
damage to users or equipment.
Power Source and AC Power Cord:
•
Use a power source only with a power rating specified on the marking label.
•
Insert the plug completely into the outlet, as a loose connection may cause
arcing and result in fire.
•
Place and route the power supply cord such that it is not likely to be walked
on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular
attention to the cord near the power plugs, convenience receptacles, and at
the point where it exits from the outlet.
•
When the scanner is left unattended and unused for long periods of time,
unplug it from the wall outlet.
Moving and Storing the Scanner:
•
Always lock the scanner when shipping or moving the scanner. Quick stops,
excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the product to overturn
when moving.
•
When locking or unlocking the scanner back, do not turn the scanner upside
down.
•
Do not place the scanner on any slippery, slanted, or unstable surface. The
product may slide or fall, causing serious injury to people as well as serious
damage to the product.
•
Do not use this scanner near water. Never spill liquid of any kinds on the
product, or it may result in electric shock or other hazards.
•
This scanner should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that produce
heat.
Service:
4
•
When you need a repair service, unplug the scanner from the power outlet
and consult qualified service personnel.
•
When replacement parts are required, use replacement parts that are specified
by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original parts.
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Table of Contents
Preface ............................................................................................... 2
FCC Compliance Statement ................................................................ 3
Safety Precautions ............................................................................. 4
Knowing about Your Scanner .............................................................. 7
Features of the ArtixScan 1200DF .................................................... 7
Installation Requirements .................................................................. 9
Taking a Closer Look ...................................................................... 10
Top/Rear/Side View ................................................................. 10
Front/Open View ..................................................................... 11
Initial Setup ...................................................................................... 12
Following the Four Easy Steps ........................................................ 12
Step 1: Unpacking Package Contents ......................................... 12
Step 2: Installing the Software .................................................. 13
Step 3: Unlocking the Scanner .................................................. 14
Step 4: Connecting the Scanner ................................................ 14
To the ADF ....................................................................... 14
To the Power Adapter ........................................................ 14
To the Hi-Speed USB Cable ................................................ 15
Positioning Documents ................................................................... 16
Into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder) ...................................... 16
On the Flatbed ............................................................................... 18
Scanning Documents ....................................................................... 19
Using ScanWizard DI ..................................................................... 19
Scanning a Single-sheet Document ............................................ 19
Scanning a Stack of Documents ................................................ 23
Scanning Documents with Mixed Contents ................................. 26
Scanning Documents with Barcodes ........................................... 28
Utilizing Scanned Documents .......................................................... 31
Scanning for Archiving ................................................................... 31
Scanning for OCR .......................................................................... 34
Scanning for PDF ........................................................................... 35
Scanning for E-mail ........................................................................ 36
Scanning for Copying ..................................................................... 37
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Customizing the Function Buttons .................................................. 38
Care and Cleaning ............................................................................ 40
Cleaning the Scanner Glass Surfaces ................................................ 40
Cleaning the Rollers ....................................................................... 41
Maintenance ..................................................................................... 42
Replacing the Rubber Pad ............................................................... 42
Appendix .......................................................................................... 43
Fixing Paper Jams ......................................................................... 43
Troubleshooting ............................................................................ 44
Specifications ................................................................................ 45
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Knowing about Your Scanner
The ArtixScan 1200DF is a color document scanner with an built-in Automatic
Document Feeder (ADF) that can hold up to 50 sheets of papers for the
unattended volume scanning. It features 1200 x 2400-dpi optical resolution, and
has a throughput run of about 15 pages per minute in color.
Features of the ArtixScan 1200DF
The ArtixScan 1200DF comes with several important features, including the
following:
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Included Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) — The high-capacity Automatic
Document Feeder (ADF) for the ArtixScan 1200DF holds up to 50 sheets,
supporting dimensions from 4.14" x 5.83" (105 mm x 148 mm) to 8.5" x
25" (215.9 mm x 635 mm).
•
Hi-Speed USB port — Hi-Speed USB is capable of data transfer rates of up to
480MB/sec. Hi-Speed USB is backward compatible with the original USB
standard, providing the high/low data transfer rate via the included Hi-Speed
USB cable.
•
Three programmable function buttons — The programmable function buttons
on the front panel of the scanner provide you an intuitive and easy way to
access scanner functions.
•
New and Advanced Microtek ScanWizard DI software — All-in-one control
panel offers a host of features and image adjustment controls. Supporting the
TWAIN driver, ScanWizard DI also features full document scanning tools and
on-screen proofing. Its multi-scanning area and preview option allow you to
obtain quick scans in the preview window. It comes out several distinguished
advantages:
–
Smart duplex scanning support — With this feature, ScanWizard DI
enables simplex scanners to scan both sides of a document in one simple
click. It efficiently upgrades your present simplex scanner to a duplex
scanner, saving a lot of effort and money.
–
Paper count — The paper count allows user to keep track of all scan
actions from both flatbed and ADF. This feature helps to estimate when
you may need to replace the rubber or separation pad, or to apply
maintenance and service to your scanner, making the use of your
scanner more effectively.
–
Auto Document Rotation — With this feature, the scanner automatically
rotates every saved files in a readable direction based on a specific OCR
language selected.
–
Smart Threshold — This feature enables the software to specify the best
level for a threshold used in high-contrast and black-and-white images
automatically, improving the clearance and readability of black-and-white
documents.
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Smart Document Enhancement — With this feature, the scanner
automatically brings out and improves readability of text and removes
unwanted background color (i.e., green, red, or blue) in/from a document
that includes multi image elements.
–
Barcode Separator — With this feature, you can batch scan documents
without starting and stopping each time a new file begins by using
barcode numbers on the documents. It saves you huge amounts of time
and money to organize, to index and to search files of documents in
seconds, enhancing the efficiency and productivity of file management.
–
Remove Blank Page — With this feature, blank pages are automatically
detected and removed by the software when scanning a stack of
documents. This function is quite helpful especially when users are
scanning double-sided documents and some of the pages only have text
on the front side.
–
Remove Punch Hole — With this feature, the software automatically
detects the location of the punch holes on the scanned documents and
fills them in white. This function works for most common hole puncher
standards.
–
Save multiple images as a single file : This advanced feature allows user
to save multiple scanned images as a single file, depending on the
number of the scanned images that are defined for document archival.
–
Auto-crop and auto-deskew : The auto-crop function automatically
detects the size of the original image, crops the full scan frame to fit the
image, and removes unwanted black borders. The auto-deskew function
automatically corrects distorted images for proper alignment.
–
Color dropout : Red, green and blue colors can be dropped out to allow
for clearer and more accurate forms processing with problematic color
documents.
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Installation Requirements
In order to use your ArtixScan 1200DF, your computer must satisfy the following
system requirements:
•
CD/DVD-ROM drive (for installing software)
•
Color display with 24-bit color output capability
•
512 MB RAM or more (1 GB RAM recommended)
•
Pentium IV PC or higher with Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) port
(Core 2 Duo CPU recommended)
•
5 GB free disk space or more
•
Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or 7
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Taking a Closer Look
Top/Rear/Side View
10
No.
Names of Parts
Functions of Parts
1
Tray Flap
Used to open the feed tray to load documents.
2
Guide Arm
Slides to hold a stack of documents.
3
Document Output Tray
Stores a stack of documents which have been scanned.
4
Tray Extender
Used to extend the length of the Document Feed Tray.
5
Document Feed Tray
Holds the documents to be fed into the ADF
(for the high-volume document scanning).
6
Paper Stabilizer
Keeps a stack of documents neatly on the Document Feed Tray.
7
ADF Cover
The cover of the Automatic Document Feeder.
8
Earlobe Lever
Lifts up to open the ADF cover.
9
ADF Connector
Connects the ADF to the scanner.
10
Hi-Speed USB Port
Connects the Hi-Seed USB (USB 2.0) cable to the computer.
11
Power Connector
Connects the scanner to the power adapter.
12
Power Switch
Turns the scanner on or off.
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Front/Open View
F1
F2
F3
No.
Names of Parts
Functions of Parts
1
ADF (Scan Lid)
Automatic Document Feeder.
2
Scan Sensor Area Cover
Used to cover the scan sensor and rollers.
3
Glass Surface
For flatbed scanning of a single-sheet document.
4
Horizontal Ruler
Used to measure the width of a scanned document.
5
Programmable Function Buttons
Allows users to customize the buttons to perform their
preferred functions via software settings. These buttons are
F1, F2, and F3.
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Initial Setup
Following the Four Easy Steps
After unpacking your scanner package, you should see four yellow stickers, which
are marked from Step 1 to Step 4 and are placed on your scanner contents.
Follow the steps in order for a quick and easy installation process.
Step 1: Unpacking Package Contents
After unpacking your scanner package, please check for the major components
listed below.
Power adapter
ArtixScan 1200DF scanner
Black mat
Hi-Speed USB cable
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Power cord
Software CDs/DVDs
Step 2: Installing the Software
Important: Do not remove the yellow stickers from your scanner until you are
told to do so. You must install all software before connecting your scanner.
Always close any open programs and turn off Anti-virus utilities before installing
software.
1.
Turn on your computer.
2.
Place the Microtek Software CD/DVD
into a drive.
3.
Follow the on-screen instructions to
install the driver and software.
Note: If the Microtek Software
Installer screen does not come up
automatically, double-click the
following in succession: “My
Computer”; the CD/DVD-ROM icon;
then cdsetup.exe to start the installer
program.
4.
To install the software on the Microtek Software CD/DVD, click each software
program in the order that it appears on the screen to install, and follow the onscreen instructions.
5.
Click EXIT on the Microtek Software Installer screen when all the software has
been installed.
6.
Restart your computer.
Drivers & Software Upgrades
After you finish the installation of software, if you found that the installed drivers and software
cannot run your product or your computer system properly later, please go to the Microtek
Download Service site at ww7.microtek.com.tw/service.php to download and install any updates
you may require.
For additional information about Microtek products, please visit our website at www.microtek.com.
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Step 3: Unlocking the Scanner
1.
Remove the yellow “Step 3” sticker from your scanner.
2.
When the scanner is powered off, tilt the front right corner of the scanner to
see the locking switch at the bottom.
3.
Push the locking switch to the position as indicated in the graphic, with the
icon on the lock showing as “unlocked”.
Unlocked
Locked
Note: To lock the scanner (for shipping and other purposes), follow the steps
below:
1.
Turn off the scanner.
2.
Tilt the front right corner of the scanner to see the locking switch at the
bottom.
3.
Push the locking switch to the position as indicated in the graphic, with the
icon on the lock showing as “locked”.
Step 4: Connecting the Scanner
To the ADF
Make the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
is properly installed, with its connector
securely connected to the scanner’s 15-pin
accessory port.
To the Power Adapter
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1.
Remove the yellow “Step 4” sticker
from your scanner.
2.
Connect the power adapter to the back of the scanner.
3.
Plug one end of the power cord into the power adapter, and plug the other
end of the power cord into a wall outlet or other power source.
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To the Hi-Speed USB Cable
4.
Connect one end of the Hi-Speed USB cable to your computer.
5.
Connect the other end of the Hi-Speed USB cable to the scanner’s USB port.
6.
Turn the the power switch at the back
of your scanner to “On”, and wait for
the light to stop blinking and stay on
steady.
On
Off
The system will detect your scanner
automatically.
Note: It takes a while for your scanner to
warm up. Please do not turn the scanner
off when it is in the warming-up process;
otherwise, it may cause serious damage to
your scanner.
Power switch
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Positioning Documents
Into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder)
This section shows you how to position a single-sheet document, as well as a
stack of documents, into the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).
1.
Raise the Scanner Lid, and remove the ADF's protective film from the cover of
the scan area. Close the lid.
Protective Film
2.
Pull out the top Tray Extender for better paper support if the length of the
originals exceeds 10 inches.
Document Feed Tray
Tray Extender
Document Output Tray
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3.
Open the top Tray Flap and load the stack of originals on to the Document
Feed Tray, with the side to be scanned facing up. Push the stack of papers
into the tray, until the paper's edges touch the feeder rollers.
Tray Flap
4.
Align the material with the center of the Document Feed Tray by sliding the
two Guide Arms toward the stacked sheets if the width of the originals is less
than 8.5 inches.
Guide Arms
Note: There are several precautions and reminders about using the ADF correctly.
Please refer to the section as below for the detail.
•
The document feeder is not designed for scanning photos; doing so may
damage your originals. Microtek accepts no responsibility for damage that
may arise from misuse of equipment.
•
The ADF can handle documents of the following paper sizes:
–
Dimensions: Min. 4.14" x 5.83" (105 mm x 148 mm)
Max. 8.5" x 25" (215.9 mm x 635 mm)
–
Thickness: 10 to 30 lbs.
–
Document Feed: 50 sheets maximum of copy bond paper
•
If the documents are torn, curled, or wrinkled, do not put them into the ADF
to scan, because they may cause paper jams.
•
Remove paper clips or staples before placing documents into the ADF. DO
NOT use the ADF to scan documents with paper clips or staples because they
may cause paper jams or damage the scanner.
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On the Flatbed
This section shows you how to position a single-sheet document, such as a single
photograph or a page from a book, on the flatbed:
1.
Raise the scanner lid, and place the document to be scanned face down on
the scanner glass surface. Place the top end of the document towards the
front of the scanner.
2.
Place the black mat that came with your scanner on top of the photo, then
lower the scanner lid on the scanner glass surface.
Note: Use of the black mat on top of your photo filters out unwanted light
during scanning, and ensures the correct functioning of the automatic
cropping feature when you do a preview scan.
With the document face down on
the scanning glass, align the
document against the Horizontal
Ruler of the scanner.
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Scanning Documents
Using ScanWizard DI
ScanWizard DI is a scanning software designed by Microtek for document
scanning in color, black and white, and grayscale in both duplex and simplex
modes. Its user-friendly interface enables you to easily start the scanning process.
Refer to the ScanWizard DI software manual for more details.
Warning:
•
Do not place photos or fragile materials in the feed tray, for it will damage
the originals when performing the feeding process. Always place frail
originals on the scanner's glass surface and choose “Flatbed” as your
Scan Source.
•
Before scanning the document from the ADF, make sure the flatbed
scanning area is clear from any obstructions. Otherwise, a scanning error
may occur.
The following sections will show you step by step how to use ScanWizard DI.
Scanning a Single-sheet Document
1.
Place the single-sheet document to be scanned on either the scanner glass
surface or on the ADF’s Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI (either as a stand-alone by clicking the program icon,
or by using the “File-Import” or “Scan” command from an application
program).
3.
Specify your scanning requirements in the ScanWizard DI control panel.
a)
b)
Select your image input device in the Scan Source drop-down menu.
–
Select Flatbed if you place the document on the scanner’s glass
surface.
–
Select ADF (Simplex) to scan a document if the document is fed
from the ADF’s Document Feed Tray.
Select your image output type in the Scan Type drop-down menu.
–
Select RGB Color (24 bits) to scan the image in color.
–
Select Grayscale (8 bits) to scan the image in grayscale.
–
Select Black & White (1 bit) to scan the image in black-and-white.
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c)
Select a dimension in the Paper Size drop-down menu as your preview
image size.
d)
Select your desired image output resolution in the Resolution
drop-down menu.
e)
If “Auto-crop & Auto-deskew” is selected, the scanner automatically
detects the size of the original image, crops the full scan frame to fit the
image, and removes unwanted black borders after the scan, as well as
corrects the distorted image for proper alignment.
4.
If necessary, check “Auto Document Rotation”, “Smart Document
Enhancement”, “Remove Blank Page” or “Remove Punch Hole” to enhance
the quality of the scanned images.
5.
Click the Preview button to perform a preliminary view of the entire image.
When done, a preview image appears in the preview window.
6.
Click the Scan Frame tool button to adjust the size of the scan frame
(enclosed within the red dotted lines and labeled with the tag “Main”). Drag
on the edge or corner of the scan frame to resize the scan frame.
7.
Select your image type in the Attribute drop-down menu.
–
Select Line Art to scan line art images (images in one color or in blackand-white, such as logos or mechanical blueprints).
–
Select Photo to scan color prints.
–
Select Text to scan text.
8.
If necessary, adjust image quality by
using the image correction tools.
9.
Click the Scan or Scan To button.
A pop-up window appears, asking
about whether you want to perform
smart duplex scanning function.
•
If you want to scan one side of
the document only through the
ADF, click the “Simplex Scan”
button and follow the steps
below:
A “Scan To: Save As” dialog box
appears. Specify your
requirements, then press the Save
button. The scanner will start the
scanning process.
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If you want to scan both sides of the document through the ADF, click
the “Software Duplex Scan” button and follow the steps below:
a)
A “Scan To: Save As”
dialog box appears.
Specify your requirements,
then press the Save button
to start scanning one side
of the document.
b)
When done, a window will
appear to remind you to
turn over the document.
c)
Turn over and reload your
document. When done,
press the Continue button
to start scanning the other
side of the documents.
If ScanWizard DI is launched as a Plug-In from an image-editing program, the
scanned image is delivered after the scan to your application, where the image
can be saved, printed, or modified further.
If ScanWizard DI is launched as a stand-alone program, the scanned image
can be saved after the scan to a file, opened in an
image-editing program, or sent to a printer.
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Scanning
settings
Scan frame
(enclosed by
dotted lines
and labeled
with the tag
“Main”)
Preview image
(the enclosed
frame
bordered in
red)
Image type
Image
correction
settings
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Preview
window
Scanning a Stack of Documents
1.
Place the stack of documents to be scanned on the ADF's Document Feed
Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI (either as a stand-alone by clicking the program icon,
or by using the “File-Import” or “Scan” command from an application
program).
3.
Select ADF (Simplex) as your image input device in the Scan Source dropdown menu.
4.
Follow the procedures (steps 3b through 3e) for “Scanning a Single-sheet
Document" to specify the rests of scanning requirements in the ScanWizard
DI control panel.
a)
Select your image output type in the Scan Type drop-down menu.
b)
Select a dimension in the Paper Size drop-down menu as your preview
image size.
c)
Select your desired image output resolution in the Resolution drop-down
menu.
d)
If “Auto-crop & Auto-deskew” is selected, the scanner automatically
detects the size of the original image, crops the full scan frame to fit the
image, and removes unwanted black borders after the scan, as well as
corrects the distorted image for proper alignment.
5.
If necessary, check “Auto Document Rotation”, “Smart Document
Enhancement”, “Remove Blank Page” or “Remove Punch Hole” to enhance
the quality of the scanned images.
6.
Select the your image type in the Attribute drop-down menu.
7.
If necessary, adjust image quality by using the image correction tools.
8.
Click the Scan or Scan To button.
A pop-up window appears, asking about
whether you want to perform smart
duplex scanning function.
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•
If you want to scan one side of
the documents only through the
ADF, click the “Simplex Scan”
button and follow the steps
below:
A “Scan To: Save As” dialog box
appears. Specify your
requirements, then press the Save
button. The scanner will start the
scanning process.
•
If you want to scan both sides of the
documents through the ADF, click
the “Software Duplex Scan” button
and follow the steps below:
a)
A “Scan To: Save As” dialog
box appears. Specify your
requirements, then press the
Save button to start scanning
one side of the document.
b)
When done, a window will
appear to remind you to turn
over the documents.
c)
Turn over and reload your
document. When done, press
the Continue button to start
scanning the other sides of the
documents.
If ScanWizard DI is launched as a plug-in from an image-editing program, the
scanned image is delivered after the scan to your application, where the image
can be saved, printed, or modified further.
If ScanWizard DI is launched as a stand-alone program, the scanned image can
be saved after the scan to a file, opened in an image-editing program, or sent
to a printer.
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For preview
purposes only
Scan frame
(enclosed by
dotted lines
and labeled
with the tag
“Main”)
Scanning
settings
Image type
Preview
image (the
enclosed
frame
bordered in
red)
Preview
window
Image
correction
settings
For preview purposes only, take note of the additional notes below:
1.
Load a piece of paper from the paper stack into the ADF’s Document Feed
Tray as step 1. Do not load more than one sheet, as a single sheet is
sufficient for previewing.
2.
After finishing step 4 and before proceeding to step 5, click the Preview
button to perform a preliminary view of the entire image. When done, a
preview image appears in the preview window.
At this moment, the previewed page is delivered to the document tray from the
ADF's Document Feed tray. Load the previewed page, along with the paper stack,
on the ADF's Document Feed Tray. You are now ready to scan.
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Scanning Documents with Mixed Contents
Many documents contain mixed content with both text and pictures on the same
page. You can use a function named "Multiple Scan Frames" to scan different
types of documents at the same time.
1.
Place the single-sheet color print to be scanned on either the scanner glass
surface or on the ADF’s Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI (either as a stand-alone by clicking the program icon,
or by using the “File-Import” or “Scan” command from an application
program).
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3a through 3e) for “Scanning a Single-sheet
Document” to specify your scanning requirements in the ScanWizard DI
control panel.
4.
If necessary, check “Auto Document Rotation”, “Smart Document
Enhancement”, “Remove Blank Page” or “Remove Punch Hole” to enhance
the quality of the scanned images.
5.
Click the Preview button to perform a preliminary view of the entire image.
When done, a preview image appears in the preview window.
6.
Click the Scan Frame tool button to adjust the size of the scan frame
(enclosed within the dotted lines and labeled with the tag “Main”). Drag on
the edge or corner to resize the scan frame.
7.
Select Photo in the Attribute drop-down menu as your image type for the
main scan frame.
8.
If necessary, adjust image quality by using the image correction tools.
9.
Specify the first subframe.
a)
Click the Create Subframe tool button. Move the mouse pointer to the
text area, then drag to create a rectangle and enclose the text area.
b)
Select Text in the Attribute drop-down menu as your image type for the
selected scan frame.
c)
If necessary, adjust image quality by using the image correction tools.
10. Specify the second subframe.
a)
Click the Create Subframe tool button. Move the mouse pointer to the
drawing picture area, then drag to create a rectangle and enclose the
picture area.
b)
Select Line Art in the Attribute drop-down menu as your image type for
the selected scan frame.
c)
If necessary, adjust image quality by using the image correction tools.
11. Click the Scan or Scan To button to start scanning.
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If ScanWizard DI is launched as a plug-In from an image-editing program,
the scanned image is delivered after the scan to your application, where
the image can be saved, printed, or modified further.
•
If ScanWizard DI is launched as a stand-alone program, the scanned
image can be saved after the scan to a file, opened in an
image-editing program, or sent to a printer.
Create Subframe tool*
Scan frame
(enclosed by dotted
lines and labeled
with the tag
“Main”)
Scanning settings
Preview image (the
enclosed frame
bordered in red)
Image type
Image correction
settings
First subframe
Second subframe
*Create Subframe tool
The Create Subframe tool lets you create a new scan frame within the enclosed scan frame that is labeled
with the tag “Main”. When a new scan frame is generated, the enclosed scan frame is selected in red
dotted lines. The newly added subframe is automatically labeled in series (with tag “1”, “2”, etc.).
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Scanning Documents with Barcodes
Some documents have barcode numbers on them. You can use a function named
"Barcode Separator" to scan documents to be filed with barcode numbers.
1.
Load the documents with a barcode on to be scanned into the Document Feed
Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI as a stand-alone by clicking on the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3a through 3e) for “Scanning a Single-sheet
Document” to specify your scanning requirements in the ScanWizard DI
control panel.
4.
If necessary, check “Auto Document Rotation”, "“Smart Document
Enhancement”, “Remove Blank Page” or “Remove Punch Hole” to enhance
the quality of the scanned images.
5.
Click the Preview button to perform a preliminary view of the entire image.
When done, a preview image appears in the preview window.
6.
Click the Select Frame tool button to adjust the size of the scan frame
(enclosed within the red dotted lines and labeled with the tag “Main”). Drag
on the edge or corner to determine the final size of the actual scan.
7.
Select the your image type in the Attribute drop-down menu.
8.
If necessary, adjust image quality using the image correction tools.
9.
Check the “Barcode Separator” option to activate the Barcode Frame tool
button.
10. Click the Barcode Frame tool button to adjust the size of the barcode frame
(enclosed within the red dotted lines and labeled with the tag “BarCode”).
Drag on the edge or corner to determine the final size of the actual scan for
the barcode.
If you have more than one page with a barcode on, make sure if the selected
area of the barcode frame covers enough space. If not, when it performs a
scan job, your scanner will not detect the barcode which appears outside the
selected area of the barcode frame.
11. Reload the document, and then click the Scan To button to start scanning.
If the “Save Barcode as Directory” is checked, the program will recognize and
use the barcode on the scanned document to generate a file directory, where
the scanned document will appear with any predefined prefix and/or serial
number.
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If the “Save Barcode as Directory” is unchecked, the program will recognize
and use the barcode on the scanned document to name the scanned
document. You can append any predefined prefix and/or serial number to the
output filename in order to differentiate the documents containing same
barcode.
Barcode number is used
as a file directory name
Barcode number is
used as a file name
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Select Frame tool
Scan frame
(enclosed by dotted
lines and labeled with
the tag “Main”)
Scanning
settings
Image
type
Barcode
Frame tool
Image
correction
settings
Barcode Separator
Barcode frame
(enclosed by dotted
lines and labeled with
the tag “BarCode”)
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Utilizing Scanned Documents
Depending on your needs, you may save your scanned documents into the
following several ways:
Scanning for Archiving
The archiving function allows the scanner to scan documents for recording
purposes. For instance, an image “record” can be kept of multiple-page legal
documents or of other important documents, such as birth certificates and tax
records.
1.
Place the documents to be scanned on the ADF's Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI in stand-alone mode by clicking the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 5) for “Scanning a Stack of
Documents” to specify your scanning requirements.
4.
Click the Scan To button.
A pop-up window appears, click
either “Simplex Scan” or “Software
Duplex Scan” in the window for
your scan job.
•
Click the “Simplex Scan” button to open the “Scan To: Save As” dialog
box for the simplex scan function.
In the “Scan To: Save As” dialog
box, specify the following
settings:
a)
Key in your preferred file
name in the “File prefix” edit
box, or use the default
“Image” as a root file name.
b)
Select your required export
file format. Save the file as
TIF, PDF, or DCX, which
enables the “Save multiple
images as a single file” option
in the next step.
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c)
Check the Auto filename option if you want use the default system
file name and number.
Or, you can leave the option blank and the Auto filename will be
disabled
d)
Check the “Save multiple images as a single file” option to store all
the scanned images as a single file if desired.
If you scan the documents through the ADF and enable “Save
multiple images as a single file”, you are allowed to specify how
many images you would like to be saved in a single file after scan.
Check the “Every %image(s) into a file “ option, and then enter your
desired number in the edit box directly or click the up/down arrow
to increase/decrease the number. The range is from 2 to 100
images.
•
Click the “Software Duplex Scan” button to open the “Scan To: Save
As” dialog box for the smart duplex scan function.
Follow the procedures (steps 4a
through 4d) for simplex scanning
above to specify your
requirements.
6.
Click the Save button.
The originals are sequentially scanned until the stack of documents is
depleted; when finished, all the scanned images are saved as a single file.
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When the Barcode Separator function is checked, the “Scan To: Save As” dialog
box should look like the one as shown below. The “Auto filename” option will be
replaced by the “Save Barcode as Directory”.
Save Barcode as Directory: If “Save Barcode as Directory” is checked, the value of
the scanned barcode is saved and used as a file directory. If unchecked, the value
of the scanned barcode is saved and used as a file’s name.
When “Save Barcode as Directory” is checked, you have to assign at least one of
the “File Prefix” or ”Serial No.” to be your output filename. They cannot be null
at the same time.
If “Save Barcode as Directory ”is unchecked and if you do not assign either one of
the “File Prefix” or “Serial No.” to be a file’s name, the new saved file will
overwrite the old one.
Note: No matter if you check “Save Barcode as Directory” or not, it is strongly
recommended to check “Serial No.” in order to add it as part in your file’s name.
For if you do so, the system will automatically generate a sequential number based
on when the file is saved. Otherwise, if you do not do so, when you scan another
document with the same barcode value as that on the old one and you forget to
name it in different file prefix, the new scanned document will overwrite the old
one immediately.
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Scanning for OCR
The OCR (Optical Character Recognition) function allows the scanner to convert a
scanned document into text that can be edited from any word processing
application.
1.
Place the documents with text to be scanned on the ADF's Document Feed
Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI in stand-alone mode by clicking the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 6) for “Scanning a Stack of
Documents” to specify your scanning requirements
4.
a)
In step 4d, the recommended resolution is 300 dpi or above for OCR.
b)
In step 5, from the Attribute options menu, choose Line Art as your
image type to obtain best OCR results. When Black & White is your
chosen mode in the Scan Type options, Line Art should be the selected
image type.
Click the Scan To button and hold down the mouse until the options menu
appears, then select OCR to open the “OCR” dialog box.
In the “OCR: Save As” dialog box, specify the following settings:
5.
a)
Key in your preferred file name in the
“File prefix” edit box, or use the
default “Document” as a root file
name.
b)
Select your required export file
format.
c)
Check the “Save multiple pages as a
single file” option to store all the
scanned images as a single file if
desired.
d)
Select your preferred language from
the “OCR Language” options. The
available options are English,
German, French, Italian, Spanish,
and Chinese.
e)
Check the “Send document to
application after saving” option, then choose your word processing
application from the options.
Click the Save button.
The originals are sequentially scanned until the stack of documents is
depleted; when finished, all the scanned images are saved as a single file.
The saved file can now be opened from your chosen application and is ready
to be edited.
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Scanning for PDF
The scanner can easily convert any paper document into an image and saves it as
an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file for viewing with the Adobe
application software. It also offers variable compression levels for full controls
over file sizes and image quality.
1.
Place the documents to be scanned on the ADF's Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI in stand-alone mode by clicking the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 6) for “Scanning a Stack of
Documents” to specify your scanning requirements
4.
Click the Scan To button to open the “Scan To: Save As” dialog box.
In the “Scan To: Save As” dialog box, specify the following settings:
a)
Key in your preferred file name in the “File name” edit box, or use the
default “Image” as a root file name.
b)
Select “Portable Document Format” as your file-saving format from the
“Save as type” drop-down menu.
c)
Check the “Save multiple
images as a single file” option
to store all the scanned images
as a single file if desired.
Specify the number of the
scanned images that you would
like to be saved in a single file.
d)
5.
Check the “Send image to
application after saving” option,
then choose your Adobe
application software from the
options.
Click the Save button.
The originals are sequentially
scanned until the stack of
documents is depleted; when
finished, all the scanned images are
saved as a single file. The saved
file can now be opened from your
chosen application and is ready to
be viewed.
The File Option button is active when the
“RGB Color” or “Grayscale” is set as your
image output type and the PDF is
chosen. With this function, you can
control the image quality compression as
your desired.
Note: The scanner also allows you to scan a text document and convert it to an
editable PDF file for editing with the Adobe Acrobat writer. Follow the procedures
for “Scanning for OCR”, in step 4b, select the “Portable Document Format” as your
file-saving format.
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Scanning for E-mail
The e-mail function allows the scanner to save and send the scanned images to
your preferred e-mail application program in one simple step. This lets you share
your scanning results with others fast and easily.
1.
Load the documents to be scanned into the Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI in stand-alone mode by clicking the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 7) for “Scanning a Stack of
Documents” to specify your scanning requirements.
4.
Click the Scan To button and hold down the mouse until the Options menu
appears, then select E-mail to open the “Email: Save As” dialog box.
In the “Email: Save As” dialog box, specify the following settings:
5.
a)
Key in your preferred file
name in the “File name”
edit box, or use the
default “Image” as a root
file name.
b)
Select your required
export file format.
c)
Check the “Save multiple
images as a single file”
option to store all the
scanned images as a
single file if desired.
d)
If the “Send image to
application after saving”
option is checked, the
scanner will send your
scanned and saved
image file to the e-mail
application program
assigned in the system.
Click the Save button.
The File Option button is active when the
The originals are sequentially
“RGB Color” or “Grayscale” is set as your
scanned until the stack of
image output type and the PDF is chosen.
With this function, you can control the image
documents is depleted; when
quality compression as your desired.
finished, all the scanned
images are saved as a single
file. The saved file can now be sent from your chosen e-mail application to
others and is ready to be viewed.
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Scanning for Copying
The copy function allows the scanner to work like a copier using your printer, with
documents printed successively without interruption. This lets you transform
your scanner and printer into a convenient copy station.
1.
Place the documents to be scanned on the ADF's Document Feed Tray.
2.
Launch ScanWizard DI in stand-alone mode by clicking the program icon on
the desktop.
3.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 6) for “Scanning a Stack of
Documents” to specify your scanning requirements.
4.
Click the Scan To button and hold down the mouse until the Options menu
appears, then select Copy to open the “Copy” dialog box.
In the “Copy” dialog box, specify the following settings:
a)
Select a default
printer or any
alternative printer
from the options.
b)
Specify the number
of copies to be made.
c)
Select a scale ratio
for increasing or
reducing the size of
the scanned image.
If the “Fit to Page”
option is checked,
the “Scaling” setting
is disabled.
5. Click the OK button.
The originals are sequentially scanned until the stack of documents is
depleted; when finished, all the scanned images are sent to the specified
printer.
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Customizing the Function Buttons
The ArtixScan 1200DF is equipped with five programmable function buttons (F1,
F2, and F3) that can be customized to automate a number of predefined
operations, such as scanning to a file, sending an image to your printer, scanning
for OCR, etc. Customizing is done through the “Save Settings to Function Button”
command, as explained below.
F1
F2
F3
3 Programmable Function buttons
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1.
Launch ScanWizard DI (either as a stand-alone by clicking the program icon,
or by using the “File-Import” or “Scan” command from an application
program).
2.
Follow the procedures (steps 3 through 6) for the “Scan a Stack of
Documents” section to specify your scanning requirements in the ScanWizard
DI panel.
3.
When you finish specifying the
scanning settings, choose the
“Save Settings to Function
Button” command from the File
menu. The dialog box appears.
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5.
In the dialog box, specify your requirements for the button that you wish to
define (F1, F2, and F3).
a)
Select F1, F2, or F3 (e. g., F1) to be defined from the Button options.
b)
Key in your preferred string in the Label edit box for the selected function
button.
c)
Make your selection among the Function radio buttons below to define
your selected button. The four functions provided are:
–
Scan To: Captures images that can be automatically saved as files
or sent to another application for further processing. This is the
default selection.
–
Copy: Scans the image and sends it to your printer, transforming
your scanner and printer into a convenient copy station. Simply
specify the number of copies you want.
–
Email: Captures images that can be automatically saved as files or
sent to the system default E-mail application.
–
OCR: Performs OCR (Optical Character Recognition) of a document
and converts it to a fully editable digital file. Saves time from
retyping documents into your word processor.
Specify the function settings according to your requirements, then click the
OK button. The parameters currently specified for your selected function
button are saved. To define another custom function button if desired, follow
steps 2 through 5 of this section.
Note: When you have finished the settings for the desired function buttons, you
will need to exit ScanWizard DI before pressing the function button on the scanner
to carry out the defined task. If you press a function button on the scanner while
ScanWizard DI is activated, the scanner only performs a preliminary scan of the
image.
To browse the settings of your
original function button (in case you
do not remember the settings that
you assigned previously), use the
“Load Settings to Function Button”
feature.
To do this, select the “Load
Settings to Function Button” command from the File menu, choose the function
button to be previewed, and click the OK button.
The saved function button settings are restored to the ScanWizard DI control
panel. You can then continue to use these settings until you need to specify new
settings for the buttons.
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Care and Cleaning
To ensure optimal performance from the ArtixScan 1200DF, it is important to
clean several critical parts of the scanner on a regular basis.
Cleaning the Scanner Glass Surfaces
•
Lift the ADF. Then use a soft, non-abrasive and lint-free cloth to gently wipe
the glass surface area on the scanner flatbed.
•
Lift the ADF and open the cover of the scan sensor area at the bottom of the
ADF. Then, use a soft non-abrasive lint-free cloth to gently wipe both sides of
the glass surface under the ADF.
Clean the inside/
outside surfaces
of the glass
Note: Do not use any detergents, synthetic cleaning solutions, cleaning naphtha,
or other solvents to clean the glass surface directly. To remove stains, use cotton
swabs moistened with rubbing alcohol.
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Cleaning the Rollers
Prolonged used of the ADF may result in accumulation of ink and other residue on
the feeder’s rollers, affecting their efficiency. Clean the rollers periodically to
maintain performance.
•
Lift the ADF and open the cover of the scan sensor area at the bottom of the
ADF. Then, clean the rollers with a lint-free cloth or a swab moistened with
alcohol or ECO cleaner, as shown in the graphic below.
•
Open the ADF cover by lifting the Earlobe Levers on each side of the cover.
Then, clean the rollers with a lint-free cloth or a swab moistened with alcohol
or ECO cleaner, as shown in the graphic below.
Note: Do not attempt to spin or rotate the rollers while cleaning, for it may damage
the drive train mechanism of the ADF.
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Maintenance
The rubber pad in your Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) is designed to make
document feeding smooth. After scanning approximately 10,000 sheets through
the ADF, the rubber pad may become worn out, and problems such as document
double-feeds may occur. In this case, check the rubber pad and replace it with a
new one if needed; two rubber pads are included in your scanner package for this
purpose. Follow the procedures below for replacing the rubber pad.
Replacing the Rubber Pad
Earlobe Levers
1.
Open the ADF cover by lifting
the two Earlobe Levers on each
side of the cover.
2.
With the cover fully opened, press
the two arms of the rubber pad
inward with your fingers to pull
out the rubber pad.
3.
Insert and push the new rubber
pad into the compartment until it
snaps into place.
Rubber Pad
4.
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Close the feeder cover.
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Fixing Paper Jams
1.
Open the ADF cover by lifting the
two Earlobe Levers located on
each side of the cover.
2.
With the cover fully opened, pull
out the jammed document from the
feeder. If the paper is jammed in
the first-stage (paper feed) rollers,
pull the paper in a forward
direction. If the paper is jammed in
the second-stage (scanning) rollers,
you may pull out the jammed paper
in either direction (forward or
backward).
3.
You can also open the cover of the
scan sensor area at the bottom of
the ADF to pull out the jammed
piece of paper.
Earlobe Levers
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Troubleshooting
The LED on the front panel of the scanner indicates the status of the scanner.
On
Ready to scan.
Flashing
Warming up of scanning.
Off
Scanner is off.
LED
First, make sure that you have followed Steps 1 to 4 as described in the “Initial
Setup” section of this document (unpack, install, unlock, connect). Then if your
problem is listed here, try the suggested solution.
1.
No light comes on when the scanner is turned on.
Make sure your scanner is connected to your computer and plugged into a
power source.
2.
The Add/Remove Hardware Wizard appears on your screen.
Click the “Cancel” button and close the ScanWizard DI Control Panel.
Disconnect the Hi-Speed USB cable from the back of your computer, and refer
to the installation instructions in this document.
3.
When trying to scan, an error message appears on your screen that reads,
“Can’t Find Scanners”.
Make sure your scanner is unlocked (see Step 3 in the “Initial Setup” section).
Make sure your scanner is connected to your computer and plugged in to a
power source (see Step 4 in the “Initial Setup” section).
Uninstall and reinstall the ScanWizard DI software.
4.
After clicking scan, a blank screen appears.
Make sure your scanner is unlocked (see Step 3 in the “Initial Setup” section).
Uninstall and reinstall the ScanWizard DI software.
5.
When trying to scan with the ADF (Auto Document Feeder) , an error
message appears on your screen that reads, “Code -206, ADF paper jam or
roller failure.”
Click OK first; then open the ADF cover, as illustrated in the pervious section
“Fixing Paper Jams”.
•
If the problem is occurring from a paper jam, follow the procedures laid
out in the “Fixing Paper Jams” section.
•
If the problem is occurring from situations other than a paper jam, follow
the procedures laid out in the “Position a Stack of Documents” section.
Finally, close the ADF cover and restart scanning.
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Specifications
Type
Desktop color ADF scanner with flatbed
Scanning modes
Color, grayscale, and black-and-white in a single
scanning pass
Input:
48-bit color input (Approx. 281 trillion colors)
16-bit grayscale (Approx. 65,536 shades of gray)
Output:
24-bit color (Approx. 16 million colors)
8-bit grayscale (Approx. 256 shades of gray)
Resolution (Optical)
Flatbed: 1200 dpi x 2400 dpi
ADF: 1200 dpi x 2400dpi
Scanning speed
20 ppm, at 200 dpi, A4/line art
20 ppm, at 200 dpi, A4/grayscale
15 ppm, at 200 dpi, A4/color
Scanning area
Flatbed: 8.5" x 11.7" (215.9 mm x 297 mm)
ADF: 8.5" x 25" (215.9 mm x 635 mm)
Feeder capacity
50 sheets of copy bond paper (unfolded)
Paper basis weight
10 to 30 lbs.
Paper size
Flatbed:
Min: 0.5" x 0.5" (12.7 mm x 12.7 mm)
Max: 8.5" x 11.7" (215.9 mm x 297 mm)
ADF:
Min: 4.14" x 5.83" (105 mm x 148 mm)
Max: 8.5" x 25" (215.9 mm x 635 mm)
Duty cycle
500 scans per day
Rubber Pad Life
10,000 scans
Interface
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Dimensions (L x W x H)
17" x 11.4" x 5.7"
(432 mm x 290 mm x 145 mm)
Weight
10.6 lbs. (4.8 kg.)
Voltage
AC 100V-240V, 50-60 Hz, 1.5A max. (Input)
DC 15V, 2.5A (Output)
Power consumption
38 W max.
Power supply
(AC/DC adapter)
Voltage
Manufacturer Model No.
100V to 240V WUXI HARD HDAD38W101
Environment
Operating temperature: 50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C)
Relative humidity: 20% to 85%
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