Canon CanoScan LiDe 50 Photo Scanner User Manual

Quick Start Guide
Be sure to install the software programs before connecting the scanner
to the computer!
Setup and Scanning
p.
2
Windows
p.
3
Macintosh
p.
4
Unlock the Scanning Unit
p.
5
Connect the Scanner
p.
6
Try Scanning
p.
7
Check the Package Contents
Install the Software
Try the Additional Features
Using the Scanner Buttons
p.10
Using the Scanner in the Upright Position
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Color Image Scanner Models F916900: (CanoScan LiDE 50)
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.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for 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.
Use of shielded cable with the ferrite core provided with the scanner is required to comply with Class B limits Subpart B of Part 15
of the FCC rules.
Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or
modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment.
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The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
Use of a shielded cable with the ferrite core(s) provided with the scanner is necessary to comply with the technical
requirements of the EMC Directive.
Warning
When you use this product, you should pay attention to the following legal issues:
• Scanning of certain documents, such as bank notes (bank bills), government bonds and public certificates, may be prohibited by
law and may result in criminal and/or civil liability.
• You may be required under law to obtain authorization from a person possessing copyrights or other legal rights to the item
being scanned.
If you are uncertain of the legality of scanning any particular item, you should consult your legal adviser in advance.
• CanoScan and ScanGear are trademarks of Canon Inc.
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Adobe®, Acrobat® and Photoshop® are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.
Macintosh, Power Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
ScanSoft and OmniPage are trademarks of ScanSoft, Inc.
Other names and products not mentioned above may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
In this guide, Windows XP screen shots are used to illustrate explanations common to all operating systems.
Guide to the Manuals
Open the Package
Quick Start Guide (this guide)
This guide describes a series of processes, from opening the package to using the
scanner.
READ THIS GUIDE FIRST!
Scanning Guide (HTML format manual)
HTML
Refer to this guide when you have finished setting up the scanner according to the procedures
in the Quick Start Guide. It describes how to utilize the scanner with the bundled software,
and how to solve problems when they occur. You can install this manual onto the hard disk
together with the software programs. When you install it, the Scanning Guide icon will appear
on the desktop. Double-click the icon to view it with a browser program, such as Internet
Explorer.
User’s Guides for Application Programs (PDF format manuals)
PDF
• ArcSoft PhotoStudio
• ArcSoft PhotoBase
• OmniPage SE
• Presto! PageManager (Windows only)
Select the “View the Electronic Manuals” menu on the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM. To
read these manuals, Adobe Acrobat Reader should be installed on your computer.
1
Check the Package Contents
Scanner and Accessories
Stand
Scanner
USB Interface Cable
Page 11
Documents and Software Programs
• Quick Start Guide (this guide)
• Additional Documents
• CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM
• The two figures in the brackets below indicate the respective sizes of the Windows/
Macintosh versions of the software.
• Approximately 479 MB (for Windows) / 189 MB (for Macintosh) of hard disk space on
your computer is required to install all the programs. Additional free hard disk space
is required to operate the programs.
ScanGear CS (25 MB / 5 MB) - Scanner Driver
It allows you to scan and load images from the scanner.
CanoScan Toolbox (5 MB / 3 MB) - Scanning Utility Program
It enables you to scan images and copy (print), attach images to e-mail messages or save images with
simple steps. It also works with the scanner buttons.
ArcSoft PhotoStudio (30 MB / 19 MB) - Image Editing Program
It allows you to load images from the scanner, edit and retouch them, and apply special effects and
enhancements.
ArcSoft PhotoBase (75 MB / 5 MB) - Photo Album Program
It allows you to create and edit image albums, perform image searches and create slide shows.
ScanSoft OmniPage SE (65 MB / 48 MB) - OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Program
It converts characters scanned from a book, magazine or newspaper into text data for editing or
digital transmission.
Presto! PageManager (Windows only) (150 MB) - Digital Document Management Program
It makes it easy to scan, share and organize documents and photos. It automatically links to other
popular programs and avoids file-sharing problems by creating self-executable files.
Adobe Acrobat Reader (24 MB / 24 MB) - PDF File Reader Program
Electronic manuals for the above software programs (HTML (5 MB) and PDF manuals)
• Adobe Photoshop Elements CD-ROM
Adobe Photoshop Elements (100 MB / 80 MB) - Image Editing Program
It loads images from the scanner and allows you to edit and retouch them or apply special effects
and enhancements. Please read the instruction sheet or electronic (PDF) manual for Adobe
Photoshop Elements.
2
Install the Software (Windows)
• With Windows XP/2000, you should log on with
an administrator user name when you install or
uninstall software programs.
1 Turn the computer on.
If the "Found New Hardware Wizard" or
"Add New Hardware Wizard" appears, click [Cancel].
2 Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the drive.
The CanoScan Setup Utility main menu will display.
3 Click [Install the Software].
Read the SOFTWARE USER LICENSE AGREEMENT. Click [Yes] if
you accept the terms.
The [Install] window will display.
4 Click [Start Installation].
You will install seven software programs and the Scanning Guide
(HTML format manual).
5 The installation procedure will start.
Follow the on-screen message prompts and click [Yes] or [Next]
to continue the installation.
• In few cases, your operating system may
require a restart. Follow the on-screen
messages to restart and resume installation.
6 When the installation is complete, click [Yes].
The computer will restart.
7 After Windows restarts, remove the CD-ROM from
the drive and store it in a safe place.
Continue on P. 5.
3
Install the Software (Macintosh)
1 Turn the computer on.
If the “...Would you like to look for the software
on the Internet?” appears, click [Cancel].
2 Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the
drive.
The CanoScan Setup Utility main menu will display.
If no window displays, double-click the CD-ROM
icon, then the Setup icon.
3 Click [Install the Software].
Read the SOFTWARE USER LICENSE AGREEMENT. Click [Yes] if
you accept the terms.
The [Install] window will display.
4 Click [Start Installation].
You will install six software programs and the Scanning Guide
(HTML format manual).
5 The installation procedure will start.
Follow the on-screen message prompts and click [Yes], [Next]
or [Install] to continue the installation.
6 When the installation is complete, click [Yes].
The computer will restart.
7 After restarting, remove the CD-ROM from the drive
and store it in a safe place.
4
Unlock the Scanning Unit
• Unlock the scanning unit before connecting the scanner to the computer. If it is left
locked, a malfunction or other problem may occur.
1 Peel the caution seal from the front of the scanner.
2 Gently turn the scanner over.
3 Push the lock switch toward the
unlock mark (
).
Lock Switch
Unlock Mark
4 Return the scanner to a horizontal position.
• When transporting the scanner, always lock the scanning unit by pushing the lock switch
toward the lock mark ( ).
• Carrying or transporting the scanner without locking the scanning unit may damage it.
Be particularly careful to lock the scanning unit when transporting the scanner in a
vehicle.
5
Connect the Scanner
• Confirm that the scanning unit is unlocked. (P.5)
1 Peel the caution seal from the back of the scanner.
2 Connect the scanner to the computer with the supplied USB interface cable.
Windows
Wide Flat Connector
Small Square Connector
USB Interface Cable
Macintosh
Wide Flat
Connector
USB Interface Cable
Small Square Connector
• Only use the USB interface cable provided with the scanner. Use of other cables may
lead to a malfunction.
• The scanner does not have a power switch. The power is activated as soon as the
computer is turned on.
6
Try Scanning
The following steps explain how to scan with ArcSoft PhotoStudio.
1 Place a photo or a picture on the glass
by aligning its top edge with the
alignment mark, and close the
document cover.
Bottom
Top
Alignment
Mark
Windows
2 Select [Start], [Programs] or [All
Programs], [ArcSoft PhotoStudio] and
[PhotoStudio 5].
Macintosh
2 Double-click the [Applications (Mac OS
9)] and [PhotoStudio] folder and the
[PhotoStudio] icon.
PhotoStudio will start.
PhotoStudio will start.
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Try Scanning
Windows
Macintosh
3 Click the Acquire icon
3 Click the Acquire icon
ScanGear CS will start.
ScanGear CS will start.
If an error message appears, click the [File]
menu, choose [Select Source], select your
scanner model name and click the [Select]
button.
When the [Select Source] dialog displays, select
[ScanGear CS 7.1] and click the [OK] button.
or click the
[File] menu and select [Acquire].
or click the
[File] menu and select [Import...].
4 Select "Type of original".
You can select "Photo", "Magazine", "Newspaper" or
"Document".
• Photo: Color, 300 dpi
• Magazine: Color, 150 dpi
• Newspaper: Black and White, 300 dpi
• Document: Grayscale, 300 dpi
5 Click [Preview].
After calibration, the preview scan will start and gradually
display the image.
The image is automatically cropped at its original size.
If you want to trim the image further, drag the mouse
diagonally to select the area.
8
Try Scanning
6 Click [Scan].
The final scan will start.
7 Click
or
(close box) in the ScanGear CS
window to close it.
The scanned image will appear in the PhotoStudio window.
8 Save the scanned image.
Click the [File] menu and select [Save As]. Select the folder
where you wish to store the image file, enter a file name,
select a file type (JPG format is recommended) and click [Save].
9 Click
or
(close box) in the PhotoStudio
window to close it.
• If the scanner does not perform as described above, read the "Troubleshooting" section
of the Scanning Guide.
• For details about the bundled software, read the Scanning Guide or the User’s Guide
(PDF format manual) for each software program on the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM.
9
Using the Scanner Buttons
You can use the four convenient buttons on the front of the scanner to scan and perform related tasks easily
with a single touch of the button. Place an item on the scanner before pressing a button.
• To use these buttons, ScanGear CS, CanoScan Toolbox, ArcSoft PhotoBase and Presto!
PageManager (Windows) / Acrobat Reader (Macintosh) should be installed from the
CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM.
COPY Button
E-MAIL Button
To print (copy) the scanned image with a printer:
To e-mail the scanned image as an attached file:
1 Press the [COPY] button.
2 The scanner will scan the item.
3 The scanned image will print.
1 Press the [E-MAIL] button.
2 The scanner will scan the item.
3 The [E-mail software selection] dialog
• The printer driver should be installed and the
printer should be on-line to use this function.
will appear. Select an option from the
list and click [OK].
This step is required only for the first scan.
4 The e-mail software will start and the
SCAN Button
To open the scanned image in the PhotoBase
window:
1 Press the [SCAN] button.
2 The scanner will scan the item.
3 The scanned image will appear in the
PhotoBase window.
FILE Button
5
scanned image will be attached in a
new message window.
Enter the receiver’s address and title,
write a message, confirm the required
settings, and send the message.
• The e-mail software, such as Outlook Express,
Microsoft Outlook, Eudora or Netscape
Messenger, should be installed and enabled.
With certain e-mail programs, you should
enable the MAPI function (for Windows).
To save the scanned image as a PDF file:
1 Press the [FILE] button.
2 The scanner will scan the item.
3 The scanned image will be saved as a
PDF document and appear in Presto!
PageManager (Windows) or Adobe
Acrobat Reader (Macintosh).
• While scanning, you can change the default settings for scanning by clicking the
[Cancel] button. For changing settings or arranging the scanner button assignments,
refer to the CanoScan Toolbox section of the Scanning Guide (HTML format manual).
10
Using the Scanner in the Upright Position
Installing the Stand
Positioning an Item
Removing the Stand
Removing the stand.
Press the hook.
11
System Information
This form should be used to record the operating environment for the purchased scanner.
If any problems occur with the scanner, you will need this information when you contact our Customer
Support Help Desk. Be sure to record the information and store it in a safe location.
• This information is also required to request a repair under warranty. Make sure you record the
information and store it in a safe location.
• Guaranteed servicing for this equipment will expire five years after production ceases.
Date of Purchase:
Dealer Tel:
Dealer Address:
Scanner Model:
CanoScan LiDE 50
Serial Number (on the back of the equipment):
• About the Computer Used
Manufacturer:
Model:
CPU:
Clock Speed:
Memory Capacity (RAM):
MB
Hard Disk Capacity:
MB
OS:
Windows
XP
Macintosh
OS 9.0
Me
OS 9.1
Space Available:
2000
OS 9.2
OS X v10.1
Monitor Size:
Printer:
Manufacturer:
Type of Printer:
Printer Resolutions:
Installed Compression Program:
On-Board Expansion Cards:
Attached Peripherals:
Connected Network System:
12
MB
98
Monitor Type:
Installed Virus Protection Program:
MHz
inches
Specifications
CanoScan LiDE 50
Scanner Type
Flatbed
Scanning Element
CIS (Contact Image Sensor)
Light Source
3-color (RGB) LED
Optical Resolution
1200 x 2400 dpi
Selectable Resolution
Scanning Bit Depth
Speed*1
Scanning
(Photo or Document)
Preview
25 - 9600 dpi (ScanGear CS)
Color
16 bit input / 16 bit or 8 bit output for each color (RGB)
Grayscale
16 bit input / 8 bit output
Color
6.4 msec./line (600 dpi), 12.7 msec./line (1200 dpi)
Grayscale, B&W
3.1 msec./line (600 dpi), 4.2 msec./line (1200 dpi)
Approximately 9 sec.
Speed*2
Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed,
USB 2.0 Full Speed (USB 1.1 equivalent)
Maximum Document Size
A4/Letter: 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11.7 in.)
Scanner Buttons
Operating Range
4 buttons: COPY, SCAN, FILE, E-MAIL
5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Temperature
Humidity
10% to 90% RH (without condensation formation)
Power Requirements
Supplied via USB port
Power Consumption
In operation: 2.5 watts maximum, Stand-by: 1.5 watts
Maximum Exterior Dimensions
Weight
*1
*2
258 x 374 x 38 mm (10.1 x 14.7 x 1.5 in.)
Approximately 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs.)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed mode. Transfer time to computer is not included.
Calibration processing time is not included.
• Specifications are subject to change without notice.
• Before you upgrade to Windows XP from Windows 98/Me/2000, you must uninstall
ScanGear CS and CanoScan Toolbox using the “Uninstall the Software” menu of the
CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM. The scanner may not work if you upgrade to Windows
XP with these programs still installed. After upgrading to Windows XP, reinstall
ScanGear CS and CanoScan Toolbox according to the steps on page 3. For details, please
read the “Troubleshooting” section of the Scanning Guide (HTML format manual).
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