Quick Start Guide
1. Checking the Package Contents
1 Scanner
2 Quick Start Guide
3 CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM
4 USB Interface Cable
5 Stand (CanoScan LiDE 60 only)
2. Installing the Software
1 Place the CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM in the drive.
The CanoScan Setup Utility main memu will display.
When auto start setting fails to work:
1 For Windows XP, click [Start] menu and then [My computer]. For other Windows systems, double-click
[My Computer] icon on the desktop.
2 Double-click [CanoScan] CD-ROM icon and [Setup] icon to display the main menu.
1 Double-click [CanoScan LiDE 25] or [CanoScan LiDE 60] CD-ROM icon on the desktop.
2 Double-click [SetUp] icon to display the main memu.
2 Click [Install] on the main menu.
“Install” window will display.
3 Click [Install] on the “Install” window.
4 Follow the on-screen message prompts to continue the installation.
5 When “Installation completed successfully” displays, click [Restart].
3. Unlocking the Scanning Unit
Push the lock switch to the unlock mark (
• Do not tilt the scanner more than 90 degrees from horizontal when releasing the lock.
4. Connecting the Scanner
Connect the scanner to the computer with the supplied USB interface cable.
• 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.
• When CanoScan LiDE 60 is connected to the USB 1.1 port on Windows XP and “HI-SPEED USB Device Plugged into
non-HI-SPEED USB Hub” message appears, ignore the message. The scanner operates in this condition without
5. Try Scanning
1 Place an item to be scanned onto the document glass.
2 Start ArcSoft PhotoStudio.
ScanGear CS window
Select [start], [(All)Programs], [ArcSoft PhotoStudio 5.5] and [PhotoStudio 5.5].
Double-click [Applications] folder, [PhotoStudio] folder, and then [PhotoStudio] icon.
3 Click [File] menu, [Select Source] and select the scanner model.
4 Click the acquire icon
or click [File] menu and select [Acquire]. ScanGear CS will start.
5 Select a Select Source option and click [Preview].
6 Click [Scan]. The final scan will start.
7 Click the close box
(Windows) or
(Macintosh) in the ScanGear CS window, and save
the scanned image in the PhotoStudio window.
For more information about ScanGear CS, click
(HTML format manual).
button and refer to the Scanning Guide
6. Using the Scanner Buttons
COPY Button
Prints (copies) the scanned image with a printer.
PDF Button (CanoScan LiDE 60 only)
SCAN Button
Forwards the scanned image to the image editing
program, ArcSoft PhotoStudio.
E-MAIL Button
Saves the scanned image as a PDF file.
Attaches the scanned image to a new e-mail
7. Setting the Stand (CanoScan LiDE 60 only)
1 Position the scanner directly above the stand on a slight angle.
2 Adjust the scanner into an upright position until the latch clicks into place.
For more information using the scanner on the stand,refer to the Scanning Guide
(HTML format manual).
8. Try the Additional Features
Refer to the Scanning Guide (HTML format manual) for further information about the scanner.
Double-click the Scanning Guide icon to view the manual.
To read the User’s Guide for the bundled application programs (PDF format manual), select
[Reference Manual] on the main menu of CanoScan Setup Utility CD-ROM.
©CANON INC. 2005
CanoScan LiDE 25
CanoScan LiDE 60
Scanner Type
Scanning Element
CIS (Color Contact Image Sensor)
Light Source
3-color (RGB) LED
Optical Resolution (*1)
1200 x 2400 dpi
Selectable Resolution
Scanning Bit Depth
25 - 19200 dpi (ScanGear CS)
16 bit input/8 bit output for each
color (RGB)
Scanning Speed
Grayscale, B&W
Preview Speed
16 bit input / 8 bit output
16 msec./line (600dpi),
32 msec./line (1200dpi) (*2)
6.4 msec./line (600dpi),
12.7 msec./line (1200dpi) (*3)
5.3 msec./line (600dpi),
10.6 msec./line (1200dpi) (*2)
3.1 msec./line (600dpi),
4.2 msec./line (1200dpi) (*3)
Approximately 16 sec. (*2,*4)
Approximately 9 sec. (*3,*4)
USB 1.1
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed/USB
(USB1.1 equivalent)
Maximum Document Size
A4/Letter: 216 x 297 mm (8.5 x 11.7 in.)
3 buttons: COPY, SCAN,
Scanner Buttons
Operating Range
16 bit input/16 bit or 8 bit output
for each color (RGB)
5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
10% to 90% RH (without condensation formation)
Power Requirements
Power Consumptions
Supplied via USB port (No external adapter required)
In operation: 2.5watts maximum,
Stand by: 1.4watts
In operation: 2.5watts maximum,
Stand by: 1.5watts
256 x 383 x 34 mm
(10.1 x 15.1 x 1.3 in.)
258 x 374 x 40 mm
(10.2 x 14.8 x 1.6 in.)
Approximately 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
Approximately 1.74 kg (3.9 lbs)
Maximum Exterior Dimensions
4 buttons: COPY, SCAN,
Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard.
The fastest speed in USB 1.1 on Windows PC. Transfer time to computer is not included.
*3 The fastest speed in USB 2.0 Hi-Speed mode on Windows PC. Transfer time to computer is not included.
Calibration processing time is not included.
• Note that only the initially equipped interface is supported.
• Specifications are subject to change without notice.
•The warranty card is 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.
Color Image Scanner Models F910111/F910114: (CanoScan LiDE 25/LiDE 60)
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.
Canon U.S.A. Inc.
One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A
Tel No.(516)-328-5600
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.
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
• 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.
•Adobe® and Acrobat® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and/or other countries.
•Microsoft® and Windows® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
•Macintosh, Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
•©ArcSoft, Inc. All rights reserved for PhotoStudio.
In this guide, Windows XP screen shots are used to illustrate explanations common to all operating systems.