Perfection 2450 PHOTO - Start Here Card

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EPSON Perfection 2450 PHOTO
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Unpack Your Scanner
Windows
1 Insert the Photoshop Elements CD-ROM
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in the CD-ROM or DVD drive.
The installer starts automatically.
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Make sure you have the following items:
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USB cable
scanner
Follow the on-screen instructions to
begin installation and accept the
software license conditions.
When you see this screen, click the
Adobe Photoshop Elements button.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
When you’re asked for a software
serial number, enter the number
printed on the sticker attached
to the CD-ROM sleeve.
If you don’t have Acrobat Reader,
eject the CD-ROM and repeat
steps 1 and 2. Then select
Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.05
to install it.
Install Scanner Software
The scanner software CD-ROM includes EPSON TWAIN, LaserSoft Imaging
SilverFast SE, EPSON Smart Panel, and your electronic manuals.
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You must install your software before connecting the scanner
to your computer.
Windows
1 Close any open programs, including any
virus protection software you may be
running.
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Insert the scanner software CD-ROM
in the CD-ROM or DVD drive.
The installer starts automatically.
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Click Continue, then read the license
agreement and click Agree.
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At this screen, select the software
you want to install by clicking the box
next to the software name. (You can’t
deselect the required software.)
Then click Start Installation.
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Follow the on-screen instructions to
install each program. After each one
is installed, click Next or Finish to
continue with the next program’s
installation. (EPSON Smart Panel installs in several stages.)
Now you’re ready to install the scanner software.
See “Install Scanner Software” to the right.
Scanner Software CD-ROM
Macintosh
1 Insert the Photoshop Elements CD-ROM
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Adobe Photoshop Elements CD-ROM
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Scanner Basics
film holders
If you’ll be connecting your scanner using IEEE 1394 (FireWire™),
you need to purchase an IEEE 1394 cable (not included).
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Remove all the packing tape, but leave the large white sticker
in place until instructed to remove it.
IMPORTANT!
Leave the white
sticker in place
until you are
instructed to
remove it.
in the CD-ROM or DVD drive.
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Double-click the CD-ROM icon and
select the folder for your language.
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Double-click the Adobe Photoshop
Elements folder, then double-click
the Install Photoshop Elements icon.
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Follow the on-screen instructions to begin installation, view the
Read Me file, and accept the software license conditions.
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When you see this screen,
click the Install button.
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Follow the on-screen instructions to
install the software. When you’re asked
for a software serial number, enter the
number printed on the sticker attached
to the CD-ROM sleeve.
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When you’re finished, click Quit.
If you don’t have Acrobat Reader, close the Adobe Photoshop Elements
windows until you see the window for your language. Double-click
the Adobe Acrobat Reader folder, then double-click the
Reader Installer icon to install it.
Now you’re ready to install the scanner software. See the next section.
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Install the Software
If you installed SilverFast SE, select No, I will restart my
computer later on the Setup Complete screen.
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Macintosh
1 Close any open programs, including any
virus protection software you may be
running.
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Insert the scanner software CD-ROM
in the CD-ROM or DVD drive.
(If necessary, double-click the
EPSON CD-ROM icon
to open it.)
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Double-click the
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After restarting, you see this screen.
(If you don’t see this screen,
double-click the
EPSON
CD-ROM icon, then double-click
the
EPSON Installer icon.)
You must install your software before connecting the scanner
to your computer.
Install Photoshop
EPSON Installer icon.
Click Continue, then read the license agreement and click Agree.
At the Install EPSON TWAIN screen, click Next.
At the EPSON TWAIN 5 Installer screen,
click Install. Then follow the on-screen
instructions to restart your system.
(Leave your CD-ROM in the drive.)
Select the software you want to install
by clicking the box next to the software
name. (You can’t deselect the required
software.) Then click Start Installation.
You should have a version of Photoshop installed on your computer before
installing the rest of your scanner software. That way, you can use EPSON
Smart Panel to automatically open Photoshop for scanning.
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If you don’t already have Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements on your
computer, install Photoshop Elements from the CD-ROM included with your
scanner. To view the Photoshop user manuals in the English folder on your
CD-ROM, you’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.
After all software installation is complete, close any open windows
on your screen and click Exit. Then follow the instructions on the
back of this sheet to connect the scanner.
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Follow the on-screen instructions to
install each program. After each one
is installed, click Next or Quit to continue with the next
program’s installation. (EPSON Smart Panel installs in several stages.)
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After all software installation is complete, click Exit.
Then follow the instructions on the back of this sheet
to connect the scanner.
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Connect the Scanner
Use a coin to turn the transportation
lock clockwise one-quarter turn to
unlock the scanner carriage.
Recommended Settings
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4 Your First Scan
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Open the scanner cover and place your document face down
on the document table as shown. Then close the scanner cover.
When you use EPSON Smart Panel, the software automatically selects
the best settings for your scan. If you want to select settings yourself,
see “Advanced Scanning” in your Scanner Basics book for instructions
on using Manual mode.
For the best scans, select a resolution setting (in dpi—dots per inch) that
balances quality with file size. The optimum resolution depends on
how you plan to use your scanned image.
To scan an image for:
place document
in upper right
corner
viewing on the Web, select 72 to 96 dpi.
sending via e-mail, select 96 to 150 dpi.
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Remove the white sticker from
the back of the scanner.
printing, select a higher resolution based on the image type,
such as the following:
Start button
remove sticker
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Connect the cable for the built-in
transparency unit to the round
connector on the back of
the scanner.
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Press the
Start button on the scanner. EPSON Smart Panel
opens on your computer.
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Click the Scan to Application icon. A progress meter appears
on your screen and your document is scanned automatically.
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When scanning is finished, you see a window like the one below.
To scan another document, place it on the scanner, close the cover,
and click Scan More. Otherwise, click Finish.
click the file
name to change
it, if you want
If you’re using IEEE 1394...
300
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400
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300
dpi
dpi to 3200 dpi
dpi
to 3200 dpi
to 3200 dpi
Where To Get Help
Service
Access
World Wide
Web
From the Internet, you can reach EPSON Support at
http://support.epson.com. At this site, you can download drivers and
other files, look at product documentation, access troubleshooting
information, and receive technical advice through e-mail.
Automated
Telephone
Services
A variety of automated help services are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. To use these services, you must have a touch tone
telephone and call (800) 922-8911. Your EPSON SoundAdvice
Express Code is 70365. Use this code to quickly select your
scanner in SoundAdvice.
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For additional help information and help with your software, see “Where To
Get Help” in your Scanner Basics book.
to scan again,
click Scan More
Plug one end of the IEEE 1394 cable
(not included) into the scanner’s
IEEE1394 port. Then plug the
other end into the IEEE 1394
port on your computer.
click Finish when
you’re done
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Photograph or magazine
Small photograph to be enlarged
Newspaper (text only), text for OCR, text with images
Line art
35 mm film (negative) or 35 mm slide (positive)
EPSON provides technical assistance 24 hours a day through the electronic
support services and automated telephone services listed here:
If you’re using USB...
Your scanner may not work correctly if you use a USB cable
other than the one supplied by EPSON or if you connect
your scanner to a multi-level USB hub system.
Scanning resolution
(for printing)
Your scanner includes a variety of printed and electronic manuals. See your
Scanner Basics book for a list of the available resources.
Connect either the USB interface cable that comes with your
scanner or an optional IEEE 1394 cable.
Don’t connect both.
Plug the square end of the
USB cable into the scanner’s
USB port. Then plug the
flat end into any available
USB port on your computer
or USB hub.
Image type
Select the application you want to use and click Launch.
Plug the scanner’s power cord into a grounded electrical outlet.
select an
application
Press the power button on the front of the scanner to turn it on.
The scanner lamp comes on.
power button
In Windows 2000, you see the Digital Signature Not Found window
after turning on your scanner. Click Yes to continue.
click Launch
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The selected application opens and your scanned image appears
on screen. Follow the application instructions to modify, print,
and save the image as necessary.
EPSON is a registered trademark and EPSON Smart Panel is a trademark of SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION.
EPSON Perfection is a registered trademark and SoundAdvice is a service mark of Epson America, Inc.
General Notice: Other product names use herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of
their respective owners. EPSON disclaims any and all rights in those marks.
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Printed in USA
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