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hp scanjet 7400c series scanner setup and support guide
Copyright information Copyright Hewlett-Packard Company 2000 All rights reserved. Reproduction, adaptation, or translation without prior written permission is prohibited, except as allowed under copyright laws. Trademark credits Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT, and Hotmail are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Pentium is a U.S. registered product of Intel Corporation. All other products mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. Warranty The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard makes no warranty of any kind with respect to this information. HEWLETT-PACKARD SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or other damage alleged in connection with the furnishing or use of this information. NOTICE TO U.S. GOVERNMENT USERS: RESTRICTED RIGHTS COMMERCIAL COMPUTER SOFTWARE: Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c) (1) (ii) of the Rights in Technical Data Clause at DFARS 52.2277013. Material scanned by this product may be protected by governmental laws and other regulations, such as copyright laws. The customer is solely responsible for complying with all such laws and regulations.
Installing and troubleshooting
This section provides information for installing the scanner and resolving issues that might occur during installation. For usage problems after installation, see the users manual.
Installing the scanner and accessories
Before you begin
Ensure you have a USB connection or SCSI card properly installed in your computer. If you choose to use SCSI, you will need a SCSI cable. If you are connecting the scanner to a Macintosh and this scanner supports the Mac OS, locate the Macintosh CD package.
1. Check the box contents
ADF scanner CD-ROM
HP ScanJet 7400C series scanner HP PrecisionScan Pro CD-ROM Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) (some models only)
USB cable Power cable Transparency/slide Adapter (XPA)
System requirements See the box in which the scanner shipped.
2. Connect the ADF
If your scanner came with an ADF or you purchased one separately, attach the ADF to the scanner. Use the ADF to scan multiple pages. a b c Remove the protective film from the bottom of the ADF. Attach the ADF to the scanner. Connect the ADF cable to its port on the scanner.
See Using accessories in the HP PrecisionScan Pro Help for usage instructions.
3. Unlock the scanner
Use your finger to flip the lock down to the unlocked position. If the lock is not completely in the unlocked position, you will hear a grinding noise when you try to scan.
4. Install software a Quit all open programs. b Insert the CD-ROM. The installation program should start automatically. If the installation program does not start: On the Start menu, click Run and type: x:setup.exe, where x is the letter of the CD-ROM drive. c Follow the directions on screen.
The installation program suggests which connection, USB or SCSI, you should use.
5. Connect interface cable a Turn off the computer. b Choose ONE: q Connect the USB cable between the USB ports on the scanner and the computer. q Connect the SCSI cable between the SCSI ports on the scanner and the computer. Note: You MUST install the scanning software before connecting a SCSI cable.
6. Connect the power cable a Connect the power cable between the scanner and a surge protector or grounded wall outlet that is easily accessible. This turns on the scanner. (There is no power switch.) b Turn on the computer.
If you see a dialog box informing you that new hardware has been found, follow the directions on screen.
7. Change the front panel overlay (if necessary)
The scanner has a front panel overlay installed. If necessary, change the overlay to match your language. a
From the bottom, front center of the overlay, gently lift the overlay off of the scanner.
Align the pegs on the back of the new overlay with the holes on the scanner and snap the overlay into place.
Use one of these methods:
Scanner buttons. Scan directly to a destination by pressing one of these buttons:
Edit Text Fax Copy File HP Scanning Software
HP PrecisionScan Pro software. Use the software to view or change the scanned image before you send it.
Connect the XPA (optional)
Use the XPA to scan negatives, slides, and other transparent items. a Connect the XPA cable to its port on the scanner.
Restart the scanning software.
Find help and support
See these sources:
q q q q
View the three-minute product tour when you start the software. For installation help, support, and specifications: See more information later in this guide. For tips and information on scanning and optional accessories: Visit the HP ScanJet website at www.scanjet.hp.com. For customer support on the Web, visit www.hp.com/go/support.
Performing basic troubleshooting
If the scanner or software is not working, perform these steps first.
Check that the power cable is securely connected between the scanner and a live electrical outlet or surge protector that is turned on. Make sure you have properly and securely connected the scanner to the computer using either the Universal Serial Bus (USB) or the SCSI Input/Output (I/O) interface. See "Checking connections" on page 10. If the scanner is making a loud grinding noise, make sure the scanner is unlocked. Move the lock down to the unlocked position. Disconnect the power cable from the scanner and turn off the computer. After 30 seconds, reconnect the power cable and then turn on the computer, in that order. If you receive installation file errors or the scanning software will not run, make sure all programs are closed, and then uninstall and reinstall the scanning software. Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements. See the box in which the scanner shipped. If you do not have enough hard disk space, remove unnecessary files or install the software on a different disk drive. If using a SCSI cable, make sure you installed the scanning software BEFORE you connected the scanner. If not, uninstall the software and disconnect the SCSI cable. Then, reinstall the software before reconnecting the SCSI cable. If you received a message like Destination Directory Is Invalid or Program Folder Is Invalid during installation, type a valid destination folder, find a valid folder by clicking Browse, or restore the defaults. The destination folder name cannot contain the following characters: /, \, :, ?, *,<, >, , or |.
The scanner can be connected to the computer using a USB or a SCSI connection. When you run the scanning installation program, the program checks to see if the computer supports USB. If supported, USB is recommended because its installation is simpler. If the installation program displays a message saying it cannot find USB but you think you have it, see Checking the USB connection below. If you are having trouble with SCSI, see "Checking the SCSI connection" on page 11.
Checking the USB connection
This scanner can be connected to the computer using USB if these requirements can be met:
The computer has a USB connector on the back (see below). The computer is running Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, or Me. In the computer BIOS, USB is enabled. In some older computers, it is disabled. See the documentation that came with the computer. If you change the BIOS, restart the computer and reinstall the software.
If the system still does not detect USB, use the SCSI connection. See "Checking the SCSI connection" on page 11. Note: A USB connection is not supported in Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0. You must have a SCSI connection to use the HP ScanJet with these operating systems.
USB port on the scanner
USB port on the computer
Checking the SCSI connection
You can connect this scanner to a computer using a SCSI card and cable that meet the requirements shown below. These requirements are the same as those on any SCSI flyer that might be included in the scanner box. For all SCSI cards and cables:
q q q q q
The SCSI card must be compliant with the operating system that your computer is running. The SCSI card must be installed with appropriate software drivers. See the documentation for the card. The SCSI card must have a connector visible on the back of the computer that allows you to connect a SCSI cable. The SCSI cable must have a connector on one end that matches the SCSI connector on the computer (see example below). The other end of the SCSI cable must have a connector that matches the highdensity, mini 50-pin connector on the scanner (see example below).
Possible shapes of the SCSI connector on the computer
SCSI connector on the scanner
Connecting the scanner
You must have a SCSI card installed before you install the scanning software. Then, install the scanning software BEFORE physically connecting the scanner to the SCSI card. If you have other SCSI devices to connect to the SCSI card, connect the scanner to the last device in the chain. For more information, see the documentation that came with the SCSI card.
Testing the SCSI installation
Test the SCSI installation to see if it is working.
To test the SCSI installation
5 Turn off the computer and disconnect the power cable from the scanner. After 30 seconds, reconnect the power cable to the scanner. Turn on all other external SCSI devices and then turn on the computer. On the Start menu, point to Settings, and click Control Panel. On the Start menu, point to Settings, and click Control Panel. Double-click Scanners and Cameras. Select your scanner model, such as the HP ScanJet 7400C, from the list and click Properties. Click Test Scanner or Camera. When the test finishes, you receive a message indicating if the test passed or failed. If test failed, see "SCSI troubleshooting" on page 13.
For Windows 98, 2000, and Me:
For Windows NT 4.0: Windows NT 4.0 does not provide an automatic method for testing the SCSI installation. If you experience problems with the SCSI installation, see "SCSI troubleshooting" on page 13.
If the scanner test fails, follow these steps.
Repeat basic troubleshooting. See "Performing basic troubleshooting" on page 9. Make sure the SCSI chain is less than 20 feet (6 meters) long, including any cabling to SCSI devices inside the computer. If other SCSI devices are connected to the computer, make sure the scanner is the last physical device in the SCSI chain. Disconnect all other SCSI devices and connect the scanner directly to the computer to see if the problem is with the scanner or with another SCSI device or cable. Make sure that any SCSI devices connected between the computer and the scanner have their termination turned off. Check for an address conflict. See Changing the SCSI address below.
Changing the SCSI address
The address for the HP scanner is preset to 2. If you have other SCSI devices attached to this SCSI card, you may need to change the scanner address to prevent address conflicts. If this is the case, use the following procedure only AFTER installing the scanning software.
To change the SCSI address
1 Find an available address using the documentation that came with the computer. Do not choose the addresses for the SCSI card, typically 7, and the hard disk drives, typically 0 or 1. Press FAX and FILE on the scanner at the same time. SCSI Address: 2 should appear on the front panel display. Use the NUMBER OF COPIES button on the scanner to select a number for the SCSI address. The number changes on the front panel display as you press the button. To exit the SCSI address settings, press any button on the scanner except the NUMBER OF COPIES button.
Uninstalling the software
The Uninstall option of the setup program allows you to remove the scanning software from your computer.
To uninstall software
Note: To uninstall the software from Windows NT 4.0 or 2000, you must log on with administrator privileges.
Click Start, point to Settings, and click Control Panel. Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon. Select the HP PrecisionScan Pro software and click Add/Remove. Follow the instructions on screen.
Support, warranty, and specifications
This section provides information for finding support for your scanner, the warranty, and specifications.
Finding HP help on the Web
HP provides several resources on the Web to provide help with your scanner whenever you want.
Visiting HP websites
HP product support
Visit www.hp.com/go/support to find information for your scanner model. Once you enter the section that covers your scanner model, you will be able to choose information about setting up and using your scanner, downloading drivers, solving a problem, ordering, and information about the warranty.
HP ScanJet website
Visit www.scanjet.hp.com for:
tips for using your scanner more effectively and creatively. HP ScanJet driver updates and software.
If you cannot find an answer to your question using the sites listed above, visit www.hp.com/cposupport/mail_support.html. From there, you can discover how to contact HP via e-mail, phone, and other methods.
Visiting related websites
Links to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. HP has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Thus, HP does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites, you do this entirely at your own risk.
ConnectCom Solutions website
If you need to install a SCSI card on your computer to connect the computer to the scanner, HP recommends buying and installing a ConnectCom Solutions SCSI card. Visit the ConnectCom Solutions website for information about the recommended SCSI card, or to check for and download updated drivers for the card. www.connectcom.net/products/hpscannersol.html
Contacting HP Customer Support
In addition to the Web, you can contact HP by telephone or mail for support and service for your scanner. Prices, availability, and hours of support are subject to change without notice.
How HP can help
HP's support hotline can help resolve problems with:
setup installation configuration operation
For questions relating to operating systems or network configurations, contact your point of purchase or internal support department. For help with non-HP hardware or software, please contact the manufacturer of the other product.
Before you call
Please have the following information ready before you call.
serial number (found on the back or bottom of your scanner) product name date of purchase
Obtaining support within the United States
Free telephone support for one year
Within one year of your purchase, telephone support is provided to you free of charge. If this is a long distance call for you, long distance charges will apply. Call (208) 323-2551. Our support staff is available from 6 am to 6 pm Mountain Time, Monday through Friday, or 9 am to 4 pm Saturday.
After the first year
Call (900) 555-1500. Charges are $2.50 per minute with a $25.00 maximum, charged to your phone bill. Charges begin only when you connect with a support technician. If you think your HP product may need service, call the Customer Support Center, which can help determine if service is required and direct you to a service site. Otherwise, contact the store where you purchased the product. Or, visit www.hp.com/cpso-support/guide/psd/repairhelp.html for the nearest sales and service office.
Obtaining support worldwide
If you need help with your HP product, please call the phone number listed below for the Customer Support Center in your country. Telephone support is free for 90 days in Asia and the South Pacific and 30 days in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. If you think your HP product may need service, call the Customer Support Center, which can help determine if service is required and direct you to a service site. Otherwise, contact the store where you purchased the product. Or, visit www.hp.com/cpso-support/guide/psd/repairhelp.html for the nearest sales and service office.
If the number below has changed, visit www.hp.com/cposupport/mail_support.html to check for a new one.
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HEWLETT-PACKARD LIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENT HP PRODUCT HP ScanJet 7400C, 7450C, 7490C Scanners and/or HP ScanJet Automatic Document Feeder and/or HP ScanJet Transparency Adapter 1 DURATION OF LIMITED WARRANTY: 1 year
HP warrants to you, the end-user customer, that HP hardware, accessories and supplies will be free from defects in materials and workmanship after the date of purchase, for the period specified above. If HP receives notice of such defects during the warranty period, HP will, at its option, either repair or replace products which prove to be defective. Replacement products may be either new or equivalent in performance to new. HP warrants to you that HP software will not fail to execute its programming instructions after the date of purchase, for the period specified above, due to defects in material and workmanship when properly installed and used. If HP receives notice of such defects during the warranty period, HP will replace software which does not execute its programming instructions due to such defects. HP does not warrant that the operation of HP products will be uninterrupted or error free. If HP is unable, within a reasonable time, to repair or replace any product to a condition as warranted, you will be entitled to a refund of the purchase price upon prompt return of the product. HP products may contain remanufactured parts equivalent to new in performance or may have been subject to incidental use. Warranty does not apply to defects resulting from (a) improper or inadequate maintenance or calibration, (b) software, interfacing, parts or supplies not supplied by HP, (c) unauthorized modification or misuse, (d) operation outside of the published environmental specifications for the product, or (e) improper site preparation or maintenance. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, THE ABOVE WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND NO OTHER WARRANTY OR CONDITION, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, IS EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AND HP SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Some countries, states or provinces do not allow limitations on the duration of an implied warranty, so the above limitation or exclusion might not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you might also have other rights that vary from country to country, state to state, or province to province.
HPs limited warranty is valid in any country or locality where HP has a support presence for this product and where HP has marketed this product. The level of warranty service you receive may vary according to local standards. HP will not alter form, fit or function of the product to make it operate in a country for which it was never intended to function for legal or regulatory reasons. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, THE REMEDIES IN THIS WARRANTY STATEMENT ARE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES. EXCEPT AS INDICATED ABOVE, IN NO EVENT WILL HP OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF DATA OR FOR DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOST PROFIT OR DATA), OR OTHER DAMAGE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE. Some countries, states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. THE WARRANTY TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS STATEMENT, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT LAWFULLY PERMITTED, DO NOT EXCLUDE, RESTRICT OR MODIFY AND ARE IN ADDITION TO THE MANDATORY STATUTORY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OF THIS PRODUCT TO YOU.
Hardware repair services
If you think your scanner, ADF, or XPA needs repair, first call the Customer Support Center, which can help determine if service is required and direct you to a service site. Please see "Contacting HP Customer Support" on page 19. Otherwise, contact the store where you purchased the product. Or, visit www.hp.com/cpso-support/ guide/psd/repairhelp.html for nearest sales and service office. Service is free of charge during the warranty period. Beyond the warranty period, service will be charged.
HP offers a variety of product end-of-life return programs in a number of geographic areas. To determine if one is available in your area, please contact your nearest HP sales office. Products returned to HP are reused, recycled, or disposed of in a responsible manner. Each month, HP reuses or recycles more than 3.5 million lb (1.6 million kg) of material at our product recovery centers in Grenoble, France; Boeblingen, Germany; and Roseville, California, USA. This represents 99 percent by weight of all the material we receive from customers and HP operations.
Operating: 10 to 35 C (50 to 95 F) Storage: -40 to 60 C(-40 to 140 F) Humidity Operating: 15% to 80% noncondensing 10 to 35 C (50 to 95 F) Storage: up to 90% (0 to 70 C or 32 to 158 F)
Operating: 10 to 35 C (50 to 95 F) Storage: -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F) Humidity Operating: 10% to 80% noncondensing (10 to 35 C or 50 to 95 F) Storage: 10% to 90% (0 to 40 C or 32 to 104 F)
Operating: 10 to 35 C (50 to 95 F) Storage: -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F) Humidity Operating: 15% to 80% noncondensing (10 to 35 C or 50 to 95 F) Storage: 10% to 90% (0 to 70 C or 32 to 158 F)
Scanner Feature Scanner type Maximum item size Scanning element Interface Optical resolution Selectable resolution Image processing (options) AC line voltage Power consumption Specification Flatbed 216 mm by 356 mm (8.5 in by 14 in), or letter width by legal length Charged-coupled device USB or SCSI 2400 dpi 12 dpi to 999,999 dpi at 100% scaling Dithering, thresholding, scaling, interpolation, gamma adjustment, matrix adjustment 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz 22 W maximum, 10 W idle mode, ENERGY STAR compliant. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, HewlettPackard Company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. 5.6 kg (12.4 lb)
ADF Feature Size Weight Paper tray capacity Maximum paper size Minimum paper size Maximum paper weight Minimum paper weight Power requirements Speed
Specification 535 by 290 by 90 mm (21.06 by 11.42 by 3.54 inches) 2.20 kg (4.85 lb) 50 sheets of 75 g/m2 (20 lb bond) 216 by 356 mm (8.5 by 14 inches) 210 by 149 mm (8.27 by 5.85 inches) 105 g/m2 (28 lb bond) 60 g/m2 (16 lb bond) 420 mA (24 V dc) average C7716B: 15 ppm for 216 by 279 mm (8.5 by 11 inches) sheets
XPA Feature Size Weight Power requirements Specification 330 by 235 by 88 mm by 88.9 mm (13.0 by 9.25 by 3.54 in by 3.50 in) 0.95 kg (2.1 lb) 120 Vac (60.0 Hz)
German Noise Declaration
The German noise declaration is required in Germany. It gives noise output figures. Scanner Geruschemission LpS < 70 dB am Arbeitsplatz normaler Betrieb nach DIN 45635 T. 19 Die Daten sind die Ergebnisse von Typenprfungen ADF Geruschemission LpS < 70 dB am Arbeitsplatz normaler Betrieb nach DIN 45635 T. 19 Die Daten sind die Ergebnisse von Typenprfungen
FCC Declaration of Conformity (scanner)
Suppliers Name: Suppliers Address: Hewlett-Packard Company Colorado Digital Imaging 700 71st Avenue Greeley, CO 80634 USA CDI Regulatory Manager 970-350-4000 HP ScanJet 7400C, HP ScanJet 7450C, HP ScanJet 7490C C7710A (Base Scanner), C7717A or C7718A (Worldwide), C7713A or C7715A (US Commercial), C7712A or C7714A (US Retail) C7671B (transparency adapter); C7716B (automatic document feeder; may contain different suffix)
Contact Person: Telephone: Product Name: Model Number: Product Options:
The supplier listed above declares that this product has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may n2ot cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. 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 instruction manual, 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. q Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. q Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician.
Changes or modification of this equipment not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard could void the users authority to operate this equipment. Only use the cables, connectors, power cords and accessories supplied with this equipment or expressly approved by HewlettPackard. Test report on file:C7710-1 Date: February 2001
EU Declaration of Conformity (scanner)
According to ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014:
Supplier's Name Supplier's Address Hewlett-Packard Company Colorado Digital Imaging 700 71st Avenue Greeley, Colorado 80634 USA declares that the product: Product Name Model Number(s) HP ScanJet 7400C, HP ScanJet 7450C, HP ScanJet 7490C C7710A (Base Scanner), C7717A or C7718A or C7719A (Worldwide), C7713A or C7715A or C7714A (US Commercial), C7712A or C7714A (US Retail) C7671B (transparency adapter); C7716B (automatic document feeder; may contain different suffix)
conforms to the following Product Specifications: Safety EMC EN 60950:1992+A1:1992+A2:1993+A3:1995+A4:1996 +A11:1997 EN 60825-1: 1994 Class 1 CISPR 22: 1993+A1+A2, Class B/ EN55022:1994+A1+A2, Class B IEC 1000-3-2: 1995/EN61000-3-2: 1995 Class A IEC 1000-3-3: 1994/EN61000-3-3: 1995 EN 50082-1: 1997/EN 55024: 1998 EN/IEC 61000-4-2, 4kV CD, 8 kV AD EN/IEC 61000-4-3, 3 V/m EN/IEC 61000-4-4, 1kV Power Lines EN/IEC 61000-4-5, High Energy Transients EN/IEC 61000-4-6 EN/IEC 61000-4-8 EN/IEC 61000-4-11
The product herewith complies with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC and the EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and carries the CE-marking accordingly. LEDs in this product are Class 1 in accordance to EN60825-1. Greeley, Colorado, USA, February 2001
Remove curls or wrinkles. Remove staples, paper clips, paper sticky notes, and any other materials from items.
Before placing an item on the scanner glass, make sure the item is free of wet glue, correction fluid, or other contaminating substances.
If your item does not meet these guidelines or you cannot prepare it as stated, use the scanner glass.
Items for the XPA
The HP ScanJet transparency adapter (XPA) is included with some scanner models or can be ordered. Use the XPA and its templates to scan:
photographic negatives 35 mm slides other transparent media up to 127 to 127 mm (5 by 5 inches) in size. For transparent items larger than these measurements, scan without using the XPA. Just cover the item with a piece of white paper and scan as you normally would.
Because these items are easily damaged, handle them only by their edges.
Getting started To load the item in the scanner
1 Choose an item to scan, such as a page from a magazine.
Completing your first scan
Doing your first scan is easy. This section shows you how to take the same item and scan to print using the two primary scanning methods:
the scanner buttons HP PrecisionScan Pro software
Before scanning, you will load the item in the scanner.
Place the item face down on the scanner glass and close the lid.
See "To complete your first scan using the scanner buttons" on page 10.
On the scanner, press COPY. The scanner scans the item using settings optimized for printing this type of item and then prints the item to the default printer.
To complete your first scan using the scanner buttons
Load the item in the scanner. See "To load the item in the scanner" on page 9. Select COLOR COPY or B&W COPY by pressing the button until the light next to your choice is lit. Only select COLOR COPY if you are printing to a color printer.
Color or B&W button
If you have not already scanned using the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, see "To complete your first scan using the HP PrecisionScan Pro software" on page 11.
To make more than one copy, press NUMBER OF COPIES until the number you want appears on the display.
Number of copies button
Back to TOC To complete your first scan using the HP PrecisionScan Pro software
Load the item in the scanner. See "To load the item in the scanner" on page 9. With the item loaded, press HP SCANNING SOFTWARE on the scanner. The scanner scans the item to the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, choosing the best settings for this type of item. When the scanned image appears in the preview window of the software, draw a selection border around the image or portion of the image you want. To do so, click on one corner of the area you want, and while holding down the mouse button, drag the cursor to the opposite corner. Release the mouse button to complete the border. 6
Getting started What do I need to know about scanning text?
When you scan an item containing text, you can use the text either as a scanned image, such as a fax or photo archive, or as text you can edit. Do one of the following to have the optical character recognition (OCR) software make the text editable automatically and send the text to a supported word-processing program:
What is the difference between screen and print quality?
A computer screen usually displays images at 72 to 75 pixels per inch (PPI). Print resolution is usually higher. Screens also use fewer colors to display an image. Even if an image looks incorrect on the screen, it might print the way you want.
Use the EDIT TEXT scanner button. Editable text appears in the word-processing program associated with the button. In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, choose Scan To from the Scan menu, choose Text File from the Destination pull-down menu, and click Scan.
What is the difference between zooming and resizing?
Use Zoom In to view an area of the scanned image close up. Use Zoom Out to return to the original view of the image. The zoom commands do not change the final size of your scan; they just give you a different view on a monitor. To reduce or enlarge the size of the final scan, use the Resize command on the Tools menu.
Scanning from scanner buttons
The scanner buttons provide an easy way to scan items directly to destinations or files using settings optimized for the destination you choose. When you use a scanner button except HP SCANNING SOFTWARE, you do not view or change scanned images before they go to the destination or file. To view or change images, use the HP SCANNING SOFTWARE button, which sends the scanned image to the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. See the next chapter, Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro.
You can change the default settings for buttons on the scanner. See "Changing settings for buttons" on page 25.
Overview of scanner buttons
more options e-mail photo e-mail document E-mail Fax Copy File HP Scanning Software number of copies color copy b&w copy Edit Text
E-mail Scan using settings optimized for e-mail. The scanned image is attached to a new email message. e-mail photo/e-mail document Choose the original type before pressing E-MAIL to ensure the best settings are used. Choose E-MAIL DOCUMENT if the original contains text only or both text and graphics. The light next to the currently selected choice is lit. Fax Scan using settings optimized for faxing. The scanned image is a new fax message. Copy Print copies using settings optimized for printing. At the computer, you can click Cancel to choose additional copy settings in the HP ScanJet Copy Utility before the pages print. number of copies Choose the number of copies before pressing COPY. color copy/b&w copy Choose one before pressing COPY to ensure the best settings are used. Only use color copy if you are printing to a color printer and want a color copy. The light next to the currently selected choice is lit.
File Scan using settings optimized for archiving scanned images as files. Scanned images are saved in PDF format. HP Scanning Software Scan to the HP PrecisionScan Pro software to view the image or to make adjustments, such as changing resolution or resizing. Edit Text Scan and then convert text into an editable form and place it in a word-processing program. more options Open the dialog box for changing settings, such as output quality, for buttons on the scanner.
Scanning from scanner buttons To e-mail a scan from the scanner
Scanning quickly without making changes
Use the scanner buttons to scan quickly to a destination using settings optimized for that destination. A destination is a printer, file, or another program, such as your e-mail, fax, and word-processing programs. If you are scanning slides or transparent items using the XPA, you must scan from the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. See "Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro" on page 29.
Place the original face down on the scanner glass and close the lid.
E-mailing a scan
When you e-mail using the scanner button, the scanner scans the item using default settings optimized for mailing. If you have a supported e-mail program, the scanned image automatically appears as a file attachment in a new e-mail message, which you then address and send.
To load items in the ADF, see page 66.
If your e-mail program is not supported, choose E-mail anyway. The scanner scans the item using the optimal settings, and the computer prompts you to save the item as a file. Open your e-mail program and attach the file to a message as you normally do. 3 4
Select E-MAIL PHOTO or E-MAIL DOCUMENT by pressing the small button beneath the lights until the light next to your choice is lit. If the item contains both text and graphics, select E-MAIL DOCUMENT. Press E-MAIL on the scanner. If the scanner or the computer prompts you for another page, do one of the following:
To view the scanned item before you send it, open the file attachment from the new e-mail message. 5
Smart Friends are tips that appear automatically to notify you of potential problems. For example, if you are setting a very high resolution but want to e-mail the scanned image, a Smart Friend would alert you that the file will probably be too large to e-mail. To turn individual messages off, select the Dont remind me again check box in the messages dialog box. To turn all messages off, click Disable All Smart Friends on the Help menu. To turn all messages back on, click Enable All Smart Friends.
For more information about the types of assistance the software itself offers, see Finding help for using the software on this page. For more information about keyboard shortcuts, menu items, toolbars, and cursor appearance, see "Using software commands and controls" on page 101. The online Help is an easy-to-use source of information about using the scanner and software, troubleshooting, support, and specifications. To gain access to the Help: on the Help menu, click HP PrecisionScan Pro Help. Or, click the Help button in any dialog box in which it appears.
2 Start the scan in one of these ways:
Performing a new scan
Once you start a new scan, the scanner does a preliminary scan of the item and displays the scanned image in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. Then, you can see the scanned image and edit it, if necessary, before sending it to a destination or saving it as a file.
On the scanner, press HP SCANNING SOFTWARE. In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, click on the toolbar. In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, click New Scan on the Scan menu.
To start (preview) a new scan
1 Place the original face down on the scanner glass and close the lid.
The scanned image appears in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. This scanned image is the preview image. You can make changes, such as selecting only part of the image or adjusting the contrast. When you send the image to another program such as e-mail, place the image on a website, or save it as a file, the scanner performs a final scan of the item that includes any changes you made. Directions for making optional adjustments and completing the scan appear in this section.
Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro To crop or select an area for final scan
Do one of the following:
Cropping or selecting an area for final scan
Once a scanned image appears in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, you must select which area becomes the final scanned image by creating a selection area. When you create a selection area, a dotted selection border appears around the area:
Move the cursor over the area you want and click. When the cursor looks like this: , click on one corner of the area you want and drag the cursor to the opposite corner to draw a rectangular selection area. On the Edit menu, click Select All. The entire scanner bed, including blank areas, is selected.
New values appear in the Scale, Width, and Height fields, but the selection area and the scanned image on screen remain the same. Resizing occurs when you complete the scan. 3 If you want, click. This locks the output dimensions you defined so you can change the selection area without changing the output dimensions. When you change the selection border, the software resizes the border proportionally. The output dimensions remain the same.
Resolution determines the amount of data in a scanned image. The scanning software chooses the optimal resolution based on the output type. This resolution generally does not need to change. If you do change the resolution, choose one no higher than the capabilities of the monitor or printer and one appropriate for the type of scanned image. For example, to print on a 600 dpi printer, choose 600 for black-and-white bitmap images, but choose only 200 for color or grayscale images. These resolutions produce optimal quality while keeping file sizes small. Selecting higher resolutions for color images increases file size while not increasing quality. If you double the resolution, the file size quadruples. Large file sizes can prevent you from doing certain tasks, such as e-mailing, or can take up too much space on your computer. For help choosing a resolution based on the type of original item and destination, see "Tips for best image quality" on page 59.
The contrast is controlled by the midtone, highlight, and shadow settings. See "Changing midtones" on page 40, "Changing highlights" on page 41, and "Changing shadow" on page 42.
To change resolution
On the Tools menu, click Change Resolution. Do one of the following:
Select a value from the list. Type a value between 12 and 999,999 in the field and press ENTER.
The resolution changes as soon as you select a value.
To reset resolution
On the Tools menu, click Change Resolution. Then, click.
Rotating an image
Making optional adjustments, advanced
These optional adjustments are ones that most people generally do not use or need, but some advanced users might want them for special effects or other needs. Depending on the output type chosen, some tools are not available.
Inverting the image
Use the Invert command to convert white areas of an image to black and black to white. For color images, a color is converted to its complementary color. Generally, this command is useful for drawings and spot color images.
To invert the image
On the Advanced menu, click Invert Colors. Repeat to reverse the colors again.
Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro To lighten the image overall
On the Advanced menu, click Adjust Exposure. Do one of the following:
The midtone setting lets you lighten or darken the middle values in an image. The range for the number in the Midtone field is 1.0 to 4.0. Moving toward 1.0 darkens the image. Moving toward 4.0 lightens the image. To adjust midtones for slides, negatives, or other transparent items, use "Adjusting midtones for transparent items" on page 73.
Drag the Midtone slider to the right. Type a higher number in the Midtone field and press ENTER. Click the Up arrow next to the Midtone field.
To darken the image overall
Midtone set at 1.8 (the default) Midtone set at 3.2 On the Advanced menu, click Adjust Exposure. Do one of the following:
Drag the Midtone slider to the left. Type a lower number in the Midtone field and press ENTER. Click the Down arrow next to the Midtone field.
To return to the default settings
On the Advanced menu, click Adjust Exposure. Click Auto to return the midtone, highlight, and shadow to the default settings for this scanned image. Clicking Auto also returns output levels to the defaults. See "Setting pixel output levels" on page 44.
If you are sharing the image with others who will be viewing it on a computer screen, the Midtone value 2.2 is recommended because it is a value appropriate for many different monitors.
Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro To increase detail in lighter areas
The highlight is the value in the image that is represented on the screen as white. All values lighter than the highlight also appear as white. The image has a default highlight setting. Selecting a higher number makes more of the lighter values distinct, which increases detail in light areas. Selecting a lower number makes fewer of the lighter values distinct, which reduces detail in the light areas. To adjust highlights for slides, negatives, or other transparent items, use "Adjusting highlights for transparent items" on page 73.
Drag the Highlight slider toward the right. Type a higher number in the Highlights field and press ENTER.
To reduce detail in lighter areas
Drag the Highlight slider toward the left. Type a lower number in the Highlights field and press ENTER.
Highlights set at 215
Highlights set at 122
To choose a value as the highlight value
Click (white eyedropper). When the cursor changes to the eydropper, move it over the area you want to be the highlight and click.
Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro To increase detail in darker areas
The shadow is the value in the image that is represented on the screen as black. All values darker than the shadow also appear as black. The image has a default shadows value. Selecting a higher number makes more of the darker values distinct, which increases detail in dark areas. Selecting a lower number makes fewer of the darker values distinct, which reduces detail in the dark areas. To adjust shadows for slides, negatives, or other transparent items, use "Adjusting shadows for transparent items" on page 74.
Drag the Shadow slider toward the left. Type a lower number in the Shadow field and press ENTER. Click (black eyedropper). When the cursor changes to the eydropper, move it over the area you want to be the shadow and click.
To reduce detail in darker areas
1 Shadow set at 10 Shadow set at On the Advanced menu, click Adjust Exposure. Do one of the following:
Drag the Shadow slider toward the right. Type a higher number in the Shadow field and press ENTER.
To select a value as the shadow value
Click (black eyedropper). When the cursor changes to the eydropper, move it over the area you want to be the shadow and click.
Scanning from HP PrecisionScan Pro To view and change clipped light (highlight) areas
3 On the Advanced menu, click Adjust Exposure.
Checking for clipped areas
The lightest or darkest areas of an image that will print without any detail in them are known as clipped areas. The lightest areas, or highlights, will print as the color of the paper (without ink or toner) and therefore will have no detail. The darkest areas, or shadows, will print saturated in the blackest color of ink or toner, and therefore will also have no detail. You can view and change clipped areas if you want those areas to contain detail when they print.
I thought I made the image smaller or larger before the final scan in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, but it is still the same size as the original.
You might have zoomed in or out, which does not change the size of the image. Change the output size. See "Resizing (output dimensions)" on page 35.
Back to TOC An original photo was fuzzy, and the scanned image looks even worse.
The sharpening level needs to be increased. In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, adjust the sharpening. See "Sharpening an image" on page 38.
I set the image to a higher resolution in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, but the output quality is no better.
Scanned images are grainy, jagged, or fuzzy.
You resized the image in a program other than the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. Resize the image in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software before you send it to the other program. (See "Resizing (output dimensions)" on page 35.) In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, the resolution is set too low. Set the resolution to a higher number, or return to the default setting. See "Changing resolution" on page 36. In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, too much or too little sharpening was applied. Adjust the sharpening. See "Sharpening an image" on page 38.
Setting the resolution to a higher number does not necessarily improve quality. The software sets the resolution automatically based on the type of item you scanned. Keep or return to the default. See "Changing resolution" on page 36 or "Tips for best image quality" on page 59 for guidelines. If you sent the image to another program, the program might not support the resolution you set in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. Determine the setting the program uses and set the resolution in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software to that resolution.
Images scanned from the HP PrecisionScan Pro software are larger than the original when viewed or printed from another program.
The other program did not accept the image size information. Scan the image at a lower resolution. When you scan at a resolution the program accepts, it will display or print the image at the correct size.
An original photo had marks, flaws, or scratches, and the scanned image looks even worse in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software.
You sharpened the image manually. Return to the default setting. See "Sharpening an image" on page 38. Best Quality Sharpening is selected. Check the setting. See "Setting preferences" on page 60.
The image is too big or too small.
In the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, set the physical width and height of the image in the Resize dialog box. See "Resizing (output dimensions)" on page 35.
Back to TOC Scanned images appear as a box with multi-colored vertical lines or as a dashed box with an arrow surrounding the area.
The template might be placed incorrectly on the scanner bed. Turn the template so the wording Hewlett Packard is at the top, or closest to the hinged portion of the lid.
Resolving issues with slides and negatives
Use the following section to help resolve issues with slides, negatives, and other transparent media scanned using the XPA. All actions must be performed in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software, because you must scan slides, negatives, and other transparent items using this software. See also "Resolving issues with the XPA" on page 90.
I tried to enlarge a scanned image of a slide, but the image remained the same size.
You might have used the Zoom In command, which only changes the view on the screen. Use the Resize command to change the size of the final scanned image. See "Resizing (output dimensions)" on page 35.
The scanned image is black even though the lights on the transparency adapter are on.
The template might be placed incorrectly on the scanner bed. Turn the template so the wording Hewlett Packard is at the top, or closest to the hinged portion of the lid. Check the Adjust Exposure command in the Advanced menu.
There are streaks in the scanned image.
The colors are incorrect, or the image is too light or too dark.
The software might be setting exposure for the entire area instead of one slide or negative. Create a selection area around the slide or negative you want to use to ensure it is exposed correctly. The template is not placed completely on the scanner glass. Make sure the template is completely on the scanner glass.
Check the original slide or negative for damage. The calibration area at the top of the large template might be scratched or blemished. If there are scratches or blemishes, turn the template over and scan again to see if the streak moves to the other side of the scan. If the streaks move, then the template needs to be replaced.
The scans are dark or dim along one side of the image.
One of the two bulbs in the XPA might be broken or not working. With the XPA connected to the scanner, hold the XPA up and look for even illumination on both sides of the XPA. If a bulb is broken, service is required.
The scanned image shows a colored tint, usually pink.
The slide was probably scanned without using the slide template, or the template was placed incorrectly. Use the included slide template to scan slides. Turn the template so the wording Hewlett Packard is at the top, or closest to the hinged portion of the lid.
Fingerprints or smudges on the underside of the glass do not affect the appearance of scanned images because this area of the glass is outside the focal point of the scanner.
Wipe the rollers and separation pad with a soft, clean, lint-free cloth. You might dampen the cloth with isopropyl alcohol.
Rollers Separation pad
Cleaning the XPA
Clean the XPA with a dry, soft cloth. If necessary, spray the cloth with window cleaner or isopropyl alcohol.
Cleaning the ADF
You must clean these parts of the ADF to maintain high-quality scanning:
ADF window gray bar above the ADF window rollers separation pad 3 While holding the document output tray down, open the document input tray.
To clean the ADF
Disconnect the power cable from the scanner. While holding down on the document input tray, open the hatch.
4 Wipe the ADF window, which is a long, clear bar. You may dampen the cloth with window cleaner, water, or isopropyl alcohol. CAUTION Use only these cleaning fluids, and spray them only on a cloth. Using other cleaning fluids or spraying any fluids on the ADF can damage the ADF window. 5
Check the flat gray bar above the ADF window. The bar should be gray without black or other markings. If necessary, clean the flat gray bar.
Flat, gray bar
ADF window ADF window
Close the input tray and then close the hatch. Press down firmly on both sides until you hear a click. Ensure that the scanner glass is also clean. See "Cleaning the scanner" on page 95.
Lift the input tray of the ADF to expose the ADF window.
Replacing the ADF Window
If the ADF window becomes scratched or uncleanable, you might need to replace it. Order the ADF window from Hewlett-Packard.
To remove the ADF window
Disconnect the ADF cable from its port on the scanner. Lift the ADF off of the scanner. Lift firmly using your fingers to separate the rear bracket from the scanner.
Using a small coin, push each of the four Z-shaped hooks until the tab snaps out of position. Push the long, pointed tab on the end of the window.
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Position the four Z-shaped hooks of the ADF window into the four holes on the bottom of the ADF. Rotate the ADF window back until it contacts the bottom of the ADF. Check that the long, pointed tab is on the inside of the ADF. Beginning with the Z-shaped hook closest to the long, pointed tab, push each of the Z-shaped hooks toward the back of the ADF. Verify that the long, pointed tab is on the inside of the ADF. Reconnect the ADF cable to its port on the scanner.
Uninstalling the software
The Uninstall option of the Installer allows you to remove the scanning software from your computer.
Other resources, support, and specifications
The Setup and Support Guide contains information about these topics:
To uninstall the software
1 Unplug the scanner and restart the computer. Note: If you do not unplug the scanner and restart the computer before you uninstall the software, some files are not removed from your computer during the uninstallation.
Setup instructions and troubleshooting. Find setup instructions and troubleshooting information for issues that can arise when you install the scanner. Resources. Discover websites and other tools that contain scanning tips, updated drivers, and the latest information about your HP scanner. Support. Locate the contact information for your region if you need to contact HP. Warranty and Specifications. See this topic for the warranty and product and regulatory information.
Insert the HP Scanning Software CD into your computer's CDROM drive. The HP Scanning Software window appears. (If the HP Scanning Software window does not appear, double-click the icon for the HP Scanning Software CD.) Double-click the HP Scanning Software Installer, and then follow the instructions on the screen. When the main installation dialog box appears, select Uninstall from the pull-down menu (located in the upper-left part of the dialog box). Click Uninstall. Follow the instructions on screen. After the uninstall finishes, quit the HP Scanning Software Installer.
The Setup and Support Guide is located on the CD in the folder for your language, or on your computer in the HP Scanning Software folder.
Using software commands and controls
This section contains information for using the shortcuts, toolbars, and cursors in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software. The HP PrecisionScan Pro contains keyboard shortcuts and toolbars to give you quick access to software commands. The Info bar provides information about the scanned image. And, the context-sensitive cursors indicate the type of activity you can perform in the scanning software.
Using keyboard shortcuts and the menus
This section summarizes the menus and commands in the HP PrecisionScan Pro software that you can select using the keyboard.
Apple ( ) menu View information about the program, version, and copyright.
Scan New Scan Scan To. Return Image To +N +T Start (preview) a new scan. Scan and send to a destination, such as email When using TWAIN or the HP ScanJet Plug-in, return the scanned image to the other program. +S Save the selection area as a file. Change how printed pages are set up, including page orientation and paper size. +P Scan and print the selection area. Select the source from which to scan. Only one can be selected.
Save As. Page Setup. Print. Scanner Glass XPA (Slides) XPA (Negatives) Settings Save Load Preferences. Quit
For the purposes of this documentation, document refers to an original item containing text or both text and images. It also means an original item scanned using the automatic document feeder.
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To press and click a mouse button twice in rapid succession.
A network over which you can transfer messages and electronic files. E-mail is also sent via Internet browsers.
Dots per inch. The number of dots in a linear inch. DPI measurements are used to describe the resolution of printers and scanners, where printed images and words are made up of a series of round dots. The greater the DPI number, the higher the resolution.
To save a file in a particular file format for use in other programs.
The amount of light, or brightness and contrast, in an image.
To move an object on screen. Place the cursor over the image or selection area, hold the mouse button down, and move the mouse to move the object.
fax application program
An application program for sending electronic documents to someones fax machine or fax program. Also allows receiving of faxed documents to the computer instead of a fax machine.
To move an object to a new location and keep it there. Click on the object and drag it to a new location, such as an open document in another program, and release the mouse button. When dragging-anddropping between programs, a copy of the object is placed in the receiving program.
The format in which a scan is saved. Certain file formats enable programs such as word processors to insert, open, or import scans. Common graphics formats include JPG, GIF, and TIFF. Common text formats include plain text and RTF (Rich Text Format).
Text that is converted from a scanned image into characters you can modify in a word processor or other text-editing program. Depending on the capabilities of your program, you can change the font, size, style, and other attributes of editable text, as well as edit words or phrases.
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color wheel adjusting hue 46 definition 111 colored paper adjustments for 48 copying from 82 colors automatic adjustment 62 converting to black and white 48 highlights, adjusting 41 hue, adjusting 46 inverting 39 midtones, adjusting 40 negatives, troubleshooting 84 output types 33 RGB values, viewing 45 saturation, adjusting 46 shadows, adjusting 42 slides, troubleshooting 84 tonal resolution 63 troubleshooting 80, 83 compressed file formats 53 context-sensitive Help See Help, online contrast adjusting 36 definition 111 control range, definition 112 Controls tab options 63 converting text. See OCR copies, making quality, troubleshooting 82 troubleshooting 87 using HP ScanJet Copy Utility 6 using scanner button 21 Copy button identifying 16 settings for 25 using 21 Copy command shortcuts 103, 105 using 57 Copy Utility, HP 6 copying and pasting toolbar shortcut 105 using Clipboard 57
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