Epson Scan 3.25

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1) Epson Scan has two main windows, the Control Window and the Preview Window. - fig.1, 1a

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2) After opening Epson Scan, set to Professional Mode. - fig.2

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3) Select the document type.

4) If you are using the reflective surface to scan an image, set your exposure type. - fig.4

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5) If you are using the negative trays, you will need to select the type of transparency you are using (positive, color negative or b&w negative). - fig.5

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6) Set the image type. This is directly related to bit depth. - fig.6

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7) Set resolution - 4800 dpi is the hardware maximum, anything higher is software interpolation. - fig.7

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8) Set adjustments. Uncheck Unsharp Mask to ensure that you get a raw scan. - fig.8

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9) If you enabled Digital ICE, be sure to set the mode to quality or speed (quality will increase the scan time). - fig.9

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10) Click the Preview button to perform an overall scan. - fig.10

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11) The scanner will take a few seconds to warm up and then will show you the preview. - fig.11

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12) When the preview shows up in the preview window, you will need to select the scan area. You can make multiple selections. - fig.12

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13) You can adjust target output size of each selection. - fig.13

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14) Click the Scan button. - fig.14

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15) The File Save Settings window will pop up. Here you will need to set the save location, file name prefix and starting number, and the image type. Tiff is best for lossless files. - fig.15

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16) Click OK to start the scan process. You will be shown a progress bar. - fig.16

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