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Windows System Requirements
Macintosh System Requirements

Make sure your system meets the requirements in these sections before using it with your scanner.

Windows System Requirements

Check your Windows system to see which type of interface you are using. Then see the appropriate section for your system below.

Windows Systems With USB 2.0 Ports

System

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional, or Professional x64, or 2000 Professional

(Operating systems upgraded from Windows Me, 98, or 95 are not supported by the software.)

USB 2.0 Host Driver by Microsoft must be used.

Interface

USB port (Type A) built into the main board

Display

SVGA or higher resolution monitor

800 × 600, 16-bit (High Color) screen resolution or higher

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:
  • USB 2.0 is backward-compatible with USB 1.1.

  • Contact your software manufacturer to find out if their software works in Windows XP Professional x64.

Windows Systems With USB 1.1 Ports

System

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional, or Professional x64, Me, 98SE, or 2000 Professional

(Operating systems upgraded from Windows 95 are not supported by the software.)

The USB interface must be used in full speed mode.

Interface

USB port (Type A) built into the main board

Display

SVGA or higher resolution monitor

800 × 600, 16-bit (High Color) screen resolution or higher

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:

Contact your software manufacturer to find out if their software works in Windows XP Professional x64.

Windows Systems With IEEE 1394 Ports

System

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional, or Professional x64, Me, or 2000 Professional

(Windows 98SE is not supported by the software.)

Interface

IEEE 1394a-2000 compatible

Display

SVGA or higher resolution monitor

800 × 600, 16-bit (High Color) screen resolution or higher

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:

Contact your software manufacturer to find out if their software works in Windows XP Professional x64.

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Macintosh System Requirements

Check your Macintosh system to see which type of interface you are using. Then see the appropriate section for your system below.

Macintosh Systems With USB 2.0 Ports

System

Mac OS X 10.2.8 to 10.4.x

Fast User Switching on Mac OS X 10.3 is not supported.

Interface

Macintosh USB

Display

Color monitor with 800 × 600 screen resolution or higher, and 32,000 or more colors

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:
  • USB 2.0 is backward-compatible with USB 1.1.

  • EPSON Scan does not support the UNIX File System (UFS) for Mac OS X. You must install EPSON Scan on a disk or in a partition that does not use UFS.

Macintosh Systems With USB 1.1 Ports

System

Mac OS X 10.2.8 to 10.4.x

Fast User Switching on Mac OS X 10.3 is not supported.

Interface

Macintosh USB

Display

Color monitor with 800 × 600 screen resolution or higher, and 32,000 or more colors

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:

EPSON Scan does not support the UNIX File System (UFS) for Mac OS X. You must install EPSON Scan on a disk or in a partition that does not use UFS.

Macintosh Systems With FireWire Ports

System

Mac OS X 10.2.8 to 10.4.x

Interface

IEEE 1394a-2000 compatible

Display

Color monitor with 800 × 600 screen resolution or higher, and 32,000 or more colors

(Color and tone reproduction are subject to the display capability of your computer system, including the video card, display monitor, and software. See your system documentation for details.)


Note:

EPSON Scan does not support the UNIX File System (UFS) for Mac OS X. You must install EPSON Scan on a disk or in a partition that does not use UFS.

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