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Make Suitable Settings

For films
For documents and photos

For films

Follow the steps below to make settings suitable for scanning films in the Professional Mode.

Place your films on the document table. If necessary, see the following section for more information.
Placing Films

Start EPSON Scan and then select the Professional Mode. For details on how to select the scanning mode, see Changing a scanning mode.

The setting window appears. Specify the settings to match your document referring to the illustration and the table below.

Specify the Original settings to match your films.

Document Type

Film

Film Type

Select a film type from the Film Type list.

Specify the Destination settings to match the resulting image file you desire.

Image Type

Select a suitable image type from the Image Type list.

Resolution

Select a suitable resolution from the Resolution list. See Select the suitable resolution for details.

Note:
When you specify a high resolution, the number of pixels of the data increases and the scanned image becomes fine in texture. However, increasing the resolution causes the data size to increase. Specify a suitable resolution according to the scanning purpose.
The following table indicates the suitable resolution to use according to the scanning purpose.

Purpose

Resolution

Sending E-mail

96 to 150 dpi

Printing

300 dpi

Filing

300 dpi

Click Preview to preview the images.

Use Target Size to specify the output size of the scanned image. Also, specify the Adjustments settings, if necessary. See Create Beautiful Reproductions for details. (You may need to scroll to the bottom of the screen.)

Click Scan to start scanning.
The scanned image is saved to the specified folder.


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For documents and photos

Follow the steps below to make settings suitable for scanning documents and photos (reflective documents) in the Professional Mode.

Place your materials on the document table. If necessary, see the following section for more information.
Placing Documents and Photos

Start EPSON Scan and then select the Professional Mode. For details on how to select a scanning mode, see Changing a scanning mode.

The setting window appears. Specify the settings to match your document referring to the illustration and the table below.

Original

Document Type

Reflective

Document Source

Document Table

Auto Exposure Type

Select "Document" or "Photo" from the Auto Exposure Type list.

Destination

Image Type

Select a suitable image type.

Resolution

Select an appropriate resolution. See Select the suitable resolution.

Target Size

To be set in a later step.

Adjustment

To be set in a later step.

Click Preview to preview the images.

Use Target Size to specify the output size of the scanned image. Also, specify the Adjustments settings, if necessary. See Create Beautiful Reproductions for details.

Click Scan to start scanning.

The scanned image is saved to the specified folder.

Select the suitable resolution

When you specify a high resolution, the number of pixels of the data increases and the scanned image becomes fine in texture. However, increasing the resolution causes the data size to increase. Specify a suitable resolution according to the scanning purpose.

The following table indicates the suitable resolution to use according to the scanning purpose.

Purpose

Resolution

Sending E-mail

96 to 150 dpi

OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

300 dpi

Printing

300 dpi

Filing

300 dpi

Sending Fax

200 dpi


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