Friday 20 May 2016

Instructions for Using the Society's Scanner

The society's Epson Perfection V750 Pro flatbed scanner can be used to scan photographs, documents or photographic slides in high resolution.  There are hundreds of slides in the TLHS archives which it would be great to get digitised if anyone fancies setting themselves a project, but be warned - it's a slow and laborious process!

Epson Perfection V750 Pro
Epson Perfection V750 Pro

Instructions for Use

You will need a desktop or laptop computer with a USB port.
  1. Download the EPSON Scan software from the Epson website and install it on your computer
  2. Plug the Epson scanner in to your computer using the USB cable
  3. Open the EPSON Scan software
  4. Remember to adjust the resolution settings to get the highest quality resolution if you want publication quality images.  Press the Customize button in the EPSON Scan program and change the resolution to 1200 dpi.

Software Download - EPSON Scan

EPSON Scan directly controls all of the features of your EPSON scanner. With this software you can scan images in color, grayscale, or black and white and obtain professional quality results. This program is the standard cross-platform interface between your scanner and most applications. You can access it from any application that supports the TWAIN standard.

Version: 3.921
Release Date: 15-Apr-2013
File Format: EXE
File Size: 39.47 MBs


Interfaces:  USB 2.0 Type B
Scanner type:  Flatbed Scanner
Scanning Resolution:  6,400 DPI (Horizontal x Vertical)
Optical Resolution:  Main 6,400 DPI x Sub 9,600 DPI
Optical Density:  4 Dmax
Scanning Range:  216 mm x 297 mm (Horizontal x Vertical)
Paper Formats:  A4
Colour Depth:  Input: 48 Bits Colour , Output: 48 Bits Colour
Application:  High Resolution