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1/4 inch Verticle line on all images

I get about a 1/4 inch wide verticle line on all scanned (or even just previewed) images. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Re: 1/4 inch Verticle line on all images - Umax Astra 610P Flatbed Scanner Scanners

Replace the scanner CCD failing.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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If when you copy or fax something and it has a black line running down the page, it is often caused by a dust, dirt spot or mark on the glass where it is being scanned. The easiest way to resolve this is by cleaning the feeder glass that reads it with a clean cloth.

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Have you considered simply scanning from within Adobe Acrobat or similar software that produces .pdf and then use the email feature within Acrobat?

As I look over the HP User Manual, I can't see any method to set the default output. It simply says...

Use the E-MAIL button() to scan documents or pictures and insert them in an e-mail message as an attachment. You must have an Internet connection and a supported e-mail application.
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Assuming the the Glass is cleaned-  and the device is mechanically functional- then the only other thing to go wrong is the CCD- the image capture device- at that stage I suggest there is no repair feasible only replacement of the whole unit.
However a trawl of the Visioneer Web site/customer support may  give a clue.

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