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Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed Scanner Transparency Adapter

I have had this scanner for several years and it has always worked well. Last month the transparency adapter suddenly stopped working. The light would not go on, and scanner was unable to detect a transparency image when running a scan. Because some of the metal prongs on the adapter plug were bent and some were broken, I thought that was the problem. I ordered a virtually unused adapter from someone off E-bay as a replacement, but I find that one won't work either. What could the problem be and is there a solution? Note: I am not anywhere near a repair facility. Thanks for any help.

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It could be a couple things without looking at it. one, the one you got also is bad.
two, the bent prints from the first one, may have ruined the interface boared on the scanner.
three, are you sure you have it setup for the transparency.
four, the bulb could bad on the transparancy adapter.

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I need a driver for my epson 1200u photo scanner. my windows system is 64 bit, window 7. can you help?

I used this link today 7-24-2012 and it worked like a charm.

A huge THANK YOU to the person who did the work that Epson
should be doing.

Without the scanner turned on, I downloaded the file, unziped it
and extracted the files. I then ran the .exe
After that I turned on the scanner and let Win 7 install the device.
Simple as pie.

Dec 09, 2010 | Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed...

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I can not install my Epson scanner perfection 1200 photo on my laptop vista 32bits OS?

It all depends on what driver you have, it would probably be best if you went to the Epson web site, followed links for support and downloads and downloaded the latest driver for you scanner/operating system.

When I say that, I've just had a look and it maybe the case that this scanner isn't supported for Vista and beyond.

My only other suggestion to use their contact us link and ask them.

Oct 29, 2010 | Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed...

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Epson perfection 1200 photo scanner won't work now I have changed to Windows 7. I cannot find any software update to help.

Okay, after careful investigation I have found that your scanner is not windows 7 complaint there fore there is no driver solution for this scanner. If you read below the last operating system this worked on was NT

Now if you have windows ultimate you can run a virtual machine on this and hopes it will work, Also a dual boot will be a solution as well. Otherwise its not compatable.

Thanks and pelase do be considerate when leaving a rting to this fact.

May 26, 2010 | Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed...

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I want to upgrade my Epson Perfection 1200 Photo flatbed scanner so I can use it in Windows XP

Are you talking normal XP or something more specialist...If normal just download the twain driver from the epson site. I cannot get the copy utility to work but the twain give you the functionality to scan. Following the other threads here I have been able to get this scanner two work even better on 64bit Vista

Jan 05, 2010 | Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed...

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No driver


Jun 26, 2009 | Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed...

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Dull negatives

are you using the a transparency adapter on the negatives?

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