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Scanner working wrong

Images from scanner are distorted, it only reads part of the image...
The problem started when trying to fotocopy documents, the copies where blury in 70% and then the scanner started to do the same, images are captures only in a 30%, the rest of the image isn't distinguishable

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Distorted images with lines present from scanned pics arises when the power supply is already below the rated output voltage or regulated power supply is defective. try fixing the power supply section but check if it still have a correct output voltage, or replace the power supply with a new one if the power supply of your scanner is a plug in type, or try to plug the scanner somewhere else in your place... hope this help :-)

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Overview of the Basic Procedure
This section outlines the basic scanning procedure using a TWAIN-compliant application. For detailed procedure, see the Scanning an Image.
Make sure the CX6600's power cord is plugged in.
Place your materials on the document table.
Start a TWAIN-compliant application.
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Full Auto Mode:
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Scanning / How to Scan
Scanning an Image
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Starting the software and scanning an image
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Note for Macintosh users:

Most illustrations shown in this section are for Windows, so they may vary in appearance from what actually appears on your screen. The instructions are the same, except as noted.
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Turning on the CX6600
Before turning on the CX6600, make sure it is connected to your computer.
Press the On button to turn on the CX6600. All mode lights flash, then the mode button for the mode you used last lights, meaning it has completed its initialization.

Placing your materials on the document table
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Start ArcSoft PhotoImpression.
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Click Start, point to All Programs (for Windows XP users) or Programs (for Windows 98, Me, or 2000 users), and select ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5. Click PhotoImpression 5.
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Double-click the Applications folder on your Macintosh HD, then double-click the PhotoImpression folder. Finally, double-click the PhotoImpression 5 icon.
Click the Camera/Scanner button.
Select a file format, location, and file name, then click Epson Stylus CX6600. EPSON Scan starts. See File formats for information on file formats.
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If you want to select more settings, click Pause, then click Options to open the Options dialog box. For more details on settings, click the Help button in the Option dialog box.
After EPSON Scan has previewed and recognized the document type, the following window appears. You can see the document type in the window.
EPSON Scan automatically locates the target images, modifies their skew, and starts scanning.
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Do not open the scanner unit during scanning or copying; otherwise, you may damage the CX6600.
Note:

Be aware that clicking Cancel on this screen closes EPSON Scan.
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