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VuPoint Magic Wand scanner. I'm very happy with the quality of the scans, but the problem is that the PDF and JPEG files that it creates, even on low, mono resolution, are huge.

I purchased a VuPoint Magic Wand scanner with the docking system. I'm very happy with the quality of the scans, but the problem is that the PDF and JPEG files that it creates, even on low, mono resolution, are huge. A 1-page document takes up almost 800 KB of space (the same document scanned on my Visioneer scanner at work takes up less than 50 KB of memory). I've formatted the SD card, reset the scanner, called VuPoint customer service, and still no fix. Any advice before I ship the scanner back to VuPoint?

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Look for the firmware update for your specific model and download and install make sure you choose the right model. You can mess up your scanner completley if you choose the wrong one. Software Driver Downloads User Manuals Warranty Card

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My Vupoint Solution Magic Wand turns on but when I try to scan something, I press the scan button there's a full message blinking on the SD card on the display screen. and the scan light won't turn on

Setting date/time may solve the problem. Memory chips want that.
It's done on the screen with enter and up/down buttons.
Connect the USB next.
Check computer for files saved on the microSD.
You should be able to delete or format if it really is full.

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Make sure your wand is turned on. You have a microSD card inserted in the Magic Wand. Go to "My Computer" and look for a removable disk drive.

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How do you delete pictures and copies from the VuPoint Magic Wand?

Your VuPoint Magic Wand scanner should have come with a USB cable. Use the cable to connect the scanner to your PC, and the memory card in the scanner appears as a removable drive in Windows Explorer. Deleting files from the card is just like deleting files in any Windows folder -- just highlight them and press the Delete key.

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How do you remove the top of the Magic Wand Portable Scanner to install the batteries for Vupoints model # ST415 magic wand?

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How is the VuPoint Magic Wand S/N-000-005-5278, actually used. Also once the scanning is completed how are the scammed objects transfered to my computer. I have never used a scanner before and I am...

The VuPoint PDS-ST410-VP Magic Wand Scanner is very easy to use. Turn the power on, press SCAN, scan the document by slowly dragging it over the idem being scanned. When finished, the SCAN light will go out automatically.

There are two different ways to copy the files to your PC or Mac:

1. Use the included USB cable (I lost mine but found another at a computer store for $5 and it works perfectly), insert the USB cable into your PC or Mac, and it will appear as another disk drive. Simply copy and drag files in Windows Explorer or Mac's Finder, just as you would any other files.

2. Remove the MicroSD card from the scanner and insert it into your computer's SD slot (if it has one). Most people will need to use a MicroSD-to-SD adapter. It probably came free when you purchased the MicroSD card. If not, you can buy them for $1 or so. It will appear as another disk drive. Simply copy and drag files in Windows Explorer or Mac's Finder, just as you would any other files.


It takes longer to describe than it does to do it.

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