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Black area above the scanned image.

I am having a problem with the scanned images coming out with a large black line across the top of the image. It looks like the scanner is starting before the paper goes across the lamp.

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Re: Black area above the scanned image.

If you set Automatic brightness/Contrast this happens. Try manual setting. Adjust different settings and select the best suited for a particular type of drawing. The scanner takes couple of milliseconds to judge the best lighting, by then the paper has moved little. This area appears black. This is easily solvable.

S. Mohan, Chennai, India

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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