Question about HP ScanJet 2400 Flatbed Scanner

1 Answer

Scanning old Books

Hi, I have been trying to convert an old booklet by scanning and using OCR, in order to make it part of a website.
I ran into the Miore' effect on the photos when they are scanned. This effect causes big hash patterns to appear, and blotches to appear because of the way the page was created, the dot patterns don't scan well.

Is there a scanner, or a software product which has an effective Miore' filter to make this task easier??

Thanks, larry

Posted by on

1 Answer

Hp scanjet 2004

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Does the N122OU have OCR capability?


OCR can work on any Scanner, I Believe that the Software is what converts to OCR. I Have A CanoScan N659U. Using Microsoft Office Document Imaging software scanned 150 sheets of genealogy that I do not have to retype. OCR has been around sense about 1928 however, not until about 1974 was the principal used with Flatbed scanners. They do have a few Open source OCR scanning software's available, and they have serval online OCR services. I Prefer the MicroSoft Office 2007 Document Imaging Software myself.

Dec 20, 2013 | Canon CanoScan N650U Flatbed Scanner

3 Answers

How can you scan using OCR it comes in unreadable do I need some other software installed to use the OCR function ?


Hi there,
On OCR software we can only scan a full text documents. Document that doesn't have any line, image, graphic. Try to scan a full text document and check if that will work.
Hope this helps. Rate if it works. Thanks

May 03, 2011 | Canon Scanners

1 Answer

When I scan a doc It comes up as a jpeg using my new sx425w I wish to convert to a word doc to alter text but I do not get the option wnen scanning.Do I have I he wrong machine.or can you advise how to...


you need to have ocr software to convert the text from a scanned image to readable text. try going to microsoft office website and downloading the software. can also try the scanner manufacturers website for it.

Jan 16, 2011 | Epson Scanners

1 Answer

I'm having trouble scanning B&W documents with my Epson V300. The edges of the letters in the text are jagged and hard to read and there is what appears to be a crease or fold in the document when the...


You have two options for scanning text. You may explore both of them and see which is better for you. Either way, you will have to make friends with manually changing the scanning settings, because simple presets often are not suited for every case.

First is to use Grayscale mode, and a minimum resolution of 200dpi. This should give you satisfactory text quality. If you want to print the text afterwards, 300dpi would be even better. You may want to increase contrast, to get the letters more defined and eliminate most of the background toning.

Second is to use Black and White (monochrome) mode, but in this case you need to set the resolution higher, preferrably to 600dpi. Also in this case you will have to play with the Black/White threshold in order to eliminate background "dirt" appearing as black artefacts.

If you scan the documents in order to process them with OCR software, usually the OCR application will give you suggestions on how to set the scanning parameters to obtain good results.

Jan 24, 2010 | Epson Perfection V300 Film Flatbed Scanner

3 Answers

After I scan text, I cannot put it into a Word document, edit, or anything. I have an Epson 2400. thanks I do not have the scanner directions.


In order to scan to word so a document is editable you need to use Optical Character Recognition Software (OCR). You can download free ocr software from www.simpleocr.com Use that software and then either export once scanned to Word or Save as a Word document in the OCR application.

Jan 22, 2010 | Epson Perfection 2400 Photo Flatbed...

1 Answer

Am trying to have my documents scanned and all i could get from my scanning result is a clear blank space


hi,
well first tell me which model you are using, the problem might be with the ocr part of scanner

May 20, 2009 | Microtek ScanMaker i900 Pro

4 Answers

Scan a Document and Need to edit in Word 2007


Most of the time a scanner by default, will scan a document in a tif or other image file format. That means that the scanned image is actually very similar to a photograph. In order to edit the text, you first have to convert the image using something that's called OCR software. OCR is a process that the software uses to look at a scanned document image and determine what characters are on the page. It's not always very accurate but that depends on the quality of the scan and on the OCR software being used. You must have received some sort of scanning software with the scanner. Hopefully it containes some sort of OCR software. Some scanners will save you this extra image manipulation by having a setting that allows you to scan directly to a word document. Usually in that configuration, the OCR software automatically knows to convert the scanned document image in order to automate the process. But either way, you first have to install the manufacturer's software. Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

Feb 26, 2009 | Visioneer OneTouch 5800 Flatbed Scanner

3 Answers

Question about copying direct from scan to a Word document


Check if your Canon software creates a PDF image. A scanned image is a RASTER image, a series of dots, that 'appear' like text or drawing. You cannot use Ctrl-C or Ctrl-v. If the software creates a PDF file, you can cut & paste. Usr any good OCR (Optical Character recognition) software ad convert the raster image to editable text. Then you can cut & paste.

S. Moha, Chennai

Dec 02, 2008 | Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Flatbed Scanner

2 Answers

Scanning a document so I can change text


1. Scan that document in 200 dpi grayscace mode.
2. Use any OCR Software (like omni page, ABBY) to convert this image into text.
3. then edit it.

Nov 27, 2008 | Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 Flatbed Scanner

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP ScanJet 2400 Flatbed Scanner Logo

Related Topics:

110 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Scanners Experts

D. E. Hev

Level 3 Expert

1059 Answers

Tony Isted

Level 1 Expert

49 Answers

gbob59

Level 3 Expert

2963 Answers

Are you a HP Scanner Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...