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Run the Calibration in the Advanced mode of ScanGear.

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When set for scanning any color scheme, each page ends up with a large swath of yellow down the right side of the page. Does not happen in b & w. Canoscan 8400f - approx 4 years old.


if this happens even when you turn off all light in the room then your scanner is shot... if not then you have a light source interfering with your scanner

Dec 27, 2009 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Dark streak when scanning film on canoscan 8400F


please clean scanner mirror then solve this problem

Sep 06, 2009 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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My Canon 8400F worked yesterday and today it is not responding. I am getting an error message after the scanner determines what type of photo is to be scanned. It says: 1)Original may not be set...


First, make certain that the flatbed scanner lid is securely shut.
Second, unplug the power and USB cables from the rear of the scanner.
Third, deposit the Canon 8400F scanner in the nearest garbage receptacle where it belongs.
Hope this helps.

Jul 04, 2009 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Canon 8400f suddenly will not allow neg scan option


just had the same problem, check the connection going into the top part of the scanner at the back and restart which ever program your using... got mine sorted

May 20, 2009 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Yellow streak through color image scan


http://www.carlmcmillan.com/CanonScanner/Canon.htm

Feb 25, 2009 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Cannot select Negative film source


If you're using Mac OS X 10.5.x, you definitely need a new driver. Download here.

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=235&modelid=10242

For Mac or Windows, if film is not an option in the dropdown, then most likely the Film Adapter Unit (Scanner Lid) is not being detected. Check the connection on the back. Make sure the cable going from the lid to the base of the scanner is secure.

Aug 06, 2008 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Film Scanner

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How do i scan film on my scanner


You should be able to download the manual.

http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=DownloadDetailAct&fcategoryid=351&modelid=10242

To scan film, you'll need to first remove the white cover on the underside of the scanner lid. That is where the backlight is. Also, you must be using the ScanGear driver and NOT the WIA driver. The WIA driver does not support film scanning. Locate your film guides. These are the templates that will hold the film and are placed on the scanner glass to be scanned. Lastly, there should be a Select Source option in the scanner driver that allows you to select Film as the source.

Hope this helps.

Jul 07, 2008 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Scanning B+W shows dots


Don't use Descreen. That is for scanning things such as Magazines that, when looked at very close, appears to have a lot of little dots that can cause a moire pattern when scanned.

Apr 06, 2008 | Canon CanoScan 8400F Flatbed Scanner

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Canoscan 8400F bad scan results


Get you a HP scanner

Dec 14, 2007 | Scanners

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