20 Most Recent Epson Perfection 1200 Photo Flatbed Scanner Questions & Answers


Epson scanner perfection 1200u photo

The driver listed on the web for 2K is compatible with XP.

1) Go to the website http://support.epson.com
2) Under the SCANNERS heading select Epson Perfection Series and then your scanner model.
3) Under the Drivers & Downloads section select Windows. Download the most current driver for your Windows operating system.
4) Follow prompts through survey and license agreement. Choose to SAVE this file to your DESKTOP.
5) When the download is complete, double-click on the Epson icon on the desktop. This will automatically extract the files and begin the SETUP.
6) Follow the prompts to install the scanner, and click on FINISH when prompted.
7) At this point reconnect the scanner to the computer.
8) You will see an ADD NEW HARDWARE WIZARD. Make sure INSTALL THE SOFTWARE AUTOMATICALLY (Recommended) is checked and click NEXT.
9) If a message appears indicating THE SCANNER HAS NOT PASSED WINDOWS LOGO TESTING, click CONTINUE ANYWAY. Then click FINISH.
10) Your scanner is now installed. Restart your computer before testing.
7/23/2021 8:45:50 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Jul 23, 2021

Unable to use film adaptor

Please do the following to scan slides or negatives in manual mode of the Epson TWAIN:
1) In the program you are working from, begin the scanning process. If working in full auto mode, as the scan begins you will see a message that reads TO CANCEL SCANNING IN FULL AUTO MODE AND SWITCH TO MANUAL MODE, CLICK CANCEL. At this point, click CANCEL, then MANUAL MODE.
2) You will now see all Epson Twain settings displayed. If the scanner has not previewed automatically, click the full page preview button (icon of a paper with one corner folded down).
3) Ensure the settings on the right hand side of the Twain are correct. For example, the DOCUMENT SOURCE for transparencies must be either TPU: COLOR NEGATIVE FILM, TPU: MONOCHROME NEG or TPU: POSITIVE FILM.
FILM here indicates that the item being scanned is transparent to light; this setting is also used for slide scanning. Positive indicates that the image is in true colors (ie the grass is green and sky is blue), whereas negative indicates reversed colors, as produced in some photo finishing processes. (If you are scanning a black and white slide in true colors, choose TPU: POSITIVE FILM as the DOCUMENT SOURCE and BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO as the IMAGE TYPE.)
If the DOCUMENT SOURCE is flatbed, the scanner will not activate the backlight in the transparency unit. If the DOCUMENT SOURCE is greyed out and you cannot select a TPU option, close the twain, reseat the power/communication cable connecting flatbed to TPU, then re-open the twain and try again.
4) Ensure the other twain settings are correct for the type of scan you are doing.
IMAGE TYPE should be color photo for all positive or negative color transparencies, or BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO for monochrome transparencies.
DESTINATION is unimportant, however you should select a RESOLUTION appropriate to what you plan to do with the scans. (There are no hard and fast rules for DPI. As a general guideline, if you are saving scans at original size, a resolution ranging from 400-600 DPI should capture enough information to faithfully record the image. If the slide or negative will be enlarged, you will need to increase this DPI accordingly. We have no guidelines on this; you will need to experiment and view the output to gauge the appropriate input DPI from the scanner.)
PREVIEW. If your scanner is doing an AUTOMATIC THUMBNAIL PREVIEW, the slides will automatically preview and appear in boxes on the left side. Here, you can select or deselect the slides you wish to scan.
If you recieve a message that the scanner could not find the film, click the CONFIGURATION button and uncheck AUTOMATIC THUMBNAIL PREVIEW FOR FILM, then OK, and try the PREVIEW button (page with corner folded down) again.
In this mode, you will have to manually marquee or crop the slides you wish to scan. Use the left mouse button to lasso one slide inside a box made of dotted lines, then click scan. Only the selected area will scan. Repeat this process (manually crop then scan) for as many slides or filmstrips are on the bed.
5) Click CLOSE once scanning is complete. The images will now transfer to the application in use.
7/23/2021 8:11:34 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Jul 23, 2021

Epson Perfection 1200 Scanner Driver Needed for Windows 7

I posted this for another user but i'll post it here too,

I remember looking for hours for a driver for my Epson 1200 scanner back when I upgraded by dad to Vista 64 Bit, eventually I found one. Just today I upgraded him to Windows 7 64 bit and remembered I couldn't get it to work, luckily I was able to dig up the driver I used for Vista 64. Worked great in Windows 7.

I can't remember where I found it so I can't credit the person who made the driver unfortunately, however i've uploaded it to Rapidshare for you to download. Here is the link:


Just open up the zip file and run the setup. :)

Hope this helps, Merry Christmas!
2/9/2021 12:08:28 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Feb 09, 2021

The printer shuts off and do not cannot switch on. sometimes it goes on but shuts off again after a while, and can't switch on again. what could be the problem

That is an older model so I would consider the issue being a bad or failing capacitor on the powersupply or main board. You need special skill to deal with this.
10/20/2014 11:31:23 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Oct 20, 2014

Epson perfection scanner driver needed windows 7

Have you tried the instructions provided in this link: http://derbyphotoscouk.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/how-to-get-your-epson-perfection-1200u.html Good Luck
1/15/2014 7:15:14 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Jan 15, 2014

Frangleton, in the question

Have you been onto www.epsom.com/support
6/18/2013 3:08:41 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Jun 18, 2013

I am working with WINDOWS

1,Download and install the latest driver for EPSON Perfection 1200.(TWAIN Driver v5.53A)> http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/

Note:The scanner must be disconnected from computer during the installation of this driver.
2.Next download and install Epson Scan! II 32 Utility v2.35E
10/3/2012 5:44:16 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Oct 03, 2012

Have you driversoftware voor epson 1200 perfection

Click on the link below to download the Epson 1200 Perfection drivers:

10/3/2012 5:42:33 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Oct 03, 2012

Any chance of a driver for Epson Perfection 1200

RapidShare is dead.I used this link today 7-24-2012 and it worked like a charm.http://www.box.net/shared/5rxsn87mqrA huge THANK YOU to the person who did the work that Epsonshould be doing.Without the scanner turned on, I downloaded the file, unziped it and extracted the files. I then ran the .exeAfter that I turned on the scanner and let Win 7 install the device.Simple as pie.
10/2/2012 9:44:06 AM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Oct 02, 2012

I need a driver for my epson 1200u photo scanner.

I used this link today 7-24-2012 and it worked like a charm.http://www.box.net/shared/5rxsn87mqrA huge THANK YOU to the person who did the work that Epsonshould be doing.Without the scanner turned on, I downloaded the file, unziped it and extracted the files. I then ran the .exeAfter that I turned on the scanner and let Win 7 install the device.Simple as pie.
7/24/2012 3:33:48 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Jul 24, 2012

I can not install my

It all depends on what driver you have, it would probably be best if you went to the Epson web site, followed links for support and downloads and downloaded the latest driver for you scanner/operating system.


When I say that, I've just had a look and it maybe the case that this scanner isn't supported for Vista and beyond.

My only other suggestion to use their contact us link and ask them.
10/29/2010 5:23:22 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Oct 29, 2010

My Epson scanner Perfection 1200 isn't compatible

That is correct, sadly there is no way to make the Epson Perfection 1200 work in Windows 7. Do you have the original disks for the scanner? You can try installing in Windows Compatibility mode, but I do not believe that will work. But to try it, if you have the original software do:

Run the Program Compatibility Wizard
  1. Open the Program Compatibility Wizard by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Use an older program with this version of Windows.
  2. Follow the instructions in the wizard.
9/9/2010 8:04:09 PM • Epson Perfection... • Answered on Sep 09, 2010
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