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Dull negatives My scanner works fine except that the results on-screen, of scanned negatives, is an overall darkness. The negatives and the original prints are excellent. I suspect there is not enough light when scanning. Epson Perfection 3200 Photo scanner

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Are you using the a transparency adapter on the negatives?

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1. Open the top cover, and then load an original document face down on the scanner glass.

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2. Close the top cover to avoid dark edges on the scanned image.

3. Make sure that the printer is connected to a computer, and that both the printer and the computer are on.

4. From the printer control panel, press the scan button.

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Using Windows

1. Open the top cover, and then load an original document face down on the scanner glass.

2. Close the top cover to avoid dark edges on the scanned image.

3. Do one of the following:

• In Windows Vista, click > All Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list.

• In Windows XP, click Start > Programs or All Programs, and then select the printer program folder from the list.

4. Click Lexmark Productivity Studio.

5. On the main screen, click Scan.

6. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Using Macintosh

1. Open the top cover, and then load an original document face down on the scanner glass.

2. Close the top cover to avoid dark edges on the scanned image.

3. From the Finder desktop, double-click the printer folder.

4. Double-click the 2600 Series Center.

5. From the "What is being scanned?" list, choose the type of document to be scanned.

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