; Using the Epson Expression 1680 Radiograph Scanner 1/10/02
Following directions assume both the scanner and the PC are ON. If systems are OFF, turn on scanner (lower-right corner on front face of scanner– gray
button), and then the PC. When password prompt comes up—enter
COMPOSITE and then hit ENTER.
; ALL MOUSE CLICKS ARE LEFT UNLESS OTHERWISE ADVISED.
; Begin by placing radiograph on scanner bed with the item in the upper-
right hand corner indicated by the
; IMPORTANT - make sure your item is oriented correctly before the FINAL
scan is made, as changing orientation may require Photoshop or
comparable software. The software on this system will allow you to rotate
; To initiate scan and load the software, Click on this on this
on the desktop.
; This screen appears.
CLICK on this icon to
begin the scanning process.
; Epson Twain Pro software
window will appear on screen.
; For Document Source,
select TPU for Positive
; For Image Type select 8-bit
; For Resolution select 150
for use in PowerPoint presentations (you may
select a higher resolution— but this will require more
; To scan your image, Click on the Preview button
; The Preview pane appears with your
; Under Adjust are 4 options for
improving the quality of your image
(auto correction, exposure, gamma,
highlight, shadow, tone, gray balance intensity and saturation).
; BEFORE ADJUSTING YOUR IMAGE,
using the mouse cursor, position it in the image frame until it changes to a +. Then CLICK AND DRAG TO CREATE THE FRAME AREA YOU WANT TO
ADJUST, AND RELEASE WHEN
YOU HAVE DEFINED THE DESIRED AREA. This should be the area you intend to use for your FINAL scan. Only the portion of the image within the moving frame will respond to the image adjustments.
; To eliminate the ―Marquee‖ (moving frame), click on ―delete selected marquee‖…
; To select a single film or section of a radiograph or series ….adjust your
―marquee‖ (moving frame) by clicking
and dragging the borders of the marquee to frame the desired area. CLICK PREVIEW ..this will capture the area you have selected.
adjustments to this
your final scan.
; Having made your adjustments click on
SCAN and the image within the
marquee will be scanned.
; Your FINAL image will appear providing you with numerous options, such
as, rotating left or right. Place your cursor over the various options to
see what they do.
; To SAVE your image, click
on the floppy disk icon,
select the drive (A, D, etc.),
name your image and click
; To scan another image,
click on the scanner icon
(Scan New). Insert a new
radiograph or continue to
use the prior one. Hit
PREVIEW to begin the scanning process again.
; DON’T FORGET TO REMOVE YOU
RADIOGRAPH BEFORE YOU LEAVE…