To scan large documents using the modified scanner, place the document face-up on a flat surface. When I set up my Epson, everything printed beautifully but I could not for the life of me get the danged scanner working and I needed it asap for a school project. Good price and although I'll never use the Fax option it does the job perfectly for what we need for personal and business printing needs. I find changing the ink cartridge to be easier than the printer I had before. This entry was posted in Hacking and tagged large documents , maps , scan large documents , scan maps , scanner , scanner modification. For me, a programmable calculator was a steppingstone to
Maybe there was dirt on wherever the scanner CCD was calibrating? I simply cannot handle the flood of email those world-wide support questions generate and I probably don't know. Was a little concerned with buying this product based on people having bad experiences with the HP auto order ink thing. Feature rich entry level inkjet printer for consumer for personal printing. Anyway the project has been very successful. Matthew, Many thanks for this idea.
If this strip becomes dirty or discolored or damaged, the sensor cells in that spot receive the wrong calibration, which makes vertical sreaks down the page. My scanner is not detected If it used to work, then try unplugging and reconnecting the AC power cable for USB scanners. Purchased the HP and love it. January 2, at pm. Out of box set up kept reporting a paper jam and I had not put paper in it yet. Generally no, not with desktop scanners. The placing is also very crucial, a few millimeters aside and you just get the same error about releasing the lock.
You just made my day — I like and appreciate the thought that I might have given someone a small nudge in the direction of an analytical, scientific world view. May 25, at pm. Please enter a valid email address. I work in a department where we have VERY large blueprints from decades ago that are falling apart but we absolutely need to keep them for reference… Now we can scan them into a gigantic picture, and then send the origonals off to be put into long term storage. Sold By: Newegg All Sellers. Scanners often have different features and technical specs that make scanning papers easier. The single best thing about Wikipedia is that anyone can edit it.