Epson WorkForce WF-2540 All-in-One Printer

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Q:
Can I scan from the product's control panel to my computer?
A:
Yes. See the following instructions:

You can scan an image using your product's control panel buttons.

Your product automatically selects suitable default scan settings, but you can view or change them as necessary.

  1. Make sure you installed the product software and connected the product to your computer or network.
  2. Press the Scan button. The scan options are displayed:
  3. Press the up or down arrow buttons to select a scan option and press the OK button.
    • Scan to USB Device saves your scan file on a USB flash drive and lets you select the file format, resolution, and other settings.
    • Scan to Cloud sends your scanned files to a destination that you have registered with Epson Connect.
    • Scan to PC saves your scan as a JPEG file to your computer or as an image capture in Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8.
    • Scan to PC (PDF) saves your scan as a PDF file to your computer or as an image capture in Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8.
    • Scan to PC (Email) scans your original and attaches it to a message in your e-mail program. You can select the e-mail program you want to use and resize your image, if necessary, from an option screen on your computer.

      Note: This works with MAPI-type email such as Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail, Mac Mail, and Entourage, but not web-based email such as Gmail.

    • Scan to PC (WSD) lets you manage network scanning in Windows 7 or Windows Vista (English only).

      Note: To use this feature, you must first set up WSD (Web Services for Devices) on the computer you want to scan to.

  4. To scan to your computer, you first need to select how you connected your product to your computer:
    • If your product is connected directly to your computer with a USB cable, press the up or down arrow buttons to select USB Connection.
    • If your product is connected to your computer over a network, press the up or down arrow buttons to select the computer name from the list.
  5. Press the Start Color button to start scanning.
Published: February 1, 2013

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