Epson WorkForce Pro GT-S85 Color Document Scanner

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Q:
How can I scan business cards?
A:
Follow the instructions below for your operating system.

Windows
  1. Load a stack of cards (up to 10 cards) into the input tray. See Loading Cards for instructions.


  2. Do the following to start Document Capture Pro
  3. Windows: Select the start button or Start > Programs or All Programs > Document Capture Pro.

  4. Click the Scan icon at the top-left of the window. A Main Settings window appears.




  5. Click on the Detailed Settings button, this will open EPSON Scan.


  6. Select one of these settings as the Document Source settings.


    • Single-Sided: Select this setting when you scan only one side of your document page.

    • Double-Sided: Select this setting when you scan both side of your document page.

    • Carrier Sheet (Single-Sided): Select this setting when you scan irregular shaped documents or documents with folds or wrinkles using the carrier sheet.

    • Carrier Sheet (Stitch Images): Select this setting when you scan A3, B4, or US B size documents using the carrier sheet. EPSON Scan scans images with double-sided setting, then outputs a stitched image.



  7. Select Auto (Card/Business Card) as the Size setting.




  8. Click the arrow to open the Orientation list and select the orientation of your business cards.


  9. Select 400 as the Resolution setting.


  10. Select Auto, Color, Grayscale, or Black & White as the Image Type setting.


  11. Make any other necessary Image Adjustments settings. See Adjusting the Color and Other Image Settings for details.


  12. Once your selections are complete click on the Close button.


  13. Click Scan. Your document is scanned and opened in Document Capture Pro.


  14. Note: If the characters in your text are not recognized very well, you can improve recognition by selecting the Text Enhancement check box or adjusting the Threshold setting. See Adjusting the Color and Other Image Settings for instructions.

  15. Follow the instructions in Document Capture Pro Help file to edit and save your document.
Mac OS X

  1. Load a stack of cards (up to 10 cards) into the input tray. See Loading Cards for instructions.


  2. Make sure EPSON Scan is installed correctly. See the Start Here sheet for details.


  3. Do the following to open EPSON Scan: Open Applications and click on EPSON Scan.


  4. In the Source Setting section select the Document Source, Size, Orientation, Image Type, Image Option and Resolution.


  5. Note: To scan business cards select the Auto (Card/Business Card) option, as shown below.



  6. Click Scan when ready to scan business cards.


Published: October 26, 2012

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