Epson Perfection 4490 Photo Scanner

Selected FAQ

Q:
What does the scanner’s start button light indicate?
A:
The start button light indicates the scanner’s status:

Solid greenReady to scan.
Flashing greenInitializing (warming up) or scanning.
Flashing redAn error has occurred.
OffThe scanner is off.


If an error occurs, the scanner stops operating and the scanner light flashes red. This indicates one of the following problems:

  • The scanner is not connected to your computer properly or your software is not fully installed. See the Start Here sheet for instructions on installing the scanner software and connecting the scanner to your computer.


  • The scanner and/or the transparency unit transportation lock is locked. Slide the lock to the unlock position. See the Start Here sheet for instructions.
After trying these solutions, turn off the scanner using its power switch, then turn it back on.

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