Canon MS 500
MS 500 Twain
ScanGear (TWAIN) driver for Microfilm Scanner 400/500 V1.0
ScanGear Utility for Microfilm Scanner 400/500 V1.0
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o ScanGear (TWAIN) driver for Microfilm Scanner 400/500 V1.0 (hereafter referred
to ScanGear MS400/500) is a 32-bitTWAIN-compliant scanner driver for Microfilm
Scanner 400/500. You can select ScanGear MS400/500 from within a TWAIN compliant
software application to scan originals.
o ScanGear Utility for Microfilm Scanner 400/500 V1.0 (hereafter referred to
ScanGear Utility for MS400/500) is a scanner utility for Microfilm Scanner 400/500.
You can run this utility independently to scan originals and save the scanned
images to files if you do not have a TWAIN-compliant software application. This
utility also allows thumbnail display of scanned pages, real time scanning
display, displaying scanned pages at actual size, printing and so on.
2. What You Need
o IBM PC/AT or compatible computer
o 100 MB of free disk space (more recommended)
The amount of space required depends on the scanning area and the Mode
or Resolution setting. (Images scanned at higher resolution require more
o 16 MB of memory (32 MB or more recommended) for Windows 95, Windows 98
o 32 MB of memory (48 MB or more recommended) for Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000
o Monitor of capable of at least 640 x 480 dots (800 x 600 dots recommended)
resolution which can display 256 colors or more
o ASPI-compliant SCSI host adapter card (Adaptec recommended)
The following cards are specifically recommended:
- Adaptec AHA-2940AU
o Canon Microfilm Scanner 400 or Microfilm Scanner 500
o One of the following systems is required:
Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows NT Version
4.0(Service Pack 3 or later), Microsoft Windows 2000
o TWAIN-compliant application software
3. Some General Tips on Usage
o Run only one application at a time which uses ScanGear MS400/500; do not
open more than one application that uses the ScanGear MS400/500 scanner driver.
Also, do not open ScanGear MS400/500 more than once to acquire an image in the
o If you scan a very large image at high resolution, some applications may
determine that there is not enough disk space to scan and save the image
and return an error.
o Always close the ScanGear MS400/500 main window before you exit the parent
o With some applications the ScanGear MS400/500 main window may cover the messages
displayed by the parent application program in the background and it may
appear that scanning or acquisition by the parent application program has
been interrupted. In this case, click the parent application program window
to bring to the foreground.
o When you use the NTFS file formatted drive in Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000,
ScanGear Utility for MS400/500 experiences the following limitation.
If you log in as a User and create a folder which includes a file that you
have no right to access, the file is deleted when you try to save it.