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Technology Manual

Terms of Use

Bookeye Scanners

  •          Scanners may be used up to 30-minutes at a time.
  •          User must comply with U.S. copyright law. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of the copyrighted material. The person using this equipment is responsible for any infringement.

KIC Bookeye Scanner

MyDocs App

Place the sheets of paper upside down facing away from  you (looking at the wall).

  • It will scan both sides.
  • It will scan 40 pages a minute.

Paper Jam

In front of the paper feeder there is a handle that looks like it could hold a credit card. Push it forward to open the cover and remove the paper.

Footpedal 

Occasionally the foot pedal will stop working. It seems to happen after a power outage. If it happens, reboot both the computer (get out the keyboard and hit Ctrl + Alt + Delete to get back to the main computer screen and restart) and the scanner (hold down the power button for 30 seconds). The computer should reboot first to properly connect with the scanner.

At this time, place the out of order sign on the book tray and let Mikha know what is the problem.

Include the following information:

  • Which scanner is having problems?
  • What was done leading up to the issue? What buttons were pushes, what actions were taken, etc?
  • What type of document what being scanned? How many pages? What size?
  • How was the document being saved or was it going to be printed?

Touch Screen Cleaning

Use a microfiber cloth to remove fingerprints. If it needs additional cleaning, you may use screen cleaner on the cloth. Do not spay any cleaner on the screen itself.

Scanner Settings

Once in the section to start scanning you can change various scanning options. You can set it to scan as a text-rich PDF to make the document searchable (Scan Mode).

Brightness (sliding scale)

Contrast (sliding scale)

Resolution

  • Web Quality
  • Normal quality
  • Print Quality (default)
  • Preservation Quality

Color Mode

  • Black & White
  • Shades of Grey
  • Color (default)

Scan Mode

  • Single Images
  • Auto Split (default)
  • Split in Half
  • Book Mode

Cradle

  • auto book
  • auto mode (default)
  • flat mode
  • mode v

Language (English is set as default)

Compose Content

The Compose Content allows you to manipulate the scanned items to create a file based on your needs.

  1. There is a green tab in the top left corner called Clipboard go there.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, you can select the scanned page from which you wish to crop.
  3. Using the touch screen, you can highlight the section you want to crop .
  4.  Hit Copy or Swipe left to move the cropped content onto the Clipboard.
  5. If there are other parts that you wish to select, repeat the above steps.
  6. Hit the New Page type you wish and many any layout adjustments you see fit.
  7. When done, hit Finish Composing.

Clipboard tools

(Top of Clipboard)

Copy allows you to copy the selected content, which could be from the scanned page or the clipboard.
Paste places the cropped content onto the blank page

(Middle of Clipboard)

All the clipping images will appear here.

(Bottom of the Clipboard)
New Page From Clipboard takes all the clippings and compiles them onto one blank page. It takes EVERYTHING from your clipboard and you have to adjust the clippings to make it all fit as you wish.

New Empty Page allows you to layout the clippings as you wish on a page by selecting each individual clipping and hit Paste.

 

Middle bottom of screen tools

Delete current image one highlighted

Delete all images

 

 


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