Advice for scanning docs

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Mon Sep 27 03:24:28 CDT 2010


On Sun, 26 Sep 2010, Steven Hirsch wrote:

> All,
>
> I'm trying to scan some documentation on "IBM PC" sized 3-hole paper.  For 
> some reason the scanner is prone to pulling multiple sheets through when 
> doing the reverse sides.  Doesn't seem to have this issue when doing the 
> facing side.  I haven't seen this with US letter size paper, either.
>
> Wondering if anyone has any tips for avoiding this?
>
> The scanner is a Umax Astra 2400S w/ Umax sheet feeder.

The first thing that comes to mind is static cling.  Check the room 
humidity, if possible, and/or get some antistatic spray.

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David Griffith
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