Advice for scanning docs

Steven Hirsch snhirsch at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 06:37:59 CDT 2010


On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, David Griffith wrote:

> 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.

That's a good thought.  Will give that one a shot.  After looking closely 
at the paper, it also seems like the punched binding holes may be 
interlocking very slightly.  Not quite sure how to work around it, though.

Steve



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