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Scan using HP Designjet T2300 eMFP dialog

The Scan using HP Designjet T2300 eMFP dialog appears when you select File Menu > Acquire > Load from HP Designjet T2300 eMFP.

It allows you to select the following options when scanning using an HP Designjet T2300 eMFP.

 

Host Name / IP Address

Identify a connected T2300 by entering its Host Name or IP Address.

The Host Name or IP Address can be found from the T2300 user front panel at:

 

Connectivity information

—Gigabit Ethernet – General Configuration —

Host Name : NPI0026558804DD (example)

—Gigabit Ethernet – IPv4 Configuration —

IP address : 169.254.143.75 (example)

 

It is preferable to use the Host Name because the IP Address can be dynamic and may change.

 

Color

Select Color to create a color raster image (16.7 million colors).

You should only select Color if you are scanning a color drawing with a view to converting it to a color DXF file. Do not select Color if you are scanning a black and white drawing.

Warning: Color images can be very large. An E or A0 size drawing scanned in color at a resolution of 300 dpi will take up about 385Mb of memory.

 

Grayscale

Select Grayscale to create a grayscale raster image (256 shades of gray).

Grayscale images are not normally suitable for raster to vector conversion. You should only select this option if you are going to use Scan2CAD�s threshold functions to create a black and white image after scanning. See About thresholding, Simple Threshold and Adaptive Threshold.

Warning: Grayscale images can be very large. An E or A0 size drawing scanned in grayscale at a resolution of 300 dpi will take up about 128Mb of memory.

 

Monochrome

Select this option to create a two color (black and white) raster image.

 

Background Removal

Like thresholding, Background Removal allows you to remove unwanted background color.

You can specify the strength of the Background Removal from 0 to 10. The greater the strength, the more background color will be removed.

 

Paper Type

Specify the paper type on which the original image has been printed. This setting must be correct to optimize scan quality.

Available paper types are:

White paper to scan any matte original printed with inkjet technology.

Choose this option to scan anything printed with the T2300 on any of these paper types: HP Universal Inkjet Bond Paper, HP Coated Paper, HP Heavyweight Coated Paper, plain paper.

Photo paper to scan glossy and satin originals.

This option supports inkjet, offset and traditional photo technologies. Use it to scan any photo or other image printed on HP Universal High Gloss Photo Paper or HP Premium Instant Dry Gloss/Satin Photo Paper.

This option may not give completely accurate results on some photo originals, in which case try White paper instead.

Warning: Photo and glossy papers may be scratched while passing through the scanner.
Old/Recycled paper to scan matte originals printed on recycled paper or very old originals, the background of which is no longer white.

Choose this option to scan anything printed with the T2300 onto HP Recycled Bond Paper, or any old print on plain paper that has become yellowish over the years.

Translucent paper to scan semi-transparent tracing papers (> 65 g/m²), including HP Natural Tracing Paper, HP Vellum and HP Translucent Bond.
Blueprints for scanning blueprint originals with optimum results, in grayscale only.

This option greatly enhances the contrast of the resulting image.

 

The scanner does not support the following paper types: Film, backlit material, cling material, translucent paper (< 65 g/m²).

 

Content Type

Optimize the scan for a line drawing, a photographic image, or a mixed image.

 

Resolution

Specify a scan resolution between 100 and 600 dpi.

200 to 400 dpi is optimal for most line drawings.

 

Rotate Image

Scan2CAD automatically rotates the scanned image by the angle you select.

If you select the wrong rotation angle you can rotate the drawing again after scanning using Raster Effects Menu > Rotate > By Degrees.

 

Deskew

If you select Deskew your T2300 will attempt to automatically deskew images that are scanned skew.

You can also deskew your image after scanning using Raster Effects Menu > Rotate > Auto Deskew () or Raster Effects Menu > Rotate > By Line ().

 

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