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Canoscan N1220U died in calibration?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by milton13, Feb 5, 2013.

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  1. milton13

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    I have used my Canoscan N1220U scanner successfully for several years, through multiple operating system upgrades. I am currently using it with Windows XP, and the appropriate Canoscan "Toolbox."

    Recently, I was in the process of scanning some documents. After successfully scanning about 100 pages, with efforts spread over several days, and 1 previous successful "calibration" process, I approved another "calibration" process.

    I don't know whether the failure occurred during the actual calibration process, or during the page scan following the calibration, but the scanner stopped operating about half-way down the page.

    The scanning mechanism is still in that half-way position. Any attempt to reconnect the scanner to the computer gets a "USB device not recognized" error message.

    The "activation" button apparently does not function with the scanning mechanism in that position, and I can do nothing to get it to operate.

    HELP! Please make any suggestions I might try, in order to recover operation of this device without destroying it.
     
  2. dai

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    have you checked canons faq page

    my thoughts are being geriatric it has died of old age
     
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