MS 6000 Microform Scanner User Instructions
- Turn on the MS6000 reader using the power switch.
- Restart the computer:
Start > Shut Down... > Restart > OK
- If needed, ask a staff person for help loading your microfilm or microfiche.
- Make sure that the image you want to scan is located within the scan area (black square outline) on the MS 6000 reader.
- Make sure the image is in focus.
Reminder: To change the screen orientation, right click on any blank area on the desktop > Personalize > See Also: Display > Change Display Settings > Orientation: Portrait or Landscape.
- Launch Photoshop Elements
- In the PSE Register your Software window, select Register Later.
- Select Edit from the startup screen.
- Under the File menu, go to Import, then click KONICA MINOLTA Microfilm Scanner...
- This will open the scanning window (KONIKA MINOLTA Microfilm Scanner ver.2.10). Adjust these settings:
- Scan Size: Should be set to 8.5" by 11"
- Image Adjustment - Output: Images usually appear better in Grayscale; however, image size is larger than if scanning in Black and White.
- Film Type: Automatic usually works, but you can specify. If the background of your microform is white, select Positive. If the background of your microform is black, select Negative.
- Brightness and Contrast: Depending on the quality of the microform, you may need to adjust these settings.
- Click Scan to save the image to the gallery. The scanned image will be a bitmap file, with the name "Untitled" followed by a number.
- Repeat steps 6 scan multiple images.
- When you are ready to save all scanned images, Close the scanner popup window.
- For each scanned image, select the image, then click Save under the File menu.
- Select the destination folder, type a file name, and choose the desired format (e.g., tiff, jpeg, pdf, etc.) under the File menu.
- Click Save
Note: Depending on the file format, and additional dialogue box may open. Make any additional adjustments and click Okay.
Cost? $0.12 per side to print 8.5" X 11" sheets using a Husky Card or Dawg Prints card.
Note: Cash is not accepted at library print stations
- From within the Photoshop Elements 7.0 software, click File > Print.
- The computer should default to the ALLEN_SUZZALLO_2_SIDED (print stations located on Allen ground and Suzzallo first). To print on one side of each paper, change printer to ALLEN_SUZZALLO_1_SIDED.
To print 11" X 17" (price may vary):
- Click the Printer button and select OUGL Copy Center - 1 sided
- Properties > Paper/Quality > Advanced > Paper/Output >
Page Setup > Size: 11 X 17
Scaled Print Size > Scale to Fit Media
The Photoshop Elements 7.0 software will allow you to save using a variety of image file formats.
- TIFF image files are large. Save as TIFFs if you plan to archive, preserve, or publish the image.
- GIFF and JPEG image files are smaller images. Save as GIFF or JPEG images if you plan to put the image in a slide presentation or on a Web site. Note: Do not save as a JPEG 2000 image because it requires a special viewer.
- Note: Images will be erased when the computer logs off. The computer logs off after 10 minutes of inactivity.
- Floppy disc? No. Most scanned images will be too large to be saved to a regular floppy disc.
- Zip disc? No. The scanner computers do not have zip drives.
- USB? Yes. You can save images using the USB port on the computer's CPU.
- CD/DVD? Yes. You can burn images using File > Save As > DVD RW Drive (E:) .
- Use a Web-based email account that has enough space to accept a large image attachment.
- Use Google Docs. NOTE: Ignore the browser version warnings.
- Use Dropbox
- Close the Photoshop Elements 7.0 software
- Turn off the computer monitor
- Turn off the Microdax 6000 reader