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Book2Net Scanner Instructions


The Book2Net Spirit scanner is designed to quickly scan books to an external USB Drive as a .pdf file. It scans in color by default.  The dpi is 600 and it can handle documents 21.25" x 22.64" x 47.25" in 1 second.  When using these scanners, you should regularly save your scans and be mindful of copyright policies.

InstructionsBook2Net Scanner

  1. Put book face up with spine in indentation.

  2. Insert USB drive in red box.

  3. For your first scan, you'll have to agree to a copyright statement.

  4. Press a green button on either side of the scanner bed.

  5. If you are scanning more than one page, turn the page and press a green button for each page.

  6. If you want to redo a scanned page, click the Undo icon

  7. When done with each document, press the "finalize" button on the screen to save to the USB drive.  When the icon turns black and white, you can remove your USB drive.





Expert (Advanced) Mode (create individual files):

  1. Select the “Expert mode” button on the right side of the home screen.

  2. Place book face up with spine in indentation.

  3. Insert USB drive in the red box.

  4. Select color mode (on right side of the screen): Color, Grayscale, or Black and White.
    NOTE: When selecting black and white, it is not possible to scan images into a JPEG file format.

  5. Select file format (on right side of the screen):

    • Tiff (tagged image file format): Ok to use for both images and text.
    • Jpeg: Commonly used for color images.
    • Pdf: Commonly used for web documents.  Ok for both images and text.

  6. There are scan options across the bottom of the screen.  Select “Split” if you would the scan to automatically split into right and left pages.  NOTE: if you select “split”-- after completing the first scan a blue line appears on the preview screen that can be adjusted to the center of the book if it not centered correctly automatically.

    Alternatively, you can select “Full size” if you would like the scanner to capture beyond the item.  The button will turn darker green when selected. Either of these modes can be de-selected by clicking the button again (color of button will return to bright green).

  7. Press the green button from either side of the scanner.

  8. For your first scan, you'll have to agree to a copyright statement.

  9. To scan additional pages, turn the page and press the green button for each page.

  10. The left side of the screen shows the images scanned.  If you would like to redo an image, select from the left side of screen and click delete.  If you would like to redo your most recent image captured, you can click the delete button in the lower right corner of the screen.

  11. Remove the USB drive.

Expert (Advanced) Mode (create a muli-page file):

  1. Select the “Expert mode” button on the right side of the home screen.

  2. Place book face up with spine in indentation.

  3. Insert USB drive in the red box.

  4. Select “Start” on the right side of the screen.

  5. Select color mode (on right side of the screen): Color, Grayscale or Black and White.

  6. Select file format (on right side of the screen): tiff or pdf.

  7. There are scan options across the bottom of the screen.  Select “Split” if you would the scan to automatically split into right and left pages.  NOTE: if you select “split”-- after completing the first scan a blue line appears on the preview screen that can be adjusted to the center of the book if it not centered correctly automatically.

    Alternatively, you can select “Full size” if you would like the scanner to capture beyond the item.  The button will turn darker green when selected. Either of these modes can be de-selected by clicking the button again (color of button will return to bright green).

  8. Press the green button from either side of the scanner.

  9. For your first scan, you'll have to agree to a copyright statement.

  10. To scan additional pages, turn the page and press the green button for each page.

  11. The left side of the screen shows the images scanned.  If you would like to redo an image, select from the left side of screen and click delete.  If you would like to redo your most recent image captured, you can click the delete button in the lower right corner of the screen.

  12. If you accidently scanned something out of order, you can insert a new image by selecting an image from the left side of the screen that is immediately after where you need to insert the image.  A menu pops up.  Select “insert image” and “accept.” The next image you scan will be inserted before the selected image.

  13. Click “end” when you are finished.  A screen will pop up and prompt you to save your document.  You can rename the file if you wish by clicking “clear” and typing the file name of your choice.

  14. Remove the USB drive.