Manufacturer: Canon Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.69 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.2.2 / 01 Apr 2007
The CanoScan FB620U is a high quality scanning device that is capable of producing 36-bit colored outputs. Essentially when supported by the correct device driver the computer user can place any paper bound document on its flatbed scanning surface to create a digital counterpart. The resulting image file from the document source normally makes use of the JPG file format. As such it is considered as a type of picture or image file which can be archived or subjected to post processing effects using image editing programs. Basically regardless whether the source document has textual or graphical contents, the resulting file is always an image format. The only exception is when the computer user makes use of the Optical Character Recognition technology which is also supported by the device driver. By using this technology the supported hardware component attempts to distinguish the scanned textual contents by referring to a predefined database to correctly identify the letters. The resulting format is a document file that can be edited by the computer user using any conventional word processing software application.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The installation of the correct device driver for the CanoScan FB620U will allows the computer user to indicate a maximum scanning resolution of 600 by 600 dots per inch. Basically when referring to scanners the higher the resolution the better the image quality is. However, a higher resolution would also result in a bigger file size and also a slower scanning process. The device driver supports the Universal Serial Bus interface port based connection of the CanoScan FB620U to the host computer system. The device driver establishes the communication framework that will allow both components to talk with each other as well as the necessary interface for the computer user to interact with the device. By using the correct device driver the computer user can manipulate the various properties of the hardware component in order to tailor fit the scanning process to his needs. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and CanoScan FB620U errors before installing any driver updates.