Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 882 KB
Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, NT, 2000, DOS, 98, NT and windows 3.11
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.05e / 1999
The Epson Expression 838XL driver is designed for use when connecting the corresponding scanner to a computer for the very first time. The 836XL scanner is a multi-functional scanner that scans A3 and smaller images at 800 dpi. The scanner is able to scan images in both monochrome and color. In monochrome, the scanner works at 10.8 milliseconds per line, while it takes 15 milliseconds to scan a line in color mode. The scanner has an adjustable lens, which can be adjusted up to 5 millimeters above the document table. The scanner uses RGB filter fitted on the CCD to separate colors. The user can adjust the zoom in the scanner from 50 percent zoom to 200 percent zoom. This must however be done on 1 percent increments. The scanner is also fitted with a text enhancing technology, which gives it improved art and line settings.
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The Epson Expression 836XL has a bi-directional parallel interface. It is also equipped with a transparency unit, which allows the user to scan negatives, slides, and transparencies that measure up to 11.4 inches by 16.5 inches. The scanner can handle different forms of media, which range from colored photographs, full-bleed comps, 35mm slides, line arts, textiles, negatives and even three-dimensional objects. The user can adjust the setup to allow the scanner to conduct different scans without the direct supervision. This is done in a sequence, with every image being stored in the host computer's hard disk. The scanner gives the user crisp, precise and rich results that are the true likeness of the original scanned image. The driver for this scanner is available on the installation CD provided by the manufacturer on purchase, but the same can be downloaded from the official manufacturer website. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and EPSON Expression 836XL errors before installing any driver updates.