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Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 19 Apr 2001 / 18 Apr 2001
The HP PhotoSmart C5101A - S20 scanner is a film and photo scanner that delivers quality printouts. It was specifically designed to scan photographs in various formats. These formats include 5'x7' (127mmx178mm) prints, mounted film, 35mm mounted slides and negatives, and film, negative and slide 35mm strips. This scanner comes with the HP PhotoSmart scanning software which makes it easier for the user to adjust and store scanned images. In order to scan photos with this device, the user must first run the HP PhotoSmart scanning software on the PC and set the preferred format on the scanner. The user can then orient the photo for insertion into the scanner and insert small prints and paper clippings in the photo sleeve which is included in the scanner package. The HP PhotoSmart CD also included in the package contains the Imaging Essential Multimedia tutorials wherein more information on the scanner's ‚ÄúHow tos' is found.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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The color correction algorithm of the HP PhotoSmart C5101A - S20 scanner automatically adjusts to the type of film being used. The dependent parameters of the key film are measured during the pre-scan to produce good color production. This measurement permits the scanner to adjust to various film processing options, as well as aging photos before a digital image is generated. To ensure image quality, the original photo should also be in good condition. Scanner settings can be adjusted depending on the user's preference. This way, negatives can be scanned and cropped without losing important picture features. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP PhotoSmart C5101A - S20 errors before installing any driver updates.