cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

CanoScan LiDE 220 Windows 10 Open Source Software??

BGPhilbin
Apprentice

Hi, first time poster, here, so be gentle, please.

 

I'm using WIndows 10 and just purchased a CanoScan LiDE 220 to replace my CanoScan LiDE 100.

Now, my 100 was capable of scanning at 1600 dpi and while the software was unweildy, I figured it out.

When I purchased the 220, all the specs (including on the Canon website), indicated that this unit was capable of 4800 x 4800 dpi output.


So far, using teh included software, this has proven to be untrue.

 

I've seen elsewhere where it's been indicated that a Mac would be able to type in up to an output level of 19200, but nothing indicating that doing so in Windows 10 (or even half the advertised level, 2400 dpi) is at all possible.

 

I'd be happy with even 1600 dpi. Unfortunately, when I type that in under ScanGear in the Advanced section, it won't even scan a 7 x 10 color image at that level and gives an error message indicating:

"Scanning cannot be performed unless the crop size, output size or output resolution is reduced to 10208 x 14032 pixels or less."

So, this is totally freaky, because for the size of image I'm trying to scan, that's not even 1000 dpi.

 

That all said, I think it's time to either give up on this scanner and buy one that does what it says it can do, or find an open-sourced software that can get the performance out of this scanner that it should be delivering.

 

Any suggestions?

 

Let me know - thanks!

 

Pax, harmonia,

 

BGPhilbin

1 REPLY 1

Patrick
Product Expert
Product Expert

Hi BGPhilbin,

 

Please try these steps:

 

 1.  Click on the Windows Start button in the lower left hand corner.

 

 2.  Click on the Canon Utilities folder and then the IJ Scan Utility.

 

 3.  Click on the Settings button in the lower right hand corner.

 

 4.  Click on Scangear on the left hand side.

 

 5.  Place a check mark next to "Enable large image scans".

 

 6.  Click OK.

 

Please note, when this is enabled, the new limit will be 50000 pixels x 50000 pixels and 4.0 GB.

 

large_scans.jpg

Did this answer your question? Please click the Accept as Solution button so that others may find the answer as well.
Announcements
01/18/2023: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for EOS R6 Mark II
01/09/2023: Help ensure your autofocus is properly aligned with a Canon Precision Alignment
01/03/2023: Welcome to CES 2023!
12/08/2022: New firmware version 1.0.5.1 is available for EOS C70
12/07/2022: New firmware version 1.7.0 is available for EOS R5
12/07/2022: New firmware version 1.7.0 is available for EOS R6
11/22/2022: New firmware available for EOS R3, EOS R7 and EOS R10
11/16/2022: We're thrilled to be ranked among the Best Employers for Veterans in 2022 by Forbes.
08/31/2022: New firmware version 1.1.1 is available for RF 70-200mm L IS USM
08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 300
08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 500
07/14/2022: New firmware version 1.0.1 is available for CR-X300
06/10/2022: Service Notice:UPDATE: Canon Inkjet Printer continuous reboot loop or powering down
06/07/2022: New firmware version 1.3.2 is available for PowerShot G7 X Mark III
05/31/2022: Did someone SAY Badges?
05/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.5.1 is available for EOS-C500 Mark II
05/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.3.1 is available for EOS-C300 Mark III
05/10/2022: Keep your Canon gear in optimal condition with a Canon Maintenance Service
05/05/2022: We are excited to announce that we have refreshed the ranking scale within the community!
04/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.1.1 is available for EOS R5 C
03/23/2022: New firmware version 1.0.3.1 is available for EOS-C70
02/09/2022: Share Your Photos is back!
02/07/2022: New firmware version 1.6.1 is available for EOS-1DX Mark III
01/19/2022: READY FOR ANYTHING EOS-R5 C
01/13/2022: Community Update. We will be retiring the legacy profile avatars on 01/20/2022. Click this link to read more.