IJ Scan Utility (Windows) - Scanning Multiple Originals at One Time (MB2120 / MB2720)
Article ID: ART176124 | Date published: 01/10/2020 | Date last updated: 01/13/2020
 

Description

This article provides basic instructions on scanning multiple original items at one time with IJ Scan Utility on Windows.

 

Solution

Scanning Multiple Originals at One Time

You can scan two or more photos (small items) placed on the platen at one time and save each image individually.


 Important

  • The following types of items may not be scanned correctly. In that case, adjust the cropping frames (scan areas) in the whole image view of ScanGear (scanner driver) and scan again.

    • Photos that have a whitish background

    • Items printed on white paper, hand-written documents, business cards, etc.

    • Thin items

    • Thick items


 Note

  • The screens for scanning with favorite settings are used as examples in the following descriptions.
 
  1. Place the items on the platen.
     

  2. Start IJ Scan Utility.
     

  3. Click Settings....


    figure: IJ Scan Utility
     

    The Settings dialog box appears.
     

  4. Click Custom Scan.


    figure: Settings dialog box
     
  5. Select Select Source according to the items to be scanned.
     

    figure: Settings dialog box
     
  6. Select Auto scan for Paper Size, then click OK.


    figure: Settings dialog box


    The IJ Scan Utility main screen appears.


     Note

  7. Click Custom.


    figure: IJ Scan Utility
     

    Multiple items are scanned at one time.


 Note

  • Click Cancel to cancel the scan.

  • Scanned images are saved in the folder set for Save in in the corresponding Settings dialog box displayed by clicking Settings.... In each Settings dialog box, you can also make advanced scan settings.