Loading Original Items on the Platen (Scanner Glass) Based on Use - TR7020

Article ID: ART180260 | Date published: 08/23/2021 | Date last updated: 08/23/2021
 

Description

Learn how to correctly position original items on the platen (scanner glass) of the PIXMA TR4720 based on use.

Solution

Loading Items on the Platen (Scanner Glass) Based on Use

Load the original in the correct position according to the function to use. If you do not load the original correctly, it may not be scanned properly.

Originals

Function

How to Load

Magazines, Newspapers, and Documents

Copying or Faxing

Scanning by detecting the type and size of the original automatically

If you scan using the operation panel, press the SCAN Scan button button and select Auto scan for Original type.

Scanning by specifying a standard size (A4, Letter, etc.)

If you scan using the operation panel, press the SCAN Scan button button, select Document or Photo for Original type, and then specify a standard size (A4, Letter, etc.) for Scan size.

Photos, Postcards, Business Cards, and Disc (BD/DVD/CD)

Scanning only one original

If you scan using the operation panel, follow the operation below.

  • Press the SCAN Scan button button and select Auto scan for Original type.

  • Press the SCAN Scan button button, select Photo for Original type, and then specify Auto scan(A) -Singl for Scan size.

Scanning two or more originals

If you scan using the operation panel, follow the operation below.

  • Press the SCAN Scan button button and select Auto scan for Original type.

  • Press the SCAN Scan button button, select Photo for Original type, and then specify Auto scan(A) -Multi for Scan size.


 

Loading the Original to Be Aligned with the alignment mark Alignment mark

Place the original WITH THE SIDE TO SCAN FACING DOWN on the platen and align it with the alignment mark Alignment mark. Portions placed on the diagonally striped area can't be scanned.

Place the original with the side to scan facing down on the platen and align it with the alignment mark

 The printer can't scan the striped area (A) (0.04 in. (1 mm) from the edges of the platen glass).

The printer can't scan the striped area (A) (0.04 in. (1 mm) from the edges of the platen glass)


 

Loading Only One Original in Center of Platen

Place the original WITH THE SIDE TO SCAN FACING DOWN, with 0.40 in. (1 cm) or more space between the edges (diagonally striped area) of the platen. Portions placed on the diagonally striped area can't be scanned.

Place the original with the side to scan facing down, with 0.40 in. (1 cm) or more space between the edges (diagonally striped area) of the platen


 

Loading Two or More Originals on Platen

Place the originals WITH THE SIDE TO SCAN FACING DOWN. Allow 0.40 in. (1 cm) or more space between the edges (diagonally striped area) of the platen and the originals, and between the originals. Portions placed on the diagonally striped area can't be scanned.

You can place up to 12 items.

Allow 0.40 in. (1 cm) or more space between the edges (diagonally striped area) of the platen and the originals, and between the originals

  • B: More than 0.40 in. (1 cm)

 The Skew Correction function automatically compensates for the originals placed at an angle of up to approximately 10 degrees. Slanted photos with a long edge of 7.1 in. (180 mm) or more can't be corrected.

 Non-rectangular or irregular shaped photos (such as cut out photos) may not be scanned properly.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.


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