Congratulations on your new CanoScan LiDE 300 scanner! This guide will help you set up the scanner and start scanning your documents and photos. Please follow the steps below:
Carefully unpack your CanoScan LiDE 300 scanner and remove all the protective materials.
- Power Connection
Connect the provided USB cable to the USB port on your computer and the other end to the USB port on the scanner.
- Software Installation
Insert the setup CD provided with the scanner into your computer’s CD drive. If your computer doesn’t have a CD drive, you can download the latest software and drivers from the Canon support website. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the necessary software and drivers.
- Positioning the Scanner
Place the scanner on a flat and stable surface near your computer. Make sure it is within reach of the USB cable so that it can be connected to your computer.
- Scanner Setup
Turn on your computer and let it boot up. Once it is ready, turn on the CanoScan LiDE 300 scanner by pressing the power button located on the front panel of the scanner.
- Scanning Software
Launch the scanning software installed during the software installation process. If the software does not automatically open, you can usually find it in the u0022Startu0022 menu or by searching for the scanner’s model name.
- Adjusting Settings
Before scanning, you may want to adjust the scanning settings such as resolution, color mode, and file format according to your preferences. These options can usually be found in the scanning software’s settings or preferences menu.
- Placing Documents or Photos
Open the scanner lid and place the document or photo face-down on the glass scanning surface. Align it to the top-left corner or follow any alignment guides provided on the scanner.
In the scanning software, click on the “Scan” button to start the scanning process. The scanner will begin scanning your document or photo, and the scanned image will be displayed on your computer screen.
- Saving and Editing
Once the scan is complete, you can preview and make any necessary adjustments to the scanned image. You can also choose the destination folder and file name for saving the scanned image on your computer.
Congratulations! Your CanoScan LiDE 300 scanner is now set up and ready to use. Refer to the scanner’s user manual for more detailed information on advanced features and scanning options. Enjoy scanning your documents and photos with the CanoScan LiDE 300!