ARCD Large Format Scanning For ARCD Faculty, Staff, and Lab Monitors REFER ARCD STUDENTS TO OUR SEPARATE PAGE ON THIS TOPIC content last updated 11-20-2018 LOCATION The scanner is co-owned and co-managed by the Environmental Sciences department and the Architecture & Community Design program. It's located in Harney G24, also known as the Geospatial Analysis Laboratory, or GsAL for short. TUTORIAL AND ONE CARD ACCESS Faculty may schedule a 15-minute tutorial with the Director of A+A Technology. (See the contact box on the right side of this webpage for contact information.) After your tutorial, he'll enable your One Card access to the room. HOURS OF OPERATION for Faculty and Lab Monitors Once you have One Card access, you may use the device any time a class is not in session in the room. The GsAL director posts the class schedule outside the door. for Architecture Students Architecture students may visit the lab monitor on duty in the Green Lab (Cowell G25) during scheduled drop-in scanning hours. View the drop-in scanning schedule for arcd students SUPERVISE STUDENTS The device is not "self-serve" for students. When escorting students into the room to use the device, you must be present and either perform the scanning for them or direct and supervise them. Lapses in this policy will jeopardize our access to this shared resource. WHAT YOU CAN AND CANNOT SCAN Originals must be: no thinner than 65 g/m2 or 18-poundNote: Some tracing paper is thinner than this. Do not feed tracing paper into the scanner unless you're certain it's thick enough. no thicker than 0.8 mm or 0.03 inchesTip: That's about the thickness of a stack of 8 sheets of standard 20-pound copy paper. opaque or translucent material not film or other backlit material not cling or adhesive material flexible, not rigid flat and of uniform thickness no wider than 36" free of tape, staples, paper clips, Post-it notes, and other attachments WHAT YOU'LL NEED the original(s) to be scanned your One Card a USB (version 2 or 3) storage device, formatted with an "MS-DOS" filesystem* * Both Windows and Mac computers can format and utilize drives with an "MS-DOS" filesystem. Learn how to format a disk with an MS-DOS filesystem using Disk Utility on a Mac. HOW TO SCAN If necessary, press the power button to wake up or turn on the device: Note: If the power button was not illuminated when you pressed it, then the device was powered off and it will take several minutes to start up. Press "Scan" on the touch-screen display. Select "USB drive" as the destination for your scans. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port as illustrated on the display. If the default settings below aren't suitable for the scan, press "Settings" to change them: Setting Name Default Setting Recommended Setting Other SettingS Format PDF PDF TIFF JPEG Compression Medium Medium High Low Resolution Max (600dpi) Max (600dpi) Standard (200 dpi) High (300 dpi) Color Color Color Grayscale Black and white Content Type Mixed the setting that's best for your original Line drawing Photographic image Original Paper Type White paper(for matte originals) the setting that's best for your original Photo paper (for glossy originals) Old/recycled paper (for matte originals on recycled paper or old, discolored originals) Translucent paper (for tracing papers) Blueprints Blueprints invert Off the setting that's best for your original On Background removal 2 2 scale from 0 to 10 De-Skew On On Off Full width (36") Off the setting that's best for your original On Press "Start". Following the illustrations on the display, insert the original, face up, centered on the arrow, until you feel it contact the rollers. The scanner will automatically grab, feed, and scan it. As needed, guide larger originals out of the rear of the scanner to prevent buckling. Optional: When the scan is complete, touch the filename to edit it using the on-screen keyboard. Press "Save file" to save the scan to your USB drive. Press "Release" to eject the original from the back of the scanner and remove it. Do not pull the original from the back of the scanner by force. To scan another item, press "Make another scan". The settings from the previous scan are retained, but you can change them if necessary. Repeat steps 5–11 until you've scanned the last original. Eject and remove the USB drive: Press the home button: Press the USB button: Press "Eject". When prompted, disconnect the USB drive.