Epson Perfn1650 Photo scanner -colour neg problem

  Trikie 21:50 03 Oct 2005

Trying to scan to file colour negs with Epson Perfection 1650 Photo scanner. On Auto it recognises the negs and (eventually - very slowly)scans the strip of 4. As I only want one of the strip I've tried to use the manual mode, hoping to select the single neg from the preview.

However, it insists the document is a colour photo and I can't see any way to persuade it otherwise.

Is there a way or does it not support colour negs in manual mode?

I'm using XP with SP1.

  Trikie 00:48 04 Oct 2005

More problems. I'm laboriously using auto mode and now that is playing up. It recognise some neg strips as colour negatives but every third one it see as a colour positive. If I switch off, disconnect the power then remove and replace the TPU connector when switching back on it correctly sees the strip as a clour negative.

Frustrating is the politest word that comes to mind.

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