Description of Problem 100000015807
How can I improve the Scan
Quality?Description of Solution 200000020350
quality can be affected by several factors. The following suggestions may
improve scan quality:
copy quality first. If the copy quality is not acceptable clean the following
areas with a lint-free cloth moistened with isopropyl alcohol and check the copy
quality again. If you can't improve the Copy quality, you will need to
refer to a solution for your model: How can I improve my Brother machine's copy
o The large scanner
glass of the flat bed.
o The large white
plastic film located on the underside of the document cover.
o (Automatic Document
Feed ADF machine's only) The thin glass strip located to the left of the
flat bed scanner glass.
o (Automatic Document
Feed ADF machine's only) The white plastic pressure bar located to the left of
the white film.
the copy quality is acceptable but the scan quality is not, then this could
indicate a limitation of the scanning software.
the Brother machine off for 30-45 seconds, and then turn it back on. Scan
again to determine if the quality has improved.
programs will display an image in a reduced size or resized image on the display
and have options to view actual size or zoom in/out. Make sure you are
actually viewing the actual size of the scan.
other properties, you can configure the following settings in order to improve
scan quality. You may need to try several combinations of settings to
achieve the best quality and file size for your needs:
o Resolution: This
is how sharp an image will be based on the dots per inch scanned (DPI).
The higher the DPI the clearer the image will be, however the scan time and
document size will increase.
This is the color scan option. The higher the color quality selected the
longer the scan job will take to complete and the larger the file size will
computer's video card and monitor could have an effect on the appearance of the
scan. Verify the settings for the video card and the monitor have the ability to
reproduce the scan properly. If the driver settings are set to lower resolutions
than used for scanning, then image quality will be affected. Contact your
PC vendor for support.