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Description of Problem 100000030115

How do I duplex (two-sided) scan in Windows or Macintosh?


Description of Solution 200000038742

For instructions on how to duplex scan, click on the link below for your scanning method:

 

- Using Controlcenter4 (Windows Only)

 

- Using ControlCenter2 (Macintosh Only)

 

- Using the Scan Key

 

- Using ScanSoft/Nuance PaperPort SE (Windows Only)

 

- Using Presto! PageManager (Macintosh Only)

 

USING CONTROLCENTER4 (Windows Only)

 

- CC4 Home Mode Users

 

- CC4 Advanced Mode Users

 

A. CC4 Home Mode Users:

 

1. Place a document to be scanned in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

2. Open the ControlCenter4 by clicking Start => (All) Programs => Brother => XXX-XXXX => ControlCenter4. The ControlCenter4 application will be loaded in the Task Tray near the system clock.

3. Right-click on the ControlCenter4 icon located in the Task Tray and left-click on Open.

 

4. While on the Scan Tab, choose Custom and click the Custom Settings button.

 

5. Place a check in the box for Duplex (two-sided) Scanning. You will then be able to choose one of the following binding options:

 

- Long-edge binding

- Short-edge binding

 

 

 

6. Click OK.

 

7. Press SCAN. The document will now scan.

 

B. CC4 Advanced Mode Users:

 

1. Place a document to be scanned in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

2. Open the ControlCenter4 by clicking Start => (All) Programs => Brother => XXX-XXXX => ControlCenter4. The ControlCenter4 application will be loaded in the Task Tray near the system clock.

3. Right-click on the ControlCenter4 icon  located in the Task Tray and left-click on Open.

4. Click on Configuration => Button Settings => Scan => Choose your desired Scan Type.

5. Place a check in the box for Duplex (two-sided) Scanning. You will then be able to choose one of the following binding options:

- Long-edge binding

- Short-edge binding

 

 

6. Click OK.

 

7. Click the Scan button that you configured. The document will now scan.

 

USING CONTROLCENTER2 (MACINTOSH ONLY)

 

1. Place a document to be scanned in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

2. Open the ControlCenter2 by clicking HD => Library => Printers => Brother => Utilities => ControlCenter => ControlCenter.

 

3. Click on Configuration => Scan => Choose your desired Scan Type.

 

 

4. Place a check in the box for Duplex (two-sided) Scanning. You will then be able to choose one of the following binding options:

 

- Long-edge binding

- Short-edge binding

 

5. Click OK. All subsequent scans will use this setting.

 

6. Click the Scan button that you configured. The document will now scan.

 

USING THE SCAN KEY

 

A. Non-Touchscreen Models:

 

1. Place a document to be scanned in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

2. Press the SCAN Key on the Brother machine.

 

3. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to select Scan to PC and then press OK.

 

4. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to select the desired Scan Type and then press OK.

 

5. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to select one of the following options and then press OK:

 

- 1sided

- 2sided (L) Edge (ADF Only)

- 2sided (S) Edge (ADF Only)

 

6. If prompted, Network users will have to select the computer that you would like to scan to and press OK.

 

NOTE: If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination PC on the control panel and press OK.

 

7. Press BLACK START or COLOR START. The document will scan.

 

NOTE: The selected Start button does not affect the scan's color settings. These settings are configured within the ControlCenter's Device Button Configuration.

B. Touchscreen Models:

 

1. Place a document to be scanned in the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

2. Press the SCAN button Key on the Brother machine.

 

3. Press SCAN TO PC.

 

4. Press the desired Scan Type.

 

5. If prompted, Network users will have to press the UP OR DOWN ARROW Key to display and press the computer that you would like to scan to and then press OK.

 

NOTE: If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination PC on the control panel and press OK.

 

6. If you want to change the duplex setting, press Duplex Scan, and then press one of the following selections:

 

- Off

- DuplexScan: LongEdge

- DuplexScan: ShortEdge

 

7. Press BLACK START or COLOR START. The document will scan.

 

NOTE: The selected Start button does not affect the scan's color settings. These settings are configured within the ControlCenter's Device Button Configuration.

USING SCANSOFT/NUANCE PAPERPORT SE (WINDOWS ONLY)

1. Open PaperPort:

- PaperPort 11 SE Users: Click Start => (All) Programs => ScanSoft PaperPort 11 => PaperPort.

 

- PaperPort 12 SE Users: Click Start => (All) Programs => Nuance PaperPort 12 => PaperPort.

 

2. If the Scan or Get Photo panel is not already displayed on the left side of the screen:

 

- PaperPort 11 SE Users: Click File => Scan Or Get Photo. The Scan panel should then appear.

 

- PaperPort 12 SE Users: Click Scan Settings. The Scan panel should then appear.

 

3. Under the scanner section click SELECT.

 

4. Ensure that TWAIN has a check next to it and from the list of available scanners choose the TWAIN driver for your model brother machine. (ex: TWAIN: TW-BROTHER XXX-XXXX)

 

5. Click OK. Your scanner should now be listed under the scanner section of the scan panel.

 

6. Adjust any of the settings to your desired configuration.

 

7. Place a check next to Display Scanner Dialog Box and Show Capture Assistant.

 

8. Place the document you wish to scan in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) and click SCAN.

 

9. In the "Scanner Setup" dialog box adjust any of the settings to your desired configuration.

 

10. Ensure that Duplex (two-sided) Scanning is checked. You will then be able to choose one of the following binding options:

 

- Long-edge binding

- Short-edge binding

 

 

11. Click the START button in the scanner window to begin the scan job.

 

12. When the scanning is complete, click CANCEL. You will be prompted with the following options:

 

- Scan More Pages: Select this option if you wish to add additional pages to this scan job.

 

- Scan Other Side: Select this option to perform a manual duplex scan of documents with images on both sides of a page.

 

- Done: Select this option if you are finished scanning.

 

13. When you are done scanning you will be taken to the PaperPort Desktop and the scanned document should appear.

USING PRESTO! PAGEMANAGER (MACINTOSH ONLY)

 

1. Double click the Presto! PageManager icon on the desktop to launch the program.

 

2. Place your document on the ADF (Automatic Document Feeder).

 

3. In Presto click the Acquire button.

 

 

4. Place a check in Duplex (two-sided) Scanning. You will then be able to choose one of the following binding options:

 

- Long-edge binding

- Short-edge binding

 

 

5. Once you have configured all of your settings, click START. The document will scan.

 

6. Once the scan is complete, click CANCEL.

 

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