Scanner Glass Cleaning Tips to Alleviate Lines ..

use a small amount of glass cleaner and a soft cloth to remove it.

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  • As you can see, removing the scanner glass to clean it from the underside usually helps. When I first opened this, I was looking for a micro switch, which would signal the home position of the scanner bed, but quickly came to realise that they are using the scanner sensor itself to detect the edge.

    I've got a load of old photographs to scan and have noticed that there is dust on the underside of the scanner glass which is being scanned along with the photographs. How do I get to the underside of the scanner glass to clean it?

  • As you can see, removing the scanner glass to clean it from the underside usually helps. When I first opened this, I was looking for a micro switch, which would signal the home position of the scanner bed, but quickly came to realise that they are using the scanner sensor itself to detect the edge.

    With the scanner glass cleaned, you can then close the cover and plug everything back in. Turn the scanner on and do some test scans of various documents. If you notice any marks on the image, then you will need to clean the glass a second time.

  • As you can see, removing the scanner glass to clean it from the underside usually helps. When I first opened this, I was looking for a micro switch, which would signal the home position of the scanner bed, but quickly came to realise that they are using the scanner sensor itself to detect the edge.

Unplug your scanner from the electrical socket