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HP Scanjet G3010 Scanner - Scan Slides and Negatives

Introduction

Use the transparent materials adapter (TMA) to scan 35 mm slides or negatives.

Scanning 35 mm slides

The TMA in this model enables you to scan as many as two 35 mm slides at one time, depending on orientation. To scan 35 mm slides, use the slide holder that is part of the built-in TMA.
  1. Open the scanner lid.

    Figure 1: Opening the scanner lid

  2. Remove the TMA cover.

    Figure 2: Removing the TMA cover

  3. Remove the negative strip holder, if present, from the slide holder.

    Figure 3: Removing the negative strip holder

  4. Place the slides into the slide holder. Insert the slides with the top of the slides pointing up and with the front of the slides facing you.

    Figure 4: Placing slides into the slide holder

  5. Close the scanner lid.

    Figure 5: Closing the scanner lid

    NOTE: Make sure that the slides are flat and do not overlap. Do not press the Scan Film button until the slides are loaded and the lid is closed.
  6. Press the Scan Film ( ) button on the scanner, or click Scan Film in the HP Solution Center.

  7. In the HP Scanning dialog box, select Picture .

  8. Select Scan positives, including 35 mm slides, using the TMA . If you want to preview the scanned image, select the Show Preview check box on the screen, or begin the scan from the HP Solution Center.

  9. Click Scan .

  10. Follow the instructions on the screen to finish scanning. The scan is sent to the destination selected in the HP Scanning dialog box.

  11. When finished, remove the slides. Place the negative strip holder back into the scanner lid for convenient storage.

  12. Replace the TMA cover and close the scanner lid.

Scanning negatives

To scan 35 mm negatives, use the negative strip holder. The negative strip holder is stored within the slide holder that is part of the built-in transparent materials adapter (TMA).

NOTE: You must use the negative strip holder to scan 35 mm negatives. Always return the negative strip holder to its storage place inside the slide holder in the scanner lid when done.
  1. Open the scanner lid.

    Figure 6: Opening the scanner lid

  2. Remove the TMA cover.

    Figure 7: Removing the TMA cover

  3. Remove the negative strip holder from the slide holder.

    Figure 8: Removing the negative strip from the slide holder

  4. Slide a negative strip into the negative strip holder so that the shiny side of the negative faces you.

    Figure 9: Sliding the strip into the strip holder

    NOTE: Negatives are easily damaged. Touch them only on their edges.
  5. Insert the negative strip holder back into the slide holder.

    Figure 10: Inserting the negative strip holder

    NOTE: If there is unused space in the negative strip holder, push the negatives all the way to the bottom of the holder and slide the TMA cover in to fill in the empty space.
  6. Close the scanner lid.

    Figure 11: Closing the scanner lid

  7. Press the Scan Film button ( ) on the scanner, or click Scan Film in the HP Solution Center.

  8. In the HP Scanning dialog box, select Picture .

  9. Select Scan negatives using the Transparent Materials Adapter (TMA) . If you want to preview the scanned image, select the Show Preview check box on the screen, or begin the scan from the HP Solution Center.

  10. Click Scan .

  11. Follow the instructions on the screen to finish scanning. The scan is sent to the destination selected in the HP Scanning dialog box.

  12. When finished, remove the negative strip. Place the negative strip holder back into the scanner lid for convenient storage.

  13. Replace the TMA cover and close the scanner lid.

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