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photocopy with scanner

by tfarney / December 15, 2012 4:59 AM PST

I make copies using an HP scanjet 3790 and have have problems with it picking up the grey of an off-white background. Standard xerographic copiers don't seem to do this and if they do, i can turn down the resoution.This setup, however, seems to ignore any such adjustment.
HP director doesn't help much.
With my old HP LaserJet 4m+, I was able to tune it down with iCarbon on RGB setting. I recently updated to a LaserJet Pro 400 color, obviously adversely affecting use of any color setting.
Does anyone have any ideas for a way to just lift the black or dark print off of the page?
(Win XP Pro SP3, Dell XPS 720)

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Sorry no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 15, 2012 5:15 AM PST
In reply to: photocopy with scanner

But I am able to run it through my photo editor to improve the printout. I've never seen these all in ones do as well as dedicated copiers. They do some things well for the dollar but you're right.

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not an all in one
by tfarney / December 18, 2012 10:57 PM PST
In reply to: Sorry no.

and remember, I could do it with a straight B/W printer with the scanner on RGB (color), so I KNOW there is a way..
It sort of goes to "not all improvements are improvements"

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Share the way so others can learn.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 1:31 AM PST
In reply to: not an all in one

Here I continue to tweak it with image processing (some call it PhotoShop).

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