Magic Wand Portable Scanner Instructions

By C. Taylor

VuPoint Solutions' Magic Wand offers a solution for quickly scanning documents when you're away from your computer and main scanner. This hand-held device automatically saves scanned files to the required microSD card, and the included USB cables enables you to retrieve the files via your personal computer. Unlike some larger scanners, the Magic Wand offers simple, quality scans without bogging you down with numerous options.

Setup and Scan

Step 1

Slide the handle's battery cover back to remove it, insert two AA batteries according to the alignment pictures, and slide the cover back on.

Step 2

Insert a microSD card into the side slot.

Step 3

Press and hold the "Power/Scan" button for 3 seconds until text appears on the LCD display.

Step 4

Lay the page to be scanned on a flat surface.

Step 5

Place the Magic Wand on one end of the page and make sure the page fits between the two alignment guides on the side of the scanner.

Step 6

Press the "Power/Scan" button quickly to start the scan.

Step 7

Slide the scanner slowly across the page, making sure to keep the page between the side alignment marks.

Step 8

Press the "Power/Scan" button again to end the scan.

Connecting to a Computer

Step 1

Press the "Scan/Power" button for 3 seconds to turn on the Magic Wand.

Step 2

Insert the smaller end of the USB cable into the micro-USB port on the Magic Wand.

Step 3

Insert the larger end of the USB cable into your computer's USB port. Wait for Windows to automatically install the necessary drivers.

Step 4

Press "Win-E" to open Windows Explorer and navigate into the scanner's microSD card.

Step 5

Drag and drop the scanned files to another folder on your computer.

Step 6

Right-click the microSD drive letter and then click "Eject" before detaching the scanner.