Sidekick 1400U Support

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Drivers & Software

Bowe Bell and Howell Branded Sidekick Scanner Driver

Installing the scanner drivers from the link on the bottom of this page will install the latest OEM VRS, TWAIN Data Source, ISIS Driver and WIA/STI drivers for the Bowe Bell and Howell Branded Sidekick Scanner. For more information please read the Release Notes posted on this page.  Note:  You must unzip the downloaded file in a separate directory and then run the Setup.exe file.

If your scanner displays in Windows Device Manager as a “BBH 1400U” then you scanner is a Bowe Bell and Howell Branded Sidekick Scanner:

Sidekick 1400u BBH Branded Menu

Operating Systems tested on:

  • WINDOWS 2000
  • WINDOWS XP Pro (32bit only)
  • WINDOWS Vista (32 bit)

Note: Windows 7 (32bit and 64bit) tested drivers are available for the Kodak Branded version of this scanner. Upgraded instructions and drivers for the Kodak branded version are available for download from this site.

Release Notes

By downloading from Kodak, you agree to the terms & conditions outlined in the license agreement. Actual filesize for multilanguage downloads may vary.


Kodak Branded Scanner Driver

Installing the scanner drivers from the link on the bottom of this page will install the latest OEM VRS, TWAIN Data Source, ISIS Driver and WIA/STI drivers for a KODAK branded Sidekick 1400u Scanner. For more information please read the Release Notes posted on this page. Note:  You must unzip the downloaded file in a separate directory and then run the Setup.exe file.

Please note that the User Utility and drivers on this installation CD will only work with a Kodak Branded Scanner. If your scanner is not Kodak branded you must first update your scanners firmware to the Kodak firmware version that has been provided as a download on this website.

If your scanner displays in Windows Device Manager as a Kodak Scanner as shown below then your scanner is a Kodak branded Sidekick 1400u:

Kodak Branded 1400u Menu

Operating Systems tested on:

  • WINDOWS XP Pro (32bit only)
  • WINDOWS Vista (32 bit)
  • WINDOWS 7 (32bit and 64bit)

Release Notes (en)

By downloading from Kodak, you agree to the terms & conditions outlined in the license agreement. Actual filesize for multilanguage downloads may vary.


Scanner Firmware

Instructions:
Upgrading firmware on BBH Branded Sidekick scanner

This firmware update has been provided to allow the conversion from the Bell and Howell (BBH) version of the Sidekick 1400u to a the KODAK version of the Sidekick 1400u.

Please note that converting the scanner to Kodak branding will require you to update to the Kodak version of the Users Utility and scanner drivers by installing the Kodak Sidekick installation CD version 1.0 or higher. A zipped version of this installation CD has been provided on our website for free download.

There have been no user features added or updated in the Kodak firmware or drivers. The only user benefit gained with this conversion is to enable support of the WINDOWS 7 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems.

By downloading from Kodak, you agree to the terms & conditions outlined in the license agreement. Actual filesize for multilanguage downloads may vary.


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