[sane-devel] Mustek backend not scanning full page

Eric Ritchie ericritchie@yahoo.com
Mon, 8 Jul 2002 22:16:57 +0100 (BST)

Hi Henning,

Thanks for your very speedy response, it helped me out
a lot!

I had already downloaded and compiled the latest
version of SANE since the RPM packaged version that
came with Suse 7.3 caused the system to hang as soon
as I started to scan something (I also had to specify
the backend and device on the command line before it
would do anything at all). I mention this just in case
anyone else is having the same problem.

After a lot of trial and error (and a few strange
noises) I found that the optimal x_range.max and
y_range.max values are 292.9 and 217.2 respectively.
Increasing the X value produced more scan data, but I
was not too keen on the resulting noise. Increasing
the Y value also produced more scan data but it was
distorted at the edge.

I would love to test the scanner (a Mustek Paragon 600
II CD for those who have not read my previous
post)under windows, but I have a problem. After
changing the motherboard in my computer the Twain
driver could no longer find the DTC3181E SCSI card. I
decided to buy an Adaptec AVA 1505, but that was not
detected either. So I turned to Linux and SANE which
works very well. Just one more reason to love open
source projects I guess.

Anyway, thanks again for your valued assistance and
sorry for any useless details.

Kindest regards,

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