[sane-devel] color depth Q:

Frank Zago fzago@austin.rr.com
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 23:23:23 -0500

Jeff Johnson wrote:
> Most of the front ends i have seen so far (XSane, XScanimage, Iscan...) 
> Either only have 8 or 16 bit as an option for color depth or have no
> selection at all.  I wonder is there anything i need to do in order to
> scan above 16 bit?
> btw: scanner="epson 1650 photo"

Hi Jeff,

That's 16 bits per color frame, ie 48 bits in total. Which is the limit 
of your scanner.