[sane-devel] film scanner
Thu, 28 Aug 2003 10:32:28 +0200
> I read a lot about Problems with film scanners and linux/sane. So I want to
The problems are mostly related to the front-ends, as there is no
really convenient way of removing the orange mask (for negatives) and
IR-based dust removal.
> ask for a supported film scanner with about 1600 or more dpi. Who has any
> experienc, wich scanner is supported well?
I use an LS-30, all hardware functions are supported. I have also had
positive confirmation from users of LS-40, LS-4000, and LS-8000,
though the latter is a bit problematic because of the large variety of
> I had a look in the db, but I don't know, wich are film scanners and wich
> not. It seems, that the most known film scanners are not or not well
> supported (minolta, nikon ...)
Most Nikons are certainly supported, and so are a few Canons I'm told.