[sane-devel] Epson Stylus CX-6400

Karl Heinz Kremer khk@khk.net
Thu, 27 Nov 2003 18:00:15 -0500

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The product ID is not recognized by the backend. Just add the following to=
your epson.conf file:
usb 0x4b8 0x805

This tells the backend that the scanner is an EPSON scanner. The name is=20
probably OK: Epson always uses an internal name, and then the one that's
on the box. The internal name is usually the one it's marketed under in

Karl Heinz

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 09:40:00AM -0500, Bernie Gardner wrote:
> I am trying to get an Epson Stylus CX6400 to work in SuSE Linux 9.0.=20
> LinuxPrinting.org lists it as compatible with the CX-5200 which is shown
> as untested on the sane compatiblility list.  The scanner is recognized
> by sane-find-scanner as:
> found USB scanner (vendor=3D0x04b8, product=3D0x0805) at /dev/usb/scanner0
> found USB scanner (vendor=3D0x04b8, product=3D0x0805) at /dev/usbscanner
> found USB scanner (vendor=3D0x04b8 [EPSON], product=3D0x0805 [USB2.0 MFP])
> at libusb:001:004
> But scanimage -L says no scanners were identified.  If I try to use
> Kooka as a front end, it identifies:
> epkowa:/dev/usb/scanner0
> Epson PX-A650
> but doesn't actually do anything.
> I can't figure where the PX-A650 identification is coming from.
> I realize it may not be possible to get this to work at this point, but
> I would appreciate any hints.  I haven't used sane before and am a
> little lost.
> Thanks!
> Bernie Gardner
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Karl Heinz Kremer                                  khk@khk.net
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