[sane-devel] Real Fast Scanner!
Tue, 14 Oct 2003 22:06:07 +0200
On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 09:01:26PM +0200, Florian Reichert wrote:
> >I'm cc'ing sane-devel because I'm not an expert for that scanner.
Again. Please do not send mails to me personally, please send the to
the sane-devel mailing list.
> >On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:04:59PM +0200, Wolfram Heider wrote:
> >>On 14.10.03 12:10:02 you wrote in reply to Florian Reichert:
> >>That scanner (i.e. Epson Perfection 1670) is not supported yet but it's
> >>being worked on.
> And what aout the epkowa backand? Is that working? Or work in progress?
Olaf Meeuwissen <email@example.com> wrote about that topic
(quoting "Ed Hamrick" <firstname.lastname@example.org>):
| > It turns out that the 1670 is actually made by Acer/BenQ,
| > just like the Perfection 660, and uses Acer commands.
| That is correct and also the main reason why this scanner will not be
| supported by "Image Scan! for Linux". But at least now I can forward
| people somewhere!
> Seems to be difficult to get a supported scanner for less than 150 (or
> max. 200) Euro.
I can't comment on speed or quality, but it's possible to buy scanners
cheaper than 150 Euros that are supported by SANE. Just a quick check
Canon Lide 20 59,00
Canon Lide 30 77,00
Epson Perfection 1260 Photo 94.00
Mustek Be@rPaw 1200CS 66.00
Mustek Be@rPaw 1200CU+ 64.00
(and so on)