[sane-devel] OT: fast usb document scanner
Thu, 16 Oct 2003 12:43:38 +0000
On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 10:17, Florian Reichert wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 11:25:22 +0000, Wolfgang Pichler
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > hi all,
> > i am currently working on a web application which is for entering
> > contract data. It is also possible to add to each entered contract the
> > scanned contract (it does already work) - but now i am searching for a
> > fast usb scanner which is supported by sane (the clients where the data
> > gets entered are linux thin clients). The scanner only have to scan in
> > graycolor and with a low resolution (so that the scans keep readable) -
> > and this as fast as possible (short calibration time/prescan time - and
> > scan time).
> Have a look for the thread "Real Fast Scanner!" I started this week on
> this mailing list.
> I am looking for a similar produkt and found it verry dificult to find
> such a scanner for less than 200 Euro. I found the Epson 2400 (199 Euro)
> to be the fastes scanner for linux and less than 200 Eur.
> (test url:http://www.pcwelt.de/tests/hardware-tests/scanner/27272/ )
> I found many fast and cheap scanners not to be supported by sane (for
> example epson perfection 1670).
For 1670 check sane bugreport 300244, some work is checked/done for the
snapscan backend to support the 1670, see also sane cvs updates.
> For windows I found the canon 3200F to be a verry very fast device ( and
> less than 100 Euro). But not supported too.
> I would be interested If you find any other fast device for sane.
> Regards Florian