[sane-devel] Cannot set up an EPSON Perfection 2400 PHOTO

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf@epkowa.co.jp
Fri, 09 Jan 2004 15:09:52 +0900

Lincoln Peters <sampln@sbcglobal.net> writes:

> I had heard that my EPSON Perfection 2400 scanner was supported by

Rest assured, it is.

> # scanimage -L
> device `epson:/dev/usb/scanner0' is a Epson GT-9300 flatbed scanner
> I know that my scanner is NOT an Epson GT-9300!

You may know that, but your scanner doesn't ;-)
The problem is that EPSON decided to market the same scanner under a
different name abroad (here is Japan it's a GT-9300), but didn't
bother to change the name returned by the scanner.  The epson (and
epkowa) backend(s) use the name returned by the scanner, not what is
printed on the label (for rather obvious reasons).

> [snip]

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen                            EPSON KOWA Corporation, ECS
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