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

Lincoln Peters sampln@sbcglobal.net
Thu, 08 Jan 2004 22:30:40 -0800

On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 22:09, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> > # 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).

That is reassuring.  However, having made one (low-res) scan,
"scanimage" now fails to detect the scanner.  I don't know what I might
have done to cause it to stop working.

Lincoln Peters <sampln@sbcglobal.net>