[sane-devel] Wanted Linux scanner...
Tue, 13 Jan 2004 18:04:03 -0500
On Tuesday 13 January 2004 05:40 pm, Karl Heinz Kremer wrote:
> The EPSON Perfection 3200, 2450 and 2400 are fully supported by the
> EPSON backend. Other scanners are supported by e.g. the snapscan or the
> plusteck backend, but I cannot comment on how good they work (I don't
> have access to any of these). The EPSON KOWA IScan software (available
> at http://www.epkowa.co.jp/english/linux_e/index.html) supports most
> current EPSON scanners.
> Karl Heinz
I have the EPSON 2400 and it works extremely well with xsane.
> On Jan 13, 2004, at 1:10 AM, Brad wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a scanner that runs with Linux?
> > We had an HP6300 SCSI scanner that worked PERFECTLY with Red Hat 9 out
> > of the box using xsane, but it has failed and HP are no longer
> > repairing them. We need a high quality unit with high scanning speed.
> > I have been to:
> > http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html
> > but all the compatible scanners listed are on longer available. I have
> > rung HP, but in spite of their crowing about how they are now
> > supporting Linux in a big way, they apparently don't have anything.
> > Can anyone offer any advice?
> > Regards,
> > Brad
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"Trying"? My contribution was much closer to a "feeble wave in the general
direction of something that might lead you one step closer to a solution
if you squint really hard and do all of the work."