[sane-devel] [Announce] Image Scan! for Linux (1.7.0) released

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf@epkowa.co.jp
Tue, 02 Mar 2004 15:52:29 +0900

Hello everyone,

As (will shortly(?) be) announced at


a new version of "Image Scan! for Linux" has seen the light of day.
#  Looks like someone forgot to update that page :-(

It can be downloaded from



  http://www.epkowa.co.jp/linux/dl_scan.html (in Japanese)

The major changes are:

    - added support for the Stylus CX5100/CX5200
    - added support for the Stylus CX5300/CX5400
    - added support for the Perfection 4870 PHOTO
    - added model name "Extra Sensory Perception (ESP)" ;-)

This means that the unofficial support for the CX5100/CX5200 (that I
mentioned in the previous announcement) is now officially blessed.
FYI, there was an 1.6.1 release in mid February targetted only at the
Japanese version of the CX5100/CX5200 and the s of these scanners.

The ESP is meant to do a better job at displaying the model name that
is engraved/printed on your scanner.  So all the people that reported
seeing things like "GT-7300" while they had bought a Perfection 1260,
should now see "Perfection 1260" instead.
This functionality relies on a correct setting of your time-zone.

FYI, the next release, 1.8.0, is planned for the end of March and is
scheduled to

    - add support for the Stylus CX6300/CX6400
    - add support for the Stylus Photo RX500/RX510
    - add support for the Stylus Photo RX600/RX610

That's all,
Olaf Meeuwissen                            EPSON KOWA Corporation, ECS
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