[sane-devel] Umax Astra 4000U

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Thu, 27 May 2004 18:30:29 +0200


On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 09:14:44AM -0700, Anne Leader wrote:
> I have a Umax Astra 4000U, which was a replacement for a Mustek after a 
> construction disaster trashed my computer etc.  I went from a Mac 6500  
> OS 8 to just released G4 Quicksilver now at 9.2 an 10.1.5 poised to jump 
> to panther.  The umax was always a little buggy at 9.1 but I needed the 
> 8.5 x 14" flatbed but can't afford the higher end models.  Umax, when I 
> enquired, initially said they were developing a driver for the 4000U but 
> to this day has not.  I did not see the model listed on the SANE site, 
> but since the last update on the web page I have says October,  I was 
> hoping something had been developed or there is another driver you have 
> developed that is compatible.

The scanner search engine is updated at least once per day. It says:
2004-05-18  UMAX   unsupported 	     Astra 4000	   USB Probably not supported, no details known.