[sane-devel] Epson Perfetion 2480 scanner

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz@gmx.de
Sat, 4 Sep 2004 18:36:59 +0200


> Negative scanning works fine, only in 2400dpi resolution I see the
> interlacing effects (see the picture I attached to my first mail,
> it was scanned with in transparency Mode).

This seems to be a peculiarity of Epson scanners. The same is reported 
for the 1670, but I haven't seen it on my Acer scanner.

> By the way, is there a way to control the lamp of the scanner? I'd
> like to switch off the lamp when I'm not using the scanner to
> increase it's lifetime. I noticed that one time the lamp was off
> but I can't remember the circumstances.

There's no command I know of to switch off the lamp. My scanner does 
it automatically after some time of inactivity. If there is one for 
Epson scanners it should be easy to find out using an USB sniffer on